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Old 04-24-2007, 10:01 AM   #1 (permalink)
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Default Which would be better?

Hello, I'm new to these forums, and I need help on making a decision for building a new computer. I hope this is the right board to post this in, and if it's not, then sorry.

Anyway, I'm building myself a slightly cheap, new gaming computer, but am having problems with choosing a motherboard. I've found two likely candidates, but I don't know much about mobos, and I don't know which one is better overall. I would like advice and suggestions on which would be better for my gaming needs.

Mobo 1
Newegg.com - GIGABYTE GA-M55SLI-S4 Socket AM2 NVIDIA nForce4 SLI ATX AMD Motherboard - Retail

Mobo 2
Newegg.com - MSI K9N Neo-F Socket AM2 NVIDIA nForce 550 MCP ATX AMD Motherboard - Retail

Thanks in advanced to anyone who helps.

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Old 04-24-2007, 11:13 AM   #2 (permalink)
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Default Re: Which would be better?

The gigabyte seems pretty sweet. I don't know about the overclockability.
I have the Tforce550 and apparently it overclocks well, it just depends on what you are looking for.

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Old 04-24-2007, 05:08 PM   #3 (permalink)
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Would you say that the Gigabyte one is better than the MSi, or vice versa?
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I like the gigabyte..

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Old 04-24-2007, 05:49 PM   #5 (permalink)
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Default Re: Which would be better?

I would say, if your going SLI use the gigabyte one, if your just using 1 videocard then just use the one more better chipset in the MSI one.
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I would get the Biostar Tforce550 as someone stated or the MSI if you don't want to overclock.

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