Building a computer, need help selecting a motherboard Tags: Motherboards Computer Processors Last response: April 12, 2012 12:36 AM in Motherboards Share needtobuildapc April 12, 2012 12:10:01 AM Hey, trying to build a computer. Here are the links to the processor and video card that I want. Intel Core i5-2550K http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168... ASUS HD7850-DC2-2GD5 Radeon HD 7850 2GB http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168... So it looks like I need a motherboard with 1x PCIe 3.0 slot, and a LGA 1155 processor slot? Using those search criteria, NewEgg gives me 20 motherboards, and I am not sure which one to buy. More about : building computer selecting motherboard constepatdyak a b V Motherboard April 12, 2012 12:13:17 AM Asrock Z68 extreme 3 gen 3-$129--For best price/performance. Pcie 3.0 support needtobuildapc April 12, 2012 12:36:47 AM the motherboard you suggest looks great, but it says that PCIe 3.0 will only work with Ivy Bridge, and that Sandy Bridge processors will only work as PCIe 2.0. Will this board work for me, or should I find a different one? Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Publish Related resources Need Help Selecting a Replacement Forum Need help selecting parts/ building a $700-$1000 Gaming PC Forum Need help selecting a few parts for gaming computer Forum Building a PC, could use help selecting motherboard Forum Need help selecting components Forum Need help selecting a CPU - First Time Building A Computer Forum Need help selecting a mobo for new rig. Forum Need help selecting memory for the x58a-udr3 board - I'm Lost Forum Need help selecting motherboard Forum Need help selecting parts, building a whole new PC Forum Need Help Selecting A Motherboard Forum Need help selecting parts Forum Building a new PC and need help selecting a motherboard and RAM x.x Forum New build need help selecting motherboard Forum Need Help Selecting Components (AMD X2 System) Forum Help needed selecting the right power supply. Forum Help selecting a motherboard : First AMD build Forum "Reboot and select Proper boot device" Forum More resources Read discussions in other Motherboards categories BIOS Boot Chipsets ASRock Asus Chaintech DFI Elitegroup FIC Foxconn Gigabyte Intel MSI-Microstar !