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Poll Results: Which Board would you buy?

 
  • 55% (5)
    Gigabyte Board
  • 44% (4)
    ASRock Board
9 Total Votes  
post #1 of 6
Thread Starter 
So I am getting a 3570k for an ITX build and trying to decide a motherboard.

Which of these two would you pick?

Gigabyte Board
http://www.microcenter.com/product/403519/GA-Z77N-WIFI_LGA_1155_ZZ77_mITX_Intel_Motherboard

or ASRock Board

http://www.microcenter.com/product/392376/Z77E-ITX_LGA1155_Z77_mini_ITX_Intel_Motherboard


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post #2 of 6
They're similar enough, in my opinion, that either would be fine. But since there is a price difference, my vote'll go to the Gigabyte.
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post #3 of 6
They are both really similar. I would get the cheapest and go Gigabyte.
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post #4 of 6
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only 4 votes?

its at 50/50 now im even more conflicted?

Think I will have any problem taking a 3570K to 4.0ghz on any of these boards?
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post #5 of 6
you really shouldn't base your buying decision on 5 votes either way, the way you have to poll setup people are going to vote just based on brand.
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post #6 of 6
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Originally Posted by Sin0822 View Post

you really shouldn't base your buying decision on 5 votes either way, the way you have to poll setup people are going to vote just based on brand.

I really only have the choice between those two boards tho. I am trying to due the Microcenter bundle, and they only have 4 ITX boards. The other two are just way to expensive for me.
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