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Discussion in 'Buying Advice' started by Plarker, Jan 29, 2012.

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Best Motherboard

  1. GA-Z68X-UD3H-B3

    0 vote(s)
    0.0%
  2. GA-Z68X-UD5-B3

    66.7%
  3. G1.Sniper 2

    33.3%
  1. Plarker

    Plarker

    Joined:
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    Mobo:
    Hacintosh
    CPU:
    i7-2600
    Graphics:
    AMD Radeon HD 6870
    Jan 29, 2012 at 7:56 PM #1
    Plarker

    Plarker

    Joined:
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    Mobo:
    Hacintosh
    CPU:
    i7-2600
    Graphics:
    AMD Radeon HD 6870
    This i my first build can you tell me if these components are compatible?

    Case: LanBoy Air
    PSU: Corsair Enthusiast Series 850-Watt 80 Plus Bronze Certified Power Supply
    Mobo: GA-Z68X-UD3H-B3 or (GA-Z68X-UD5-B3) or (G1.Sniper 2)
    Graphics: GIGABYTE ATI Radeon HD6870
    CPU: i5-2500K
     
  2. JGW310

    JGW310

    Joined:
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    Mobo:
    GA-Z68MX-UD2H-B3
    CPU:
    i5 2500k @ 4.2GHZ
    Graphics:
    AMD Radeon HD 6850 Dual Fan Edition
    Mac:
    iMac, MacBook Air, MacBook Pro, Mac Pro
    Classic Mac:
    Classic
    Mobile Phone:
    iOS
    Jan 29, 2012 at 9:31 PM #2
    JGW310

    JGW310

    Joined:
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    Messages:
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    Mobo:
    GA-Z68MX-UD2H-B3
    CPU:
    i5 2500k @ 4.2GHZ
    Graphics:
    AMD Radeon HD 6850 Dual Fan Edition
    Mac:
    iMac, MacBook Air, MacBook Pro, Mac Pro
    Classic Mac:
    Classic
    Mobile Phone:
    iOS
    Go with GA-Z68MX-U2D-B3 mobo

    and your parts are compatible
     
  3. samisnake

    samisnake Moderator

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    Mobo:
    MSI Z97i Gaming ACK
    CPU:
    4670k
    Graphics:
    gtx670
    Jan 29, 2012 at 9:39 PM #3
    samisnake

    samisnake Moderator

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    Mobo:
    MSI Z97i Gaming ACK
    CPU:
    4670k
    Graphics:
    gtx670
    all of those boards will work with osx, however the g1 sniper 2 has an unfriendly audio codec and lan controller, meaning you will struggle to get them working, if at all.

    if it was me, id go with the ud5.


    the Z68MX-UD2 is not comparable to these boards.
     

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