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you should still give the Z77-M Pro another look.... wink.gif
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I just freaked out, maybe the asus p8z77 i deluxe/wd is for me, stay mini itx and dont make this too complicated...
 
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post #43 of 126
I'm gonna have to say Gigabyte z77m-d3h...or a discounted sniper m3.
P8z77-m pro seems like a nice board though, albeit a bit pricier. You could get an ud3h for that money.
The p8z77-i is extremely pricey, you might wanna read on the EVGA z77 Stinger board too...it has a few quirks but it's a solid board.
post #44 of 126
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Originally Posted by HPE1000 View Post

I just freaked out, maybe the asus p8z77 i deluxe/wd is for me, stay mini itx and dont make this too complicated...
I thought you were thinking possible SLi.?
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Haven't read all the posts, so maybe somebody mentioned this already:
Asus GeneZ $140 after rebate. Better mobo, better audio, great bios.

http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16813131806

The Gigabyte Sniper is a good mobo but is running $170 atm
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Originally Posted by Fan o' water View Post

Haven't read all the posts, so maybe somebody mentioned this already:
Asus GeneZ $140 after rebate. Better mobo, better audio, great bios.

http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16813131806

The Gigabyte Sniper is a good mobo but is running $170 atm
that's the Z68 model.... Gene IV. doh.gif
post #47 of 126
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I thought you were thinking possible SLi.?
I could live with the next gen dual gpu graphics cards.

How about the MSI Z77IA-E53 mini itx board, it just came out and seems solid. 6+1+1 power (someone said that, not sure what the extra +1 is, I am a noob with power related mobo things blah blah) and has a bunch of frills for 143 with 10$ mir and I can get amazon prime shipping...

Bluetooth wifi blah blah blah tongue.gif
 
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post #48 of 126
this is the Gene V
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MSI Z77IA-E53 = well, it's cute..redface.gif
6 phase - CPU
1 phase - iGP
1 phase - memory (AFAIK)

http://www.tomshardware.com/reviews/mini-itx-z77-motherboard,3389-8.html
Edited by malmental - 2/26/13 at 6:48pm
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I just cannot see myself abandoning my lovely mini itx fetish over a bad board ruining my thoughts.
 
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CPUGraphicsRAMHard Drive
Intel Core i5 M 480 Nvidia GeForce 310M 4gb Samsung ram 640gb Samsung HM641JI 
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