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Poll Results: Which brand would you buy a Z87 Motherboard from?

 
  • 31% (82)
    ASUS
  • 14% (39)
    ASRock
  • 0% (1)
    ECS
  • 12% (33)
    MSI
  • 37% (99)
    Gigabyte
  • 0% (0)
    Foxconn
  • 0% (0)
    Zotac
  • 2% (7)
    EVGA
  • 0% (1)
    Biostar
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post #11 of 127
Quote:
Originally Posted by kishagi View Post

yea it would be nice wouldnt it... ill get on that eventually

Thanks <3

On a side not I just googled a bunch more boards and I'm impressed with how many mATX boards are coming out this generation. smile.gif
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post #12 of 127
Definitely the Z87X OC
 
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post #13 of 127
Quote:
Originally Posted by FtW 420 View Post

Too many choices, GB z87 OC, MSI mpower max/xpower, Asus ROG boards, Asrock OC formula...

Needs a bundle pack with 1 of each!
here here
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post #14 of 127
Gigabyte all the way!

GB OC Force is the one for me.
post #15 of 127
The sniper z87 looks great aside from the placement of the mini fan. I already did a blue build so I want something either red or black or green+black next.

I'm kinda considering matx though
post #16 of 127
GIGABYTE G1.Sniper 5 smile.gif

Really loving the option of replaceable OpAmps, everything else is just a bonus for me. Had a taste of the Z87X-OC from GB and still checking out the Sabertooth Z87. Man, them Z87 boards are so plenty.
post #17 of 127
Quote:
Originally Posted by greatgin View Post

Gigabyte all the way!

GB OC Force is the one for me.

This or the Asrock OC Formula, If the OC Force goes for silly money i'll get the asrock board
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post #19 of 127
yea, also Z87-OC Formula and Z87X-OC Force aren't comparable, the OC Force is a much more high-end product with a PLX bridge and is really designed for multi-GPU. The OC Formula has the same PCi-E layout as the normal Z87X-OC, thus the Z87X-OC and Z87-OC Formula are to be compared and i guess you compare the Z87X-OC Force to Maximus 6 Extreme and so forth.
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post #20 of 127
That said normal Z87X boards are very nice too. UD5 has yellow and grey heatsinks while UD4H has red heatsinks
Finally mid-range boards are getting all the attention to stylish they deserved for a long time
http://www.legitreviews.com/article/2195/4/
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