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Need Mobo advice

Post by Turk_97 » Wed May 21, 2008 6:17 am

Hi there, great site from what i've read here so far. I have ordered some stuff on sale & need a mobo for it. I've been an Intel guy in the past but now moving to AMD to give it a go I guesss lol. Anyways here is a description of the stuff i ordered.

CPU: AMD X4 64 9850 Black Edition ($259 on sale retail box)
Video Card: 2 @ Ati HD 3870 Crossfire setup $189 each
750w Power Supply $119
Mem: 2 x 2 GB OCZ $82
All canadian pricing

Any help with a recommended mobo would be greatly appreciated,

Thanks for your time,
Cheers
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Re: Need Mobo advice

Post by unfaithfulsfan » Wed May 21, 2008 11:17 am

This is a great community, so welcome! :drinkers:

Little out of my league as I've kinda lost touch with AMD plus I'm usually about 3 generations back! :oops: But here's a review that might help you out. I know the Gigabyte board supports your processor and am fairly certain the Asus does also... Not sure what your RAM specs are, tho, but guessing it would work fine.

http://www.neoseeker.com/resourcelink.html?rlid=164232

Good luck!!
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Re: Need Mobo advice

Post by Turk_97 » Wed May 21, 2008 12:39 pm

Thanks for the reply and link. That was a great help with my decision. I am just waiting for CPU (Asus Mobo in stock at local store) so I will be shuttin this system down and coming back with new one when the beast comes in. Well, heres to hoping my new system kicks ass!! :drinkers: will let ya know on how it goes. Once I get a better cpu fan, I might just over-clock
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Re: Need Mobo advice

Post by DMB2000uk » Wed May 21, 2008 1:06 pm

Welcome to the forums, be sure to let us know how your build goes, and if you have any problems don't hesitate to post back here :)

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Post by Turk_97 » Wed May 21, 2008 1:08 pm

Thanks Dan & Jack for your answers and greetings.

Just Got Call CPU in :lol:
Hope to be back online soon :)

Cheers,
Ian
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Re: Need Mobo advice

Post by Turk_97 » Sat May 24, 2008 8:00 am

Well, I'm back with it all and so far so good. wow that was a headache!! Need to find a good benchmark tool now. Any ideas?
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Re: Need Mobo advice

Post by DMB2000uk » Sun May 25, 2008 10:07 am

Glad that everything works ok.

Some benchmarks to take a look at would be:

Superpi,
PCMark05
3DMark06
Lightsmark
Sisoftware Sandra
Everest Home Edition

Etc

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Re: Need Mobo advice

Post by Turk_97 » Mon May 26, 2008 5:56 pm

Thx alot for your help.. Hope to be as much help to others as you guys have been to me.

Cheers,
Ian
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