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I am interested in motherboard that would have good windows overclocking user interface and usable bios gui.
Good and stable power delivery is good feature as well.
i could be using 3770k processor.
i am willing to use 2-300 usd or maybe 400 if something special.
post #2 of 18
The Asus Maximus V Formula/Extreme is what i say but they are not very cheap
On the other hand we have Gigabyte Sniper 3 but its been some years since i worked with Gigabyte motherboards so i cant say how they are today
Edited by shilka - 12/12/12 at 12:45pm
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I am interested in motherboard that would have good windows overclocking user interface and usable bios gui.
Good and stable power delivery is good feature as well.
i could be using 3770k processor.
i am willing to use 2-300 usd or maybe 400 if something special.

 

I recommend the ASUS P8Z77-V Pro because it's excellent for air-cooled and water-cooled overclocking.

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I recommend the ASUS P8Z77-V Pro because it's excellent for air-cooled and water-cooled overclocking.
Yes the Asus P8Z77-V Pro is also good and i forgot about it lol it is a little cheaper and almost as good
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post #5 of 18
since you are willing to pay then also look at the as an alternative to Asus, Asus are great boards tho that have been mentioned
GIGABYTE GA-Z77X-UP5
http://www.gigabyte.com.au/products/product-page.aspx?pid=4279#ov
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16813128559
or
GIGABYTE G1.Sniper 3 (bear in mind it is extended ATX)
http://www.gigabyte.com.au/products/product-page.aspx?pid=4169#ov
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16813128552
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post #6 of 18
Asus and MSI.

Gigabyte Windows software is just terrible even though it works.

Why would you want to OC in Windows anyway?
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Asus motherboards have the best BIOS' in my opinion while Gigabyte have the best hardware, both are great though so just go with what you prefer.
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post #8 of 18
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thanks for all posts, i will watch user interface and features and decide.
post #9 of 18
Asus has the best UEFI (Bios) & some really good boards across the Z77 Chipset. Depending on color scheme, I would go with either the Z77 Deluxe, Maximus V Formula, or the ASRock Z77 Extreme9 ASRock has a really good UEFI & Software PKG. If you want the two best boards on this chipset. #1 is the Gigabyte GA-Z77X-UP7 @$399 (UEFI is a bit behind Asus) & the Maximus V Extreme $369.
Edited by PatrickCrowely - 12/12/12 at 11:09pm
 
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post #10 of 18
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Originally Posted by AndyM95 View Post

Asus motherboards have the best BIOS' in my opinion while Gigabyte have the best hardware, both are great though so just go with what you prefer.

Exactly what I think, but Asrock has came up as of late.

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Originally Posted by PatrickCrowely View Post

Asus has the best UEFI (Bios) & some really good boards across the Z77 Chipset. Depending on color scheme, I would go with either the Z77 Deluxe, Maximus V Formula, or the ASRock Z77 Extreme9 ASRock has a really good UEFI & Software PKG. If you want the two best boards on this chipset. #1 is the Gigabyte GA-Z77X-UP7 @$399 (UEFI is a bit behind Asus) & the Maximus V Extreme $369.

Asrock extreme 9 is what I have my eyes on for the most part right now.
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