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Well, title says it all.
Right now I'm leaning onto an ASUS SABERTOOTH Z77, but I've heard alot of good things about ASRock and MSI.
I would really like if someone gave me an unbiased answer.

EDIT: it would also be a nice if it was black or red coloured
Edited by MechaKnightz - 1/28/13 at 9:59am
post #2 of 26
I just started playing with ASRocks z77 OC Formula. Nick Shih has this board hooked up for ease of tweaking.

If you like tweaking settings, I would have to recommend this board. It can be easy, or a little overwhelming depending on how you approach your OCing.

I am still trying to learn all of its variables.

Also if you are a water cooler, It has the built in VRM block.
post #3 of 26
Gigabyte Z77X-UD3H. Brillant and far cheaper mobo.
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Gigabyte Z77X-UD3H. Brillant and far cheaper mobo.
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post #5 of 26
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Yeah, I need some easy overclocking, I'm kinda a noob at it. +rep
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why so much money?

get Z77X-UD3H or d3h, give the rest to me
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Sorry, can't! I will give you a +rep though
post #8 of 26
IMO:
UP5-TH if you have a single GPU or SLI; it has the best power design of any board I have seen.
G1 Sniper 3 if you want 3+ GPUs and a good sound chip; it has a PLX chip, which really benefits 3+ way SLI/xFire.

The P8Z77V deluxe and MSI Z77 GD80 look pretty good as well
The EVGA Z77 FTW is a pretty good board, if you can find it at $120 and are not planning on overclocking the memory all that much.

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Yeah, I need some easy overclocking, I'm kinda a noob at it.
well, you really don't need a $250 motherboard to overclock; get something like any Asrock extreme 4 if you only want to overclock it lightly.
The benefit of these >$250 motherboards is that they have amazing power delivery systems and other benefits.
Edited by Art Vanelay - 1/28/13 at 10:40am
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Thanks everyone!
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