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I am looking to build a new system. I am thinking of going with the Z77 platform and a 3570K processor. The system is mostly for gaming. Would you pick the MSI MPower, the Gigabyte UP4, or the Gigabyte UD5H? I will be overclocking with this setup. Which do you think is the most solid. The MPower does come with free memory from newegg and is $10-15 cheaper than the other 2.
Edited by chas1723 - 11/22/12 at 6:12pm
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They all will OC the same. Feature wise UD5H offers headphone amp, and UP4 offers Thunderbolt. M-Power comes with WiFi. Just choose whatever you want the most considering the price.
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i would get this:

http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16813131830

it is slightly more than the ones you posted but it has a lot more features that are geared towards overclocking. the bios is very user friendly but has tons of voltage and frequency tweaks. it is a very reliable board and supports sli or crossfire. you should be able to hit about 4.6-4.8 stable with this board.
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i would get this:
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16813131830
it is slightly more than the ones you posted but it has a lot more features that are geared towards overclocking. the bios is very user friendly but has tons of voltage and frequency tweaks. it is a very reliable board and supports sli or crossfire. you should be able to hit about 4.6-4.8 stable with this board.

He won't need those features unless he goes LN2. M-Power, UP4, and UD5H all can handle 5+ GHz overclocks.
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post #5 of 8
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Originally Posted by chas1723 View Post

The MPower does come with free memory from newegg and is $10-15 cheaper than the other 2.

Out of the (3), I would go with the MPower since you get the free RipJaws. Like DeXel had stated, all the mobos you are considering are great for OCing.
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Is the ripjaw ram any good?

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post #7 of 8
It's as good as any 1600 Mhz rated kit. Timings are decent. Probably doesn't OC good as Samsung sticks.

EDIT. I though I posted already, but anyway. M-Power doesn't support offset overclocking if it's important for you.
Edited by DeXel - 11/22/12 at 7:17pm
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post #8 of 8
Quote:
Originally Posted by chas1723 View Post

Is the ripjaw ram any good?

Ripjaws kit is very good memory for OCing. You'll be fine with that kit. 1600MHz is more than enough for gaming.
Quote:
Originally Posted by DeXel View Post

Probably doesn't OC good as Samsung sticks.

Would not waste time comparing to Samsung Green LV (which are AWESOME OCers; just picked up 12GB biggrin.gif )... That ram is in a league of their own thumb.gif Hopefully this weekend, I'll have some time to experiment sneaky.gif
Edited by drBlahMan - 11/22/12 at 8:44pm
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