Question Need Help Choosing Motherboard for New High End Intel Build

Apr 14, 2022
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Noob here so forgive me if things aren't in the correct format. Looking for advice on which motherboard to get for a new high end build I'm doing. Not really on a budget for this so feel free to recommend expensive stuff. Currently have 2 parts.

Intel i9 12th gen 12900KF
EVGA GeForce RTX 3080 Ti FTW3 Ultra Gaming 12GB GDDR6X

I would have sprung for the 3090 but things sell out fast these days and just had to get what I could, not that it's that big of a difference anyway. This setup will be for 4k gaming and also streaming to some extent. I know some of this stuff is likely overkill but I don't really care about that. Just wanting to build something cool and have fun doing it.

The 2 motherboards I'm looking at and can't really decide between the 2 or if I should be looking at something else are:

ASUS Maximus Z690 Extreme
Gigabyte Z690 Aorus Extreme

Opinions? Recommendations?
Oct 18, 2023
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I would also bet on the ASUS ROG MAXIMUS Z690 EXTREME, not least because it has numerous M. 2 and USB connectors, allowing you to take advantage of the fastest memory available. In addition, you get LAN and WiFi connectivity for a satisfying connection speed. This is complemented by the stylish Aura Sync backlighting and the AniMe Matrix LED matrix, which offer full customisation options.