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Been out of the game

Postposted on Thu Mar 14, 2013 12:06 pm

So I have been out of the computer world for a little while and I am no longer up to date on current Hardware. The motherboard in my computer died and i need to replace it. I currently have a Intel Core i7 2600k, and i am just wondering what you guys would recommend for me to get. I have no plans to overclock, but I do game quite a bit.
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Re: Been out of the game

Postposted on Thu Mar 14, 2013 12:16 pm

Either of these would be a great choice. The Asus Pro boards and above (i think?) all have Intel NIC, which I like.

http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.a ... 6813131819

http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.a ... 6813131833

edit: I spoke before thinking in all honesty though. Should have asked budget constraints, GPU plans (SLI,CfX etc) and other things. Regardless, the boards above are both great choices.
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Re: Been out of the game

Postposted on Thu Mar 14, 2013 12:21 pm

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Re: Been out of the game

Postposted on Thu Mar 14, 2013 12:23 pm

Can you live without the PCI slots?

edit: I know that's the one in the System Guide, but i'd gladly pay the 15 bucks extra for an Intel NIC. Not everyone feels the same. The board you linked would work just fine.
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Re: Been out of the game

Postposted on Thu Mar 14, 2013 12:25 pm

No, I can not.
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Re: Been out of the game

Postposted on Thu Mar 14, 2013 12:27 pm

D00m3dHitm4n wrote:No, I can not.


Then it's a great choice. Get it.
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Re: Been out of the game

Postposted on Thu Mar 14, 2013 12:39 pm

Awesome, thank you for your help =).
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Re: Been out of the game

Postposted on Thu Mar 14, 2013 6:45 pm

I'd suggest the Asus P8Z77-V LK, Asus P8Z77-M Pro or ASRock Z77 Pro4-M as good choices for your unlocked LGA1155 Sandy Bridge processor.
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