Need help picking out Mobo!

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So, my cousin gave me his build. This is my first time doing all this, but I learned a lot already (I'm glad I didn't go for pre-build! And, the motherboard ran out on Amazon (WAIT! I get Newegg, but Amazon is the best choice for me right now). It was supposed to be this:

https://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B012NH05UW/ref=ox_sc_sfl_title_1?ie=UTF8&psc=1&smid=ATVPDKIKX0DER

Best Buy or Fry's doesn't sell it. So, what motherboard would be a good choice. I'm going to have 8GB ram (ill upgrade some things later). and then Intel i5 6600k CPU.
 
PCPartPicker part list / Price breakdown by merchant

CPU: Intel - Core i5-6600K 3.5GHz Quad-Core Processor ($218.48 @ Amazon)
Motherboard: Gigabyte - GA-Z170X-Gaming 5 ATX LGA1151 Motherboard ($109.99 @ Amazon)
Total: $328.47
Prices include shipping, taxes, and discounts when available
Generated by PCPartPicker 2017-10-09 00:07 EDT-0400

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PCPartPicker part list / Price breakdown by merchant

CPU: Intel - Core i5-6600K 3.5GHz Quad-Core Processor ($218.48 @ Amazon)
Motherboard: ASRock - Z170A-X1/3.1 ATX LGA1151 Motherboard ($107.33 @ Amazon)
Total: $325.81
Prices include shipping, taxes, and discounts when available
Generated by PCPartPicker 2017-10-09 00:08 EDT-0400

Get a good cooler :)
 

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tbh, in a motherboard, I just want something that does the job, no questions asked
 

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The Gigabyte has only one problem, DOA. The Asus I mentioned had a lot of problems with static, unresponsive GPU, not VR friendly (I don't trust VR), and heats in 2 seconds as one claims.
 

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Ok, now, to apply thermal paste (i5 6600k does NOT come with cooling fan), you just put a rice sized shape in the center, then spread it around a bit, and then add the fan?
 

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