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Hey guys,

Whats the best budget AM2+ mobo??

Nothing that costs more than a K9A2 CF-F...
post #2 of 13
I think Foxconn A7GM-S is the best budget mobo since it's the only one [from the sorta low-end segment] that supports a 125 W CPU such as the 9850 BE.
Edited by SZayat - 7/7/08 at 9:00pm
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would be easier if you were to post what that board actually costs..

either way, there is a DFI on newegg for pretty cheap, OCs pretty well and has a few toys.
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Well, I'd prefer to have crossfire support and 125w support, so I was thinking the K9A2-CF-F 790X V2, which is around 70 euro...any other boards in that price range?? AM2+ A must...
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MSI is the most affordable board.
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I have a Gigabyte 780G (GA-MA78GM-S2H) board and I am not too happy with the way it overclocks. I can only get my 9600BE up to 2.5. I am also looking for a decent overclocking (cheap) board.

EDIT:
I found The Duke's thread about some AM2+ boards. The Biostar TF770 board looks interesting (and cheap)...I wonder if other 770 boards are good.
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the 770 is good for ocing. my friend has it with a 4000 x2 and it runs 3.1 easily on it
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I don't have any experience with the TF770, but I can tell you that I'm very happy with my TF720. Its got lots of great options for OC'in, and it has worked flawlessly since I installed it. I havn't really pushed it yet, but right now I've got my 4600+ at 2.880GHz (still on stock cooling for now). I'd deffinatly recommend the Biostar.
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anything will work good until you stick that Phenom in it...after that it's a gamble at best...
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The Abit AX78 is THE BEST budget am2+ board you can buy at the moment, in my opinion.

http://www.trustedreviews.com/mother...3/Abit-AX78/p1

Good CPU support, Crossfire, and overclocking for £50? I think so.
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