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Compatible parts for a budget gaming/editing pc

I already have
GPU - Powercolor HD5570 1GB GDDR3
CPU - Piledriver 6-Core FX-6300 3.5Ghz
RAM - 4GB Corsair Vengeance DDR3
PSU - Coolermaster Thunder M 520W Modular (is this good enough?)
Case - Coolermaster N300

For my mobo, I'm choosing between
Asrock 970 Extreme3 and
Asrock Z68 Extreme4

But if anyone can suggest a mobo that costs less than the two and does the job, I'd appreciate it.

I'm not a heavy gamer so i't just for light gaming. I only play Dragon Age, the Sims3 and some ps2 games on emulator. I do use Photoshop and Flash though.

Thanks. : )
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  1. The Z68 board is for a line of different CPUs, you'll have to go with the Extreme3.
  2. Thank you. I have no idea about board and cpu compatibility.
  3. Best answer
    Might look at the Asus M5A97 LE R2.0
  4. thanks, I will check it out.
  5. Let us know what you think
  6. Tradesman1 said:
    Might look at the Asus M5A97 LE R2.0

    I decided to go with your suggestion. Thank you so much, I really appreciate it.
  7. i dont know how much the hd5570 costs you, but i think a hd7750 shouldnt be much more and will be way more powerfull. atleast where i live its 10€ difference so really worth going for it. also a corsair cx430m would also deliver enough power and is a more trusted brand

    edit:
    PCPartPicker part list / Price breakdown by merchant / Benchmarks

    Video Card: PowerColor Radeon HD 7750 1GB Video Card ($72.98 @ NCIX US)
    Power Supply: Corsair CX 430W 80 PLUS Bronze Certified ATX12V Power Supply ($22.50 @ Newegg)
    Total: $95.48
    (Prices include shipping, taxes, and discounts when available.)
    (Generated by PCPartPicker 2013-08-21 16:37 EDT-0400)
  8. guggi4 said:
    i dont know how much the hd5570 costs you, but i think a hd7750 shouldnt be much more and will be way more powerfull. atleast where i live its 10€ difference so really worth going for it. also a corsair cx430m would also deliver enough power and is a more trusted brand

    edit:
    PCPartPicker part list / Price breakdown by merchant / Benchmarks

    Video Card: PowerColor Radeon HD 7750 1GB Video Card ($72.98 @ NCIX US)
    Power Supply: Corsair CX 430W 80 PLUS Bronze Certified ATX12V Power Supply ($22.50 @ Newegg)
    Total: $95.48
    (Prices include shipping, taxes, and discounts when available.)
    (Generated by PCPartPicker 2013-08-21 16:37 EDT-0400)


    Thank you so much for the suggestions. Unfortunately, Newegg doesn't deliver in the Philippines. I'll just look for these in local stores.
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