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So, I have this i3 sitting around, and I decided to grab the Cooler Master Elite 120 while it's on sale for $40. So, now it appears I'm doing an ITX build (no idea what I'm gonna use it for yet), and I'm looking for a board for it. The only thing I'm really not interested in is h61, and I would like native sata3, since I will be using an ssd.

Any recommendations? Z77 is probably complete overkill, and I'd like to keep it budget friendly, if possible.
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I've got one of the ASRock H61 itx boards for my i3 2100, I couldn't ask for more.
But you said that H61 doesn't appeal to you, that's the only experience I have with Intel itx boards.
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Originally Posted by Hamy144 View Post

I've got one of the ASRock H61 itx boards for my i3 2100, I couldn't ask for more.
But you said that H61 doesn't appeal to you, that's the only experience I have with Intel itx boards.

Yeah, I'm running a fast 120gb SSD. The lack of sata3 would be real annoying.
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The most feature rich board is the Gigabyte GA-H77N-WIFI, as you said there is no point going with Z77 for an i3. If you want something a bit cheaper then the Asus P8H61-I is great, I personally use this board in my HTPC. It's stable, looks good and does what you expect it to do.
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Originally Posted by AndyM95 View Post

The most feature rich board is the Gigabyte GA-H77N-WIFI, as you said there is no point going with Z77 for an i3. If you want something a bit cheaper then the Asus P8H61-I is great, I personally use this board in my HTPC. It's stable, looks good and does what you expect it to do.

Yeah, but it's h61, unfortunately. Seems like the itx board prices have gone up a lot on newegg.
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Asrock B75 Pro3?
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Asrock B75 Pro3?

That isn't ITX.
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An affordable one would be the Gigabyte GA-B75N...
Edited by svenge - 3/18/13 at 5:48pm
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I have a Zotac Z68ITX-A-E with an i3-2100. Pretty good.
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I have a Zotac Z68ITX-A-E with an i3-2100. Pretty good.

Looks decent, but it isn't carried anywhere. I'm trying to stick to h67 or b75, stuff like that. Seems to be the most budget friendly. Z68 would work, but it's kinda overkill. Newegg's stock on itx boards is just terrible now.
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