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Hi IM going to be building a cheap gaming rig using a ivy bridge i3 but as I won't be overclocking I was just wondering about the motherboard. I have seen a h61 motherboard which would support everything I am going to use. My question is if your leaving all your settings stock dose the board you use affect how your components work ie would there be any difference from a h61 to a z77 with stock settings ?
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With a single GPU, the simple answer is no. You'll give up a lot of features but stock vs Z77stock performance wise, they are the same.
But go for the newer version which is a B75 chipset just as cheap as the H61 (70$).
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