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January 2, 2013 4:57:55 AM

i want to upgrade my pc only for gaming,by budget is not so high less than 400$,i will use my old cabinet of lenovo 3000 h series(dont know its form factor),and 80 gb hdd(will upgrade in future).i just need to buy cpu,motherboard,graphics card,and ram,psu. for cpu i have decided AMD 3.3 GHz AM3 FX6100 Processor and his amd readon 6850 or 7750. hd

plz tell me how to choose a motherboard ,wht is chipset will motherboard effect gaming experience , i have decided

http://www.flipkart.com/asus-m5a78l-m-lx-motherboard/p/...

the above one is very simple and is fit in my budget


http://www.flipkart.com/asus-m5a88-m-evo-motherboard/p/...

what is the major differences between them...will both have same gaming experience

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January 2, 2013 7:44:41 AM

I believe jacksfrag on youtube built a nice gaming pc for about your asked $400 range.
Your motherboard has to have the same chipset as your cpu.Like for example, a i7-3770k has a z77 chipset, therefore the mother board has to support z77.Chipsets are the little pins of your cpu, its like a poweroutlet, a 3 pin wouldnt go in a 2 holed outlet.Your graphic card mainly determines your outcome, though a bad cpu could "bottleneck" or hold it back from the graphic card's full power.
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January 2, 2013 7:47:17 AM

Check if two motherboards have the same chipset, if they do and are different prices.One probably has more slots etc.
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