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The only think I see that would make it worth it is the asus z77 mitx with the same power plane as an atx board via a riser. Other than that no I see no reason to move to z77.
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I'll be sticking with my Z68X-UD3R and slapp'n an Ivy in it when they are released. thumb.gif
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Originally Posted by pchow05 View Post

How is that a good reason? I don't understand. do people think about what they post nowadays?

If your current board doesn't have PCIe 3.0 and you want it without replacing your CPU as well, I can see the Z77 being very worthwhile (remember you'd be making some money back selling your current board).
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