ASUS Z97 Maximus VII Hero or MSI Z97 Gaming 7 for i7 4790k?
I am upgrading my CPU to an i7 4790k this week and will need to purchase a new motherboard. The two I am deciding between are the ASUS Z97 Maximus VII Hero and the MSI Z97 Gaming 7. I have a GTX 980 if that matters. Which of these are better?
Any help is greatly appreciated!
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The Asus Maximum VII Hero has some better features but it is not necessary to buy it over the MSI Z97 Gaming 7 as the MSI is already a quality motherboard.
You can save even more money by buying the slightly better and cheaper Gigabyte Z97X Gaming 7.
The Maximum Hero is nicer but I would say not worth it if you want to save money on the mobo.
I've got the same dilemma. Will having a msi gtx 970 gpu push more towards msi motherboard for compatability?