Mobo upgrade help Tags: Motherboards Support Last response: July 8, 2011 3:19 PM in Motherboards Share badoosh July 7, 2011 7:06:56 AM I am looking to purchase a new mobo but can't decide which one to buy and need to know which would be better for the gamer and oc in mind. I am also looking at paying around $400 for a new mobo. Has to have these specs: Support for SATA III 6.0Gb/s (two ports at least) Support for 3-way SLI or CrossfireX Has to be X58 chipset (Socket 1366) Has to have support for OC Has to have support for Ram up to 2200Mhz with OC Now I have found three boards I like but can't decide which is better: MSI Big Bang Xpower http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168... Evga Classified 3 http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168... Asus Rampage III Formula http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168... Note: I will be getting the Intel Core i7 970 Stock 3.2Ghz Six Core Cpu when I get cash More about : mobo upgrade | E-mail me updates | Report abuse Register or log in to remove mosox Motherboard Authority July 7, 2011 3:00:02 PM Better get the newer i-5 2500k and a socket 1155 mobo. http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168... Why do you need three way SLI and CF, three cards don't scale good. | Report abuse badoosh July 8, 2011 10:06:12 AM Oi...I just bought a new pc about a month ago I don't want to upgrade to the sandybridge plus I don't like it...I am good with my x58 setup I just want a better mobo for what I have so DONT tell me to upgrade to something else! | Report abuse mosox Motherboard Authority July 8, 2011 3:19:55 PM http://www.hardwareheaven.com/reviews/1006/pg1/x58-moth... http://www.madshrimps.be/articles/article/1000083 | Report abuse Register or log in to remove Ask the community Publish Tom's Hardware>Forum>Motherboards>Mobo upgrade help> Related ressources: ForumCPU Upgrade Help for an Older MOBO ForumNeed help for ASUS mobo GPU upgrade ForumHelp finding a MOBO upgrade ! ForumASUS MOBO UPGRADE . Help with windows Forum$250-$300 CPU/ Mobo Upgrade from AMD x3 720 ForumUpgrade mobo /cpu/ram worthwhile? ForumIm planing to upgrade mobo ,cpu,ram ForumMobo upgrade help ForumI need to upgrade my Optiplex 330 Mobo ForumAdvice On Dual CPU, Mobo , & Ram Upgrade For Video Editing Workstation ForumAdvice On Dual CPU, Mobo , & Ram Upgrade For Video Editing Workstation ForumOld mobo toast. Time to get the upgrade gloves on! ForumWant to upgrade my mobo , but using OEM version of Windows ForumGPU and PSU (possibly Mobo but not essential) upgrade . Forum[ Upgrade ] SSD and Asus Mobo - Help and suggestions please! :) ForumCPU/ MOBO upgrade $250-350 ForumProc/ mobo compat; upgrade questions ForumPlease help . OEM Vista on new MOBO . Cant upgrade to Win7 ForumWhich is better memory Forum[Solved] ASUS MOBO UPGRADE. Help with windows More resources Read discussions in other Motherboards categories BIOS Boot Chipsets ASRock Asus Chaintech DFI Elitegroup FIC Foxconn Gigabyte Intel MSI-Microstar !