Solved Opinions about this motherboard for a build needed! Tags: Gaming Desktops Power Supplies EVGA Build Motherboards Last response: March 4, 2014 5:54 PM in Motherboards Share Ace0fClubs0001 March 4, 2014 5:47:54 PM So I will be building a budget gaming desktop for my fiancee. So far this is it: Case: NZXT LEXA S LEXS GPU: EVGA GTX 750ti CPU: FX6300 PSU: EVGA 600 B 80 Plus Bronze RAM: G. Skill Ripjaws X 8GB (2 x 4) Cooler: CM Hyper 212 EVO My concern is a budget motherboard. I currently have my sights on this one as it has good reviews. I'm not planning on overclocking my fiancee's rig nor am I X-firing it. http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168... Is this a decent board? If not, are there any others recommended in the same price range? More about : opinions motherboard build needed Reply to Ace0fClubs0001 Best solution SR-71 Blackbird a c 397 4 Gaming a c 1933 ) Power supply a c 1032 V Motherboard March 4, 2014 5:51:07 PM The board you have linked has thermal issues , get one of the 2 , I linked below. PCPartPicker part list / Price breakdown by merchant / Benchmarks Motherboard: Asus M5A97 LE R2.0 ATX AM3+ Motherboard ($74.97 @ OutletPC) Total: $74.97 (Prices include shipping, taxes, and discounts when available.) (Generated by PCPartPicker 2014-03-04 20:50 EST-0500) or PCPartPicker part list / Price breakdown by merchant / Benchmarks Motherboard: Gigabyte GA-970A-UD3P ATX AM3+ Motherboard ($89.99 @ Microcenter) Total: $89.99 (Prices include shipping, taxes, and discounts when available.) (Generated by PCPartPicker 2014-03-04 20:56 EST-0500) Reply to SR-71 Blackbird Share sweenytodd a b 4 Gaming a b ) Power supply a c 89 V Motherboard March 4, 2014 5:54:29 PM According to this database, you should avoid the motherboard for overclocking. http://www.overclock.net/t/946407/amd-motherboards-vrm-... Even when not overclock, I still would get a more reliable board. http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168... Reply to sweenytodd m 0 l Ask the community Post an answer Related resources SolvedAdvice/Opinions Needed:: ITX build. Not sure about some parts. Forum SolvedNeeding opinions about this build and suggestions about other builds, too. Forum $1000 gaming build. Opinions/comments/advice needed. About to order. Forum About to purchase. Need opinions on Gaming build. $1000 or less Forum SolvedNeed input about motherboard with new system build Forum SolvedNeed opinions about PSU only not working for my graphic card Forum SolvedNeed statistics and opinions about R9 295x2 VS. 780 ti dual SLI (LOTS PLEASE) Forum New PC Build -- Need opinions about chosen parts!! Forum New PC Build -- Need opinions about chosen parts!! Forum Brand New Build. Need thoughts and opinions about it Forum SolvedAbout to purchase gaming laptop, feedback, advice and opinions needed! Forum Solvedopinions and suggestions needed on build Forum SolvedOpinions about gaming build Forum SolvedNeed opinions about my gaming pc Forum My 1st PC build and i need opinions about that parts pls help Forum SolvedNeed help with a build (haha), question about Motherboard Forum I need some advice and opinion about my first build Forum SolvedBuilding a high-end gaming pc using 2011 socket with about $3000 max, need motherboard, ram and cpu help. Forum SolvedOpinions wanted/needed on 2 budget office builds. Forum SolvedFinal opinions about this build. Forum More resources Read discussions in other Motherboards categories BIOS Boot Chipsets ASRock Asus Chaintech DFI Elitegroup FIC Foxconn Gigabyte Intel MSI-Microstar !