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Im getting the ivy bridge intel core i5 3570k next month but what motherboard should i buy

Poll Results: should i buy the z77 chipset

 
  • 85% (12)
    asus z77 chip set
  • 14% (2)
    gigabyte z77 chip set
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post #1 of 24
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I don't known which chip set to buy please help
 
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post #2 of 24
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aww nobody voted
 
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post #3 of 24
Nothing is set yet, but if you want a really fancy pants board, with special support forums and easy as pie to OC with tons of extra features, get the Asus maximus formula z77.

Otherwise you could check out ECS's black/gold offerings, they might be really interesting. You also have ASrocks insane value and performance for their extreme 6+, and giga will probably have a nice ud7 offering.

you could also look at the big bang series from MSI, or the EVGA classys. You can't go wrong with anyone of them. But I'm a big asus fan, so I say go with the formula!
     
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post #4 of 24
Don't bump so fast. And they both have the same chipset (z77) and which board (specifically)? Are there even many out? I'd suggest waiting for more to appear. Also, do you plan to OC much (modest/to-the-limit)?
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post #5 of 24
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Don't bump so fast. And they both have the same chipset (z77) and which board (specifically)? Are there even many out? I'd suggest waiting for more to appear. Also, do you plan to OC much (modest/to-the-limit)?

A few companys have released their launch week product line up
     
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post #6 of 24
Thread Starter 
yes im planning on overclocking my cpu
 
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post #7 of 24
Do you intend on liquid cooling. Also what is your budget?

Most boards have adequate power delivery that most air coolers would be able to handle. If you intend on WCing and upping OC limits a lot, then the game changes a bit.
     
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post #8 of 24
At this point it is a bit too early. Even so your option is kind of vague. What is your budget? How high overclock are you aiming? Any particular feature are you looking at?

To me Biostar and ASRock's offerings have better bang per buck than ASUS and Gigabyte.
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post #9 of 24
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post #10 of 24
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my budget is about 1500 dollars i have cooler master evo cpu cooler
 
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