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#1 AndresP

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Posted 17 April 2012 - 12:49 PM

Hi Guys, I've building a new cpu, i already got the gtx 560ti 2gb, and intel i7-2600k
i've been looking for a good motherboard and i really like the Sabertooth p67, but aparrently in my country they can only sell it with the intel i7 together, and i bought the proccesor in another store.. so Wich motherboard is equally good to the Sabertooth, and almost the same price or near by.. please

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Posted 17 April 2012 - 02:22 PM

Can I get that link again with the store, Andres?

mobo: Gigabyte X58 UD3R.
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Posted 17 April 2012 - 04:11 PM

Can I get that link again with the store, Andres?


Well the store where i got the intel i7, i really dont know, i just ask it in the company of my mother, they gave us a credit and a group of ppl get u what u want. so i asked the intel i7

and the store where it says that to buy the sabertooth p67 i have to buy it with the intel i7, dont know either its just a guy i met days ago that works, bringing computer stuff from America to Venezuela

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Posted 17 April 2012 - 07:46 PM

P67 board are considerably cheaper when compared to Z68 boards, so it's either you get a 'lower-end' Z68 board or get a 'higher-end' P67 board. But honestly, there isn't much of a gap in performance between them. If you're on a budget, you can't go wrong with the ASrock Z68 Extreme3 Gen3.
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Posted 17 April 2012 - 11:27 PM

I would personally go Z77 Motherboard. Some can be had for under $180 US $..... P67 is outdated. The MSI Z77-GD65 is a good one.

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Posted 17 April 2012 - 11:28 PM

P67 board are considerably cheaper when compared to Z68 boards, so it's either you get a 'lower-end' Z68 board or get a 'higher-end' P67 board. But honestly, there isn't much of a gap in performance between them. If you're on a budget, you can't go wrong with the ASrock Z68 Extreme3 Gen3.
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+1 there too. Another is the Gigabyte Z68 UD3 or if ya want Z77, the Gigabyte Z77X-UD3H is out.

Edited by Drdeath, 17 April 2012 - 11:28 PM.

WACO NEEDS A HUG KILLER: Intel Core i7 3770K Overclocked to 4.9GHz stable 24/7
Gigabyte Z77 UD7/ Nexus 1100/ 3 x Sappire Dual 7970's 1150-1600/ 16G G.Skill Tridents Memory Overclocked to 2200MHz cas 9
OCZ 240G Revo Drive/ Phobya WayCooLit TestBench
Custom Water/ Swiftech Apogee XT/ Liang MCP655/ Thermalchill PA120.3 plus 120.2

JEALOUS BLUE PANDA GOT MUGGED AND KICKED BY GIRL SCOUTS KILLER: Same as above with 3930K/ Gigabyte X79 UD4 when I feel like it.

JEALOUS WACO KILLER II: A10-5800K TRINITY/ ASRock A85 Extreme 4/Noctua C-14 Air Cooling/ Radeon 6670/ Seasonic 550W PSU/ 8G Kingston Hyper X 1600MHz Low-Profile Memory/ 120G OCZ Vertex 3/ 320 Veloci-Raptor/ Hauppauge Win-TV TV Tuner/ Zalman HD503 HTPC case

 

 


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Posted 18 April 2012 - 02:10 AM

Can you tell us how much you want to spend on this mobo? Here's a Z77 which I think is pretty good at 160$:

http://www.newegg.co...N82E16813128544

It's a bit expensive but it's Gigabyte and has all sort of features. I find it a bit steep , but I have no idea how much a p67 sabretooth costs to compare.

As far as buying AsRock, don't. I don't scare people away from AsRock usually but you are buying a piece of hardware from another country. If it breaks you're pretty much screwed as far as RMA is concerned. AsRock has good stuff but it's somewhat notorious ,in my country anyway, of breaking down. The Gigabyte and Asus mobos are what you need. So if you find a mobo that you like but it's AsRock , then I strongly suggest against getting it.

Now I expect some bashing from my fellow OCC'ers for my previous statement. :popcorn:

Edited by Rofltroll, 18 April 2012 - 02:11 AM.

mobo: Gigabyte X58 UD3R.
CPU: i7 920 @ 3.4 GHz 1.2v. == Chilled by Titan Fenrir Evo ==
video: Inno3D nVidia GTX 470 @ 775/1550/1775.
RAM: OCZ Gold 2x2GB @ 1440 CL7 1.65v.
HDD: Cheap-O HDD.
PSU: Corsair 650TX.
case: NZXT Hades.


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Posted 18 April 2012 - 02:11 AM

Can you tell us how much you want to spend on this mobo? Here's a Z77 which I think is pretty good at 160$:

http://www.newegg.co...N82E16813128544

It's a bit expensive but it's Gigabyte and has all sort of features. I find it a bit steep , but I have no idea how much a p67 sabretooth costs to compare.

As far as buying AsRock, don't. I don't scare people away from AsRock usually but you are buying a piece of hardware from another country. If it breaks you're pretty much screwed as far as RMA is concerned. AsRock has good stuff but it's somewhat notorious ,in my country anyway, of breaking down. The Gigabyte and Asus mobos are what you need. So if you find a mobo that you like but it's AsRock , then I strongly suggest against getting it.

