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post #31 of 44
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Originally Posted by Spykerv View Post
He can't afford a 6950 or a gtx 560 dawg. He can barely afford to put a 6870 in his budget, if at that.

I believe OP already owns the NXZT gamma too.
If he owns a nzxt gamma that will give him the best bang for buck,its the best pc case under $50.
I don't see any point of spending $209 and get a xfx hd6950 1gb from newegg over a $180 hd6870.
EDIT: I just saw you are getting a hd6870 for only $169,so I would say go with hd6870.
Edited by Aniket - 10/31/11 at 1:09pm
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I don't own a NZXT Gamma, and I included in my final build on page 3 and yeah i decided to add an extra $20 for a hd 6870
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post #33 of 44
Go with this mobo:
biostar ta990fx-e
http://www.newegg.ca/Product/Product...82E16813138341
it costs $134 and its better than asrock 970a from every aspect.
Hope you like it!
Edited by Aniket - 10/31/11 at 1:21pm
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I wanna know if there's any good mobo between $90-$110 ? there are too many options for that price range from asus/msi/biostar/asrock
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post #35 of 44
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Originally Posted by Aniket View Post
Go with this mobo:
biostar ta990fx-e
http://www.newegg.ca/Product/Product...82E16813138341
it costs $134 and its better than asrock 970a from every aspect.
Hope you like it!
Its 34 over OP's budget, and why not spring for the gigabyte ud3 at that point, much better board still, with more phases than the ud3 and a better sli config AFAIK.
     
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post #36 of 44
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Originally Posted by TheOddOne View Post
I wanna know if there's any good mobo between $90-$110 ? there are too many options for that price range from asus/msi/biostar/asrock
Please don't cheap on a mobo,get the biostar ta990fx-e(possibility of unlocking your cpu)
or try
asus m4a87td(possibility of unlocking but may be unstable)
http://www.newegg.ca/Product/Product...82E16813131651
Edited by Aniket - 10/31/11 at 1:37pm
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post #37 of 44
Good choice with the 960T vs the 955. Lower TDP, better steppings, and chance to unlock to x6 (Not that I would).
post #38 of 44
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Please don't cheap on a mobo,get the biostar ta990fx-e
or try
asus m488td evo
The asrock extreme4/extreme3 is by no means a bad board at all for a budget, seriously that biostar isn't that great and not worth the cost. If OP went 990FX, the min I'd look at would be the 990fx UD3, the sabertooth, the CV, and not the UD5/UD7 with their vdroop problems.

I have a friend running the extreme4 with the 970 on an x4 (athlon), He's doing 3.2ghz right now, and sli gtx 460 and its been running fine for him. Not much else to expect from a budget board for a budget pc, doubt the expansion options of the biostar are worth the cost.
     
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post #39 of 44
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Considering between:
http://www.newegg.ca/Product/Product...82E16813131651
and
http://www.newegg.ca/Product/Product...&Tpk=ud3%20970
or i should just go with what i feel is best ?
Edited by TheOddOne - 10/31/11 at 1:43pm
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post #40 of 44
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Originally Posted by TheOddOne View Post
Considering between:
http://www.newegg.ca/Product/Product...82E16813131651
and
http://www.newegg.ca/Product/Product...&Tpk=ud3%20970
or i should just go with what i feel is best ?
I used an ASUS board in my sig rig when i first built it. I just swapped to a Gigabyte board and love the death out of the giga board! its amazing. I would go with the gigabyte board!
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