Which of these motherboards would be best for a gaming rig? Tags: Motherboards Gaming Last response: July 24, 2013 6:47 AM in Motherboards Share redvandam March 1, 2011 6:07:09 PM Hello, I am upgrading my system and I am have a hard time deciding on a motherboard. My CPU will be a AMD Phenom X4 965, my GPU is a 8800GT, and I'll have 4gigs DDR3 Ran (1600MHz or 1800Mhz). I am looking to spend around $100. I have 3 tentative choices but if anyone can suggest a better board, I'd certainly consider it. Asus M4A77T/USB3 Asus M4A785TD-M Gigabyte GA-880GM-UD2H Thanks for any advice. More about : motherboards gaming rig mosox a b V Motherboard a b 4 Gaming March 1, 2011 6:31:36 PM Where are you buying from? You can get the 955 - same CPU and a newer mobo, ATX. ASUS M4A87TD/USB3 ASRock 870 EXTREME3 GIGABYTE GA-870A-UD3 m 0 l Emperus a b V Motherboard March 1, 2011 6:35:42 PM I'll recommend this board as it is based on a newer chipset, has native support for 1600 MHz memory and falls right within your budget - www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E1681313165... m 0 l Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Get the answer toggler July 24, 2013 6:47:37 AM is your CPU the 965 black edition? if so check the wattage on the board, most newer boards don't feed it enough juice. although they announce the black edition is 125 watts its actually more like 140watts some boards will still allow the cpu to run at a lesser efficiency while others don't work at all I know the m4a78 supports the black edition and the m5a78 deluxe will run it though bios tells me cpu wants more power. and I returned an ASrock that didn't power it up at all m 0 l Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Publish Related resources SolvedWhich Motherboard is best for gaming? Forum Which of these motherboards would be the best for gaming? Forum SolvedWhich motherboard is the best for gaming ? Forum SolvedPicking the best motherboard for a gaming rig Forum SolvedWhich of these is the best gaming motherboard in this price range? Forum SolvedWhich is the best gaming Motherboard for within 150$ ? Forum SolvedWhich new Z97 motherboards are the best? Forum SolvedBest motherboard for gaming purpose!2 options=which is the best? Forum SolvedWhich of these motherboards is the best? Forum SolvedWhich manufacturer's bios is best for OC z87 motherboards? Forum Which is best for gamings X77, X79, or X68 Motherboards? Forum SolvedWhich of these motherboards is better for gaming? Forum SolvedBest motherboard for my gaming rig. Forum Which motherboard has the best soundcard for gaming? Forum Which motherboard is best for gaming? Forum SolvedBest intel motherboard for new gaming rig Forum Which RAID setup is best for my gaming rig? Forum Which gaming rig setup is best? 1 1920x1080 monitor Forum SolvedWhat am3+ Motherboards are 220w and Which is the Best? Forum SolvedWhat am3+ Motherboards are 220w and Which is the Best? Forum More resources Read discussions in other Motherboards categories BIOS Boot Chipsets ASRock Asus Chaintech DFI Elitegroup FIC Foxconn Gigabyte Intel MSI-Microstar !