how much should i spend on a motherboard for gaming? Tags: Gaming Computers Motherboards Last response: January 23, 2014 9:20 AM in Motherboards Share the new gamer January 23, 2014 8:58:04 AM im going to be building a gaming computer for my first time and im unsure about wether to spend a lot of money on a motherboard or save it for something else. i was looking at motherboards at around£100-150 so is this too much to send on one or is that a good price. also could you suggest any motherboards for gaming under £150. Thanks More about : spend motherboard gaming Reply to the new gamer filippi a b 4 Gaming a b V Motherboard January 23, 2014 9:20:07 AM Sure! Here a good intel haswell ATX LGA1150: PCPartPicker part list / Price breakdown by merchant / Benchmarks Motherboard: Asus Z87-A ATX LGA1150 Motherboard (£101.98 @ Dabs) Total: £101.98 (Prices include shipping, taxes, and discounts when available.) (Generated by PCPartPicker 2014-01-23 17:14 GMT+0000) And here a good AMD 990FX ATX AM3+ : PCPartPicker part list / Price breakdown by merchant / Benchmarks Motherboard: Asus M5A99FX PRO R2.0 ATX AM3+ Motherboard (£99.02 @ Amazon UK) Total: £99.02 (Prices include shipping, taxes, and discounts when available.) (Generated by PCPartPicker 2014-01-23 17:17 GMT+0000) These are for overclockable cpus, like intel i5-4670k or amd fx-8320. Reply to filippi m 0 l Ask the community Post an answer Related resources SolvedHow much should I spend on a motherboard for an intel i7-4770k Forum SolvedHow much should a first time buyer spend on a gaming PC? Forum SolvedAs a first time gaming pc buyer how much should I spend? Forum SolvedHow much should I spend on each part for a gaming pc, costing £300 Forum How much should I spend on my motherboard? Forum Thoughts on when/how much I should spend on a new gaming rig? Forum SolvedHow much should you spend on a graphics card to get more fps and better graphics than a console? Forum SolvedHow much should I spend on a computer case? Forum SolvedHow much should I spend on a router? Forum SolvedHow much would you spend on a Gaming PC? Forum How much money should I expect to spend on a full watercooling system? Forum How much should I spend on a Keyboard?? Forum How much should I be looking to spend on a 27" 1080p monitor? Forum how much should i spend Forum how much should i spend on a patch panel?? Forum Roughly how much should i spend on parts Forum How much should i spend on a case? Forum how much money to spend on gaming build? Forum Gaming PC Advice - Not sure how much to spend Forum How much money would I need to spend to get a decent video editing pc that would allow for light gaming ? Forum More resources Read discussions in other Motherboards categories BIOS Boot Chipsets ASRock Asus Chaintech DFI Elitegroup FIC Foxconn Gigabyte Intel MSI-Microstar !