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I'm going from my current sig rig to a rig with a 2500k.. I just need opinions on a good solid motherboard, I'd prolly look to upgrade cpu to ivy when its released. I do not know much about intel side of mobos.


These 3 caught my eye.

GA-Z68X-UD3H-B3

P8Z68-V LE

ASRock Z68 EXTREME3 GEN3


I wanna overclock of course. Always been a gigabyte fan, I'll be using Corsair CML8GX3M2A1600C9B LP with it. I like the ASrock board but are bios probs holding back overclocking..
Thx
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post #2 of 8
I have the Z68X-UD3H-B3 and I'm happy with it. Has all the OCing options needed, dual BIOS, etc.
post #3 of 8
I have the Gigabyte board and it is perfectly fine. If you aren't into heavy overclocking then it is the perfect compromise of quality and performance. I believe this board only has 7 power phases, whereas the next step up has something like 15. Not something an average overclocker will notice, especially with Sandy Bridge.

Other than that, the Asus is fine and so is the Asrock.

Go with what you know I say, and if you've had no problems with Gigabyte in the past then don't jinx yourself going into the future.
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I also jumped ship from a burning drowning one hint amd to intel muahaha. but seriously ive always used gigabyte boards on amd side they have never dissapointed.
post #5 of 8
I'd go ASRock E3 G3 and park a 2500K in it!
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post #6 of 8
I went from a 1090t on a Gigabyte to a 2500 on a Asrock. It's my sig rig. I'm very happy with the change.
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post #7 of 8
If you don't plan on serious OC and SLI/Crossfire, get ASRock Z68 Pro3.

Otherwise get ASRock Z68 Extreme3 Gen3.
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post #8 of 8
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Been looking at few more mobo's, I think these are 2 I'm gonna pick from.. Amd isn't sinking, there just taking on a alarming amount of water atm, nothing serious..



Gigabyte P67A-UD4-B3 $148 with a price matched

or

ASUS P8P67 Pro REV3.1 $165 with a price match and mir which i never count.


yes overclocking, hoping to get as much as I can outa cpu. 4.7 ish maybe I hope. sli/cfx maybe unsure. Id like to..
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Hard DriveHard DriveHard DriveOptical Drive
SanDisk Ultra II 480GB OCZ Vertex 460 Seagate Desktop HDD 4TB 64MB ASUS DRW-24B1ST 
CoolingOSMonitorKeyboard
Corsair H100i Push/Pull Cougar Vortex 120mm Fans Windows 8.1 Pro x64  DELL UltraSharp U2312HM, Dual Dell E207WFP Tt eSPORTS POSEIDON Cherry MX Blue 
PowerCaseMouseMouse Pad
Thermaltake TOUGHPOWER TPD-0750M Anidees AI7WW Cube Logitech G502 Proteus Core/ Logitech G500s Corsair Vengeance MM400 Hard Plastic Gaming Mou... 
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SanDisk Ultra II 480GB OCZ Vertex 460 Seagate Desktop HDD 4TB 64MB ASUS DRW-24B1ST 
CoolingOSMonitorKeyboard
Corsair H100i Push/Pull Cougar Vortex 120mm Fans Windows 8.1 Pro x64  DELL UltraSharp U2312HM, Dual Dell E207WFP Tt eSPORTS POSEIDON Cherry MX Blue 
PowerCaseMouseMouse Pad
Thermaltake TOUGHPOWER TPD-0750M Anidees AI7WW Cube Logitech G502 Proteus Core/ Logitech G500s Corsair Vengeance MM400 Hard Plastic Gaming Mou... 
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