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I've really been eyeing the ASRock Extreme 6 motherboard. I have found a few others, but I don't fully trust ASRock, which is I came here. What would be a good Z77 mother board? I do plan to overclock and will Crossfire. I would also to like to add, I like MSI's board, but I have always heard that they make boards that aren't very sturdy for overclocking, is that true? I want the board to be <$200.

EDIT:
I will add more boards as I find ones that I like.

ASUS P8Z77-V

MSI Z77A-GD65

GIGABYTE GA-Z77X-UD5H-WB
Edited by shzero0 - 5/7/12 at 1:20pm
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asrock is climbing to the top to one of the best motherboard companies your best bet is the asrock. but overclocking is more about the chip now a days. i have not heard anything about the msi motherboards not being great overclockers but i have heard about gigabyte lowering oc capabilities because of a couple of motherboards burning out.
    
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I just ordered the Asrock z77 professional. I was little worried about getting asrock board (always had msi and asus) but I read alot of reviews and everyone said you should check them out.

I will let you know how everything goes on Thursday.
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I just ordered the Asrock z77 professional. I was little worried about getting asrock board (always had msi and asus) but I read alot of reviews and everyone said you should check them out.
I will let you know how everything goes on Thursday.
Thanks dude! Keep me updated!
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Quote:
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UD5H

THIS. Excellent board for 190$
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Quote:
Originally Posted by Dmac73 View Post

THIS. Excellent board for 190$
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UD5H
Neither of you are being biased, are you? lol
Could either one of you elaborate as of why it is so good?
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they both own them, so that is why they are saying it. Why would you even ask them if they are biased?
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I'm an ASUS guy, but this board is VERY solid. Just look at any of Sins guides on this board in the Intel motherboard section. Your getting a $250 board for $190. Can handle the highest CPU and MEM oc's out of all the Z77 and going to be better than any ASRock board in my opinion.
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