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time to upgrade what what you choose

Discussion in 'Off Topic' started by walter_mitty, Jan 14, 2009.

  1. walter_mitty

    walter_mitty Guest

    im going to start building my new behemoth soon

    im not sure what motherboard to go with

    either GIGABYTE GA-MA790GP or asus m3a79-t deluxe

    anyone have either of these boards already what do you think of them

  2. New box ...
    Case: CoolerMaster CN-690 case w/600 watt PS, 3 120mm fans
    Mobo: Asus M3A78-EM
    CPU: AMD Athlon 64 X2 ... 2.6 ghz
    Video: Sapphire Radeon PCiX 16x video - 512mb RAM
    RAM: 4GB G.skill DDR2-800 ram (2 sticks @ 2GB)
    Monitor: 19" Viewsonic wide-screen LCD monitor
    Optical: LiteOn CD/RW-DVD/RW combo optical drive
    Disk: WD 320GB IDE drive converted to run SATA
    OS: Windows XP Pro/SP2

    Except for the OS and CPU heatsink all pieces were from NewEgg at the grand total of about $680 with shipping.