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March 7, 2011 12:32:45 AM

Hello everyone.
I need to choose an am3 motherboard with this another specifications, like are...

GPU:MSI N560GTX-TI Twin Frozr II/OC GeForce GTX 560 Ti.
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168...
Or maybe this one..
EVGA 01G-P3-1561-AR GeForce GTX 560 Ti.
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168...
I really don't know which is better, but that is the idea.

PSU:CORSAIR Enthusiast Series 650 W.
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168...

CPU:AMD Phenom II X4 955 Black Edition.
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168...

Case:COOLER MASTER HAF 912.
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168...

Preferred Website for Parts:Newegg, Amazon.

Country of Origin:I'm from Colombia.

Parts Preferences:ASUS ( obviously only for MOBO), Corsair, Cooler Master, Western Digital.

Overclocking:Maybe, if anyone teach me in Campus Party Colombia.

SLI or Crossfire:Maybe, read up.

Monitor Resolution:1280 x 1024 but in the future maybe 1600 x 1200 or more.

Budget Range:100-150.

For my little gaming rig;
I want:
Run games like: Crysis 2, Diablo 3, Starcraft 2, World of Warcraft, Mass Effect 2 and others.
I don't want to:
A bottleneck. RMA or DOA.

Thanks for your help, i really aprecciate it and sorry for my english but im from South America ( U know wht im talking bout)

Saludos everyone, i'll be waiting for your answers.
Peace!!

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a b V Motherboard
March 7, 2011 2:52:01 PM

Ideally, browse for AM3 motherboards with an 890 chipset. At a minimum, any 800 series chipset would be fine (just confirm USB 3.0, SATA 6.0GB/s and at least 8x/8x PCIe for dual GPUs).

A good option Gigabyte 890 chipset => http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168...

A good performance for price ASRock 870 Extreme 3 => http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168...

AMD Chipset overview => http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Comparison_of_AMD_chipsets
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March 8, 2011 12:44:18 AM

First... thanks Adams for ur comment.
Second... is a great deal buy a motherboard like that...

ASUS Crosshair IV Formula AM3 AMD 890FX SATA 6Gb/s USB 3.0 ATX AMD Motherboard(Open Box)
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168...

or maybe i can save my money for another board like this...

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A good option Gigabyte 890 chipset => http://www.newegg.com/Product/Prod [...] 6813128441


or i can only buy this...

ASUS M4A89GTD PRO/USB3 AM3 AMD 890GX HDMI SATA 6Gb/s USB 3.0 ATX AMD Motherboard
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168...

Just give me an opinion, i will be really apreciate it.
Thanks.
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a b V Motherboard
March 8, 2011 10:56:09 AM

If I had to choose it would be the Asus Crosshair IV because of its 16x/16x PCIe slots for options running dual GPUs down the road. The Gigabyte has the same option (16x/16x), but I tend to lead toward ASUS. The third board (ASUS M4A89GTD) is a good board also, but "limited" to 8x/8x for dual graphics cards. The differences between 8x/8x and 16x/16x are minimal, but if you are buying a board today there is no reason not to go with 16x/16x.
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March 9, 2011 2:00:18 AM

Thanks Sadams04 :hello:  ... i'll be waiting for this Mobo (Asus Crosshair) and thanks again
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March 9, 2011 2:00:37 AM

Best answer selected by ange7.
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