Gaming Computer Help. Tags: New Build Gaming Computer Processors Intel i5 Systems Last response: August 15, 2011 8:21 AM in Systems Share realdaniel1989 August 5, 2011 8:25:17 AM I'm planning on building my own gaming computer. Planning on using i5-2500k as my processor but I have no idea what motherboard to go with it. Please help. More about : gaming computer AdrianPerry August 5, 2011 8:28:57 AM Your looking for a motherboard with SOCKET 1155. There a 3 motherboard versions with this socket that will work: H67 P67 Z68 They all offer slightly different features with the Z68 being the best of the bunch (a P67 and H67 combined) Most gaming builds will opt for the Z68 or P67. I recommend looking to these brands: ASUS GIGABYTE ASRock MSI Here's a TOMS HARDWARE link comparing some of the Z68 Boards: http://www.tomshardware.co.uk/z68xp-ud3-dz68db,review-3... m 0 l redhotbd August 5, 2011 4:58:52 PM Out of personal experience, I would choose ASUS. Their mobos may cost a little more, but they are solid and are often worth the extra $$$. I had a bad experience with Gigabyte, so I'm kinda wary of doing business with them. Z68 is definitely the version you want... m 0 l Related resources Looking for help choosing parts for a budget gaming computer - Forum Building a Gaming Computer, Help Needed! - Forum Help building gaming computer amd or intel please - Forum Gaming computer build Help - Forum Need help building a twitch streaming/gaming computer for under 850 please! - Forum Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Get the answer ScrewySqrl a b 4 Gaming August 5, 2011 5:01:18 PM there is one other socket: H61, which has the fewest features (no crossfire/sli, no overclock, no SATA 3 oe USB 3 by default (though there are models with that) intended as a bargain basement board. m 0 l realdaniel1989 August 15, 2011 8:21:06 AM Thanks guys!! I've gotten the Z68 but I could find the Asus mobo here in Malaysia and even the P68 versions were too expensive for me so I went with gigabyte z68 x-ud3p-b3. Built my comp already and it's working great. Thanks guys!! m 0 l Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Publish Related resources SolvedNew Gaming/Video Computer Build Help Forum SolvedFirst ever gaming computer help Forum SolvedHelp me to build a a gaming computer that is below 1000$ Forum Solved800 dollar gaming computer? Any help? Forum SolvedGaming computer getting hot and very noisy during gaming!? HELP Forum SolvedHelp Building New Gaming Computer Forum SolvedNeed help building a gaming computer! Forum Solvedwondering if this would be a good start off gaming computer? please help Forum SolvedGaming computer need help Forum SolvedNew Gaming Computer Build (Seeking Help) Forum SolvedNeed help building a good gaming computer Forum SolvedNeed help building a budget gaming computer Forum SolvedNeed help with gaming computer looking to buy one but can build Forum Solved4K gaming computer build help? Forum Solved1200 Budget gaming computer build Need help Forum More resources Read discussions in other Systems categories Homebuilt New Build Prebuilt Cases Power Supplies RAM CyberPower !