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Mobo for i7 7700k

Which one should i buy for a i7-7700k !? Gigabyte GA-Z270X-Gaming 5 AORUS/ VS / ASUS ROG Maximus IX Hero/ VS / Asus ROG Strix Z270E Gaming ? :)
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  1. They are all great boards. You could not go wrong even if you threw dice to choose among them :)

    That being said, I'd probably choose ASUS ROG Maximus IX Hero.
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    I have the Gaming 5, does what it is supposed to. A decent alternative to the ASUS Z70A Prime. The Strix is a good middle ground, and they offer like 5 different revisions.

    I would have to check on the IX but my last Hero VI board had everything but reasonably placed fan headers.

    Hero VI : 5 total, Two for CPU, one for rear exhaust, one at the top right of the board, and one at the bottom right. Basically any case with a dual front fan config was covered, but if you had any top mounts you had to pick and choose or use splitters.

    Hero IX : 6 total, two for CPU, one for rear exhaust, one at the top middle (next to the CPU fan headers), one at the right middle, and one in the bottom right. So ever so slightly better.
  3. herrwizo said:
    They are all great boards. You could not go wrong even if you threw dice to choose among them :)

    That being said, I'd probably choose ASUS ROG Maximus IX Hero.


    Thank you ! :) The IX hero was my favourite ahah ;)
  4. Choosing mainboards, if you have already decided on the chipset, will usually followed by looking at the interfaces.
    Take a good look on the interfaces, make sure it has everything you need/want e.g. eSATA, Thunderbolt, whatever, etc.
    If you still have several options alive, reduce it with picking the best looking mobo.
  5. Also if you want to overclock, you might want to consider the Fatal1ty Z270.
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