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post #11 of 22
I'd go with a Gigabyte z77 board, like the ud3h or ds3h. thumb.gif
post #12 of 22
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ds3h

You can't even change vcore on it.
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Originally Posted by Mhyles View Post

Yup, what do you think of it? I have up to €130 to spend on a MoBo, tell me what you guys think and why! smile.gif

It's a good choice. The only downside is that you can't use offset voltage wit MSI boards, but fixed works just fine.
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ud3h gets my vote. gigabyte boards are great.
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post #14 of 22
You can't even change vcore on the ds3h? Say wha? tongue.gif

http://hwbot.org/submission/2308386_ross_superpi_core_i7_3770k_5sec_969ms

That's a measly d3h. wink.gif
post #15 of 22
That's Z77-D3H, not Z77-DS3H. DS3H doesn't allow voltage adjustments in the UEFI.
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post #16 of 22
Oh my bad then! tongue.gif
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So the MSI is a good choice? I'm not going to be overclocking at the start, so it should be alright for a while?
post #18 of 22
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At the moment it's between:
ASRock Z77 Extreme4, MSI Z77 GD55 or the Gigabyte Z77 UD3H. I'm leaning towards the MSI and Gigabyte..
post #19 of 22
Both should be good, but I normally fear Msi boards...save for the Mpower, not familiar with the rest.
post #20 of 22
M-Power has the exactly same VRM as GD80 which is the same VRM as on GD65/GD55 but doubled.

Between GD55 and UD3H you are choosing between slightly better features vs slightly better VRM. Extreme4 kind of compromises VRM the most but gives the most features.

So MSI is the most balanced.
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