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? m 0 l 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? Share Related resources Need help choosing MB for new pc upgrade - Forum need help in choosing a m/b & cpu - Forum Building my first pc and need help choosing the MB, and any advice in general. - Forum Need help for choosing mb for i7 4790 - Forum Need help choosing MB - 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 m 0 l 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 m 0 l iiH3R3T1C June 26, 2011 12:35:01 AM Best answer selected by iiH3R3T1C. m 0 l Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Publish Related resources New build. Need help choosing ram and MB Forum Need help choosing a Gigabyte MB !! Forum I need help choosing the right MB Forum Need help choosing a 1155 socket MB Forum Need help in choosing MB for my new system Forum Need help choosing a Crossfire MB Forum need help choosing WHICH x38/x48 MB Forum Help needed in choosing Proc / MB / Ram for a gaming system Forum Need help choosing mb for core 2!! Forum Need help on choosing a mb Forum SolvedHelp choosing MB for build Forum I need help to choose CPU and MB Forum Need help to choose M/B Forum Need some advise on choosing CPU, MB and ram. Forum need help with mb and chipset choose Forum More resources Read discussions in other Systems categories Homebuilt New Build Prebuilt Cases Power Supplies RAM CyberPower !