The GA-Z77X-UP5 TH costs an average of £228. In this comparison table that's sorted by price you can see how it compares to other similar motherboards. The Gigabyte board is an alternative for the £35 more affordable P8Z77-V Pro/Thunderbolt and the £45 cheaper MSI Z77A-GD80. The ASUS board is virtually identical in terms of hardware compared to the Gigabyte board, but uses much more power and has lower sound quality. The Gigabyte board is also more practical for overclockers with the onboard buttons and a HEX display. The MSI board does not have a WLAN adapter and comes with fewer USB 3.0 ports, but is more efficient and has better sound. In short, the Gigabyte GA-Z77X-UP5 TH is the best of both worlds. It earns the Hardware.Info Silver Award due to its quality features and performance.
Gigabyte GA-Z77X-UP5 TH