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Z87 1150 Motherboard Help

Gilly225
  • 83 months ago

Was wondering what Board you guys would recommend to pair with a i5 4670k. Looking for slight overclocking (i like asus 4 way), room for Sli in the future, and somewhat of a gaming preference. I have done quiet a bit of research and am still undecided. I actually made my way to MicroCenter today and still couldn't decide. So I do have access to Micro-Center here in Va and would like to take use of their CPU/MB Combo. Anyway I am interested to see what you experts would recommend, and also while I have your attention I would like to see what you guys would recommend as a water cooler. I was looking at the H100I and also the Kraken H60. Thanks

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  • 83 months ago
  • 2 points

Thanks for all the advice. I think i am going to go with the Z87 Pro at this point however my Microcenter does not have them in stock so I will have to wait or find another source. I have the 600T Corsair White Edition case and with the h100i I will have to mount the fans on the outside of my case, and it is something I'm not really excited about. Anyone have any advice for a top notch water cooler that will fit in my case??

  • 83 months ago
  • 1 point

The MSI G45 is nice. I'm running it in my newest build with the 4670k and msi 770

  • 83 months ago
  • 1 point

I have been leaning towards the Asus z-87 Pro

  • 83 months ago
  • 1 point

depends on how much ya wana spend

  • 83 months ago
  • 1 point

I agree that the MSI G45 is nice, and I've never had any bad luck with ASUS so it really does come down to budget and specific features.

In $150 range...3-way tie between ASRock Extreme4, MSI G45, ASUS Gryphon or Z87-A

For slightly more, ASRock Extreme6, MSI GD65, ASUS Z87 Pro. In the "slightly more" budget range ($180) expect just a few extra ports and maybe slightly better OC ability and perhaps an extra cable or two included.

As for cooler, H100i.

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