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ASUS Crosshair V Formula-Z ATX AMD Gaming Motherboard Reviews

Devildog83

Wow, is this sweet or what?

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Pros: So many features it will take weeks to use them all.

Cons: I would like to see RED LED lines all over the board.

This Board is beautiful. I was awed when I got it out of the box, the packaging by the way is very nice too, it jumps at you and says overclock me. It has 3 GPU useable PCIE slots and one for add on cards. 16x, 16x + 16x or 16x + 8x +8x. SLI or Xfire. The ROG connect is nice because you can OC everything from a laptop while running monitoring software with no interuptions. The layout is perfect, at least for me with right angle sata headers, 7 4pin fan connectors, plenty of USB 2.0 and 3.0 and so many other connections you really have to read up on it because I don't want to write a book here. Easy to set up and easy to OC. So much software including ROG CPU-Z, Kaperski anti-virus, and of...
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nz3777

Nice Gaming Motherboard!

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Pros: Can run x16 x16 x8

Cons: Bios can be a bit tricky

Well I bought mine at Micro Center along with a 8350 cpu to update my old fx 6100/ m5a97 motherboard.I can tell you speed wise and gaming performance has gone up ALOT!.... Certin games I play have picked up 40-50 fps But I mainly play older games so you might wanna look into that further~ As far as features go this Motherboard has it all And I would consider this Amd s Flagship motherboard! I run dual Radeon 6970s Refrence design for the time being so keep in mind if you plan to run 2 or 3 cards space may become an issue for you! I dont see a possibility of running tri-fire unless I take off the heatsinks and watercool them, theres just not enough space on the pcie-e lanes to run 3...
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