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post #11 of 34
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unfortunately he wants to do cfx at full 16x, it has to be 890FX. Otherwise, m4a89gtd pro is better than my board
I ignored that request, chalked it up to him not realizing there's literally zero difference between 16x/16x and 16x/8x.

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which means what?? lol
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not that good, it's only 8 power phases
ASUS makes very good VRMs. 6+2 its more than enough for an OCed Thuban
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ASUS makes very good VRMs. 6+2 its more than enough for an OCed Thuban
I'm stucked at 4.0GHz, maybe for x4 is fine. I had to attach two 60mm fans in the vrm heatsink. That thing was as hot as hell, the multi and vcore dropped during stress. Of course my h70 is in the way, I know that, so it will be modded soon.
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I'm stucked at 4.0GHz, maybe for x4 is fine. I had to attach two 60mm fans in the vrm heatsink. That thing was as hot as hell, the multi and vcore dropped during stress. Of course my h70 is in the way, I know that, so it will be modded soon.
I OCed a 1090T @ 4.125GHz(Megahalem cooler) and had no problems at all.
Even @ 4.25GHz was OK, but had to stop P95, because of the high CPU temp.
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i have read this like five times and it still makes little sense, essentially more = better?
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i have read this like five times and it still makes little sense, essentially more = better?
Speaking in broad general terms yes, although more doesn't equate to higher quality, all things aside more is better.
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post #17 of 34
Biostar TA890FXE is a great board

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not that good, it's only 8 power phases
^lolwut?
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post #18 of 34
Almost no real difference between x16 and x8. You may as well go x8 if it's cheaper.

But if you buy a 890 chipset, you can get a Bulldozer CPU in there. Afaik.
It will not utilize all the features though.
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Almost no real difference between x16 and x8. You may as well go x8 if it's cheaper.

But if you buy a 890 chipset, you can get a Bulldozer CPU in there. Afaik.
It will not utilize all the features though.
i am most likely gonna just bite the bullet and get the Deluxe5 so i can have a good board that is capable of upgrades in the future
post #20 of 34
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i am most likely gonna just bite the bullet and get the Deluxe5 so i can have a good board that is capable of upgrades in the future
sounds like a plan

newer ASRock boards are really nice. They seem to overclock well too.
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