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Which MOBO is better for gtx 780 SLI and i5 2500k out of these two?

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ASUS
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16813131837


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ASROCK
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16813157293&nm_mc=OTC-pr1c3grabb3r&cm_mmc=OTC-pr1c3grabb3r-_-Motherboards+-+Intel-_-ASRock-_-13157293
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I have used the Extreme4 and I like it very much. I can also say that I like Asus's boards, but my friend has a p8z77 and keeps having issues with his i5.

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^^ Better power delivery system for overclocking.

Other than that, it's down to colour scheme IMO. I like ASUS software typically, but that Asrock has better specs from the looks of things. Both are perfect regarding PCIe 3 layout, spacing your GPU's with breathing room.
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post #4 of 9
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Originally Posted by willibj View Post

^^ Better power delivery system for overclocking.

Much better power delivery system. No contest, get the Asrock.
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Originally Posted by erocker View Post

Much better power delivery system. No contest, get the Asrock.
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Originally Posted by willibj View Post

^^ Better power delivery system for overclocking.

False. ASRock uses 2x worse FETs than Asus does. So they end up being the same. Also it suffers from voltage reporting issue, but still managed to offer more features though.

OP you're better off with MSI GD55 or Gigabyte Z77X-D3H.
Edited by DeXel - 8/5/13 at 12:37pm
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enough money for two 780s but not for this http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16813131830 ?
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False. ASRock uses 2x worse FETs than Asus does. So they end up being the same. Also it suffers from voltage reporting issue, but still managed to offer more features though.

OP you're better off with MSI GD55 or Gigabyte Z77X-D3H.

Beat me to it. Neither Asus or Asrock provide the best values in this price range on Z77. Z68 Asrock had it with the Extreme 3 Gen 3. On Z77, Gigabyte's Z77X-D3H and UD3H are flat out the best options in this price range. After those would actually be the MSI GD55 and Biostar's TZ77XE3 and XE4. The Two boards in the OP actually round out the bottom acceptable choices for an OC/SLI capable board on Z77.
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False. ASRock uses 2x worse FETs than Asus does. So they end up being the same. Also it suffers from voltage reporting issue, but still managed to offer more features though.

OP you're better off with MSI GD55 or Gigabyte Z77X-D3H

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Beat me to it. Neither Asus or Asrock provide the best values in this price range on Z77. Z68 Asrock had it with the Extreme 3 Gen 3. On Z77, Gigabyte's Z77X-D3H and UD3H are flat out the best options in this price range. After those would actually be the MSI GD55 and Biostar's TZ77XE3 and XE4. The Two boards in the OP actually round out the bottom acceptable choices for an OC/SLI capable board on Z77

Lol ... schooled. Clearly, do what these guys say. Those Gigabyte boards are great, I know that. I just chose from the options, though I didn't know that about Asrock's FET's. Nice to know
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I'd go with whatever best suits you for a i7-3770k in the future, since that'll be your next best upgrade
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