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Great little motherboard.
on 28 October 2013
Brilliant absolutely brilliant.
I would class myself as a casual to moderate gamer. But with the proviso that I have very little budget for a new PC. My old machine was a dual E2220 with 4gb ram and 9500gt 1gb video. I know I know piece of c**p. However it just about managed to run most of the games I play in all graphic settings turned off and everything on low.
(I play Crysis 2, The adventures of Van Helsin, Call of Duty black ops 2, Planetside 2, diablo 3). So the games are not that old but the hardware is.
When my PSU died on my old pc. I bought this motherboard coupled with the Celeron GI610 processor (£32), 4gb 1600mhz Kingston ram (£37), dragon slayer mATX case (£53), Gainward gtx 260 graphics card (£31 from EBay). I already had an SSD plus other storage.
I can now confidently single player and multiplayer with the above games play all of them in very high graphics settings. I can play Crysis to in Ultra with everything turned on but in large battles it does struggle a little bit. Plus the fast boot an monitoring utilities with this motherboard are excellent.
So in all I have a gaming PC that can run nearly all of today's games in high or very high res for £153 if you add £60-£65 for a 120gb ssd. You have a gaming system for around £200.
Thanks for reading my review