Need MOBO help

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  1. Rainwalker

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    Greetings............i am looking for a MOBO for under $500............it needs to be a combo ready to drop in..........ATX...CPU> Athlon 64 about 4000...I have DDR 400/dual processing 3200 C2PT sticks that i will be using...SLI support...SATA support...PCI Express...
    kinda leaning towards an ASUS..................any recommendations ?
     
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    I can't recommend any specific models, but I can say that ASUS is my preferred when looking for speed and user-friendliness, and Gigabyte when looking for something that's rock solid. Those two brands have always served my friends and me quite well for many years. I still have a celeron 800mhz system with an ASUS motherboard that's been overclocked to 1ghz and hasn't had a single problem in all these years.

    Oh, and NewEgg.com is your friend :D
     
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    Go with the A8N-SLI premium. I have one running a 4400x2 it's a very nice board.
     
  4. WSFuser

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    for just the mobo, id get either an ASUS A8N-SLI Premium (nforce4) or teh MSI K8N Diamond Plus (nforce4 X16).

    for a combo cpu/mobo, then go for the ASUS A8N-SLI Premium with an AMD Athlon 64 3700+ San Diego
     
  5. Rainwalker

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    Nice.............thanks guys.....have not done this before and don't want to screw it up.....
    Know where i could get the combo and a good price WS ?
     
  6. WSFuser

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    u can get the combo at monarchcomputers.com but it seems a bit more expensive (still under $500 tho)
     
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    NewEgg.com has good deals (with absolutely outstanding service), and http://www.pricewatch.com/ usually has the best deals on the net.
     
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    Thanks WSF.............good site.....as you said a bit spendy....
    I agree about Newegg Notok, but they don't have MOBO combos.....
     
  9. Arup

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    Go for ASUS A8N-VM,has everything you are looking for and is priced under $80.
     
  10. WSFuser

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    not exactly. its missing SLI support which Rainwalker asked for. its a good mobo tho.
     
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