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Experience or thoughts on this ECS z77 motherboard?

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I am currently looking for a z77 motherboard to run an i5 3570k I just bought. This will be my first Intel build so I'm not to familiar with everything yet. Anyway my budget for the motherboard will be $150 and I like the features and looks of this one in particular http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16813135336
The only problem is that I can't find much info on it. Does anyone here have experience with it that can tell me how they like it, how well does it overclock, etc.?
Also I would really be open to suggestions otherwise. I bought a delidded 3570k that is capable of 5.1ghz, so I really am just wanting to find a motherboard that can get it to 5ghz, but again I'm limited to about $150.
Thanks
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Please no, not ECS. Look at a Gigabyte Z77X-UD3H, Asus P8Z77-V LK or MSI GD55, they'll actually last.
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Please no, not ECS. Look at a Gigabyte Z77X-UD3H, Asus P8Z77-V LK or MSI GD55, they'll actually last.

Exactly my thoughts.

My personal vote goes to the UD3H.
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Originally Posted by Penicilyn View Post

Please no, not ECS. Look at a Gigabyte Z77X-UD3H, Asus P8Z77-V LK or MSI GD55, they'll actually last.

OK, the Gigabyte and MSi were actually two others I was considering, just bc I've had both with AMD boards before and thought they were both excellent. I'll start looking more into them. Thanks
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