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January 29, 2011 4:42:07 PM

i have these 3 choices and im mostly gonna use the chosen motherboard for gaming ea (metro2033, L4D2, League of Legends,Vindictus, team Fortress 2, BlackOps), video editing and some IT college stuffs.

*note ill be using Crossfire soon too* i have a hd6870 just so you want to know.
this one: http://www.newegg.ca/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E1681...


Choices:

ASUS M4A88T-V EVO/USB3 AM3 AMD 880G HDMI USB 3.0 ATX AMD Motherboard
http://www.newegg.ca/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E1681...

ASRock 880G EXTREME3 AM3 AMD 880G HDMI SATA 6Gb/s USB 3.0 ATX AMD Motherboard
http://www.newegg.ca/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E1681...

ASRock 870 EXTREME3 AM3 AMD 870 SATA 6Gb/s USB 3.0 ATX AMD Motherboard
http://www.newegg.ca/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E1681...

Should i make a poll? feedbacks on these boards are much much much appreciated. :) 

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January 29, 2011 5:23:41 PM

CF rules out the Asus board (second slot at 4x). I would choose between the Asrock boards on price.
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January 29, 2011 6:06:05 PM

hmm iguess so, but asus is getting good ratings.... and the other halfs where roughly 4 eggs. but the eggs isnt just my basis lol and was wondering why is ASrock 880G cheaper than ASrock 870G.
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January 29, 2011 8:34:07 PM

BUMP seriously
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January 29, 2011 8:48:11 PM

defsam said:
hmm iguess so, but asus is getting good ratings.... and the other halfs where roughly 4 eggs. but the eggs isnt just my basis lol and was wondering why is ASrock 880G cheaper than ASrock 870G.

I have no explanation for that.
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January 29, 2011 9:13:03 PM

rolli59 said:
I have no explanation for that.

yeah i guess so.. i thought somebody in the forums might actually have an experience on it but i get only you as a respondent thanks for the time tho.
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January 30, 2011 12:10:46 AM

I'd be doing a Sandy Bridge build unless your total budget w/ GFX is less than $1,000. This is a sub $1000 build I just did for one of my son's friends. Since ya have the GFX card, ignore that and substitute your own


Case - $90 - Coolermaster HAF-922 http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168...
Case Fans - Later - CM Red 200 mm http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168...
PSU - $70 - Antec True Power New 650 http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168...
MoBo - $395 - ASUS P8P67 Pro http://www.newegg.com/Product/ComboDealDetails.aspx?Ite...
CPU - incl above - Intel Core i5-2500K http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168...
Cooler - - Scythe SCMG 2100 http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168...
TIM - - Shin Etsu http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168...
RAM - $80 - (2 x 4GB) Corsair CAS 9 http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168...
GFX - $250 - Asus GTX 560 Ti http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168...
GFX - Later - Same
HD - $55 - Spinpoint F3 1TB 7200 rpm http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168...
SSD - - OCZ Vertex 2 2.5" 120GB http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168...
DVD Writer - $22 - Asus 24X DRW-24B3L w/ LS http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168...

$962 as built, $712 w/ GFX card
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January 30, 2011 12:51:14 AM

JackNaylorPE said:
I'd be doing a Sandy Bridge build unless your total budget w/ GFX is less than $1,000. This is a sub $1000 build I just did for one of my son's friends. Since ya have the GFX card, ignore that and substitute your own


Case - $90 - Coolermaster HAF-922 http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168...
Case Fans - Later - CM Red 200 mm http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168...
PSU - $70 - Antec True Power New 650 http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168...
MoBo - $395 - ASUS P8P67 Pro http://www.newegg.com/Product/ComboDealDetails.aspx?Ite...
CPU - incl above - Intel Core i5-2500K http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168...
Cooler - - Scythe SCMG 2100 http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168...
TIM - - Shin Etsu http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168...
RAM - $80 - (2 x 4GB) Corsair CAS 9 http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168...
GFX - $250 - Asus GTX 560 Ti http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168...
GFX - Later - Same
HD - $55 - Spinpoint F3 1TB 7200 rpm http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168...
SSD - - OCZ Vertex 2 2.5" 120GB http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168...
DVD Writer - $22 - Asus 24X DRW-24B3L w/ LS http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168...

$962 as built, $712 w/ GFX card


thanks for putting your build but my build is complete lol just gonna ask for what is the best ones of those 3 hahaha thanks for the reply tho lol
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February 6, 2011 10:13:19 AM

No Best Answer.
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