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Which motherboard to choose?!?!

I have a lot of options for motherboards. Please help me choose which one is the best based on features and specs? This will be used for a home PC and browsing. No SLI or anything fancy.

If you would like to add more, the price range is under $80 and it should be a Micro-ATX. Brand of CPU doesn't matter but try to use AM3+ or LGA 1155. If possible, ones with SATA III and USB 3.0, but it's not a must.

Thanks in advance.


AMD:

BIOSTAR A880GZ (AM3+,AMD 880G) (w/ HDMI & SATA III)
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16813138345

MSI 760GM-P21 (FX) (AM3+, AMD 760G)
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16813130638

BIOSTAR A960G+ (AM3+, AMD 760G)
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16813138360

MSI 760GM-P23 (FX) (AM3+, AMD 760G)
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16813130630

ASUS M5A78L-M LX PLUS (AM3+, AMD 760G)
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16813131795

MSI 760GM-E51 (FX) (AM3+, AMD 760G) (w/ HDMI)
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16813130634


Intel:

MSI H61M-P31 (G3) (LGA 1155, Intel H61)
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16813130639
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  1. Whats your CPU?
  2. It'll be determined by what motherboard I take.
  3. Its better to base mobo on the CPU.
  4. Any Sandy Bridge Processor will do. Something low power and power efficient. Maybe the Core i3 2140?
    For AMD... The FX-4100 will do.
  5. I would go with SB CPU, as it beats that FX4100 with no problem.

    That MSI board is OK.

    I like this ASUS more, but I trust MSI too.

    http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16813131793
  6. Hmm... Okay. Is there another one that might have USB 3.0 and/or is Micro ATX?
  7. Best answer
  8. BTW, whats the case?
  9. It's a micro-ATX case that I think you can only find here. But I'd go for a full size ATX if I have to.
  10. Don't u have a link?
  11. I've decided to go for this, but I'm not so sure about Biostar. Never used their stuff before. What do you think?

    http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16813138327
  12. Let me search for the case on Newegg.
  13. Can't find it. But I changed the case to a Define Mini.

    http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16811352011
  14. gxavier38 said:
    I've decided to go for this, but I'm not so sure about Biostar. Never used their stuff before. What do you think?

    http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16813138327

    I don't care much for BIOSTAR, but it will work fine.
  15. Thanks a lot bro!
  16. Best answer selected by gxavier38.
  17. BTW, that case is great. I had it once in my hands and its quality piece.
  18. Good luck, and post a pic when done : )
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