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Old 03-22-2011, 01:47 PM   #1
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Default Motherboards!

need a replacement mobo, as i think i've said enough, and i need to know which of these three is overall better.

Current specs:

Phenom II x4 925
4GB Corsair Vengeance
Radeon 5770, etc.

Option 1: MSI 870-C45

Option 2: BIOSTAR TA770XE2

Option 3: ASROCK M3A770DE

my current motherboard is the ASUS M4A78LT-M LE

Looking for best spec around that sort of price, also would like to minimise the work i'm going to have to do to install it. The Chipset will be different and audio etc. Open to any other suggestions from SCAN or Ebuyer. Can probably get some trade discount on Ebuyer since my employer order from them.

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Asus M4A88T-M
Is this out of the price range? It's a few bucks more than what you posted, but you'll be getting some more capable mobo.
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I'd rather ATX form factor rather than mATX. See, with the Asus you posted my fat-ass GPU would cover the other PCI slot, and that would mean i still couldn't use my USB card lol and since my mouse and keyboard use 3 ports and i have two external drives, i'm drastically low on usbs.
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