Solved Need help choosing MB Tags: Homebuilt Systems Product Last response: June 26, 2011 12:35 AM in Systems Share iiH3R3T1C June 16, 2011 5:50:21 PM I would like recommendation about a motherboard that is compatible and works well with this parts (I can spend up to $160 in the mb): Processor: Intel Core i5-2500k Sandy Bridge 3.3GHz RAM: G.SKILL Ripjaws Series 8GB (2 x 4GB) 240-Pin DDR3 SDRAM DDR3 1333 (PC3 10666) Graphics Card: SAPPHIRE 100311SR Radeon HD 6970 2GB Hard Drive: SAMSUNG Spinpoint F3 HD103SJ 1TB Power Supply: SILVERSTONE ST75F-P 750W Cooler: COOLER MASTER Hyper 212 Plus RR-B10-212P-G1 DVD Burner: SAMSUNG SH-222AB - OEM Thanks More about : choosing chesteracorgi a b B Homebuilt system June 16, 2011 6:03:53 PM Please specify the use of your rig. Do you plan to use multiple GPUs (Xfire/SLI)? Is this an HTPC? How many SATA3 and/or USB3 ports do you require? Best solution grody June 16, 2011 6:18:37 PM MSI P67A-G43 $125. All the modern conveniences, with the option to allow you to xfire later at 8x/8x. Did you pick out a case or is this going into an old one? Related resources I need help choosing the right MB - Forum Need help in choosing MB for my new system - Forum Need help choosing mb for core 2!! - Forum Need help choosing a 1155 socket MB - Forum Help choosing a MB for 3570K - Forum Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Get the answer iiH3R3T1C June 16, 2011 6:25:06 PM chesteracorgi said:Please specify the use of your rig. Do you plan to use multiple GPUs (Xfire/SLI)? Is this an HTPC? How many SATA3 and/or USB3 ports do you require? I'm going to use the PC for gaming. I only plan to use a single gpu(still I would like to have the option to use mutliple gpus in the future). 4 SATA3, at least 6 USB2.0 and at least 2 USB3.0 ports iiH3R3T1C June 16, 2011 6:26:54 PM MSI P67A-G43 $125. All the modern conveniences, with the option to allow you to xfire later at 8x/8x. grody said: Did you pick out a case or is this going into an old one? Im getting a NZXT Phantom full tower case iiH3R3T1C June 26, 2011 12:35:01 AM Best answer selected by iiH3R3T1C. Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Publish Related resources: ForumHelp choosing MB and components... :) ForumHelp choosing MB ForumNeed Help Choosing Video Card ForumHelp choosing MB and components... :) ForumChoosing a video card for my first build need help ForumNeed help choosing a Crossfire MB ForumI need help to choose CPU and MB ForumDat build... More resources Read discussions in other Systems categories Homebuilt New Build Prebuilt Cases Power Supplies RAM CyberPower !