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PLEASE HELP me find a motherboard

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May 1, 2012 2:23:02 AM

Hey im building a gaming computer mainly to play Battlefield 3 on ultra settings.

I need a AM3 motherboard under 130$ that wont hurt my performance at all, and works with

http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168...

Any advice is awesome

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May 1, 2012 2:49:55 AM

some advice is please dont double post. it clutters up the forums. any modern mobo will work with that card just search am3 at newegg.
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May 1, 2012 3:06:45 AM

All you need to do is look at the specs for the Mobo that you are looking at. In your case, the important things to look for are:

At least 1 PCIe Version 2.0 x16 slot.
Motherboard Supports your CPU.
Motherboard fits your case. (What size motherboard does your case support? mATX, or ATX?)

You will need to make sure that the motherboard has a PCIe x16 slot in the first or second slot from the CPU. Also make sure that the first and second PCIe x16 slot (if it has a second one) has two slots in between because that graphics card is three slots wide.
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