What is the best current MB for a Phenom II 955

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Putting together a system for a friend. All the google pages are from 2009 and 10 and the MB at not availible . So what is the best current MB out there now? And what size PSU.
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It depends on your definition of "best". Based on many years of building high end PCs, I would recommend a Gigabyte socket AM3+ mobo which will run the Phenom II 955 and the new FX series CPUs should you desire to upgrade in the future. If you plan to use just a single Video card then you can used the basic mobo to save money. See the link below for some of the options.

http://www.newegg.com/Product/ProductList.aspx?Submit=ENE&N=100007625%2050001314%20600138080%20600008296&IsNodeId=1&name=AMD

As far as the PSU is concerned you can accurately determine what PSU power is required in watts and amps. on the 12v rail from the link below. It's straight forward and easy so no guessing is required. It will also show you how to determine which...

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It depends on your definition of "best". Based on many years of building high end PCs, I would recommend a Gigabyte socket AM3+ mobo which will run the Phenom II 955 and the new FX series CPUs should you desire to upgrade in the future. If you plan to use just a single Video card then you can used the basic mobo to save money. See the link below for some of the options.

http://www.newegg.com/Product/ProductList.aspx?Submit=ENE&N=100007625%2050001314%20600138080%20600008296&IsNodeId=1&name=AMD

As far as the PSU is concerned you can accurately determine what PSU power is required in watts and amps. on the 12v rail from the link below. It's straight forward and easy so no guessing is required. It will also show you how to determine which model PSUs are quality PSUs that can deliver the necessary power for your PC.

http://www.tomshardware.com/forum/314712-28-please-read-determine-power-required
 
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