ADVICE ON BUYING NEW MOTHERBOARD

  triflesterms 14:48 24 Oct 2005
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Hi

Im looking to buy a new motherboard for a top spec pc im building, i want it to Include athlon proccesor,or is it cheaper to buy seperatly?
I also want it to have a fast bus speed & large cache & be future proof for upgrade etc. Not to sure which one to go for, i have about £200 to spend.
I'll be mainly using for making music & designing websites, games to.

thanx
Steve

  woodchip 14:59 24 Oct 2005

Sorry but I do not advise on top spec Computers as they seem to be more trouble than they are worth

  triflesterms 15:21 24 Oct 2005

Well i just want to build a decent pc & am looking for a decent motherboard, is there any u can reccomend?

Thanx

  vinnyT 15:29 24 Oct 2005

Asus a8n-sli deluxe. £88.70 from click here

  woodchip 16:20 24 Oct 2005

Take a look hear then make your mind up.

click here

  woodchip 16:26 24 Oct 2005
  Rayuk 17:19 24 Oct 2005

You may also have to consider your graphics card as latest motherboards support PCIe but for £200 you will be pushing it a bit to get what you are after.

  jack 17:43 24 Oct 2005

Take a look at click here with their mobo/processor/memory bundles - they come assembled and tested - I built me a 64bit system in July -its a dream

  woodchip 17:49 24 Oct 2005

You are not going to get any Super Computer for £600 never mind £200

  triflesterms 21:16 24 Oct 2005

Ive decided to get a amd athlon xp 3400 processor, im considering Asus A8N-SLI Premium or deluxe nforce4, would the xp3400 be compatible with those motherboards.
If not what is the best motherboard for this processor?

Thanx
Steve

  dan11 23:32 24 Oct 2005

As no " experts" have replied;-) here is the cpu list for the Asus A8N-SLI Premium
click here

and the deluxe nforce4 click here.

As you can see, the 939pin 3400 will fit in both. happy upgrading:-)

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