New Motherboard Help, First Build Tags: Motherboards Build Product Last response: February 18, 2012 3:01 AM in Motherboards Share beanxander February 18, 2012 1:07:10 AM Hi I'm looking for a socket AM3+ motherboard for an AMD FX-6100. I will be getting a 560 Ti gpu. Features I want: Dual SLI Overclocking capability USB 3.0 If you can't recommend a specific board I would appreciate suggestions about brands /or which Northbridge etc. I could also use a recommendation on which manufacturers are more reliable. Thanks! More about : motherboard build abekl a c 125 V Motherboard February 18, 2012 2:17:20 AM Asus and Gigabyte are your two top tier vendors for motherboards. Asrock and MSI are their lower tier counterparts. GIGABYTE GA-970A-UD3 AM3+ AMD 970 SATA 6Gb/s USB 3.0 ATX AMD Motherboard http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168... ASUS M5A97 EVO AM3+ AMD 970 SATA 6Gb/s USB 3.0 ATX AMD Motherboard with UEFI BIOS http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168... beanxander February 18, 2012 2:39:53 AM I was looking at the 990FX lines because as I understand it they're better for SLI/Crossfire (due to the dual x16 PCI capablities). Is the GIGABYTE GA-990FXA-UD5 AM3+ AMD 990FX SATA 6Gb/s USB 3.0 ATX AMD Motherboard a solid choice? http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168... Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Get the answer abekl a c 125 V Motherboard February 18, 2012 3:01:58 AM That's a fine board. Can't go wrong with it. Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Publish Related resources : ForumCPU and Motherboard for New Build ( First ) * help * ForumFirst New Build . I need your opinions and help ForumNeed to build a new system ASAP, need help ! first build ForumFirst time new build , motherboard problems ForumHelp needed for first new build ForumGaming Build : Need Advice on First Time New Build ! ( HELP ) ForumFirst -timer here. Need help on building a new PC. ForumNew Computer Rig ( First Time) - Motherboard Help ForumFirst time, New Build . Seeking any advice to help this go smoothly ForumFirst pc build , investing on motherboard , budget of 1400 ForumNew Build - Help on my first build ForumNew PC Build , First time... Help ! ForumFirst build , completely new please help ! ForumHelping Choosing A Motherboard For First Build : ) [AMD] ForumNeed help for first PC build ..... im new to PC gaming ForumNew , First Home build , Pics and Descriptions inside(ISSUE HELP ) ForumMy new ( first ) build . Approve ForumFirst build motherboard and GPU, PSU questions ForumNew Z77 board, MSI Mpower or Asrock Extreme4? More resources Read discussions in other Motherboards categories BIOS Boot Chipsets ASRock Asus Chaintech DFI Elitegroup FIC Foxconn Gigabyte Intel MSI-Microstar !