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post #41 of 45
True. You'd still have to get one for both platforms though if you were overclocking. You can still do 4.4 with the stock cooler which certainly can't be done with the latter.
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Wow, talk about off topic......
Giving an example of how a higher price doesn't equal performance isn't off topic when the topic is about pricing...
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Can someone confirm the differences between running BD on an 890 chipset and 990? Other than SLI support? I really want to get the Sabertooth but at the same time I might as well just buy a Crosshair IV again.
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post #44 of 45
Probably because of the absence of an AM3+ CPU on the market. One needs the other (sorta I guess).

On the note of performance and price, my TA890FXE vs. Crosshair IV Formula.

Price =/= Performance.

/thread.
post #45 of 45
here are the bull dozer/llano prices
http://www.guru3d.com/news/amd-bulld...icing-surface/
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