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Old May 14, 2012, 05:36 PM
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If you want a really good z77 or z68 board definitely consider picking up an asus sabertooth. I just got mine (z77) and it is one heck of a board. I can honestly say it is the best board I have ever owned. Not a single issue with it so far.
That's the board i've pretty much decided on for my full sized build.

I was having a tough time deciding between a full sized build and a mini itx build, but I decided to do both.

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Old May 15, 2012, 06:50 AM
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Is there a reason you didnt consider the Asus Maximus V Gene? Great board.
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Old May 15, 2012, 07:30 AM
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Is there a reason you didnt consider the Asus Maximus V Gene? Great board.
just size. a micro atx is almost 3" larger both ways vs. a mini-itx board.

i'm going to do a custom enclosure out of some exotic hardwoods, and i've got some good ideas for a very small form factor.

I probably should be stating this in all my threads on these projects, but i'm not a gamer.
so the performance needs are much less than it would be for some of you.
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Old May 15, 2012, 01:13 PM
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I would go with the ASRock Z77 Exetreme6 or even better the ASRock Z77 Professional.I went with ASRock with my i7-3820 and love it ,overclocks like mad and is very stable.
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Old May 15, 2012, 06:52 PM
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I would go with the ASRock Z77 Exetreme6 or even better the ASRock Z77 Professional.I went with ASRock with my i7-3820 and love it ,overclocks like mad and is very stable.
The Asus/ASRock stuff seem to show up at the top of everyone's list.
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