Looking for motherboard Tags: Build Sandy Bridge Motherboards Systems Last response: February 22, 2012 3:05 PM in Systems Share ssraid February 19, 2012 8:51:44 PM I'm looking to build a sandy bridge and I have no idea what a good motherboard is. I want to upgrade to a ivy bridge when it come out. So what would be a good one for both? Ty More about : motherboard WR2 a b V Motherboard February 20, 2012 11:15:45 AM ASUS P8Z68-V/GEN3 Asus P8Z68-V/GEN3 webpage samdsox February 20, 2012 11:23:59 AM asrock extreme 3 gen 3 Related resources New computer, looking for motherboard - Forum Looking for a 2way SLI motherboard - Forum Fx-8350: Looking for motherboard advice - Forum Looking for a motherboard that supports these things - Forum Looking to replace dated motherboard , recommendations needed - Forum Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Get the answer ssraid February 20, 2012 8:08:48 PM Thanks for the replies. Is there are reason why those are better then the other boards? I don't mind spending at least 250$ if that would be me something better. WR2 a b V Motherboard February 20, 2012 8:15:30 PM ssraid said:Is there are reason why those are better then the other boards? Ivy Bridge and PCI-e ver 3.0 support. What extra features would you want in a motherboard? ssraid February 20, 2012 8:26:47 PM Not really sure about what features I'd want. I was just curious to know what makes it better then the others. WR2 a b V Motherboard February 20, 2012 8:31:36 PM Like comparing it to motherboards that don't support Ivy Bridge and are PCIe 2.0? Why_Me a b V Motherboard February 20, 2012 8:55:53 PM ssraid said:Thanks for the replies. Is there are reason why those are better then the other boards? I don't mind spending at least 250$ if that would be me something better. Before anyone can give you an honest answer, do you want a board that will run dual cards or a single card ? http://www.asrock.com/microsite/PCIe3/models.asp <----- Gen 3 -Ivy Bridge / PCI-E 3.0 boards and what they offer http://www.asrock.com/mb/index.asp?s=1155 <----- All the boards that say Gen 3 next to their name are PCI-E 3.0 capable ssraid February 20, 2012 8:59:51 PM Yeah that works. lol Now to find a nice video card and SSD. Ty WR2 a b V Motherboard February 20, 2012 9:01:39 PM What's your budget for those parts like? ssraid February 20, 2012 9:24:43 PM I plan on having two cards. I'll prolly spend at least 250 for the video cards. Was thinking the msi560ti's or something like that. I'll get at least a 120 SSD hopefully i can get it on sale. samdsox February 22, 2012 3:05:25 PM ssraid said:I plan on having two cards. I'll prolly spend at least 250 for the video cards. Was thinking the msi560ti's or something like that. I'll get at least a 120 SSD hopefully i can get it on sale. Never sli or xfire to begin a build- by one More Powerful card to start you off and add in a second when you need it (it leaves your options open for an upgrade) Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Publish Related resources: ForumLooking to upgrade GPU and I'm not sure if my motherboard will support it. ForumLooking to upgrade a ECS MCP61PM-GM AM2 mATX Motherboard ForumLooking for Suitable Motherboard ForumLooking to get a new CPU, Motherboard and Memory for 1080p Streaming Forum[HELP] Looking for Motherboard not for overclocking ForumTroubleshooting an asrock z77 Motherboard , looking for help ForumLooking to replace my motherboard ForumLooking for a new motherboard ForumLooking for recomendations for a motherboard . ForumLooking for advice FX8350 motherboard ForumLooking for lga 775 motherboard with ddr3 slots ForumLooking for a new motherboard ForumLooking for gaming motherboard for 3570k with no overclock ForumLooking for the correct Motherboard for cpu ForumLooking for ATX Motherboard . Need suggestions More resources Read discussions in other Systems categories Homebuilt New Build Prebuilt Cases Power Supplies RAM CyberPower !