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best motherboard for budget build under $700

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August 14, 2013 2:29:56 PM

what motherboard is good for a buget build so far this is my specs is there anything i should take out or add my buget is below 700 an is the stock cpu cooler good enough for my specs. Also will 500w from corsair good enough
intel i5 3570
500w corsair power suply
4gb of vengeance ram
Cooler Master Elite 430 case
Cooler Master SickleFlow 120mm fan
EVGA GeForce GTX 660 sc 2gb
i am really new to computer building and i plan on building my own since my latop sucks
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August 14, 2013 2:49:43 PM

broazny said:
what motherboard is good for a buget build so far this is my specs is there anything i should take out or add my buget is below 700 an is the stock cpu cooler good enough for my specs. Also will 500w from corsair good enough
intel i5 3570
500w corsair power suply
4gb of vengeance ram
Cooler Master Elite 430 case
Cooler Master SickleFlow 120mm fan
EVGA GeForce GTX 660 sc 2gb
i am really new to computer building and i plan on building my own since my latop sucks


PCPartPicker part list / Price breakdown by merchant / Benchmarks

CPU: Intel Core i5-3570K 3.4GHz Quad-Core Processor ($189.99 @ Microcenter)
CPU Cooler: Cooler Master Hyper 212 EVO 82.9 CFM Sleeve Bearing CPU Cooler ($29.99 @ Microcenter)
Motherboard: ASRock Z77 Extreme4 ATX LGA1155 Motherboard ($134.98 @ Outlet PC)
Memory: Kingston Blu 8GB (2 x 4GB) DDR3-1600 Memory ($58.99 @ Newegg)
Storage: Western Digital WD Blue 500GB 2.5" 5400RPM Internal Hard Drive ($54.02 @ Amazon)
Video Card: Gigabyte Radeon HD 7870 2GB Video Card ($203.98 @ Newegg)
Case: NZXT Source 210 Elite (Black) ATX Mid Tower Case ($49.99 @ Amazon)
Power Supply: XFX 550W 80 PLUS Bronze Certified ATX12V / EPS12V Power Supply ($29.99 @ Newegg)
Total: $736.93
(Prices include shipping, taxes, and discounts when available.)
(Generated by PCPartPicker 2013-08-14 17:49 EDT-0400)

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PCPartPicker part list / Price breakdown by merchant / Benchmarks

CPU: Intel Core i5-3570K 3.4GHz Quad-Core Processor ($189.99 @ Microcenter)
CPU Cooler: Cooler Master Hyper 212 EVO 82.9 CFM Sleeve Bearing CPU Cooler ($29.99 @ Microcenter)
Motherboard: ASRock Z77 Extreme4 ATX LGA1155 Motherboard ($134.98 @ Outlet PC)
Memory: Kingston Blu 8GB (2 x 4GB) DDR3-1600 Memory ($58.99 @ Newegg)
Storage: Western Digital WD Blue 500GB 2.5" 5400RPM Internal Hard Drive ($54.02 @ Amazon)
Video Card: EVGA GeForce GTX 660 2GB Video Card ($194.99 @ Microcenter)
Case: NZXT Source 210 Elite (Black) ATX Mid Tower Case ($49.99 @ Amazon)
Power Supply: XFX 550W 80 PLUS Bronze Certified ATX12V / EPS12V Power Supply ($29.99 @ Newegg)
Total: $742.94
(Prices include shipping, taxes, and discounts when available.)
(Generated by PCPartPicker 2013-08-14 17:54 EDT-0400)

I would highly suggest bumping up the budget $50 for this build. I would suggest using an aftermarket heatsink like the Hyper 212 EVO.

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