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No.

So zero reason to upgrade from Ivybridge for gamers.
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So zero reason to upgrade from Ivybridge for gamers.

Probably not as much as you'd like. Two things of note are the new CPU instructions (which will take time to be implemented by developers) and the fact that there's 6x SATA-III (6Gb/s) ports instead of 2x SATA-III + 4x SATA-II (3Gb/s) on the Z77.
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Z87-D3HP-Rev1-01-229x300.jpg

As someone who doesn't run SLI, the Z87-D3HP would've been something I would've considered, except for a couple problems.

1) That 2x3 array of vertically-oriented SATA ports is very unwieldy, and anyone with 3+ drives is just asking for a tangle of wires there.

2) Two of the three fan headers are above the PCIe x16 slot, essentially in the least-accessible place on the entire board for wiring to reach.

I know that Gigabyte wants people to buy the UDxH boards instead as they're more profitable, but would it kill them to not make such easily-avoidable flaws in design? To their credit, at least they've ditched the ugly blue PCBs for the budget boards, but still...
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Probably not as much as you'd like. Two things of note are the new CPU instructions (which will take time to be implemented by developers) and the fact that there's 6x SATA-III (6Gb/s) ports instead of 2x SATA-III + 4x SATA-II (3Gb/s) on the Z77.

That's actually good news for me, was a bit concerned about the 1 year life cycle of the z77. I doubt my 3570k is going to stop being a solid gaming CPU within the next couple of years.
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you can try. but you will need heat the tubing to gain another extra 1/8. but it will melt so fast before you get it in and it will going to looks like crap all burned tubing. you will need a 1/2 to 3/8 fitting adapter.

something like this 1/2" to 3/8" Fitting with a clamp and tubing

1/2 mobo fitting>>1/2 tubing>>>1/2" to 3/8>>3/8 tubing.


Wait now I'm confused. Is it 1/2 ID or 3/8 ID?
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Thank you for this info. If the Gigabyte Z87 boards have full fan header control it would be a gamechanger. smile.gif

Seems like Z87-OC is the board to buy if going single GPU



I see two ITE chips, one is ITE IT8728F used in the Z77X-UD3H/UD4H/UD5H


Why would it not be great for SLI/Crossfire setups? Thats what I was panning to do with it
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Why would it not be great for SLI/Crossfire setups? Thats what I was panning to do with it
Its good for 2 way setups but it doesn't have a PLX chip so if you wanted to go with a 3 way setup the cards would only run at 8x 4x 4x.
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Its good for 2 way setups but it doesn't have a PLX chip so if you wanted to go with a 3 way setup the cards would only run at 8x 4x 4x.

True, that is why I am considering the new Sniper 5 that looks to have a PLX chip.
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Hmm so many interresting chooses... I don't know which Motherboard to choose when im only going to run a single GPU and OC'ing a bit.
    
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Hmm so many interresting chooses... I don't know which Motherboard to choose when im only going to run a single GPU and OC'ing a bit.
The UD3/UD4 sounds perfect for you smile.gif
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