i decided to get a new motherboard and a processor, The BEST and the CHEAPEST deals i can get was a motherboard that supports pci express and 3 or 4 pci slots. and its pretty cheap, but the thing is, i have to choose 1 of these 2, and they are pretty much the same price. and i am wandering which one is better. please look at these motherboards and help me chose a motherboard, for the processor im getting athlon 64 3000 1.8 ghz for only $202 + tax = $233 total IN CANADIAN. both motherboard supports this processor also 4000 and up! so hard...here is the link Motherboard1 Motherboard2 thanks.