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I'm running an i5 2500k, 16GB corsair vengeance, EVGA GTX 670 4GB.

My current board is Asrock extreme7 gen3. The downside is its out if warranty and certain USB are dead.

I want a board that is good at overclock (sometimes I like to but not often)
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Cheaper boards can overclock as well as Sabertooth Z77.

So based only on that need, no it's not worth it.

However, if you like thermal armor, it's your only option.
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the sabertooth z77 is a fantastic board. if you have the money for it i say go for it!. if you cant find anything else i say go for z68 board. and run your 2500k thumb.gif
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check out the Sabertooth club. I'm a member, tell you what, I love my board.
http://www.overclock.net/t/1246595/official-asus-sabertooth-z77-owners-thread-club
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post #5 of 7
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Originally Posted by Blatsz32 View Post

check out the Sabertooth club. I'm a member, tell you what, I love my board.
http://www.overclock.net/t/1246595/official-asus-sabertooth-z77-owners-thread-club

The thing I'm worried about is everyone having issues. Is it that bad?
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The only thing that puts me off it is that cheaper models come with out of the box wifi? I'd refuse to buy this bored on the sole principal they didn't include it on the high end sabertooth!
post #7 of 7
It's an awesome board, but there are more cost effective options without all the bells and whistles. If money was no issue, sure. The ASRock Z77 Extreme4 is a great OC'er with an inexpensive price tag.
 
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