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Hello, i have problem deciding what mobo to use for my new AMD build. I don't know what brand is good or what model to buy but i know for sure what i want. here's the breakdown.

1.) I want my mobo to be bulldozer ready.
2.) ASUS, GIGABYTE, MSI or ASROCK Brands
3.) 880 Chipset/SB850
4.) Can support single high end gpu like 5770.

btw, here's my AMD build specs

Processor: AMD Phenom II x6 1055t 125W
Motherboard: ?
RAM: Depends on the board. 4GB+
Video Card: probably ati radeon 5770 1gb ddr5
Chassis: Thermaltake v4 Black Edition
PSU: Thermaltake Lite Power 600w?
CPU Cooler: Coolermaster v8
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post #2 of 41
Look in my sig rig.

Runs beautifully, cheap as.
All the features, M-atx for spaciousness.
Delicious.

Can't guaruntee the bulldozer readyness though, you'll need an AM3+ for that.
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post #3 of 41
Is there any particular reason you would want a 880 board? This is the one I had in mind: http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16813131767
It's not too expensive yet it supports am3+ chips and has all of the features you would want in a board at around this price point. Plus, it's an asus board, which is always a good thing in my book... I haven't had any problems with them so far.
    
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i also forgot to mention that im on a budget. Well thanks for the reply. i think that board is available here in the philippines. One major problem im facing is that some good and cheap mobo are not available here thats why im limited to models and brand. =((
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@mcbean

woaw thats awesome but my problem is that i think that board is not available here in the philippines. im gonna check it on asus store here when got time to stop by. the reason i want 880 chipset because first its cheap, but why the hell that board you posted is cheaper than a 880 chipset board. Thank you sir.
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Quote:
Originally Posted by McBean;14325957 
Is there any particular reason you would want a 880 board? This is the one I had in mind: http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16813131767
It's not too expensive yet it supports am3+ chips and has all of the features you would want in a board at around this price point. Plus, it's an asus board, which is always a good thing in my book... I haven't had any problems with them so far.

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post #7 of 41
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@mcbean

base on the specs of that board, there's no igp included. one reason i want 880 because of its igp that will save me money not to buy video card for the moment. hmmm i got a lot of thinking to do =))
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You can get this.

EDIT
Most good mobos don't have On-board video.
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@dixson

i see. thank you for your advice. btw, i have a question, if the board supports SATA 6GB/s, does it mean i need to use SSD?
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Quote:
Originally Posted by kelvintheiah;14326039 
@dixson

i see. thank you for your advice. btw, i have a question, if the board supports SATA 6GB/s, does it mean i need to use SSD?

No. You can run any sata version on a sata 6gb/s. SSD is for a person who likes a super fast setup.
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