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What Chipset?

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trs96

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Motherboard
GA-Z97X-UD3H-BK
CPU
i5-4690K
Graphics
HD4600 / RX 570
Mac
  1. MacBook Pro
  2. Mac mini
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I have been looking for possible motherboards and am wondering about the chipset.

I know what they are (to some extent) but am completely lost on the differences nd what I should get for an Intel Haswell processor.

The two main ones are Z97 and H97. Get a Z97 if you want an over clockable "K" cpu or
an H97 if you want a non "K" cpu that you can't overclock. These are for the Haswell refresh
processors like the 4690K or the 4790K. You could use the older Haswell ones ie 4670K
or 4770K but the two 90's previously mentioned are your best bet with the 97 chipset.
 
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