Help to choose CPU and motherboard Tags: CPUs Motherboards Product Last response: October 18, 2011 5:02 PM in CPUs Share AlexAndr September 10, 2011 10:44:12 AM Hello. I am thinking of upgrading my CPU with motherboard. I currently have P4 3.20ghz with Optiplex GX280. I am looking for good gaming CPU with new motherboard for about $200-250. I was thinking of: AMD Phenom II 1090T http://www.tigerdirect.com/applications/searchtools/ite... AMD PHENOM II X6 1055T http://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/AMD-PHENOM-II-X6-1055T-AM3-MO... INTEL CORE 2 DUO E7600 http://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/MOTHERBOARD-BUNDLE-INTEL-CORE... Have lots of other ideas, but not sure what to get. My graphic card is 9800GT. Share you ideas, people! And thx for your help More about : choose cpu motherboard eleclerc September 10, 2011 11:45:22 AM If you use one video card, spend more money on CPU than motherboard. CPU AMD Phenom II 1090T Motherboard ASUS M5A78L-M LX AMD Socket AM3+ http://www.tigerdirect.com/applications/SearchTools/ite... http://www.asus.com/Motherboards/AMD_AM3Plus/M5A78LM_LX... No USB3/SATA3, but if you don't need them why spend money on it. AlexAndr September 10, 2011 12:28:47 PM What about this one then? Core Quad Q8300 http://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/MOTHERBOARD-BUNDLE-2GB-DDR3-I... Related resources Not sure what type of motherboard to choose for CPU - Forum I need help to choose CPU and MB - Forum Help choose an ITX Motherboard / CPU Combo - Forum Help to choose CPU & MOBO ........... - Forum Help to choose CPU & MOBO ........... - Forum Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Get the answer AlexAndr October 17, 2011 10:02:29 AM But I thought Intel is better then AMD. Will this CPU be enought for CODMW3 and BF3? AlexAndr October 18, 2011 5:02:51 PM My budget is about £200-£250 ($300-400) Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Publish Related resources: ForumHelp to choose a motherboard [SOLVED] ForumHow to choose cpu and motherboard ForumPlease help me choose a CPU Upgrade ForumHelp a newcomer choose a motherboard for his first build! ForumNeed help with CPU , what to choose , opinions, recomendations ForumHelp my friend out and choose his CPU ? ForumHelp choosing best CPU for my motherboard ? ForumHelp me choose my motherboard ForumHelp me choose Intel CPU ForumHelp me choose a z68 mATX motherboard ForumPSU Help ForumNeed help fixing my Logysis -case 51 Front panel audio case ForumChipset and Cpu Question Forum[Solved] Better CPU=faster youtube upload speed? ForumIs a 4 core Hyper threaded CPU better then a 6 core? More resources Read discussions in other CPUs categories AMD Intel Intel i5 Intel i7 Phenom Cooling Performance !