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Poll Results: Which one would you choose?

 
  • 5% (5)
    ASRock Z77 Extreme9
  • 33% (29)
    Asus Maximus V Extreme
  • 51% (44)
    Gigabyte GA-Z77X-UP7
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post #51 of 138
Yes I have an h100....lol but yes I am getting 2 full ek lblocks and a 420 and 280 rad..tax time!!!! I just bought a new car and payed for a wedding so money's tight right now. My wife isn't to thrilled about it either..but she will come around
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Yes I have an h100....lol but yes I am getting 2 full ek lblocks and a 420 and 280 rad..tax time!!!! I just bought a new car and payed for a wedding so money's tight right now. My wife isn't to thrilled about it either..but she will come around

Congrats on the marriage. Yeah my wife don't like the computer spending, but she does renovations to our home & I know better to say something for many different reasons, but I will share one. I never say anything cause... I will use it against her when I spend three grand on a computer upgrade/build... I'm over lmao... biggrin.gif

If I see that UP7's UEFI in action, that is more than likely what I will go with. What's for sure, I'm getting one of the 3 Mobo's mentioned in title....
 
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post #53 of 138
Check YouTube they have everything.. that board is probably the sexiest out of the z77 boards. For sure.
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post #54 of 138
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If I see that UP7's UEFI in action, that is more than likely what I will go with. What's for sure, I'm getting one of the 3 Mobo's mentioned in title....

You might want to check this thread, someone just created it. Looks like a pretty nice review with screen shots of the BIOS, power requirements, scores, etc.

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post #55 of 138
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Check YouTube they have everything.. that board is probably the sexiest out of the z77 boards. For sure.

This Australian guy was working UEFI in action. Will take a minute to get used to it as coming from two Asus boards which are in little difference between the two. It's an improvement from a yr ago though. A friend had a Giga board in which you had to install software & OC in windows...
 
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Just realized the UP7 doesn't have Thunderbolt.....
 
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post #57 of 138
Do you need it though? There are always expansion cards.

The only board with Thunderbolt and 3/4-way SLI is Asus P8Z77-V Premium.

Also do you realize all these boards are overkill for air/water overclocking?

G1 Sniper 3 will do everything just fine.
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post #58 of 138
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Originally Posted by DeXel View Post

Do you need it though? There are always expansion cards.
The only board with Thunderbolt and 3/4-way SLI is Asus P8Z77-V Premium.
Also do you realize all these boards are overkill for air/water overclocking?
G1 Sniper 3 will do everything just fine.

I'm interested in it & the Maximus has it also. I'm not upgrading/building a system for about @least three yrs. In turn I can have three 680's & such. I want every available option I can. I don't care about a few extra MHz's that the UP7 if it doesn't have things it should @ $400
 
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post #59 of 138
Unless I am mistaken the only difference between G1 Sniper 3 and UP7 is VRM and OC features. G1 Sniper 3 even offers better audio codec and Killer NIC.

I didn't know MVE had Thunderbolt... and I don't think it will be relevant in 3 years. Unless you need it now, and see yourself using it, I wouldn't pay for it.
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post #60 of 138
what is thunderbolt compatable??? i dont know one thing that is compatable with it yet other then apple products i think?
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