Help with First Budget Gaming PC

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  1. I'd like to keep the total cost of my pc under $900 Canadian, seeing as I also need an OS, a keyboard, a mouse, and a monitor. With the 570 now out I'm trying to save as much money as possible on other components, so I unfortunately can't afford a $250 motherboard. I might upgrade my CPU and MBO next summer once Sandy Bridges and Bulldozer are out, but only I haven't got much of a choice if I want to run the latest games. Sorry about not giving you a price range earlier, but I wanted to get an idea of what the top of the line MBO would be. Any more help is appreciated.
  2. the first link i posted is pretty much the most expensive u need to get

    the other one is a more reasonable priced board.
    NewEgg is great at filtering out which boards will work for your machine

    this is another good one that was compared in a Tom's Hardware article

    that was compared in a Tom's Hardware article,2640.html
  3. Hmm just hit the 955BE - still an unlocked multi Black Edition at far cheaper price point ^^
  4. ASUS M4A89GTD PRO/USB3 AM3 AMD 890GX SATA 6Gb/s USB 3.0 HDMI ATX AMD Motherboard

    AMD Phenom II X4 955 Black Edition Deneb 3.2GHz Socket AM3 125W Quad-Core Processor HDZ955FBGMBOX

    Combo: CAD$282.99
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