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My mom ended up frying her motherboard and CPU so I ordered her a Pentium D 820 to replace her CPU but now I need a motherboard to install.

Needs to be Micro-ATX and have at least 1 PCI-E x16 slot.

Looking to get a cheaper board, nothing major. It'll be mostly for light gaming and internet browsing. Any recommendations?

The board must support a Pentium D 820!
Overclocking is always a plus, willing to go used as well. =]
    
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Also, SLI would be interesting, but not required.
I may use the board for some benchmarks. lol

I heard Pentiums are the best for suicide runs. ;]
    
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This is pretty much the only board I could find in my price range.
Does it seem somewhat decent?
http://cgi.ebay.com/Intel-Motherboar...item3cb5489d45

I need better choices! lol

EDIT:

I also found an MSI board.
http://cgi.ebay.com/MSI-PM8PM-V-LGA-...item20b83f11d9
Edited by Jaguarbamf - 4/2/11 at 1:58pm
    
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Out of all of the boards listed so far, I'm thinking that the MSI board would be the best purchase, correct?

I can't use the SLI board you linked since it's a tad too large. =[
    
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that msi board has agp not pci-e
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Originally Posted by 3dfxvoodoo View Post
that msi board has agp not pci-e
Ah, thanks for pointing that out. =]
The LG-81 looks like a decent board. Got to say I'm not familiar with ABIT though.
    
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Originally Posted by Jaguarbamf View Post
Ah, thanks for pointing that out. =]
The LG-81 looks like a decent board. Got to say I'm not familiar with ABIT though.
well, when they were still selling boards there were #1
but they got bought out and no longer make new boards
but still offer support to some extent
there a lot like gigabyte boards
never had a cheep abit board myself, just the top $ ones
I still have a old slot one BE6-2 mobo witch was use hard and oc'ed hard, still works too
Edited by 3dfxvoodoo - 4/2/11 at 2:16pm
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How cheap are you wanting heres a foxconn and msi boards there definetly nothing special but they would work and there both around $40
foxconn
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16813186203
MSI
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16813130234

In the $50 range theres some better boards including some that support ddr3
MSI-DDR3 support
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16813130305
Asus P5K
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16813131615

Theres also a few nice boards in the $55-$65 range but i didnt think you would want to go that high
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that one looks nice
ddr3 tho
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