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msi gaming motherboard 5 or 7?

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now,I will build a new gaming computer,because my brother and I want to play BF4,so now,I have a question,if I brought a cpu is i5-4670,how should i choose between msi gaming motherboard 5 and 7,
and what different about those two motherboard,i only know the price is different..... :p
 
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If it was me I would get the 5. The 7 has more USB 3.0 and can have 8 SATA devices. Most people don't need all these.
If your going with i5-4670 that can't be OC'ed so really you could go with the Gaming 3.
Here TPU review of the 5. http://www.techpowerup.com/reviews/MSI/Z97_GAMING_5/

Whats the rest of the specs?
 
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but i have five 500g WD hard disk and a kingston V300 120G SSD,
well,i am a BIG otaku,.....:D
 
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Then you may want the 7 for more sata ports.
 
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well,i need to build a nas?right XD?
Why would you need to build/buy a NAS server? While it is a useful device in a home for storing and sharing files between various PCs and devices, you do not require a NAS server in order to do gaming. If you are only gaming on the one PC, you'll be fine with the local storage of the HDD or SSD.

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Why would you need to build/buy a NAS server? While it is a useful device in a home for storing and sharing files between various PCs and devices, you do not require a NAS server in order to do gaming. If you are only gaming on the one PC, you'll be fine with the local storage of the HDD or SSD.

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but.. i have huge anime,and i will save many anime or free online game every week,
i have a question now,can i use nas to watch anime?
because i have two monitor,if nas can do this,
i will build gaming PC and nas.
CRY~~~ MY MONEY~~~
 
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I also think 7 is more better. If you want to build nas system, you need extra money(that must be more expensive than 7 series mb)
 
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but.. i have huge anime,and i will save many anime or free online game every week,
i have a question now,can i use nas to watch anime?
because i have two monitor,if nas can do this,
I'd be careful discussing your first comment, as it sounds like you're verging on some dodgy behaviour, which is not accepted on the forums. But you can save those anime and game files on a harddrive, and still be able to access them on both monitors without the need for a NAS. Just go for a gaming build, as I can tell you now that your current suggested usage of the build does not require a NAS.

Layton
 
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I'd be careful discussing your first comment, as it sounds like you're verging on some dodgy behaviour, which is not accepted on the forums. But you can save those anime and game files on a harddrive, and still be able to access them on both monitors without the need for a NAS. Just go for a gaming build, as I can tell you now that your current suggested usage of the build does not require a NAS.

Layton
thank you!
i already build a gaming pc by gaming 5,WD 2Tx5,that is enough to me.
THX~~~~~~~
 
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well..
look like you have some "issue" for anime video saving

anyway, 5 and 7 are good, like LaytonJar said, the different is the number of sata and usb 3.0
for my personal experience, I will vote for gaming 5, because i only get one ssd and one hd
but for your case.....mm....7 is the only option to solve your anime problem
 

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but.. i have huge anime,and i will save many anime or free online game every week,
i have a question now,can i use nas to watch anime?
because i have two monitor,if nas can do this,
i will build gaming PC and nas.
CRY~~~ MY MONEY~~~
put your games on the local hdd and your movies on nas
 
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How are you liking the GAMING 5? Looks like a decent board for the price :) - Why not use the Plex Media server and have it on the rig and then use a Roku or other device to watch your media. As I do this with mine and have it running on my computer that has all my storage.
 

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go with the gaming 7 and step up to the 4570k
 
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Buy a 3TB WD Red and get rid of your five 500gb HDDs.
 
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There have no difference of speed between 3TB HDD with 500GB HDD but you can save more data :D
Unless you do a proper RAID configuration, which can speed up writing. Although I get a feeling from the calibre of the other posts, the OP is unlikely to be doing a RAID array.

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There have no difference of speed between 3TB HDD with 500GB HDD but you can save more data :D
Don't forget the (physical) space that you will be able to save.
 
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There have no difference of speed between 3TB HDD with 500GB HDD but you can save more data :D
i buy a new 3TB hdd yesterday.. i can save more data now :peace:

Unless you do a proper RAID configuration, which can speed up writing. Although I get a feeling from the calibre of the other posts, the OP is unlikely to be doing a RAID array.

Layton
RAID is a good way to prevent data lost....but it look like so hard:banghead:

"K" means the CPU has an unlocked multiplier, which translates to easier overclocking
ty :toast: