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October 31, 2012 8:39:16 PM

Which one would be better for my setup? Is the extra $30 for the Gigabyte motherboard worth it over the ASRock motherboard? For the graphics card should I buy?
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My needs:
Resolution: 1 monitor @ 1920x1080p
Games: BF3, Metro 2033, Starcraft 2, Guild Wars 2, Witcher 2 and etc.
Budget: $900 after rebates
OC: 4.5Ghz
Xfire/SLI: Yes
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Which motherboard?
Gigabyte GA-Z77X-UD3H $130 w/rebate
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168...

ASRock Z77 Extreme4 $110
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168...
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Which graphics card?
Gigabyte Windforce 3X 7950 OC $280 w/rebate and 3 free games
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168...

SAPPHIRE Vapor-X 7950 OC $330
http://www.amazon.com/Sapphire-DL-DVI-I-SL-DVI-D-PCI-Ex...

SAPPHIRE Dual X 7950 $285 w/rebate and 3 free games
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168...

MSI 7950 Twin Frozr III $305 w/rebate and 3 free games
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168...
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My Rig:
CPU: i5 3570k $170 @Micro Center
MOBO: Still deciding
RAM: Patriot Viper 3 8GB 1600Mhz CL9 $26 @Newegg
COOL: Cooler Master Hyper 212 Evo $27 @NCIX US
OS: Windows 7 Home SP1 64-Bit $100 @Newegg
GPU: Still deciding
CASE: NZXT Tempest 410 $55 @Newegg
PSU: Corsair TX750 V2 $70 @Newegg
HDD: Samsung Spinpoint F3 1TB $70 @Newegg
Total: $518
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Discounts:
-15 off Mobo/OS Combo
Total w/rebates: $503

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October 31, 2012 8:56:42 PM

Go with the UD3H and the Vapor X - that will be a better combo in the long run.
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November 2, 2012 2:22:56 AM

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