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Looking for a best budget friendly Z97 motherboard

Hey guyz i am looking forward to upgrade my PC for gaming purpose.Also i want it to be a budget friendly rig.Firstly i want to upgrade the processor and motherboard.
By doing some research on internet i came on the conclusion on buying Intel i5 4690k processor but i am confused by which motherboard should i go for i guess a Z97 chip-set mobo is a good choice.Some of my pre select mobos are
1)MSI Gaming 3
2)Asus Z97-K
3)MSI Gaming 5
which one of them will be the best pick and also budget friendly.
My current PC specs are
Gigabyte G41 MT-S2 DDR3 motherboard, Intel Dual Core E6600 @3.0Ghz,Sapphire ATI Raedon HD 7770 Ghz edition 1gb GPU, Seasonic 620w S12II PSU,Corsair Vengeance 1600mhz 4gb ram,Segate Barrucuda 2tb HDD
Any help would be appreciated.
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  1. Are you looking to crossfire?
  2. make sure on the lower end mb if you want to crossfire or sli the video slots are rated for 16x 8x 8x. also if you have a local micro center near you the cpu your looking at is 1999 and they have 40.00 instant mb combo deals.
  3. IAmTheTofu said:
    Are you looking to crossfire?


    No. I will upgrade to GTX 970 later
  4. Best answer
    PCPartPicker part list / Price breakdown by merchant

    Motherboard: Gigabyte GA-Z97-HD3 ATX LGA1150 Motherboard ($82.98 @ Newegg)
    Total: $82.98
    Prices include shipping, taxes, and discounts when available
    Generated by PCPartPicker 2015-06-19 02:18 EDT-0400

    This will do the job. You can crossfire with this, but you can't SLI. This is a good bang for your buck, and it's also a normal ATX, not mATX.
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