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Advice for a motherboard and possible CPU upgrade?

I need advice on what kind of AMD motherboard would go well for my asus radeon r9 270x directcu ii GPU and also I have an AMD FX 4100 Quad core processor (4.2ghz) and was wondering if I may need to possibly upgrade that too if so what?
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  1. What is your current full specs?
  2. Motherboard: GA-78LMT-S2P
    Processor: AMD FX(tm)-4100 Quad-Core Processor, 4017 Mhz, 2 core(s).
    GPU: Asus Radeon r9 270x direct ii
    Ram: 8.00 GB
    PSU: Corsair 600W
  3. What's your budget?
  4. Well at the moment I'm only looking to upgrade the motherboard so around the €100 range, but anything around €50 would be awesome too
  5. 100 euro is about $137, right? I don't live in europe
    What about Gigabyte GA-990FXA-UD3?
    I don't know a website for price in euro this one is about $113
  6. yeah that's about right, it looks alright but wouldn't it bottleneck my gpu?
  7. Not really. Post your full specs please.
    But from what you posted, it's the processor that's bottleneck-ing your GPU.
    If i were you i'd get a cheaper board but get a better processor
  8. Sorry i forgot that you already posted your specs.
    Processor is the cause of your bottleneck
  9. Can you suggest a new processor that would suit my GPU once again anything around 50-100 euro so about 60$ or 113$?
  10. Best answer
    Might look at the AMD 6300
  11. Try AMD FX 6100 thats about $117
    Or try jumping over to intel's side (you'll need new motherboard )
  12. Like this http://www.scan.co.uk/products/amd-fx-6300-black-edition-vishera-six-core-s-am3plus-35ghz-14mb-total-cache-95w-retail Thanks for the suggestion woworwow but I'd rather stick with my current motherboard and upgrade the proccessor :)
  13. That's it ;)
  14. Ah that's perfect thanks for everything and the quick responses :)
  15. No worries, let us know how you like it ;)
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