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I've had everything but my mobo/cpu/gpu sitting on my desk waiting to be built, and am getting frustrated lol.

So I have an SG07 because I like the gunmetal front vs the SG08, so I can fit any GPU and an ITX mobo. CPU cooling is an H60 I'll get creative with.

I haven't decided on 680 or 7970, will probably get whatever is cheapest when I get a cpu.

Z77 mobos just launched, but I see no ITX offerings. I really want the ASUS P8Z77-I but its nowhere to be found. Anyone know anything about it?

I like overclocking, however it appears that I will not be able to do so with ITX.

Any suggestions for a good motherboard? Not paying over 200 for that zotac that has a 50% lemon rate either lol.

Thinking about going Sandy because ivy appears to have little to no gains and is taking forever.
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ITX boards consistently release later. I don't think the Z68 ITX boards hit the market until two months after Z68 released. There were two ITX boards that would OC with Z68, and I would expect the Z77 boards will be able to OC as well, whenever they get here.

Right now none of the Z68 ITX boards are in stock. That means you'll need to wait until Ivy Bridge if you want to do any OCing.
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Wondering if i should just return the sg07 and get a ft03 and just go matx o.o
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post #4 of 7
Lots of choices for itx form factor mobos on z77 coming out this month if you decide to stick with mini. and you can use SB cpus on them too smile.gif
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if your in the US and want a z77 ITX
ASUS P8Z77-V LGA 1155
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16813131820

is a solid option

have alook at this list at the asraock extreme series and GB UD3H as well as others
http://www.newegg.com/Product/ProductList.aspx?Submit=ENE&DEPA=0&Order=BESTMATCH&N=-1&isNodeId=1&Description=z77&x=25&y=11 smile.gif

if you want a z68 mATX gen 3 look no futher than this
ASUS Maximus IV Gene-Z/GEN3
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16813131806&Tpk=asus%20maximus%20iv%20gene-z
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post #6 of 7
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None of those are ITX o.0

If they don't have an ITX z77 out by the time IB ships I guess I'll just snag an FT03
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Originally Posted by votum View Post

None of those are ITX o.0
If they don't have an ITX z77 out by the time IB ships I guess I'll just snag an FT03

woops, sorry, i misstook ITX for ATX.. wasnt thinking redface.gif
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