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P55 PRO/USB 3 and i5 3570k

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January 27, 2013 7:02:44 AM

Hello,I have motherboard AsRock P55 PRO/USB 3 and Im planning to buy i5 3570k..is my motherboard good for that procesor?

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January 27, 2013 7:42:44 AM

if im not mistaken, that board is 1156, 3570k is 1155 (sandy and ivy), they are not compatible, even physically
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January 27, 2013 7:44:09 AM

get something like z77 extreme4, not so expensive but a good board.
or get a better cpu if you can find one. or just upgrade both motherboard and procie if possible
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January 27, 2013 7:49:56 AM

better cpu than i5 3570k? i dont need stronger than that..at least I think so..
what is the best motherboard for i5 3570k for the price of 250€?
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January 27, 2013 8:24:57 AM

asrocks z77 extreme4 is a good buy. of course there are a lot more options.

January 27, 2013 8:53:01 AM

I read that Z77 is not that good..that is too much money,for such motherboard..
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January 27, 2013 9:11:43 AM

Fico125 said:
I read that Z77 is not that good..that is too much money,for such motherboard..

You motherboard does not support the i5-3570K.
January 27, 2013 9:22:11 AM

I know that now..but now Im thinking about buying a new motherboard..what do you suggest for 250€?
January 27, 2013 9:33:13 AM

What do you think about Asus Maximus V Formula? or Sabertooth Z77?
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January 27, 2013 2:47:22 PM

Gigabyte Z77X-UD5H.
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