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I'm building a Phenom II system and need a quality m-ATX board for around $100. Preferably Newegg but will consider any online retailer if the price is right
Edited by NFL - 4/21/11 at 12:41pm
    
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Is there a reason why you want mATX?

But: http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...-269-_-Product

should be pretty good.
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Originally Posted by bucdan View Post
Is there a reason why you want mATX?

But: http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...-269-_-Product

should be pretty good.
Case limitations...but nice board
    
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I only chose this board because I used it before in another build

But case limitations?! Get a new one!
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http://www.compusa.com/applications/...&Sku=A455-2881

this is a great board, i've had it for a while except it's ddr2 but I haven't gotten it to 1200 yet. Fits most current amd cpus even 1090 I heard. I have a 945 in it now.
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Case limitations...but nice board
u have posted a similar kind of thred few days ago,and there I recommended u the same m-atx mobo:
msi 890gx-m g65
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post #7 of 10
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u have posted a similar kind of thred few days ago,and there I recommended u the same m-atx mobo:
msi 890gx-m g65
I also remember you being the only one who actually recommended anything build-wise. Figured I'd keep it simple this time around and not discuss the rest of the build. it is a nice board though
Edited by NFL - 4/21/11 at 2:20pm
    
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post #8 of 10
The TA890GXE from Biostar is the best mATX board available right now for AMD as long as you don't care about USB 3.0.

However the MSI 890GXM-G65 is future proof with AM3+ processors when they come out via a bios update. There hasn't been any official word from Biostar on AM3+ compatibility.
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post #9 of 10
Hello,

Please, Don't get Mini Boards. Its a terrible mistake! I did it once and I regreted. Better off save a bit more and buy a cheap Mid-Tower case. And buy a normal ATX board!
But that'ts just my Opinion. My two Cents

Good luck!
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The MSI 890GXM-G65 is a good board, but do not use it with a 6-core 125W processor (VRM quality issues), even on a 4-core 125W processor I would hold back from heavy OC-ing
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