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Need a mobo for 4670k

#1GarquillPosted 10/29/2013 8:50:52 PM
I don't know what to look for in a mobo
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#2Knight2520Posted 10/29/2013 8:53:02 PM
Have a budget?
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#3Garquill(Topic Creator)Posted 10/29/2013 9:20:31 PM
not really, but I want to minimize cost since I have no idea why I might want a more expensive mobo
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#42Dhas_a_MIGRANEPosted 10/29/2013 9:24:49 PM
http://pcpartpicker.com/part/gigabyte-motherboard-gaz87xd3h

or

http://pcpartpicker.com/part/gigabyte-motherboard-gaz87xud3h
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#5alons1293Posted 10/29/2013 9:24:53 PM
I am going for this one with my build. Is kinda cheap and works great according to what Ive seen. http://www.amazon.com/MSI-Computer-Motherboard-Motherboards-Z87-G43/dp/B00D12OBDG/ref=sr_1_1?s=electronics&ie=UTF8&qid=1381377882&sr=1-1&keywords=motherboard+1150+z87
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#6murphy230Posted 10/29/2013 9:27:08 PM
Get any Z board. Like a Z87 board, anything else and your wasting money because you have an unlocked cpu
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#7NicodimusPosted 10/29/2013 10:10:44 PM
http://pcpartpicker.com/part/asus-motherboard-z87a

Should be good for most people's purposes.
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#8TheC0ndemnedOnePosted 10/29/2013 10:19:35 PM
There are a lot of different options to choose from for motherboards, but the two main things you might want to know are form factor and SLI/CrossFire capability. There are also things like the onboard sound chip, max amount of RAM supported, mSATA, and SATA 6Gb/s ports to consider, but usually you'll get enough of those or you don't need to worry about them if you're not even sure what to look for in a motherboard.

You have an unlocked Haswell processor, so you should go with a Z87 board, here's a list of some:
http://pcpartpicker.com/parts/motherboard/#s=24&c=89

Then decide if you want SLI/CrossFire capability and what form factor you want (like Mini-ITX, microATX, and ATX, for example). Also, Mini-ITX doesn't have SLI/CrossFire support.
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#9Cheech001Posted 10/30/2013 6:45:49 AM
When I just purchased my new CPU I was looking at:
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16813130695

Which seems like a pretty solid board for only $99 at the moment.

I ended up going for the G45 version since the TigerDirect store by my house was having a sale and I had a $20 off coupon.

http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16813130693
#10KabtheMentatPosted 10/30/2013 6:48:55 AM
Not to hijack the topic, but what's the deal with motherboards designed for the Intels costing a decent amount more than similar motherboards made for the FXs?
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