Which Motherboard Tags: Motherboards Last response: November 27, 2012 12:17 AM in Motherboards Share Skygaming03 November 26, 2012 10:55:52 PM So I have to choose between 2 motherboards, which one should I get? And will they both work with the build that I'll put below. 1. GIGABYTE GA-970A-DS3 AMD 970/SB950 AM3+ FX ATX Motherboard - ATX, Socket AM3+, AMD 970 Chipset, 2000MHz DDR3 (O.C.), SATA 6.0 Gb/s, RAID, 7.1-CH Audio, Gigabit LAN, USB 3.0, CrossFireX Ready http://www.tigerdirect.com/applications/SearchTools/ite... 2. ASRock Z77 Pro4 LGA 1155 Intel Z77 HDMI SATA 6Gb/s USB 3.0 ATX Intel Motherboard http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168... The GIGABYTE one is about $40 less right now. Now for the build it will have to work for (state any flaws I have or if anything will work better please) CPU: ($170) Core i5 3570K 3.4GHz LGA 1155 Processor http://microcenter.com/product/388577/Core_i5_3570K_34G... PSU: ($70) CORSAIR Builder Series CX600 V2 600W ATX12V v2.3 80 PLUS Certified Active PFC Power Supply http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168... RAM: ($40) G.SKILL Ripjaws X Series 8GB (2 x 4GB) 240-Pin DDR3 SDRAM DDR3 1600 (PC3 12800) Desktop Memory Model F3-12800CL9D-8GBXL http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168... HDD: ($90) Seagate Barracuda ST1000DM003 1TB 7200 RPM 64MB Cache SATA 6.0Gb/s 3.5" Internal Hard Drive -Bare Drive http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168... Official Case: ($70) Z9 U3 ATX Mid Tower Computer Case http://microcenter.com/product/400425/Z9_U3_ATX_Mid_Tow... GPU: ($230) MSI NVIDIA GeForce GTX 660 2GB GDDR5 PCI Express 3.0 Graphics Card N660 TF 2GD5/OC http://www.amazon.com/MSI-GeForce-Graphics-N660-TF/dp/B... Optical Drive: ($20) LITE-ON DVD Burner - Bulk 24X DVD+R 8X DVD+RW 12X DVD+R DL 24X DVD-R 6X DVD-RW 16X DVD-ROM 48X CD-R 32X CD-RW 48X CD-ROM Black SATA Model iHAS124-04 – OEM http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168... More about : motherboard | E-mail me updates | Report abuse Register or log in to remove Skygaming03 November 26, 2012 11:51:31 PM Hah, derp, nvm I know which to go with | Report abuse C12Friedman Motherboard Master November 27, 2012 12:17:45 AM ASRock, right? (I hope) | Report abuse Ask the community Publish Tom's Hardware>Forum>Motherboards>Which Motherboard> Related ressources: ForumConfused in understanding which motherboard to buy. ForumWhich Motherboard should I Pick from these 3? ForumWhich graphic card is compatible with my motherboard ForumHow do I know which motherboard will fit my HP DV6-1264ca? ForumHow do i know which DDR type graphics card i need for my motherboard ? ForumWhich motherboard ? ForumWhich motherboard is the best for a budget PC ForumWhich motherboard will be better for gaming? ForumWhich motherboard is best? ForumWhich ASUS ROG motherboard ? ForumWhich motherboard to buy? ForumWhich motherboard to buy? ForumWhich MSI Motherboard for i5 3570k? ForumWhich graphics card would you suggest me for ASUS M3N78EM motherboard ? ForumWhich motherboard for 3770? ForumWhich motherboard is best for AMD FX 8320 and 8350 ForumWhich gaming motherboard is best ? ForumWhich motherboard is best for AMD FX 8320 or 8350? ForumM-SERIES Motherboard which one Gateway ForumWhich motherboard should i get? More resources Read discussions in other Motherboards categories BIOS Boot Chipsets ASRock Asus Chaintech DFI Elitegroup FIC Foxconn Gigabyte Intel MSI-Microstar !