Which MOBO?

Hello, Just want opinions on which mobo would be best?

-Gigabyte GA-890GPA-UD3H 890GX Socket AM3 HDMI DVI VGA Out 8 Channel Audio ATX Motherboard
-Asus M4A88TD-V EVO/USB3 880G Socket AM3 8 Channel Audio ATX Motherboard
-Asrock 890GM Pro3 Socket AM3 DVI VGA HDMI Out 8 Channel Audio MATX Motherboard

With: Corsair 4GB (2x2GB) DDR3 1600MHz XMS3 Memory Kit CL7(7-8-7-20) 1.65V
AMD PHENOM II x4 955 Black edition

Or other suggestions for around the £100 mark for a MOBO, also if anyone has any good suggestions on graphics cards for around £100.

Thanks Rob
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  1. My preference would be the ASUS M4A88TD-V EVO/USB3 for CF, and ASUS M4N98TD EVO for SLI. The Black Edition Phenom II X 4 makes OC very easy, and 1600 MHz is a good RAM speed - just get the Dominator series Corsair.

    HD 5770 - CF route {ASUS M4A88TD-V EVO/USB3}
    GTX 460 - SLI route {ASUS M4N98TD EVO}

    You need to choose between ATI/CF{Crossfire} or nVidia/SLI; ATI is AMD and AMD MOBO will have better features with CF.
  2. Hi roi3erto and welcome to Tom's forum.

    1st some questions:

    a- Do u want Crossfire/SLI in the future?
    b- Are those the only options?
    c- Do u check if that RAM is on the QVL of those mobos?

    I'd go in this order:

    1- ASUS
    2- Gigabyte
    3- ASRock

    For GPU the 5750 fit in ur budget, but u can spend a little more for the 5770 or GTX 460 768MB.
  3. ^ about fell-off my rocker with the {QVL}/Certified + Tested blurb.

    Yes, you absolutely do want to verify Tested & Certified RAM once you decide what MOBO you want to get. I only wish EVGA would produce an AM3 MOBO; maybe Bulldozer/haven't seen anything official.
  4. ^I wish the same EVGA build awesome mobos but only for Intel :(
  5. ^ EVGA at one time did, but I don't understand why {$} they quit? e.g. http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16813188016
  6. ^But doesn't work with my old 955 :lo: Maybe they will do it again.
  7. ^ All EVGA AMD MOBO are out of production.

    BIG QUESTION - Why doesn't Tom's have an EVGA MOBO forum?? {My assumption is Ad $/Freebie's/$ - money thing}.
  8. EVGA is very good quality but if u take a look of the rigs here mostly work with ASUS, Gigabyte and MSI mobos only a few users has EVGA mobos that aren't enough for the EVGA forum section.
  9. ^ Some of the MOBO Companies listed {forums} aren't even around anymore; bankrupt or bought up?! I joined EVGA forum for a SR-2 build, and maybe 3-4 people had a clue there.
  10. Well I'm Gigabyte and MSI user and I'm thinking in go with ASUS for another build. The other point is that EVGA is sometimes very expensive.
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