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Old 01-24-2007, 02:46 PM   #1 (permalink)
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Ok so iam going to be gaming, watching, movies, downloading and burning songs. I have little to no idea what kind of motherboard to buy.
I will be using :
Intel Computer Price
Motherboard
??????
iam not going to spend over $160
Intel E6600(2.4GHz,4mb l2cache) $369.00
RAM
OCZ platinum XTC REV.2 DDR2 PC6400-800 CL4-4-4-15
$252.00
Video Card
MSI Nvidia GeForce 7900GTO $301.32
Hard Drive
Seagate 7200RPM 320Gb $108.00
Dvd Burner
Samsung Lightscribe $41.14

OS
Windows Media Center $163.17
with Vista Upgrade!
PSU
Cooler Master Extreme 430W $payed
Case
Cooler Master Stacker $111.00

$1,454.92

all I know is that I would need a LGA 775
ATX size
no SLI so 1 PCI-E16x
iam not buying a sound card so i need to have onboard sound.

thankyou for any help and advice
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Old 01-24-2007, 02:57 PM   #2 (permalink)
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GIGABYTE GA-965P-DS3: $132.99

I'd prefer the P5B-E for $18 more but I see you've got OCZ Platinum memory which causes a lot of trouble with certain P5B bios.
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Old 01-24-2007, 03:07 PM   #3 (permalink)
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looks like a good board
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