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So , my girlfriend's pc broke last week , so me and her parents decided to get her something quick and cheap . I allready ordered a x4 955 and 4gb of ddr3 ram . The last thing i have to get her is a motherboard . Which would be a GOOD AM3 motherboard ? I'm looking to spend up to 120-130 . It has to overclock well cause i'll be spending some time playing with it too . As for graphics , she'll get my used 9800GT ( She doesn't really game that much ) .

Apreciate any suggestions , as quick as possible , as i want to have it done ASAP . Thank you !
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So , my girlfriend's pc broke last week , so me and her parents decided to get her something quick and cheap . I allready ordered a x4 955 and 4gb of ddr3 ram . The last thing i have to get her is a motherboard . Which would be a GOOD AM3 motherboard ? I'm looking to spend up to 120-130 . It has to overclock well cause i'll be spending some time playing with it too . As for graphics , she'll get my used 9800GT ( She doesn't really game that much ) .

Apreciate any suggestions , as quick as possible , as i want to have it done ASAP . Thank you !
Do you want AM3+/Bulldozer compatibility?
    
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Not really . Facebook is pretty much all she does , so i don't see a must in that . I don't mind that , if it's under 130 ...
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Get a http://www.gigabyte.com/products/pro....aspx?pid=3787

Has a good price on emagarie and pcgarbage online stores.Revision 3.1 with the black CPU socket is Bulldozer ready.
   
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Dromihetes , sorry for the question , but are you from romania ?
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Dromihetes , sorry for the question , but are you from romania ?
Of course
   
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Not really . Facebook is pretty much all she does , so i don't see a must in that . I don't mind that , if it's under 130 ...
Well, she probably won't need features like USB 3.0 and SATA 6.0gbps, so I think you should get the most high end board possible under $100. That would be the . It's an amazing board at this price. It will push any Phenom II you want to its max OC, and comes with tons of features.
    
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GA-870-UD3P 3.1 is Bulldozer ready ,cheap and well made at first glance.

Nevermind the upper one ,they have this GA-870A-USB3L

http://www.pcgarage.ro/placi-de-baza...ga-870a-usb3l/
http://www.emag.ro/placi_baza/placa-...3--p870A-USB3L
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@ Dromihetes , i can't seem to find that board either on emag or pcgarage ...

And @ Axel , i won't be shopping from amazon , sorry , and i don't think i can find that board either ..
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