Which of these 3 motherboards would be the best for my build?

Recently, I decided to upgrade my PC. After having a look at CPU options, I decided that I will need a new case and a new motherboard (now, both are OEM Acer ones). Right now I have a mATX motherboard, so I decided to get a ATX as I have room and they cost roughly the same. After looking for a case, I found the CoolerMaster CM Force 500, which seems great for my purposes.

I would like to have the motherboard to be compatible with AMD FX processors.

Now, after looking at motherboards.... I found 3. All 3 of them aren't really that far apart from each other. I would like to know which one you guys would recommend, and if not any of those, than what? I will not be doing any overclocking by the way. Thanks in advance! Below are the motherboards.

MSI 760GA-P43 (FX):

MSI 970A-G43:

Gigabyte 970A-DS3P:
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    The Gigabyte is the best out of the 3.
  2. rolli59 said:
    The Gigabyte is the best out of the 3.

    What's your reasoning? The MSI 760GA-P43 (FX) has higher transfer bus rates and supports 2133MHz RAM without overclocking. Why do you say it's better?
  3. rolli59 said:
    Because of this VRM issues with the MSI board and I will never consider the 760 for an FX CPU at minimum 970 chipset.
    Same info for Gigabyte

    Good point it has the 760 chipset... totally forgot about it! And thanks for the table as well. Well, it's time for the Gigabyte then ;D Thanks a lot!
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  5. rolli59 said:
    Here is a link to the whole thing all major manufacturers

    Awesome, thanks again ;) But after doing some research I found that getting a Intel would probably give me better performance for the money, as most applications don't even use the 6+ cores of some of the higher end FX processors. Thanks again.
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