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Windows 7: Need recommendation for new motherboard and CPU for win7 x86

24 Sep 2013   #1

windows 7 ultimate x 32
Need recommendation for new motherboard and CPU for win7 x86

Hi all I need a recommendation for a new motherboard and CPU suitable to run Win 7 x86 (32bit)

I need the following:-

1. If possible a dual monitor output, with separate feeds to monitors ( not the same single feed to both.) This saves adding a separate dual monitor graphics card.
2. micro ATX to fit existing case.
3. At least 4mb memory as I have been told is the max allowed by win7 x86.
4. Suitable to view HD video playback.
5. Fast enough to run trading software such as TD ameritrade etc.

I have tried looking at the board manufacturers but have been lost with what chip set is best and all the different CPU AMD and Intell types.

I would appreciate any input in this area, I have even looked a a new machine but they all now come with Win 8 which I have trouble using on a desk top I prefer to stick with Win7 for now.


My System SpecsSystem Spec
24 Sep 2013   #2

Desk1 8 Pro / Desk2 7 Home Prem / Laptop 8.1 Pro all 64bit

Well Bob depends mate on what you can afford. Myself I woyuld just go the whole hog and build because you said you had looked at prebuilts. Does it have to a very small set up?
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