Which MOBO + CPU is better? Tags: New Build AMD ASrock Intel Systems Last response: July 18, 2012 9:19 PM in Systems Share Jordannn15 July 18, 2012 7:20:17 PM Intel option: Intel Core i3-2120 - http://www.amazon.com/Intel-i3-2120-Processor-Socket-LG... ASRock Z75 PRO3 - http://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B007P709YI/ref=ox_sc_a... AMD option: AMD Phenom II x4 965 BE - http://www.amazon.com/AMD-Phenom-3-4Ghz-512KB-4000MHZ/d... ASRock 970 EXTREME3 - http://www.amazon.com/ASRock-970-EXTREME3-SB950-DDR3/dp... Which is better for gaming and why? More about : mobo cpu | E-mail me updates | Report abuse Register or log in to remove Jordannn15 July 18, 2012 8:07:19 PM Someone please help me? | Report abuse daswilhelm July 18, 2012 8:12:02 PM +1 intel | Report abuse DarkOutlaw July 18, 2012 8:14:33 PM Intel | Report abuse Related ressources Which one of these CPU,MOBO ,RAM combos are better for a Gaming Rig? - Forum Looking for a cpu/mobo bundle, which is better ? - Forum Which mobo /AMD processor combo is better ? - Forum Which MOBO/CPU combo is better ???? - Forum Advice on which CPU is better for me - Forum Ask the community Publish Jordannn15 July 18, 2012 8:17:46 PM Okay thanks! I read some reviews about the amd 965 and they say the stock fan is loud, is the 2120 stock fan loud? | Report abuse Jordannn15 July 18, 2012 8:26:12 PM what would be a good cooler that's not too expensive? | Report abuse gamerkila57 July 18, 2012 8:27:53 PM firstly whats games are you gonna be playing ? | Report abuse Jordannn15 July 18, 2012 8:33:27 PM Case: Gamma Classic Series - http://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B002UDK9U6/ref=ox_sc_a... I don't really know how much cooler cost is $15 too cheap? | Report abuse Jordannn15 July 18, 2012 8:42:20 PM This won't work will it, it says 1156 socket but not 1155? And I'm guessing I will have to get some thermal paste if i get this cooler? | Report abuse Jordannn15 July 18, 2012 8:45:12 PM Ok ok lol I'm sorry just making sure. And like I asked I'm gonna have to buy thermal paste with that right? | Report abuse Jordannn15 July 18, 2012 8:57:03 PM Okay I think I will just go with the Cooler Master TX3 then | Report abuse Jordannn15 July 18, 2012 9:19:22 PM Best answer selected by jordannn15. | Report abuse Register or log in to remove Ask the community Publish Tom's Hardware>Forum>Systems>Which MOBO + CPU is better?> Related ressources: ForumWhich cpu is better for gaming? ForumWhich is better out of these 2 ASRock Mobos? ForumWhich mobo better ? ForumWhich is better i5 2500k or Amd any budget cpu for Gaming??? ForumWhich CPU would be the fastest for my MOBO and is it worth it? ForumWhich CPU is better for my cheap gaming rig? ForumCPU : i3 vs. Phenom II x4 (pros and cons. Not which is better , please) ForumWhich MoBo is Better (H77 Pro4/MVP or Z75 Pro3)? ForumWhich one buying new mobo and cpu ForumWhich CPU is better ? ForumWhich Asus LGA1366 Mobo is better for me? ForumWhich CPU + Mobo on a budget? ForumWhich MOBO is better for overclocking? ForumHelp Building $700 Gaming PC ForumBest CPU for Everyday Build More resources Read discussions in other Systems categories Homebuilt New Build Prebuilt Cases Power Supplies RAM CyberPower !