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Advice on buying gaming motherboard please

Q: Advice on buying gaming motherboard please

after much strife with my old board i gave up trying to fix it
here are the spare parts that i will be using to rebuild my system

AMD Phenom x4 960T 3.0ghz
ASUS EAH 6950 DCII 2gb
CORSAIR XMS3 CMX8GX3M4A1333C9 (4 x 2gb)
Windows 7 Home Premium 64-bit

can anyone recommend a decent budget board to put it all on? would be a great help


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A: Advice on buying gaming motherboard please

Depends on your budget really....


Gigabyte GA-880GM-USB3 Motherboard Phenom II Socket AM3 AMD 880G RAID Gigabit Ethernet (rev 3.1)

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I would go with the E6750, Just recieved mine 2day when i ordered yesterday, comes with a nice fan&heatsink as well.
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A:Buying a new gaming PC

If you want my honest advice, just take what you like from each and build your own. you can build yourself a really decent system within that price range (and probably save some money too) and assembly is quite easy.

what OS are you planning to use btw?
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A:new to gaming PC's, need help buying

Hi mharoon and welcome to techspot

overall it looks like a decent system, but it won't be a good gaming computer. here's why

1. VIDEO CARD - The main component that's holding it back is the video card. the 7300LE is a low end card that's basically made for media PC's. you'll need something heftier than that. I just bought a 7600GT and I'm quite pleased with it, but it's still only a mid range card. you may want to get something better, be we'll need to know your budget first

something you may also want to consider is that DX10 cards will be out later this year (or early next year), and a few games will require a DX10 card to run. most games will still work on a DX9.0c card though

2. PSU - you'll need a better PSU than the "standard case power supply". unless you buy something like an Antec case which already has a decent PSU in it, you should buy a 400w for single video card, or 500w for SLI (or crossfire). if you buy from a reputible brand like Antec, Enermax, or Fortron then you can get a decent quality PSU with sufficient and stable power without breaking the bank.

3. RAM - it's not a requirement for gaming, but since you'll want to sqeeze as much performance as possible out of your rig, then you should consider getting higher end RAM instead of value series RAM. higher end RAM runs at tighter/faster timings.

4. CPU & Motherboard - while there's nothing wrong either of them, if you want more future-proofing then you should go socket AM2 (because unfortunately 939 is being phased out)

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350 dollars for an entire PC?
You're going to need a lot more money for full detail on HL2.
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A:Buying a Gaming Computer

look for a machine with and AMD Phenom 64 processor, 2gigz of ram (upgadeable if you wish) and buy a nice video card (BFG 8800GTX or better. SLI is optional)

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A:Buying a new gaming desktop

Out of the above 3 choices, the second one seems the best bet. Although you could save a few bucks and get the Phenom II X4 965 BE instead of the PII X6 1055T. The HD 5850 is definitely theway to go.
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A-DATA DDR2 800 240pin 4GB Kit (2x2GB) Unbuffered-DIMM Non-ECC Memory

AMD Athlon 64 X2 5200+ (65W) Dual-Core Socket AM2

XFX GeForce 8800GT 512mb

and will this case fit with my motherboard
Antec Three Hundred Gaming Case ATX 3/0/(6) 2xUSB Audio No PS

A:Buying new gaming parts.

Not really sure on the overall setup, but something I will say is it may be worthwhile getting an aftermarket GPU cooler for that card.

I have an XFX 8800GT which is factory overclocked and had quite a few problems with it at first. After investigation it would appear they can (but not always) have problems when the GPU goes over 75C (which isnt uncommon on stock cooling, a lot of people had problems).

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A:Need help buying a new gaming computer

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A:Buying new pc, need advice

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A:Help on building/buying a gaming computer

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Windows 5.1.2600 Service Pack 3 \Device\Harddisk0\DR0 -> \Device\Ide\IdeDeviceP0T0L0-3 Maxtor_6L200M0 rev.BACE1G10 186.31GB
Running: vgiliwmz.exe; Driver: C:\DOCUME~1\Jen\LOCALS~1\Temp\axtdapog.sys
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What make of printer do you think is the best? Any particular models that are very good?

Thanks in advance,


A:Advice on buying a new printer

I have an Epson R300 and I am very happy with it, and after purchasing it to print quality photos I certainly would not use compatable ink. I am on my third Epson now and never had any problems with them. What I have set up now is the R330 for my photos and a 880 for day to day printing with compatables.
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These guys build gaming laptops:
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A:Which Forum-Buying Advice?

this is as good as any, list your requirments.
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A:Buying a new Laptop and I could use some advice

Both laptops are great, I really do not know what your cousin was thinking. Both laptops have the highest end components you can get. They are are overkill though. This is why:
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A:Never used win 8.1, considering buying laptop - any advice

It's been 2 hours and no one has ... yet.
Touch is not necessary to use 8.
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Downgrade Windows 8 to Windows 7

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A:Need advice for buying a new Notebook

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