What Motherboard & RAM Tags: CPUs RAM Motherboards Product Last response: February 9, 2011 5:52 PM in CPUs Share jcyshin February 9, 2011 8:03:12 AM Hi Guys, I have decided to get a new CPU, Motherboard, RAM & PSU but try to retain as much of my old rig as possible. Will get more parts when I have more money. I need to run 4 VM's on this machine and 1 private game server on 2 out of the 4 VM's. If you have any suggestions on OS's to be used either as main or the VM's then please let me know. :yes: Have decided on CPU and PSU but need more help as I am still stuck on what Motherbaord and RAM to purchase so any ideas and suggestions would be great. sad.gif CPU:AMD Phenom II X4 965 Black Edition Quad Core 3.4GHz 2MB L2 Cache 6MB L3 Cache 125W AM3 Retail Motherboard:AMD 880G family I guess(Not Sure So Need Suggestions) RAM:4Gigs (2x2GB Dual Channel) (haven't decided on what brand and yes I know I should be running about 8GB's but no $$$ for now) PSU:Antec NEO ECO 520C 520W Continuous Power ATX/EPS 80 PLUS Active PFC Power Supply HDD:1 x Seagate Barracuda 40BG 7200RPM(Prim) & 1 x Hitachi 250GB 7200RPM(Sec) Case Cooling:2 x 8cm LED Fans DVD/Writer: LH-18A1P Honestly I know the HDD's and DVD Writer is old but need a good few months before I can save enough money for faster SATA HDD's and SDD's. DVD not crucial at this stage so will change later on. Thanks wink.gif More about : motherboard ram o1die a c 159 à CPUs a c 435 V Motherboard February 9, 2011 5:28:33 PM Get the ram now before prices go up again. The cpus may drop in price when bulldozer comes out in April. m 0 l sturm February 9, 2011 5:52:24 PM As for VM OS, have you ever looked at VMWare: http://www.vmware.com/products/vsphere-hypervisor/index... We use their free version on some servers. Now if you need to use this full time as your normal computer than it wouldn't work for you. But if all its for is the vms, might work for ya. m 0 l Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Publish Related resources SolvedPlease advice me what motherboard and RAM should I buy to go with my GPU and CPU Forum SolvedWhat kind of ram will work with my motherboard? Forum SolvedWhat is the best RAM for this Motherboard? Forum Solvedwhat kind of ram to upgrade for p5kpl-am asus motherboard? Forum Solvedssd, motherboard, ram - What do I need to buy? Forum SolvedWhat motherboard , CPU Cooler and RAM? Forum SolvedPlease help: What case fans/RAM are required for an Asus Gryphon Z87 Motherboard? Forum SolvedWhat CPU, RAM and Motherboard? Forum SolvedWhat ram for that motherboard/CPU Forum SolvedWhat is the best graphics card I can buy and install on my EVGA 790i Digital PWN FTW motherboard? It is a PCI-e2/8GB RAM Forum Solvedwhat are the motherboard that can operate AMD FX-6300 3.5GHz Six Core 14MB Processor AM3+,nvidia geforce gtx 660,DDR3 ram 1600 Forum SolvedWhat type of Ram should I buy for my motherboard? Forum Solvedwhat ram will suit gigabyte 78lmt-s2p motherboard 5.0v Forum SolvedWhat CPU,RAM and motherboard? Forum SolvedWhat RAM will work with my motherboard? Forum SolvedWhat motherboard is my RAM compatible with. Forum SolvedWhat RAM to use with certain Motherboard Forum Solvedzotac g41 motherboard ram capacity is what ? Forum Solvedwhat should I be buying first motherboard + ram or processor + ram Forum Solvedwhat happens when i put ram thats faster than the motherboard can accept? Forum More resources Read discussions in other CPUs categories AMD Intel Intel i5 Intel i7 Phenom Cooling Performance !