Need help selecting a Mother Board - Techist - Tech Forum

Go Back   Techist - Tech Forum > Computer Hardware > System Upgrades
Click Here to Login
Closed Thread
 
Thread Tools Display Modes
 
Old 05-26-2011, 10:22 PM   #1 (permalink)
Newb Techie
 
Join Date: May 2011
Posts: 12
Default Need help selecting a Mother Board

Im looking to build my own computer and im having difficulty picking out a Mother Board. I wanna use a Crossfire configuration of 2 XFX Radeon Hd 5770 graphics cards. Any info or other things you guys can help me with I will be very grateful.
__________________

Morpheuss is offline  
Old 05-26-2011, 10:24 PM   #2 (permalink)
Newb Techie
 
Join Date: May 2011
Posts: 12
Default Re: Need help selecting a Mother Board

Also my price range is up to $250.
__________________

Morpheuss is offline  
Old 05-26-2011, 10:35 PM   #3 (permalink)
Lord of Bacon
 
Roark's Avatar
 
Join Date: Apr 2011
Location: North Carolina
Posts: 1,352
Default Re: Need help selecting a Mother Board

what processor are you using
Roark is offline  
Old 05-26-2011, 10:39 PM   #4 (permalink)
Newb Techie
 
Join Date: May 2011
Posts: 12
Default Re: Need help selecting a Mother Board

either i5 or i7 it doesnt really matter to me
Morpheuss is offline  
Old 05-26-2011, 10:45 PM   #5 (permalink)
Techie Beyond Description
 
MindoverMaster's Avatar
 
Join Date: Dec 2009
Location: /home
Posts: 12,212
Send a message via MSN to MindoverMaster
Default Re: Need help selecting a Mother Board

Well, do you want 1155 or 1156 chipset? We need to know what your other parts are gpoing to be before we can suggest anything.
__________________
Neowin.net Steam Account
MindoverMaster is offline  
Old 05-26-2011, 10:48 PM   #6 (permalink)
Newb Techie
 
Join Date: May 2011
Posts: 12
Default Re: Need help selecting a Mother Board

1156 chipset
Morpheuss is offline  
Old 05-26-2011, 10:52 PM   #7 (permalink)
Techie Beyond Description
 
MindoverMaster's Avatar
 
Join Date: Dec 2009
Location: /home
Posts: 12,212
Send a message via MSN to MindoverMaster
Default Re: Need help selecting a Mother Board

Sorry, but you can not build a computer that new with $250. My i5 build cost me a little above $1k.
__________________
Neowin.net Steam Account
MindoverMaster is offline  
Old 05-26-2011, 10:55 PM   #8 (permalink)
Newb Techie
 
Join Date: May 2011
Posts: 12
Default Re: Need help selecting a Mother Board

im welling to spend 250 to 300 just on the mother board not on the whole computer
Morpheuss is offline  
Old 05-26-2011, 11:30 PM   #9 (permalink)
Techie Beyond Description
 
MindoverMaster's Avatar
 
Join Date: Dec 2009
Location: /home
Posts: 12,212
Send a message via MSN to MindoverMaster
Default Re: Need help selecting a Mother Board

What is your whole budget?
__________________
Neowin.net Steam Account
MindoverMaster is offline  
Old 05-26-2011, 11:32 PM   #10 (permalink)
Monster Techie
 
brinks's Avatar
 
Join Date: Sep 2004
Location: Canada
Posts: 1,144
Default Re: Need help selecting a Mother Board

Do you already have a cpu picked out?
If not, you really should go with the 1155 chipset since it's newer than 1156.
__________________

brinks is offline  
Closed Thread

Thread Tools
Display Modes

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are On
Pingbacks are On
Refbacks are Off


Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
bad mother board Desolation Hardware Repairs and Troubleshooting 3 05-22-2010 10:35 AM
What Mother Board should i use???? marcbraulio New Systems | Building and Buying 2 02-10-2006 03:05 AM
mother board MAXIMILIAN New Systems | Building and Buying 3 11-24-2005 10:26 PM
Mother board for a P4 1.5 Roaddog Monitors, Printers and Peripherals 1 05-04-2005 04:49 PM
bad cpu or mother board?? pete Monitors, Printers and Peripherals 7 01-04-2004 05:45 PM



Copyright 2002- Social Knowledge, LLC All Rights Reserved.

All times are GMT -5. The time now is 02:05 PM.


Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.8 Beta 1
Copyright ©2000 - 2017, vBulletin Solutions, Inc.