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What motherboard will work with my processor for gaming?

by alijayadv / December 3, 2011 9:41 PM PST

I am thinking of ordering a AMD Phenom 9650 2.3GHz Socket AM2+ 95W
Quad-Core Processor Model HD9650WCGHBOX. Two questions, is this CPU a
good one for gaming and what would be a good motherboard under 125$ that
would work with this CPU?

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by Bob__B / December 4, 2011 5:16 AM PST

No idea what your budget is.
If your planning on building a mid-range gaming machine you might be better served to build it around an intel I5 2000 series.

The 9650 is way down on the perf charts.

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Let's see charts!
by R. Proffitt Forum moderator / December 4, 2011 5:30 AM PST
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by lincoln224 / December 6, 2011 9:02 AM PST

first off, thats actually a pretty old cpu.

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