Mobo and cpu advice. Tags: New Build Gaming Intel i7 CPUs Intel i5 Systems Product Last response: January 25, 2013 9:27 PM in Systems Share Mak702 January 25, 2013 9:03:02 PM What is the best deal on a a decent mobo and CPU for a decent gaming pc. I5 i7? Would like to be Intel. More about : mobo cpu advice djangoringo a b 4 Gaming a b à CPUs January 25, 2013 9:07:20 PM Budget ? For gaming, you just need an i5, if you don't want to overclock the cpu, the best choice is the i5-3470+ any h77 mobo, if you want to overclock then you mus get the i5-3570k+z77 motherboard. m 0 l Mak702 January 25, 2013 9:18:29 PM djangoringo said:Budget ? For gaming, you just need an i5, if you don't want to overclock the cpu, the best choice is the i5-3470+ any h77 mobo, if you want to overclock then you mus get the i5-3570k+z77 motherboard. I had another thread I want to build a PC for less than 900. How much should I budget for the MOBO and CPU combo? m 0 l Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Get the answer djangoringo a b 4 Gaming a b à CPUs January 25, 2013 9:27:56 PM Something like this : PCPartPicker part list / Price breakdown by merchant / Benchmarks CPU: Intel Core i5-3470 3.2GHz Quad-Core Processor ($188.79 @ Amazon) Motherboard: ASRock H77M Micro ATX LGA1155 Motherboard ($69.99 @ Newegg) Total: $258.78 (Prices include shipping, taxes, and discounts when available.) This allows for a good card around 280-300$ and the rest of the parts. m 0 l Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Publish Related resources SolvedBeen out of the MOBO/CPU game for a while. Advice Forum SolvedUpgrading CPU/Mobo/GPU. Have a good idea, need some advice. Forum SolvedCPU and MOBO buying advice Forum SolvedUpgrading CPU, Video Card, and Mobo need advice Forum SolvedCompatibilty of specific CPU / MoBo / Other combinations and Advice Forum Solvedbuild advice: mobo/gpu/cpu Forum Solvedneed advice on a budget cpu and mobo Forum SolvedUpgrade Advice, Please: New GPUs alone, or new Mobo, CPU, GPU, RAM, etc? Forum SolvedSeeking advice on CPU, mobo, RAM and SSD comparison Forum SolvedUpgrading CPU/Mobo advice Forum SolvedAdvice for Upgrade (CPU, GPU, Mobo, RAM) Forum Solvedneed advice on on mobo + cpu upgrade: 'futureproofing' vs. current compatibitlity Forum SolvedNeed Advice on mobo, and graphics card, cpu cooler? Forum SolvedAbout to order new CPU, GPU and Mobo. Advice/Comments appreciated! Forum SolvedPC being built by someone else, advice and suggestions on gpu mainly but also cpu mobo etc Forum SolvedComponent advice to update my pc - mobo, cpu Forum SolvedAdvice on Gigabyte or Asrock mobo for Haswell CPU Forum SolvedBuying a New Gaming CPU and MOBO for under £200, need advice!!! Forum SolvedNew Mobo, CPU, & Case: seeking advice for first build of a workstation Forum Upgrading CPU, Mobo, and GPU. Need some advice. Forum More resources Read discussions in other Systems categories Homebuilt New Build Prebuilt Cases Power Supplies RAM CyberPower !