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I need help picking out a different mobo. I was told that mobo wouldnt be good for the build that I have.

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July 6, 2013 11:11:19 PM

I was told that mobo wouldnt be good with the build that I have, I need it to have at least 1 usb 3.0 port on the board to put it into the case. here is the build I have so far.

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July 6, 2013 11:19:35 PM

nickbachu said: this board that i added is cheaper and has 2 usb 3.0's

Thank you! also do you know the difference between crossfire and SLI
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a c 137 V Motherboard
July 6, 2013 11:21:38 PM

Much much better motherboard, much better CPU cooler and a better case that still have the red theme:

PCPartPicker part list / Price breakdown by merchant / Benchmarks

CPU: AMD FX-8350 4.0GHz 8-Core Processor ($199.99 @ Newegg)
CPU Cooler: Cooler Master Hyper 212 EVO 82.9 CFM Sleeve Bearing CPU Cooler ($29.98 @ Outlet PC)
Motherboard: Gigabyte GA-970A-UD3 ATX AM3+ Motherboard ($99.99 @ Microcenter)
Memory: G.Skill Sniper Series 8GB (2 x 4GB) DDR3-1866 Memory ($71.40 @ NCIX US)
Storage: Western Digital Caviar Black 1TB 3.5" 7200RPM Internal Hard Drive ($89.99 @ Newegg)
Video Card: Asus GeForce GTX 760 2GB Video Card ($259.99 @ Amazon)
Wireless Network Adapter: Rosewill N600PCE 802.11a/b/g/n PCI-Express x1 Wi-Fi Adapter ($29.99 @ Newegg)
Case: Thermaltake Commander MS-I Epic Edition (Black/Red) ATX Mid Tower Case ($45.98 @ Newegg)
Power Supply: PC Power & Cooling Silencer MK III 500W 80 PLUS Bronze Certified ATX12V Power Supply ($48.00 @ Newegg)
Optical Drive: LG UH12NS29 Blu-Ray Reader, DVD/CD Writer ($49.98 @ Outlet PC)
Operating System: Microsoft Windows 8 (OEM) (64-bit) ($87.98 @ Outlet PC)
Total: $995.27
(Prices include shipping, taxes, and discounts when available.)
(Generated by PCPartPicker 2013-07-07 02:21 EDT-0400)
a b V Motherboard
July 6, 2013 11:36:46 PM

The difference between sli and crossfire is the crossfire is amd verison and sli is nvidias verison
a b V Motherboard
July 6, 2013 11:38:37 PM

And yes it does have onboard audio
it works really great
I use this board personally