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February 4, 2013 7:26:17 AM

Could you help me with finding a motherboard that is compatible with the:

AMD 7850 GPU


i5 3750 CPU

I've just started researching computer components and find the motherboards to be completely overwhelming, it's all gibberish to me!

I intend the computer to be used for gaming and in total to cost about £500/£600.

Thanks in Advance.

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a b V Motherboard
February 4, 2013 7:52:53 AM

do you plan to run cossfire in future?
a b V Motherboard
February 4, 2013 7:53:24 AM

and your budget?
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February 4, 2013 3:26:01 PM

Crossfire is when you use multiple GPUs right?

I don't intent to right now, but if that is what it will all be like in the future, should I start drifting into it?

As for my budget for the motherboard, I don't really know how much these things cost but with my total budget of the whole computer being around £500, I assumed the motherboard would be around the £100 mark, although I fear I may be completely off...
a b V Motherboard
February 4, 2013 5:26:58 PM

I'll assume that you wont be Overclocking your cpu (or would you rather choose a "K" series processor?) with that established, you should get a B75 or H77 chipset mobo. Now depending on whether you want to go for cross fire, a mobo with that support can be picked out.

some good choices:

These of course are newegg links and you will have to locate these in stores you plan to buy from.

good luck
a b V Motherboard
February 4, 2013 5:32:45 PM

Difference between B75 and H77?...well none in real world scenarios. B75 is a little cheaper.

refer to this page for some guide lines on building your PC :

it will also tell you more about the chipsets etc.

have fun :)