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Windows 7: new mobo advice

30 May 2011   #1

Win7 Home Premium x64 SP1
 
 
new mobo advice

hi all
the prob i had is in this thread http://www.sevenforums.com/hardware-...-all-usbs.html

my question is will this mobo run all my hardware as its all new from the 5monthold new build

Cheap Laptops, Computers and Cheap LCD TVs | Ebuyer.com

this is my hardware
ezcool ps1000 psu
amd athlon2 640 x4 3.0ghz
corsair xms3 8GB 2x4GB ddr3
xfx radeon hd6850 dual fan 1GB ddr5
x-fi extreme music
Windows 7 x64

any help is much apreciated folks thanks in advance


this is the board that the shop cheaped out on wen they built my rig
http://www.google.co.uk/products/cat...ed=0CCQQ8wIwAA

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30 May 2011   #2
Microsoft MVP

Win 7 Ultimate x64
 
 

First link no worky. It goes to your basket, not the motherboard.
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30 May 2011   #3

Win7 Home Premium x64 SP1
 
 

hi stormy cheers 4 the fast reply n sorry heres the right link

Gigabyte GA-880GA-UD3H 880GA Socket AM3 8 Channel.. | Ebuyer.com
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30 May 2011   #4
Microsoft MVP

Win 7 Ultimate x64
 
 

That one would be just fine.

If you don't mind a micro ATX board (same size as your current one), I would look at something like this one,

Gigabyte GA-870A-USB3 AMD 870 Socket AM3+ 7.1 Channel.. | Ebuyer.com

One thing this one has over the one you linked too, it is AM3+ ready (black socket instead of white). Makes it easy after they come out in the next month or so if you're so inclined to upgrade to the new Bulldozer CPU's. That isn't to say the one you linked won't be the same as Gigabyte has that one updated as well,

GIGABYTE - Motherboard - Socket AM3+ - GA-880GA-UD3H (rev. 3.1)

as well as quite a few others,

GIGABYTE - Motherboard - Socket AM3+

just a matter of them showing up in the stores. If you want to go with the one you linked to I would contact ebuyer and see if it is the newer version of the board or still the AM3 version.
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30 May 2011   #5

Win7 Home Premium x64 SP1
 
 

looking at them now. 4got to say my case is a coolermaster elite 335. if the others r any more expensive then i wont b able to buy as ive just managed to scrape the cash 4 that 1 lol. did u check the link to my previous thread? if so i am right in thinking that the board is knackered arent i? i still needit upgradin either way ive known that since the day i got it lol
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01 Jun 2011   #6

Win7 Home Premium x64 SP1
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by stormy13 View Post
That one would be just fine.

If you don't mind a micro ATX board (same size as your current one), I would look at something like this one,

Gigabyte GA-870A-USB3 AMD 870 Socket AM3+ 7.1 Channel.. | Ebuyer.com

One thing this one has over the one you linked too, it is AM3+ ready (black socket instead of white). Makes it easy after they come out in the next month or so if you're so inclined to upgrade to the new Bulldozer CPU's. That isn't to say the one you linked won't be the same as Gigabyte has that one updated as well,

GIGABYTE - Motherboard - Socket AM3+ - GA-880GA-UD3H (rev. 3.1)

as well as quite a few others,

GIGABYTE - Motherboard - Socket AM3+

just a matter of them showing up in the stores. If you want to go with the one you linked to I would contact ebuyer and see if it is the newer version of the board or still the AM3 version.
hi stormy.
just to let u know that the board i linked to got delivered today and was infact rev 3.1, so im well happy. its a shed load better than the 1 im using at the min just gotta get it in now
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