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Currently upgrading my 2nd rig and it's a AMD rig (being my first AMD rig) I have no idea on these AMD mobos rep in the AMD world.

I come here for your help.
budget is $100.00.

Few I've been looking at-

ASUS M4A87TD EVO - for $85.00 (coupon)
ASUS M4A79XTD EVO - $80.00
ASRock 870 EXTREME3 - $80.00 (ehh 4+1, all these 4+1 explosions scare me into cleaner power)


If you have some that you would recommend under 100.00 LMK please.
    
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I Vote the second link. Then the first 1 and last, the Asrock. All 3 are decent boards!
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The ASRock 870 EXTREME3 is a very decent motherboard.

The $100 budget is only the motherboard, right ?
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ASUS M4A79XTD 8+2 phase so i think that is what you looking for.
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post #5 of 7
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Originally Posted by BradleyW View Post
I Vote the second link. Then the first 1 and last, the Asrock. All 3 are decent boards!
The 790x was my first board I was going to go with for it 8+2 phase and PCI-E lane spacing.

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Originally Posted by p4p3r View Post
The ASRock 870 EXTREME3 is a very decent motherboard.

The $100 budget is only the motherboard, right ?
Yes.

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Originally Posted by lilraver018 View Post
ASUS M4A79XTD 8+2 phase so i think that is what you looking for.
Thats what I was looking at.
    
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Currently upgrading my 2nd rig and it's a AMD rig (being my first AMD rig) I have no idea on these AMD mobos rep in the AMD world.

I come here for your help.
budget is $100.00.

Few I've been looking at-

ASUS M4A87TD EVO - for $85.00 (coupon)
ASUS M4A79XTD EVO - $80.00
ASRock 870 EXTREME3 - $80.00 (ehh 4+1, all these 4+1 explosions scare me into cleaner power)


If you have some that you would recommend under 100.00 LMK please.
Best of look on your build.
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The board i use it this http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16813131657.

I havent had any problems with it and oc's quite well. Would oc more but i think my ram is limiting it.

Its out of stock right now but you might find it elsewhere.

What cpu do you plan on using? Just look into the phase so you dont break the board like i did with my old mb that came with the pc. I have had good experiences with both my Asus motherboards(intel x38 and my AMD one) i have purchased in the past and would recommend them. I cant say anything about the asrock as i have no experience with it. but as long as it isnt 4+1, id say it should be okay.
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