Now I expect some bashing from my fellow OCC'ers for my previous statement. :popcorn:


Edit: Damn it, i pressed the wrong button. Disregard this reply :P

Edited by Rofltroll, 18 April 2012 - 02:12 AM.

mobo: Gigabyte X58 UD3R.
CPU: i7 920 @ 3.4 GHz 1.2v. == Chilled by Titan Fenrir Evo ==
video: Inno3D nVidia GTX 470 @ 775/1550/1775.
RAM: OCZ Gold 2x2GB @ 1440 CL7 1.65v.
HDD: Cheap-O HDD.
PSU: Corsair 650TX.
case: NZXT Hades.


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Posted 18 April 2012 - 05:16 AM

Can you tell us how much you want to spend on this mobo? Here's a Z77 which I think is pretty good at 160$:

http://www.newegg.co...N82E16813128544

It's a bit expensive but it's Gigabyte and has all sort of features. I find it a bit steep , but I have no idea how much a p67 sabretooth costs to compare.

As far as buying AsRock, don't. I don't scare people away from AsRock usually but you are buying a piece of hardware from another country. If it breaks you're pretty much screwed as far as RMA is concerned. AsRock has good stuff but it's somewhat notorious ,in my country anyway, of breaking down. The Gigabyte and Asus mobos are what you need. So if you find a mobo that you like but it's AsRock , then I strongly suggest against getting it.

Now I expect some bashing from my fellow OCC'ers for my previous statement. :popcorn:



Thanks a lot thats a nice motherboard with a good price, but a friend is selling me this ASUS MAXIMUS EXTREME IV I3/ I5/ I7 INTEL P67/ 4X DDR3 DUAL‐CH / 6X SATA
I'm planning to get that..But if i do get that, i wont have much money to buy the Hydro H100 :( guess ill wait to get it, or buy a cheaper motherboard and get the cooler..
but i think the motherboard is more important.. I just want this PC for gaming, like Diablo 3 when it comes out

So far i got
Intel i7-2600k
GTX560ti 2GB
8gb RAM Corsair Vengeance
650W Corsair Power Supply
Case: Corsair 500r Carbide

Edited by AndresP, 18 April 2012 - 05:18 AM.


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Posted 18 April 2012 - 05:23 AM

Now I expect some bashing from my fellow OCC'ers for my previous statement. :popcorn:


I won't bash you.. Maybe just a little :biggrin:

I've and still am using an ASRock 790GX board for my Phenom II X3. Had to RMA it once due to IO issues but there wasn't any problems when I did (probably since the distributor here also acts as the distributor of ASUS :P). Other then that, I've never had any big issues with it, aside from kinda poor overclocking results.

Maybe it's somewhat of a lottery. When you're in luck, you'd get good boards. When you're having bad luck, you're screwed. :teehee: But I personally have nothing against them.

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Posted 18 April 2012 - 05:31 AM

Thanks a lot thats a nice motherboard with a good price, but a friend is selling me this ASUS MAXIMUS EXTREME IV I3/ I5/ I7 INTEL P67/ 4X DDR3 DUAL‐CH / 6X SATA
I'm planning to get that..But if i do get that, i wont have much money to buy the Hydro H100 :( guess ill wait to get it, or buy a cheaper motherboard and get the cooler..
but i think the motherboard is more important.. I just want this PC for gaming, like Diablo 3 when it comes out

So far i got
Intel i7-2600k
GTX560ti 2GB
8gb RAM Corsair Vengeance
650W Corsair Power Supply
Case: Corsair 500r Carbide


Wow.. Very similar to my previous i5 2500K built.

I would advice you to not get the H100. As I've said many times here in this forum, I don't think the Hydro series are worth the extra money. I've used the H100 on my previous 2500K and it does perform better then the D14 but only by 2-3oC. I know the Carbide 500R fits the H100 perfectly but honestly I don't think it's worth. The Carbide 500R is a very spacious case IMO and those big coolers like the D14 wouldn't have any problem in it. Granted you'd have RAM issue if you chose the D14 but you could look on other coolers. The NZXT Havik 140 for example performs almost as good as the the D14 while being a lot 'slimmer' then it.

Just my opinion.
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Posted 18 April 2012 - 05:49 AM

Wow.. Very similar to my previous i5 2500K built.

I would advice you to not get the H100. As I've said many times here in this forum, I don't think the Hydro series are worth the extra money. I've used the H100 on my previous 2500K and it does perform better then the D14 but only by 2-3oC. I know the Carbide 500R fits the H100 perfectly but honestly I don't think it's worth. The Carbide 500R is a very spacious case IMO and those big coolers like the D14 wouldn't have any problem in it. Granted you'd have RAM issue if you chose the D14 but you could look on other coolers. The NZXT Havik 140 for example performs almost as good as the the D14 while being a lot 'slimmer' then it.

Just my opinion.
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welll i actually planned to buy the H80 but when i recieve the new case 500r. i saw the 2 holes on top for the h100, so yea.. i want my cpu to look super cool :P
about coolers i saw 3 options, TT frio ock, Noctua d14 and the hydro series
the ram got a thermal thing on it, corsair vengeance,
and i actually dont think ill OC well, i havent see that magic LOL, but i've never had a computer like the one im building, maybe ill try, but my point is that im not planning to put my stuff in test with crazy overclocks.. never done it before..
when it's done ill ask for a tutorial of OC xd!

Conclusion: i've seen the reviews of this page wich is Excellent!! Reviews of everything im buying, h100 apparently is very good and i want to buy cuz it fits the 500r perfectly and it just look awesome.. So is the FRIO OCK but there's no review of that cooler here :/ so im not buying it