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    Which Z77 mainboard for ~100EUR?

    So I want to spend ~100EUR for my new Z77 mainboard and would prefere a normal ATX (not micro).

    I think I have to choose between those four:
    http://geizhals.de/756265
    http://geizhals.de/746834
    http://geizhals.de/751144
    http://geizhals.de/749612
    (When clicking on "Info beim Hersteller" button you get to the producer's company (asrock/msi/gigabyte).

    Which would you chose and why? Plan on using this http://geizhals.de/615313 graphics card, which needs three slots...
    Anyone got any of those and could tell how overclocking is supported?

    Thanks =)
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    The Lightbringer CheezusCrust's Avatar
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    Asrock > Gigabyte > MSI

    From that list, Asrock got solid boards, so does Gigabyte but they're ugly.

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    I'd go with the Asrock Pro3 out of those 3. I would recommend a 7850/7870 instead of the 570, less power needed, newer generation and similar/better performance.

    You could save some money and the ASRock Z75 Pro3, all you're really missing is Smart Response Technology. Also you may want to take a look at the ASRock Z77 Pro4-M, it's µATX format but the layout is actually really good and angled SATA connectors that you won't get on the Pro3/4.
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    it seems like the asrock boards r pretty popular...
    Milk was a bad choice.

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    Yes, yes they are.

    Mainly because they're cheaper than other mobo's & are still very reliable.

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    Anyone experience with the asrock z77 pro3 or pro4 and can tell me if I can control my fan speeds (cpu and other fans) via speedfan or another program?

    Thanks

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    I can tell you when I get home. I have the ASRock Pro4 and it is a great board. I know the BIOS has a few fan setting, I havn't fiddled with them as my fans are really quiet even on full so I just keep them full on. If no one responds by tonight, I'll hop on my machine and look into fan speed settings in detail for ya.
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    Thanks; looking forward for your report =)

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    Speedfan worked fine for me. It had trouble detecting one of my case fans, but that was it. Every other fan was easily controllable. This is with the ASRock Pro 4.
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