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November 17, 2013 8:13:24 AM

im planning to upgrade my mobo and put an amd fx 6300 on it, im looking for a mobo thats within the price range of an msi 880gms-e35. any suggestions? im thinking going asus or gigabyte with no plans of ocing. thanks!

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November 17, 2013 8:20:14 AM

Danzas4321 said:
This is a pretty good board for the price. and if your plans change you may be able to do a little overclock on it as well :) 
PCPartPicker part list / Price breakdown by merchant / Benchmarks

Motherboard: Asus M5A97 LE R2.0 ATX AM3+ Motherboard ($69.99 @ Microcenter)
Total: $69.99
(Prices include shipping, taxes, and discounts when available.)
(Generated by PCPartPicker 2013-11-17 11:16 EST-0500)


thanks for the reply! how about the evo version of that mobo? i've read a lot of good reviews about that mobo and how about gigabyte?
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November 17, 2013 8:26:15 AM

leekhulet said:
Danzas4321 said:
This is a pretty good board for the price. and if your plans change you may be able to do a little overclock on it as well :) 
PCPartPicker part list / Price breakdown by merchant / Benchmarks

Motherboard: Asus M5A97 LE R2.0 ATX AM3+ Motherboard ($69.99 @ Microcenter)
Total: $69.99
(Prices include shipping, taxes, and discounts when available.)
(Generated by PCPartPicker 2013-11-17 11:16 EST-0500)


thanks for the reply! how about the evo version of that mobo? i've read a lot of good reviews about that mobo and how about gigabyte?

Here is the EVO version on a different chipset
PCPartPicker part list / Price breakdown by merchant / Benchmarks

Motherboard: Asus M5A99X EVO R2.0 ATX AM3+ Motherboard ($109.99 @ NCIX US)
Total: $109.99
(Prices include shipping, taxes, and discounts when available.)
(Generated by PCPartPicker 2013-11-17 11:23 EST-0500)

And here is the 990FX one that supports SLI/Crossfire
PCPartPicker part list / Price breakdown by merchant / Benchmarks

Motherboard: Asus M5A99FX PRO R2.0 ATX AM3+ Motherboard ($124.98 @ SuperBiiz)
Total: $124.98
(Prices include shipping, taxes, and discounts when available.)
(Generated by PCPartPicker 2013-11-17 11:24 EST-0500)

If you want to go gigabyte then here are some options
PCPartPicker part list / Price breakdown by merchant / Benchmarks

Motherboard: Gigabyte GA-990FXA-UD3 ATX AM3+ Motherboard ($114.99 @ NCIX US)
Total: $114.99
(Prices include shipping, taxes, and discounts when available.)
(Generated by PCPartPicker 2013-11-17 11:25 EST-0500)

Personally i would go with the ASUS boards as for a less price in this case they offer more features, and ASUS tend to be a very good Motherboard brand, not to say GIGABYTe are bad, but with the current price on ASUS boards you cant go wrong
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November 17, 2013 8:50:37 AM

Danzas4321 said:
leekhulet said:
Danzas4321 said:
This is a pretty good board for the price. and if your plans change you may be able to do a little overclock on it as well :) 
PCPartPicker part list / Price breakdown by merchant / Benchmarks

Motherboard: Asus M5A97 LE R2.0 ATX AM3+ Motherboard ($69.99 @ Microcenter)
Total: $69.99
(Prices include shipping, taxes, and discounts when available.)
(Generated by PCPartPicker 2013-11-17 11:16 EST-0500)


thanks for the reply! how about the evo version of that mobo? i've read a lot of good reviews about that mobo and how about gigabyte?

Here is the EVO version on a different chipset
PCPartPicker part list / Price breakdown by merchant / Benchmarks

Motherboard: Asus M5A99X EVO R2.0 ATX AM3+ Motherboard ($109.99 @ NCIX US)
Total: $109.99
(Prices include shipping, taxes, and discounts when available.)
(Generated by PCPartPicker 2013-11-17 11:23 EST-0500)

And here is the 990FX one that supports SLI/Crossfire
PCPartPicker part list / Price breakdown by merchant / Benchmarks

Motherboard: Asus M5A99FX PRO R2.0 ATX AM3+ Motherboard ($124.98 @ SuperBiiz)
Total: $124.98
(Prices include shipping, taxes, and discounts when available.)
(Generated by PCPartPicker 2013-11-17 11:24 EST-0500)

If you want to go gigabyte then here are some options
PCPartPicker part list / Price breakdown by merchant / Benchmarks

Motherboard: Gigabyte GA-990FXA-UD3 ATX AM3+ Motherboard ($114.99 @ NCIX US)
Total: $114.99
(Prices include shipping, taxes, and discounts when available.)
(Generated by PCPartPicker 2013-11-17 11:25 EST-0500)

Personally i would go with the ASUS boards as for a less price in this case they offer more features, and ASUS tend to be a very good Motherboard brand, not to say GIGABYTe are bad, but with the current price on ASUS boards you cant go wrong


thanks again! i'll choose the Asus M5A99X EVO R2.0 ATX AM3+ Motherboard.
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November 17, 2013 8:58:18 AM

leekhulet said:
Danzas4321 said:
leekhulet said:
Danzas4321 said:
This is a pretty good board for the price. and if your plans change you may be able to do a little overclock on it as well :) 
PCPartPicker part list / Price breakdown by merchant / Benchmarks

Motherboard: Asus M5A97 LE R2.0 ATX AM3+ Motherboard ($69.99 @ Microcenter)
Total: $69.99
(Prices include shipping, taxes, and discounts when available.)
(Generated by PCPartPicker 2013-11-17 11:16 EST-0500)


thanks for the reply! how about the evo version of that mobo? i've read a lot of good reviews about that mobo and how about gigabyte?

Here is the EVO version on a different chipset
PCPartPicker part list / Price breakdown by merchant / Benchmarks

Motherboard: Asus M5A99X EVO R2.0 ATX AM3+ Motherboard ($109.99 @ NCIX US)
Total: $109.99
(Prices include shipping, taxes, and discounts when available.)
(Generated by PCPartPicker 2013-11-17 11:23 EST-0500)

And here is the 990FX one that supports SLI/Crossfire
PCPartPicker part list / Price breakdown by merchant / Benchmarks

Motherboard: Asus M5A99FX PRO R2.0 ATX AM3+ Motherboard ($124.98 @ SuperBiiz)
Total: $124.98
(Prices include shipping, taxes, and discounts when available.)
(Generated by PCPartPicker 2013-11-17 11:24 EST-0500)

If you want to go gigabyte then here are some options
PCPartPicker part list / Price breakdown by merchant / Benchmarks

Motherboard: Gigabyte GA-990FXA-UD3 ATX AM3+ Motherboard ($114.99 @ NCIX US)
Total: $114.99
(Prices include shipping, taxes, and discounts when available.)
(Generated by PCPartPicker 2013-11-17 11:25 EST-0500)

Personally i would go with the ASUS boards as for a less price in this case they offer more features, and ASUS tend to be a very good Motherboard brand, not to say GIGABYTe are bad, but with the current price on ASUS boards you cant go wrong


thanks again! i'll choose the Asus M5A99X EVO R2.0 ATX AM3+ Motherboard.


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