Mobo upgrade help Tags: Motherboards Support Product 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 mosox a b V Motherboard 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. m 0 l 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! m 0 l Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Get the answer mosox a b V Motherboard July 8, 2011 3:19:55 PM http://www.hardwareheaven.com/reviews/1006/pg1/x58-moth... http://www.madshrimps.be/articles/article/1000083 m 0 l Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Publish Related resources SolvedIntel Core 2 Quad q9450 - nforce 780i mobo... NEED GPU UPGRADE HELP! Forum SolvedNeed help with CPU+mobo upgrade with budget constraints Forum SolvedPlease help!! Should I upgrade my mobo? Or is it a waist of money! Forum SolvedUpgrade Help Requested - Gaming PC (CPU, GPU, mobo, PSU) Forum SolvedCpu upgrade help on an apu MOBO Forum SolvedNeed help for upgrade mobo for triple monitors Forum Solvedwhich to upgrade first, cpu or mobo Help! Forum SolvedShould I upgrade my Mobo/CPU or GPU? Quick help please Forum SolvedHelp with upgrading Mobo and RAM Forum Pc Mobo Upgrade Help Forum Solvedmobo + cpu + ram upgrade windows 7 help Forum SolvedLooking for help upgrading parts with e5200 mobo Forum SolvedHelp with upgrading new Mobo, CPU, OS Forum Help & Advice needed for choosing a Mobo upgrade (detailed info inside) Forum SolvedGoing to shop tomorrow - Upgrading to a better gaming processor and mobo - Help Required Forum Solved[Upgrade] SSD and Asus Mobo - Help and suggestions please! :) Forum SolvedHelp me choose a Mobo upgrade Forum I need help choosing which parts to upgrade. (CPU+GPU+Mobo+Monitor) Forum mobo upgrade help Forum SolvedHelp upgrading mobo from AMD to Intel Forum More resources Read discussions in other Motherboards categories BIOS Boot Chipsets ASRock Asus Chaintech DFI Elitegroup FIC Foxconn Gigabyte Intel MSI-Microstar !