Overclock.net › Forums › Intel › Intel Motherboards › Asus Maximus Extreme VI or Gigabyte z87x OC Force
New Posts  All Forums:Forum Nav:

Asus Maximus Extreme VI or Gigabyte z87x OC Force

post #1 of 5
Thread Starter 
Hi all,
1.For high end MB ,when money is not an ,issue which is better Asus Maximus Extreme VI or Gigabyte z87x OC Force and in what aspects?
2. If I have to choose between two and only two CPU coolers because they are the only available here in egypt ( the land of the Pharos ), which shall I get for a better over locking "coolermaster TPC 812 with two fans" or "cooler master seidon 240 mm"
post #2 of 5
While the Asus is a good board, I think Gigabyte really hit the marker this time around. People seem to be getting better clocks and more features from the Gigabyte board, that is my recommendation.
 
Sim Racing Rig
(11 items)
 
Little-G
(9 items)
 
CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
Intel Core i7 4930k Rampage IV Black Edition 3x MSI R9 290x 32gb Corsair Vengence 2133mhz 
Hard DriveMonitorKeyboardPower
2x Samsung 840 Pro 256gb 5x Asus VG248qe Ducky Shine 3 TKL Coolermaster 1200W Gold 
CaseMouseMouse Pad
Corsair 900D Corsair M65 Corsair MM200 
CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
i7 2600k Asus Maximus IV Extreme-Z Sapphire 7970 16GB Gskill 2133 
Hard DriveMonitorPowerMouse
Samsung 840 Pro 256gb 3x VN247Q Platinum 1000w Razer Ouroboros 
Mouse PadOtherOther
Corsair MM200 Fanatec Clubsport Wheel + Pedals Razer Obutto Sim Cockpit 
CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
i5 4570k maximus vi impact Asus GTX Titan Gskill 
Hard DriveCoolingKeyboardCase
Samsung 840 Pro 256gb Stock Razer Blackwidow 905f 
Mouse
Steelseries Sensei 
  hide details  
Reply
 
Sim Racing Rig
(11 items)
 
Little-G
(9 items)
 
CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
Intel Core i7 4930k Rampage IV Black Edition 3x MSI R9 290x 32gb Corsair Vengence 2133mhz 
Hard DriveMonitorKeyboardPower
2x Samsung 840 Pro 256gb 5x Asus VG248qe Ducky Shine 3 TKL Coolermaster 1200W Gold 
CaseMouseMouse Pad
Corsair 900D Corsair M65 Corsair MM200 
CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
i7 2600k Asus Maximus IV Extreme-Z Sapphire 7970 16GB Gskill 2133 
Hard DriveMonitorPowerMouse
Samsung 840 Pro 256gb 3x VN247Q Platinum 1000w Razer Ouroboros 
Mouse PadOtherOther
Corsair MM200 Fanatec Clubsport Wheel + Pedals Razer Obutto Sim Cockpit 
CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
i5 4570k maximus vi impact Asus GTX Titan Gskill 
Hard DriveCoolingKeyboardCase
Samsung 840 Pro 256gb Stock Razer Blackwidow 905f 
Mouse
Steelseries Sensei 
  hide details  
Reply
post #3 of 5
Thread Starter 
Thx Jhors.Do you suggest that I keep my Gigabyte z77x-UP7 and CPU 3770k and remain till we know more about the 1150 sockets?
post #4 of 5
Quote:
Originally Posted by ihab7000 View Post

Thx Jhors.Do you suggest that I keep my Gigabyte z77x-UP7 and CPU 3770k and remain till we know more about the 1150 sockets?

I would honestly say keep it, unless you're selling it and making little-to-no loss.

As for the CPU cooler the Seidon is better, well the 120mm one isn't but the 240mm one is I imagine.
 
Seven Seven Five
(12 items)
 
 
CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
Convertible i5 3570k (De-Lidded) Gigabyte Z77x-D3H XFX R9 290 With Koolance Block (1179/1450) 16GB G-Skill Ares 1866 
Hard DriveHard DriveHard DriveHard Drive
Samsung 840 Evo Seagate Barracuda 2TB Western Digital Green 2TB Samsung Spinpoint 1TB 
Hard DriveOptical DriveCoolingCooling
Western Digital Green 640GB 2x OEM DVD Drives Heatkiller Rev 3.0 XSPC RX360 
CoolingCoolingCoolingOS
Laing D5 + XSPC Res Primochill Bloodshed Red Tubing Koolance Fullcover R9 290x Block Windows 10 Pro x64 
MonitorMonitorMonitorKeyboard
Asus VEH228H Asus VE228H Aavara TS742 Dual Monitor Stand Ducky Shine II Cherry Blue RED Backlit Mechanic... 
PowerCaseMouseMouse Pad
Silverstone Strider 850W HAF 932 Logitech G400 Gigabyte Ghost 
AudioOther
Microlab Solo6c Logitech C100 Webcam 
CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
Core 2 Quad Q6600 ASUS P5Q Pro Gigabyte 5870 4GB OCZ "Vista Upgrade" 
RAMHard DriveOptical DriveCooling
Corsair XMS2 4GB 1TB Samsung Spinpoint F3 Pioneer DVD/RW Noctua NH-U12P 
OSPowerCaseOther
Windows 7 Pro x64 Zalman ZM460B Antec 900 v1 Some Form of TV Tuner 
  hide details  
Reply
 
