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Windows 7: I5 or I7 Help Needed

30 Jul 2013   #21
kbrady1979

Windows 7 Professional 64bit SP1
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by BigTabs View Post
The COLOUR Is awful on the asus Gryphon z87
You can get the TUF armor that goes with it and it will look like a baby Sabertooth. Currently, Newegg has the armor for free if you buy the Gryphon motherboard.


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30 Jul 2013   #22
BigTabs

Windows 7 64 (bit)
 
 

Newegg is U.S im based in U.K giggles
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30 Jul 2013   #23
Britton30
Microsoft MVP

Windows 7 Ultimate X64 SP1
 
 

Fortunately most of the board will be covered up.
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30 Jul 2013   #24
BigTabs

Windows 7 64 (bit)
 
 

Im going more to the MSI way just dont know if its good

MSI UK Z87-GD65 GAMING

MSI UK Z87-G45 GAMING
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30 Jul 2013   #25
kbrady1979

Windows 7 Professional 64bit SP1
 
 

If you like the RoG look: Maximus VI Gene or Maximus VI Hero

The Asus motherboards are better than the MSI boards.....no question about that. The GD-65 is a good board, but don't let the "Gaming" moniker fool you....there is nothing special about that motherboard.

Also, how are you going to cool the CPU? Do you have an aftermarket cooler already? The stock Intel cooler is garbage and if you are going to OC even the tiniest little bit, you will need something else.
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30 Jul 2013   #26
BigTabs

Windows 7 64 (bit)
 
 

So is this motherboard anygood Asus Maximus VI HERO Z87 Socket 1150 HDMI ATX Motherboard

I will check all up on the comments you leave later on tonight as i'm going on the PS3 for an hour or so

I would like to say thank you very much to all with the help on comments on the needs i required tonight

also if you could help with different Motherboards say by asus and other company's that would be fantastic for gaming and overclocking that would be great

as i feel AMD just aren't up to standers with how they run and the lack of technology they use

and i have heard good reviews from people who have I5/I7 haswell CPU's

Once again thank you
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30 Jul 2013   #27
kbrady1979

Windows 7 Professional 64bit SP1
 
 

I linked to the Asus "Hero" board in the post above. Seems to be a good motherboard, and Asus are probably the best for OC'ing in general.
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30 Jul 2013   #28
Britton30
Microsoft MVP

Windows 7 Ultimate X64 SP1
 
 

Well, I know a person who does professional builds and will not use any MSI products unless he's forced into it. I had a MSI GPU once and it was very crappy.
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30 Jul 2013   #29
BigTabs

Windows 7 64 (bit)
 
 

What's the specs of the hero asus mobo
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30 Jul 2013   #30
Britton30
Microsoft MVP

Windows 7 Ultimate X64 SP1
 
 

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