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Old 10-19-2015, 06:27 AM   #1 (permalink)
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Default Motherboard upgrade.

This is for a friend, he has just bought a i7-4790k. And he is looking for the best gaming motherboard for under £100.

What would you guys suggest? I think he wants one that has a cover thingy over the ports etc on the motherboard. Like the ASUS MAXIMUS VIII HERO has.

Any suggestions?
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Old 10-19-2015, 06:31 AM   #2 (permalink)
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Default Re: Motherboard upgrade.

For under £100 he's unlikely to be able to get that feature that he wants.

Anyway, my suggestion is the ASRock Z97 Pro4, or if he wants to splash a little bit more cash, the ASRock Z97 Extreme4.
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