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evga z77 stinger vs asus p8z77-i deluxe

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which one would be better for a gaming itx buld?

ive heard the asus overclocks better, it also has the feature that streams to the tv without a cable.

the evga i know next to nothing about.

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The Asus by far, I'd go with the Asrock Z77E-ITX, from what I've read it's just as good as the Asus for $50 less.
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i saw someone listed the stinger for 150 bnib in the classifieds hence me asking. i just wasnt sure if it was comparable.
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i saw someone listed the stinger for 150 bnib in the classifieds hence me asking. i just wasnt sure if it was comparable.

Every review I've ever read hammers the bios. It's very behind the times.

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nah the asus p8z77-i deluxe is a far better board IMNO and for an extra $35 new at the egg (assuming your in the US) would be definately worth spending that over the evga
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okay thanks, i talked my friend out of buying it right now so he is waiting to see what the new chip brings, dont want him upset i let him buy a dead socket.
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post #7 of 10
I changed from a gigabyte z77 mini itx board to this asus delux one. I can't be happier with it.

Its stable and overclock extremely well. Plus it is not voltage locked like the gigabyte one.

The antenna looks much better too.
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it is not voltage locked like the gigabyte one.

Yeah, that's a huge failing with the Gigabyte board. Pretty much all other ITX Z77 boards allow voltage.
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post #9 of 10
I personally avoided the EVGA board, as there were a lot of mixed reviews and issues with reliability with the unit online. I'd check out either the P8Z77-I or the ASRock Z77E-ITX.
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evga stinger is junk because the bios is garbage. Had one and returned it and bought an Asrock Z77E-ITX, and so glad I did.
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