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January 5, 2011 6:40:47 AM

I need to buy a new motherboard and don't know what to get.

I need

A crossfireX enabled motherboard
2 PCI-E x16 slots
AM3 socket
ATX


i have ddr2 ram but can buy some ddr3 if nec.


Thanks

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January 5, 2011 7:24:03 AM

Budget please.

Mention your full config that you have now.
January 5, 2011 12:59:41 PM

For a motherboard the budget would be around 100 max 120.

My full config:
500w psu
current mobo no idea...got it from china
g card : amd radeon hd 4670 (i am going to buy another for crossfire)
c-media 5.1 digital audio card ..(if poss a mobo with built in 5.1)
2x ddr2 corsair 2gb ram
Phenom II X4 black edition
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January 5, 2011 3:47:21 PM

awesome
a c 207 Ĉ ASUS
a c 716 V Motherboard
January 5, 2011 5:02:19 PM

In any case, you're going to need NEW RAM {DDR3}. You don't want a MOBO with an onboard GPU if running a discrete GPU(s). If I had to pick (1) then probably the ASRock 870 EXTREME3 ; ASUS owns ASRock...

Side-by-Side http://www.newegg.com/Product/Productcompare.aspx?Submi...|13-131-363^13-131-363-TS,13-131-402^13-131-402-02%23,13-157-198^13-157-198-03%23

Good Luck!
January 5, 2011 5:07:18 PM

Yeah i think i am going to go for the ASrock one as it is 50 bucks cheaper and is just as good as the other
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THANKS FOR YOUR HELP

oh an also how do i mark an answer as a best answer
a b Ĉ ASUS
a b V Motherboard
January 5, 2011 5:30:12 PM

I guess I posted parallely and also slowly.. But yeah, the Asrock model is the one to go for..
a c 207 Ĉ ASUS
a c 716 V Motherboard
January 5, 2011 6:05:33 PM

kastor900 said:
Yeah i think i am going to go for the ASrock one as it is 50 bucks cheaper and is just as good as the other
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THANKS FOR YOUR HELP

oh an also how do i mark an answer as a best answer

I already broke the forum counter; I'm Gold in this section - click my Avatar. Won't do me any good, but thanks!

Good Luck! :sol: 
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