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Oct 18, 2019
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System Name Gigabyte GA-Z68XP-UD3 rev 1.0 (Award BIOS F10 latest)
Processor i7 3770K
Motherboard Gigabyte GA-Z68XP-UD3 (rev 1.0)
Cooling Stock
Memory G-Skill Trident X CL 7-8-8-24
Video Card(s) Asus RTX 2070 OC
Storage 1TB Crucial MX-500 / (x3) 1TB RAW Mushkin / 2TB CS900 PNY
Display(s) LG 34in LED UW 2560x1080p
Case Rosewill Mid Tower Challenger
Audio Device(s) Motherboard sound Realtek ALC 889
Power Supply Corsair RM 750
Mouse Thermaltake Keyboard Commander Combo
Keyboard Thermaltake Ttesports Keyboard/Mouse combo (KB-CMC-PLBL)
VR HMD Oculus Quest 2
Software Win 10 Pro 64bit 22H2 Build-19045.3516
Have some older hardware I'm going to put to use...

Any recommendations as to the best overall motherboard for an i7 3770K?
Feb 24, 2023
1,190 (4.22/day)
System Name DLSS
Processor i5-12400F
Motherboard Gigabyte B760M DS3H
Cooling Liquid metal under the IHS + Laminar RM1
Memory 2x8 GB
Video Card(s) RX 6700 XT [main] / RX 480 8 GB Reference [backup]
Storage More than enough.
Display(s) Compit HA2704 / Viewsonic VX3276-MHD-2
Case None.
Audio Device(s) Want loud, use headphones. Want quiet, use satellites.
Power Supply Gerrymandering.
Mouse Don't disturb, cheese eating in progress...
Keyboard Makes some noise. Probably onto something.
VR HMD I live in real reality and don't need a virtual one.
Software Windows 10 and 11
Just pay the most attention to capacitors, their shape and their overall quality. 3770K is quite a mediocre CPU regarding energy comsumption so basically any Z-motherboard will do just fine even if you OC every single piece of crap outta it.

As I have no idea what you want (a compact build or a full-on mega tower? five million SSDs or just a cheeky little one of them? loads of RAM or just a couple sticks? SLI/CF or an iGPU will do?) I just recommend filtering motherboards according to your needs as size and features go and then picking the one with the best capacitors.

Z77 is an obvious chipset, yet Z68 mobos do pack a punch. Make sure they have a proper BIOS installed, not every Z68 BIOS is compatible with 3770K. P67 is... ugh, only for those who COMPLETELY give no crap about iGPUs. B75, and H-chipsets are a no go. 3770K without OC is very sad as of 2023.
Nov 25, 2019
749 (0.51/day)
Processor i5-9600K
Motherboard Gigabyte Z390 Gaming X
Cooling Scythe Mugen 5S
Memory Micron Ballistix Sports LT 3000 8G*4
Video Card(s) EVGA 3070 XC3 Ultra Gaming
Storage Adata SX6000 Pro 512G, Kingston A2000 1T
Display(s) Gigabyte M32Q
Case Antec DF700 Flux
Audio Device(s) Edifier C3X
Power Supply Super Flower Leadex Gold 650W
Mouse Razer Basilisk V2
Keyboard Ducky ONE 2 Horizon
I don't think you'll have many choices for the motherboard since that CPU is a little old
Aug 21, 2015
1,581 (0.52/day)
North Dakota
System Name Office
Processor Ryzen 5600G
Motherboard ASUS B450M-A II
Cooling be quiet! Shadow Rock LP
Memory 16GB Patriot Viper Steel DDR4-3200
Video Card(s) Gigabyte RX 5600 XT
Storage PNY CS1030 250GB, Crucial MX500 2TB
Display(s) Dell S2719DGF
Case Fractal Define 7 Compact
Power Supply EVGA 550 G3
Mouse Logitech M705 Marthon
Keyboard Logitech G410
Software Windows 10 Pro 22H2
One that works and has the features you want. You don't necessarily need a Z board just because you've got a K chip.
Sep 25, 2023
271 (3.87/day)
Detroit, Michigan
System Name Desktop/HTPC
Processor Ryzen 7 5800X3D
Motherboard Gigabyte X570 I Aorus Pro WiFi ITX
Cooling ID Cooling DashFlow 240mm AIO
Memory 64GB (2x32) G.Skill Trident Z RGB DDR4-3600 CL18
Video Card(s) Sapphire Pulse Radeon RX 7900 XTX 24GB
Storage 2TB WD SN850X NVMe, 2TB Intel 670p NVMe
Display(s) LG OLED65B9PUA 65" 4K OLED TV
Case Lian Li x Dan A4-H20
Audio Device(s) USB to MiniDSP DDRC24 DAC, RCA to SUMO Andromeda amp, wired to Wharfedale SP88 speakers
Power Supply Silverstone SX1000R SFX-L Platinum ATX 3.0
Mouse Corsair M65 RGB Elite
Keyboard Corsair K65 RGB Mini
VR HMD Oculus Rift / PSVR / PSVR2 / Lenovo Explorer
Software Windows 11 Pro
I mean... Whatever you can find at this point still in good working condition, realistically. Doesn't make sense to spend a lot on that chip.