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Thread: Gigabyte Motherboard Suggestion Needed.

  1. #1
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    Default Gigabyte Motherboard Suggestion Needed.

    Hi I am having trouble finding a motherboard That is dood with Windows 7.

    I have an AMD Phenom X4 9850 Socket AM2+.

    Can anyone recommend a sure fire winner?

    Giga board compatible with Windows 7 and the AMD I have?

    Thank you.

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    stanmore nsw Australia

    Default Re: Gigabyte Motherboard Suggestion Needed.

    buy ASUS and be happy :)

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    Default Re: Gigabyte Motherboard Suggestion Needed.

    Quote Originally Posted by abigtruk View Post
    buy ASUS and be happy :)
    As per your must be expert.
    Z370 AORUS Gaming 7,
    GA-Z170X-SOC Force , Kaby Lake...
    -SOC Force ,
    Core i7-4790K @ 4.9 GHz
    GA-Z87X-UD3H ,Core i7-4770K @ 4.7 GHz
    G.Skill F3-2933C12D-8GTXDG
    @ 3100 (12-15-14-35-CR1) @1.66V
    2xSSD Corsair Force GS 128 (RAID 0), WD Caviar Black SATA3 1TB HDD,
    Evga GTS 450 SC, Gigabyte Superb 720W
    XSPC RayStorm D5 EX240 (Liquid Ultra)
    NZXT Phantom 630 Ultra Tower
    Win 7 SP1 x64;Win 8.1 x64;
    Win 10 x64

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    Near Toronto but not in it

    Default Re: Gigabyte Motherboard Suggestion Needed.

    AM2+ motherboards are no longer sold new and AM3/AM3+ boards will not accept your 9850 so anything you'll be looking for is used so you'll have to do your own research. I'd look in the AM2+ section of gigabytes website; GIGABYTE - Motherboard - Socket AM2+

    then find a board or two thta you like and then start searching ebay or other buy'n'sell sites until you find a board that'll work for you. but there isn't a board that I can recommend that is that old unfortunately. my AMD experience started with AM3.

    Main Rig
    OS = Win8.1
    CPU = i7-980X @ 4.17Ghz 144x29 cooled by custom Loop
    Mem = 12GB 2000Mhz corsair Dominator GT at 2010Mhz @ 9-10-9-27-2T
    MB = Gigabyte GA-X58A-UD5 v1.0 with F6 Bios - Dead Board
    MB = EVGA X58 Classified3 e770
    GPU = 2x Sapphire r9 290x in xfire
    HD = 4x PNY 120GB Raid 0
    Storage = 2TB WD Black
    PSU = EVGA SuperNOVA 1300w
    Case = Cooler Master HAF-X 945

    HTPC / Home Server
    OS = Win7 64Bit running XBMC HTPC Front end with Windows Server 2011 Virtual Machine with 8GB ram assigned for homer server with exchange
    CPU = AMD 1090T
    Mem = 16GB 1600Mhz Kingston RED Limited Edition running at 1600Mhz
    MB = Gigabyte 790FXTA-UD5
    GPU- EVGA GT210
    HD = too many to count, but about 5TB of storage all together including backup
    PSU = Corsair TX750
    Case = Too embarrassed to mention.

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    stanmore nsw Australia

    Default Re: Gigabyte Motherboard Suggestion Needed.

    dunno m8,but I kinda expect some support for a product once it's sold,gigabyte offer no support at all,leave it to bought supporters to tout there product,not good enough :(

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