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post #1 of 7
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Hey guys,

I'm upgrading to an i5 and 3570K + XFX 7870 black and I'm not 100% on what board to get.

I'm torn between these 2 currently


Asrock Z77 Extreme6 Lga1155 Atx Motherboard
https://www.ple.com.au/ViewItem.aspx?InventoryItemID=609220&CategoryID=508

or

Gigabyte GA-Z77X-UD3H Lga1155 Atx Motherboard
https://www.ple.com.au/ViewItem.aspx?InventoryItemID=609426&CategoryID=508

I will be overclocking.

thanks OCN smile.gif
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post #2 of 7
UD3H has better VRM, but ASRock has more features. If you don't care about those features, pick UD3H.
This isn't bad either if you don't mind lack of onboard buttons and etc.
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post #3 of 7
If you have to choose between them, I'd personally get the Asrock.

I upgrade to a 3570K recently too, but I got a Asus P8Z77-V Pro, and it's a wonderful motherboard.
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Hey guys, I've just noticed the Asrock has 8 SATA's i have 6 HDD's and an optical drive so that's a big vote towards the Asrock.
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post #5 of 7
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Originally Posted by snipekill2445 View Post

If you have to choose between them, I'd personally get the Asrock.
I upgrade to a 3570K recently too, but I got a Asus P8Z77-V Pro, and it's a wonderful motherboard.


That board is a bit out of my budget. Does look nice tho!
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post #6 of 7
Over Clocking wise UD3H Better Vrms.
    
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post #7 of 7
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Quote:
Originally Posted by Hokies83 View Post

Over Clocking wise UD3H Better Vrms.

Ah, that's some thing to consider.
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