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Same difference, they went with 2/4 rather than the much better 2/5. Either way, the sabertooth board is the only one of the two capable of running two of their upcoming flagships (595 ARES) at x16, since that looks to be a three-slot as well. Poor decision imo.
How are you determining which slots are x16?

They all look identical and the article says any slot is capable of running at x16. To me, this gives you more options for where to put your cards over the sabertooth unless I am missing something obvious here.

You can run GPUs in slots 2 and 6 with a sound card in the pci (slot 5)
or put two three slots cards into spots 2 and 6
or put a pci-e x1 card in slot 3 and run GPUs in slots 4 and 7...
etc.

tl;dr I don't think you can tell if the board has any prefered 2x16 configuration just by examining the picture as all the pci-e slots look similar.
post #32 of 62
How come the south bridge heatsink looks so horrible?This is the ugliest Crosshair ever made,really dissapointed,was hoping for looks on par with the rampage or rampage black edition.Crazy,all the over motherboard makers made a big effort,this looks like a protoype
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I have to say I like Gigabyte's better. It will depend how they perform and how much they cost. I'm really only waiting for a mATX version of the UD7 and the Crosshair V.
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will you be able to run this in dual 16x mode with the 1st and 3rd slot?

If yes then this will work well for me, if not i'll probably have to get the gigabyt board

8x/8x makes VERY little difference.
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I was never keen on the red and black for ROG, but this is a huge step backwards in aesthetics compared to the CHIV, what on earth were they thinking?



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This should make my CHIV easier to sell
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Very very nice boards here.
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I like them both. I have loved my ch4 and where the hs design is not as attractive on the ch5 lets hope it works better. The ch4 had its issues there, although mine was always fine.
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