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Good Cheap Motherboard for Crossfire?


Spoonhead98

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Hi, i am going to build my first PC soon.
I want to Crossfire 2 R9 270X's but not sure which motherboard to go for.
The motherboard has to support AMD Athlon X4 760K and have USB 3.0
Can someone pont me in the right direction plz.

Thanks
 

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frozwire

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Hi Spoonhead,

There are a lot of options you can choose but to narrow it down you may consider a Gigabyte GA-F2A88X-UP4 or an ASRock FM2A88X Extreme6+ as they both support Crossfire and SLI and both has USB 3.0 Headers.
 

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Spoonhead98

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Thanks for the reply, i cant find the Gigabyte one in the UK but the ASRock is a possibility.
 

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  • OS
    Windows 8.1 Pro X64
    Computer type
    PC/Desktop
    System Manufacturer/Model
    Custom
    CPU
    AMD FX 8320
    Motherboard
    ASUS M5A97 R2.0
    Memory
    16GB DDR3
    Graphics Card(s)
    AMD Radeon R9 270X
    Screen Resolution
    1680x1050
    Hard Drives
    128GB SSD + 1TB HDD
    PSU
    Thermaltake Toughpower 750W
    Case
    Thermaltake Commander MS-I Snow Edition
    Keyboard
    Microsoft Comfort Curve 2000
    Browser
    Google Chrome
    Antivirus
    Avast

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