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Ahh I see, thanks for the suggestion Shilka. As for the motherboard... any suggestions? I would've gone with Asrock extreme series if it's a z77. I'm just confused on what to get. I'm not a pro at overclocking but I will OC my CPU after I get it to about 4.2-4.3 ghz. Any recommendations for a motherboard?

I have never seen a Asrock board that was not broken so i would not touch any

I would take a Gigabyte Z77X-UH3H

But why not Haswell?
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post #22 of 27
I'm with Shilka on this one, why not Haswell?
They get very similar OC results now that the guys have had time to get used to them, and you get yourself on the new socket along with other mobo goodies.

I have no mobo brand preference, I have friends with Gigabyte, ASRock , ASUS and MSI and they all work fine smile.gif
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post #23 of 27
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It is haswell. I'm getting the 4670k. I only mention z77 because asrock apparently had great boards for their z77 extreme series. But the z87 they are just not up to par. Reviews for them aren't that great. So I'm looking for a good z87 board with good oc capabilities that's under $200
post #24 of 27
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It is haswell. I'm getting the 4670k. I only mention z77 because asrock apparently had great boards for their z77 extreme series. But the z87 they are just not up to par. Reviews for them aren't that great. So I'm looking for a good z87 board with good oc capabilities that's under $200

You cant use a 4670K on a Z77 board

And the Gigabyte Z87X-UD3H is what you are looking for
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post #25 of 27
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I know shilka lol. I was thinking about going with the z87 Asrock extreme 4 but it don't measure up to its predecessor z77 extreme series. I was just making a comparison. But yea I'm going to get Haswell with 1150 socket boards that's under $200. So far Asrock z87 don't look too promising. That's why I need some suggestion for a good motherboard.
post #26 of 27
I think Gigabyte has given the best OC results to users on OCN, however that is a little skewed as their boards were priced aggressively at launch along with intense marketing and more users seemed to buy Gigabyte (so a numbers game smile.gif ). They are great boards, but I think in the end you will only find tiny differences between them, you might get an extra 100MHz here and there but for the most part they are pretty much equal.

Remember a lot of the reviews are only using the included overclocking presets and not going all tweaky.
    
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post #27 of 27
Thread Starter 
Great, I'll look up some gigabyte boards. Thanks
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