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If you want a good gaming system and you plan on overclocking go with the 3570K and a Gigabyte GA-Z77X-UD3H.

A Dutch shop has an upgrade kit with contains a 3570K, GA-Z77X-UD3H and 8 GB Corsair Vengeance Low Profile RAM (1600) for 370 euro (490 dollar). That seems like a good idea thumb.gif
   
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A Dutch shop has an upgrade kit with contains a 3570K, GA-Z77X-UD3H and 8 GB Corsair Vengeance Low Profile RAM (1600) for 370 euro (490 dollar). That seems like a good idea thumb.gif

whaaa, go get it!! sonic.gif
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Been looking at this one a lot lately. Appears to be the best of the best. Perhaps a bit power hungry for the average, everyday use from what I understand? When Ive learnt enough to justify having the capabilities of this thing I think Ill swap my budget board out for this. Perhaps with some age the price will go down a bit by the time I feel qualified to make the leap.

Maybe I will upgrade in time, it is a very nice board biggrinsmiley.gif
   
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z77/3570k is more than adequate for any game @ 1080 atm.
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A Dutch shop has an upgrade kit with contains a 3570K, GA-Z77X-UD3H and 8 GB Corsair Vengeance Low Profile RAM (1600) for 370 euro (490 dollar). That seems like a good idea thumb.gif

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I would choose 1155 3570k but I'd never buy the gigabyte z77x-ud3h/d3h only because of the lack of vrm cooling compared to other similiarly priced boards. I spent a little more to get good overclocking cooling on the vrms.

I think that the amount of power a 2011 rig needs is ridiculous comparatively.
Edited by drnilly007 - 1/23/13 at 10:48am
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I would choose 1155 3570k but I'd never buy the gigabyte z77x-ud3h/d3h only because of the lack of vrm cooling compared to other similiarly priced boards. I spent a little more to get good overclocking cooling on the vrms.

They dropped the second heatsink on their newer boards because of the enormous amount of overkill they put on the VRM.

Checkout this review with circuitry analysis, 60A per phase:
http://www.overclock.net/t/1252290/z77x-ud3h-review-and-oc-testing-circuit-analysis-ln2-runs-efficiency-comparison/0_20

Sin did LN2 benching with the board so you can't really say it "lacks" VRM the second heatsink, it just doesn't need it.

You'll never see Gigabyte cheaping out on quality, means that either their motherboards are able to provide full overclocking capatibilities with quality VRM's or they'll be voltage locked (like the Z77N-WIFI for example).

ASRock couldn't do that at all for example because of the old D-PAK MOSFETs they use that run far hotter.
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I would choose 1155 3570k but I'd never buy the gigabyte z77x-ud3h/d3h only because of the lack of vrm cooling compared to other similiarly priced boards. I spent a little more to get good overclocking cooling on the vrms.

They dropped the second heatsink on their newer boards because of the enormous amount of overkill they put on the VRM.

Checkout this review with circuitry analysis, 60A per phase:
http://www.overclock.net/t/1252290/z77x-ud3h-review-and-oc-testing-circuit-analysis-ln2-runs-efficiency-comparison/0_20

Sin did LN2 benching with the board so you can't really say it "lacks" VRM the second heatsink, it just doesn't need it.

You'll never see Gigabyte cheaping out on quality, means that either their motherboards are able to provide full overclocking capatibilities with quality VRM's or they'll be voltage locked (like the Z77N-WIFI for example).

ASRock couldn't do that at all for example because of the old D-PAK MOSFETs they use that run far hotter.

This.

Sin0822 ran LN2 tests on the g1sniperm3 which only has 1 heatsink instead of 2 and a 4pin instead of an 8pin.
http://www.overclock.net/t/1299900/g1-sniper-m3-review/0_100


Could pull excess of 200 watts or something, read it. It's good. Appreciate gigabyte the more i learn.

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Could pull excess of 200 watts or something.

Yea, they don't follow the oversize race, like phase doublers, big heatsinks and stuff when it's not needed. thumb.gif
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This.

Sin0822 ran LN2 tests on the g1sniperm3 which only has 1 heatsink instead of 2 and a 4pin instead of an 8pin.
http://www.overclock.net/t/1299900/g1-sniper-m3-review/0_100


Could pull excess of 200 watts or something, read it. It's good. Appreciate gigabyte the more i learn.

m4a77td - 970a-ud3-g1 sniper m3

Yeah, I'm also starting to appriciate Gigabyte more and more thumb.gif
   
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