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post #11 of 18
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OK so finalized on some boards. need your opinion

1.Maximus V Gene    - 209$

2.P8Z77 M Pro          - 169$

3.Fata1lty Z77 Pro M - 169$

4.G1 Sniper M3          - 179$

 

Obviously (according to me) asus is the best but ph34r-smiley.gif look at that price!

I am new so i didnt how less or more power phases affect as the sniper has less? and it has 4 pin power (supplemental)

Im leaning to the 3. and 2. as second choice ASrock....how is it? its sounds like fake asus

 

Thanks and help!

post #12 of 18
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please help me in deciding a mobo!

post #13 of 18
ASrock arent fake Asus even tho Asus has a share in ASrocks parent company.. ASRock are producing thier own boards which are very solid and have a great reputation even here on OCN..
Might i suggest you even have a look at the ASrock z77 exteme4 is a great bang for buck board
http://www.asrock.com/mb/overview.asp?Model=Z77%20Extreme4 smile.gif
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just get the V Gene. you will be very happy with it.
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Originally Posted by stubass View Post

ASrock arent fake Asus even tho Asus has a share in ASrocks parent company.. ASRock are producing thier own boards which are very solid and have a great reputation even here on OCN..
Might i suggest you even have a look at the ASrock z77 exteme4 is a great bang for buck board
http://www.asrock.com/mb/overview.asp?Model=Z77%20Extreme4 smile.gif

thanks and asrock is not bad at all i have come to realize. 

so what to go for? a mATX or ATX (extreme 4) for not that much extra cash? help me !

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Originally Posted by ajslay View Post

just get the V Gene. you will be very happy with it.

as i said before it is a bit too costly (maybe overpriced??)

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thanks and asrock is not bad at all i have come to realize. 
so what to go for? a mATX or ATX (extreme 4) for not that much extra cash? help me !
as i said before it is a bit too costly (maybe overpriced??)

bothe the extreme4 and the extreme4-M look like they world do the job for you.. the major difference other than size is the extreme4 has abetter phase design that the M version but i dont think thats an issue.. its a tough decision but personally i would go with the ATX version thinking.gif
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thanks and asrock is not bad at all i have come to realize. 
so what to go for? a mATX or ATX (extreme 4) for not that much extra cash? help me !
as i said before it is a bit too costly (maybe overpriced??)

its not overpriced for what you get. i own one and have experience with it.
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bothe the extreme4 and the extreme4-M look like they world do the job for you.. the major difference other than size is the extreme4 has abetter phase design that the M version but i dont think thats an issue.. its a tough decision but personally i would go with the ATX version thinking.gif

and how does the extreme4 fare against extreme6 and the p8z77 v pro?? it looks preety darn good!

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