Then I read around a little about microATX mobos and came across a post saying they aren't suitable for gaming. Is that right? If so, could someone perhaps kindly suggest a decent mobo from http://www.scan.co.uk/ that would complement this rig nicely? I really don't know what I'm looking out for when choosing motherboards. This rig will be used primarily, if not exlusively, for gaming.
um i cant say i have one in the socket of 1156 but the Foxconn BloodRage GTI LGA 1366 Intel X58 ATX Intel Motherboard or the ASUS P6T Deluxe V2 LGA 1366 Intel X58 ATX Intel Motherboard or both amazing gaming boards but both have a 1366 slot (both also alow room for getting a second vidoe card