Therefore if you plan to do some serious overclocking and place build quality above all else then the Gigabyte Z77X-UP7 seems like the best choice. However if it is features you are after then the Asrock Z77 Extreme 11 is the obvious choice here, and really when it is all said and done the Z77 Extreme 11 performed on par with the Z77X-UP7 while offering considerably more features for the same price.
Any major computer upgrade generally requires a full software reinstall too. No so if you heed the advice in the guide to Upgrading a Motherboard without Reinstalling. PCSTATS Tips