What's a good motherboard?

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  1. terminator1010

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    I will be building another computer in the next few months and I'm looking at motherboards right now. I think ill go with AMD so I want a socket A, has to have 8x AGP, dual channel DDR. I don't need any audio features cause I already have a good soundcard. I would use it mainly for gaming. I want the computer to run Doom 3 decently. Looking to pay around $150. What other feature should I look for? Thanks.
     
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    I don't know much about AMD's, but I would get a board with the Nforce2 chipset in it.
     
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    Yes, I would go with an nForce2 board. Both the EPOX 8RDA+ and the ABIT NF7-S (this one if are sure you can spend $150; Newegg has for $122, I believe) are very good.
     
  4. mc technik

    mc technik your purrty...

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    I just got a new mobo the asus A7V8X-R. its damn good, it has serial ata, firewire, ddr400, 333fsb, 8x agp etc. i got mine for about $135, but the one with the nforce chip is about $150 from what i remember
     
  5. alnen

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    I've done my research on this bud. Go with the Asus A7N8X Deluxe Motherboard. On sale at Newegg.com for like $129.99
     
  6. DAN513

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    I've got the a7n8x deluxe from asus, and it's an awesome board. If you're buying now, just make sure if you get Version 2.x, and not version 1.x. The newest one supports the 400MHz FSB Barton chips that are just coming out.
     

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