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I am wondering what motherboard i should choose for a 4770k. I will be using (hopefully) SLI 680's.
I was looking at the asus z87 WS or the asus Sabertooth.
Other suggestons are welcome!
Budget 300$
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For dual SLI, and what you listed so far, you don't need anything past $200. UD3H/UD4H, or GD65 will do just fine. If you want to pay a little extra for Hero, go for it.
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well the reason i was curious is because the asus ws is capable of using 2 pci slots in 16x mode. plus money for the mobo really isnt an issue so long as it doesnt break 300$
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Originally Posted by 50shadesofray View Post

well the reason i was curious is because the asus ws is capable of using 2 pci slots in 16x mode. plus money for the mobo really isnt an issue so long as it doesnt break 300$

x16 mode or x8 mode literately makes no difference in real world or even benchmark performance.
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In the ToS we state that you're expected to contribute positively to the community, and excessive bumping does not count as a positive contribution. Generally it is accepted you should not bump till 24 hours have passed. That is the policy enforced in the Marketplace.
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