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Old 02-02-2013, 11:41 PM   #1
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Question how much to pay for motherboard?

hey there im currently putting together a [what i'd consider] mid-range gaming computer but im looking to save as much money as possible.

ill be having 8gb ram and most likely a i5 3470 and a 650 ti for graphics.

the question is how much should i spend on a motherboard? i dont intend on overclocking or having multiple graphics cards so im guessing ill be perfect fine gaming on a cheap mobo.


i was originally intending on getting this "Gigabyte GA-Z77-HD3" so is it worth saving the cash and just getting something like this "Gigabyte H77M-D3H"?

thanks in advance
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Old 02-02-2013, 11:47 PM   #2
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I would go for the first one..
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Old 02-03-2013, 02:13 PM   #3
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And whys that?
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And whys that?
Its the same as my Mobo in my new build (no complaints )

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Old 02-07-2013, 01:50 PM   #5
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cheers ill go with that one then.

while im at it, i notice you also have the gtx 650ti. hows that treating you? running most games on max?
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cheers ill go with that one then.

while im at it, i notice you also have the gtx 650ti. hows that treating you? running most games on max?
Great review on that board I would I pick it too.
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cheers ill go with that one then.

while im at it, i notice you also have the gtx 650ti. hows that treating you? running most games on max?
I got the ASUS version > Here and very pleased with it, played EDF, Transformers and Bullet Run flat out no prob ... easy
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