Gigabyte's H77M-D3H is one of the first motherboards we've played with to sport the H77 chipset, and so far the cheapest.
Intel's Ivy Bridge chips haven't been a revelation on the desktop, but the first 7 Series chipsets have been a lot more satisfying.
It's Intel's top chipset, so you'd think if anyone could do it justice then it should be the chip-manufacturers themselves.
The P8Z68-V Pro was one of our all-time favourites of the last gen, this P8Z77-V Pro update promises much in the same vein.
Ultimately it's a excellent, bargain Z77 board, offering impressive options for the PC gamer without breaking the bank.
Updated The new Asus Sabertooth Z77 is one of the most intriguing of the new motherboard models available at launch.
Small in stature, the Maximus V Gene packs a very hefty punch, delivering great stock performance and impressive auto-OC too.
MSI's first Z77 effort doesn't do a lot wrong, but it's not the best showcase of Intel's brand new chipset.
A budget board with a premium chipset. Is that the most effective combination for achieving maximum bang-for-buck? Could be...
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