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Hey guys I was about to buy a z77 motherboard from microcenter and I'm wondering if there is any big difference between the pro4 and pro3. planning on putting I5 2500k with a gtx 560 ti, any problems with this? thanks
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Hey guys I was about to buy a z77 motherboard from microcenter and I'm wondering if there is any big difference between the pro4 and pro3. planning on putting I5 2500k with a gtx 560 ti, any problems with this? thanks

Pro 3 has 2 6Gb SATA ports, Pro 4 has 4 (both have 4 SATA 3Gb ports); Pro 3 has 2 PCI slots, Pro 4 has 3; Pro 3 has 4+1 phase power, Pro 4 has 4+2; Pro 3 has 4 USB 2 rear panel ports, Pro 4 has 6; Pro 4 has an optical out, Pro 3 doesn't.

Just got a Pro 4 and a i5-3570K for $260 from Microcenter. Just got my GTX670 in, gonna put it all together this weekend.

Sam
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Hi guys just picked up an Z77 Pro3 to replace my Gigabyte Z68MA-D2H-B3. Can you put me in the list please? And can anyone tell me if this change is going to make and diference in my rig? I have it right now at 4.8 with 1.38 VCore. Will I be able to get any better clocks,lower voltages,better temps or better performance from changing these boards?
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Well another Z77 Extreme 4 Bios > 1.60 5/23/2012 Instant Flash 4.53MB Fix CPU loadline calibration issue when overclock
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O God we are at 1.6 now? LOL...this is crazy updates...ASRock should just fix everything for a month instead of updating the BIOS every 2 days imo. lol, whatever...i guess people like them as fast as possible as well. Better than no updates.
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O God we are at 1.6 now? LOL...this is crazy updates...ASRock should just fix everything for a month instead of updating the BIOS every 2 days imo. lol, whatever...i guess people like them as fast as possible as well. Better than no updates.

It can be good and bad. I am excited to see them putting in the work.
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Well another Z77 Extreme 4 Bios > 1.60 5/23/2012 Instant Flash 4.53MB Fix CPU loadline calibration issue when overclock

What LLC issue? maybe it overvolting at level 1. I wonder if this changes overclocking with llc
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When updating bios, does it keep all your overclocking settings or does it default?
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When updating bios, does it keep all your overclocking settings or does it default?
The web said after you update the BIOS press f2 and select default setting to allow the system booting with the new BIOS ,well a least with my board .smile.gif
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1.60 set my default Bclk to 100.5 mhz.
Something weird for me on these updates as some made it impossible to configure the bios because my mouse went crazy to the extreme.
1.60, 1.50, and 1.20 all did this.
1.30 and 1.40 did not which is what I'm using.
I have no idea what was and is going on with it.
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