Mobo and cpu opinions Tags: Homebuilt CPUs Systems Product Last response: December 29, 2012 2:14 AM in Systems Share goblue22 December 28, 2012 11:01:55 PM looking to build my first rig so i could use some feedback on what to get. trying to keep it under $700(already have a monitor). will be used for gaming. what i have been looking at: http://mircocenter.com/product/388577/Core_i5_3570K_34G... http://mircocenter.com/product/387554/Z77_Extreme4_LGA_... http://mircocenter.com/product/395374/Z77_Extreme6_LGA_... open to other options would also like some feedback on a good video card for around $100 -thanks a lot More about : mobo cpu opinions hugh117 December 28, 2012 11:15:35 PM Could save a bit of money and buy a msi g45 mobo and use the money saved on a better graphics card goblue22 December 28, 2012 11:19:13 PM i am open to spending more money on the video card, i am just looking for suggestions. but i do appreciate the suggestion. Related resources Need some opinions on a Mobo/Cpu choice htpc - Forum CPU/Mobo comparison - opinions needed - Forum CPU and Mobo opinions needed - Forum CPU/Mobo /Ram/Vcard upgrade - want opinions ,advice - thanks! - Forum Upgrading CPU , MoBo , RAM, HDD, and Graphics. Opinions - Forum Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Get the answer smorizio a b B Homebuilt system a c 103 à CPUs December 28, 2012 11:41:16 PM go dont forget to look into micro center combo deals for the cpu/mb. http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168... 109.00 with rebate. http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168... 124.00 after rebate. camohanna a b B Homebuilt system December 29, 2012 2:14:38 AM PCPartPicker part list: http://pcpartpicker.com/p/uKo8 Price breakdown by merchant: http://pcpartpicker.com/p/uKo8/by_merchant/ Benchmarks: http://pcpartpicker.com/p/uKo8/benchmarks/ CPU: AMD FX-6300 3.5GHz 6-Core Processor ($129.99 @ Amazon) Motherboard: ASRock 970 Extreme3 ATX AM3+ Motherboard ($84.99 @ Newegg) Memory: G.Skill Ripjaws X Series 8GB (2 x 4GB) DDR3-1600 Memory ($49.99 @ Newegg) Storage: Seagate Barracuda 500GB 3.5" 7200RPM Internal Hard Drive ($49.99 @ Amazon) Video Card: XFX Radeon HD 7870 GHz Edition 2GB Video Card ($231.98 @ Newegg) Case: Cooler Master HAF 912 ATX Mid Tower Case ($49.99 @ NCIX US) Power Supply: Antec High Current Gamer 620W 80 PLUS Bronze Certified ATX12V / EPS12V Power Supply ($69.99 @ NCIX US) Optical Drive: Lite-On iHAS124-04 DVD/CD Writer ($22.98 @ Newegg) Total: $689.90 (Prices include shipping, taxes, and discounts when available.) (Generated by PCPartPicker 2012-12-28 23:14 EST-0500) Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Publish Related resources: ForumBuilding new PC, need CPU opinions . ForumMobo/CPU advice & opinions Forumram/ cpu/mobo opinions ForumNeed opinions on this upgrade ( cpu , mobo , gpu, ram) ForumNeed opinions on new cpu/mobo ForumOpinions on Custom Build and Mobo selection ForumOpinions on my Custom Build and Mobo suggestions ForumNeed help with CPU , what to choose, opinions , recomendations ForumNew cpu/mobo /cooler ForumNo Post after Upgrading the CPU & MOBO ForumIs this gaming PC okay? Forumnew build mobo Opinions ForumOpinions on a gaming mobo and GPU ForumOpinions on Custom Build and Mobo selection ForumNeed opinions on this upgrade (cpu, mobo, gpu, ram) More resources Read discussions in other Systems categories Homebuilt New Build Prebuilt Cases Power Supplies RAM CyberPower !