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Best motherboard to match cpu?

I'm building an HTPC/Light Gaming (Minecraft, CSGO, not much) and I already took apart some components from my old computer. All I am missing is a processor and motherboard. I want to go with the Intel Pentium G3258, and a motherboard, also budget, that allows some overclocking on it. Thanks!
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    The best budget motherboard for that chip is the MSI H81-P33 http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16813130731 used in this 2014 System Builder Marathon.

    http://www.tomshardware.com/reviews/build-budget-gaming-pc,4021.html
  2. DonkeyOatie said:
    The best budget motherboard for that chip is the MSI H81-P33 http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16813130731 used in this 2014 System Builder Marathon.

    http://www.tomshardware.com/reviews/build-budget-gaming-pc,4021.html


    Will it allow for mild overclocking?
  3. More than mild overclock. In the system I linked to they got to 4.0Ghz, from base 3.2, easily. It might pay to read through the System Marathon thread and see what they found.

    I have two G3258s, one gets 4.2Ghz, and the other 4.5Ghz, but I use a much better motherboard, for other reasons (like overclocking my i7 4790K :) )
  4. DonkeyOatie said:
    More than mild overclock. In the system I linked to they got to 4.0Ghz, from base 3.2, easily. It might pay to read through the System Marathon thread and see what they found.

    I have two G3258s, one gets 4.2Ghz, and the other 4.5Ghz, but I use a much better motherboard, for other reasons (like overclocking my i7 4790K :) )


    Thanks! I'll be buying this motherboard.
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