Seven Seven Five
(12 items)
 
 
CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
Convertible i5 3570k (De-Lidded) Gigabyte Z77x-D3H XFX R9 290 With Koolance Block (1179/1450) 16GB G-Skill Ares 1866 
Hard DriveHard DriveHard DriveHard Drive
Samsung 840 Evo Seagate Barracuda 2TB Western Digital Green 2TB Samsung Spinpoint 1TB 
Hard DriveOptical DriveCoolingCooling
Western Digital Green 640GB 2x OEM DVD Drives Heatkiller Rev 3.0 XSPC RX360 
CoolingCoolingCoolingOS
Laing D5 + XSPC Res Primochill Bloodshed Red Tubing Koolance Fullcover R9 290x Block Windows 10 Pro x64 
MonitorMonitorMonitorKeyboard
Asus VEH228H Asus VE228H Aavara TS742 Dual Monitor Stand Ducky Shine II Cherry Blue RED Backlit Mechanic... 
PowerCaseMouseMouse Pad
Silverstone Strider 850W HAF 932 Logitech G400 Gigabyte Ghost 
AudioOther
Microlab Solo6c Logitech C100 Webcam 
CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
Core 2 Quad Q6600 ASUS P5Q Pro Gigabyte 5870 4GB OCZ "Vista Upgrade" 
RAMHard DriveOptical DriveCooling
Corsair XMS2 4GB 1TB Samsung Spinpoint F3 Pioneer DVD/RW Noctua NH-U12P 
OSPowerCaseOther
Windows 7 Pro x64 Zalman ZM460B Antec 900 v1 Some Form of TV Tuner 
  hide details  
Reply
post #5 of 5
I agree with Matt. Right now I wouldn't consider an upgrade from that as you aren't gaining much at all. I would wait for Ivy-Bridge-E or Haswell-E to come out before considering an upgrade.
 
Sim Racing Rig
(11 items)
 
Little-G
(9 items)
 
CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
Intel Core i7 4930k Rampage IV Black Edition 3x MSI R9 290x 32gb Corsair Vengence 2133mhz 
Hard DriveMonitorKeyboardPower
2x Samsung 840 Pro 256gb 5x Asus VG248qe Ducky Shine 3 TKL Coolermaster 1200W Gold 
CaseMouseMouse Pad
Corsair 900D Corsair M65 Corsair MM200 
CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
i7 2600k Asus Maximus IV Extreme-Z Sapphire 7970 16GB Gskill 2133 
Hard DriveMonitorPowerMouse
Samsung 840 Pro 256gb 3x VN247Q Platinum 1000w Razer Ouroboros 
Mouse PadOtherOther
Corsair MM200 Fanatec Clubsport Wheel + Pedals Razer Obutto Sim Cockpit 
CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
i5 4570k maximus vi impact Asus GTX Titan Gskill 
Hard DriveCoolingKeyboardCase
Samsung 840 Pro 256gb Stock Razer Blackwidow 905f 
Mouse
Steelseries Sensei 
  hide details  
Reply
 
Sim Racing Rig
(11 items)
 
Little-G
(9 items)
 
CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
Intel Core i7 4930k Rampage IV Black Edition 3x MSI R9 290x 32gb Corsair Vengence 2133mhz 
Hard DriveMonitorKeyboardPower
2x Samsung 840 Pro 256gb 5x Asus VG248qe Ducky Shine 3 TKL Coolermaster 1200W Gold 
CaseMouseMouse Pad
Corsair 900D Corsair M65 Corsair MM200 
CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
i7 2600k Asus Maximus IV Extreme-Z Sapphire 7970 16GB Gskill 2133 
Hard DriveMonitorPowerMouse
Samsung 840 Pro 256gb 3x VN247Q Platinum 1000w Razer Ouroboros 
Mouse PadOtherOther
Corsair MM200 Fanatec Clubsport Wheel + Pedals Razer Obutto Sim Cockpit 
CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
i5 4570k maximus vi impact Asus GTX Titan Gskill 
Hard DriveCoolingKeyboardCase
Samsung 840 Pro 256gb Stock Razer Blackwidow 905f 
Mouse
Steelseries Sensei 
  hide details  
Reply
New Posts  All Forums:Forum Nav:
  Return Home
  Back to Forum: Intel Motherboards
Overclock.net › Forums › Intel › Intel Motherboards › Asus Maximus Extreme VI or Gigabyte z87x OC Force