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I'll join. thumb.gif

I have an ASRock 870 Extreme3.

The rig in my sig is two years old now and has worked perfectly, but is now in need of upgrades. Beginning to formulate a plan.
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Originally Posted by Izdaari View Post

I'll join. thumb.gif
I have an ASRock 870 Extreme3.
The rig in my sig is two years old now and has worked perfectly, but is now in need of upgrades. Beginning to formulate a plan.

that's not a bad machine i'd consider a asRock Extreme 4 990fx and an overclock and pick up another 5850 for cheap on the ocn market place and wait a while before upgrading to you next chip.

Or depending on how power hungry you are go with an i5/i7 build.
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Good thoughts, cdoublejj, thanks! thumb.gif

I'm underwhelmed by what I read about the OC potential of the Athlon II X4 series. I think I might go for that mobo and a new CPU along with it, maybe an FX-8150. That is, if I don't jump ship to Intel. The i5 3570k is awfully tempting.
Edited by Izdaari - 10/3/12 at 2:17am
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well the thing is they are coming out with a new cpu soon so i'd hold on a little bit longer because this new CPU is supposed to be faster than bulldozer (current FX chips) and it supports socket am3+. and you can either start saving that money now and buy the cpu later or grab a second 5850 for cheap and run crossfire like i did for an fps boost and buy the cpu later.
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I'm reading that the Piledriver release date will be SOON, so it seems likely it'll be out before I have the money together to buy anyway.
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I'll join! biggrin.gif

I recently went from a TEMP Asrock 2008 board as my one before that died on me and bought the Asrock 970 Extreme4 and i have to say it's a great board smile.gif

Works really good and supports alot biggrin.gif
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Any reason you chose the 970 over the 990?
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Fatal1ty 990FX owners and the Extreme owners will be pleased here.

Fatal1ty 990FX 1.82F UEFI;
https://www.box.com/s/7ppydk2nmtx8axombsk5

990FX Extreme4 1.80E:
http://www.asrock.com/mb/AMD/990FX%20Extreme4/index.us.asp?cat=Beta

990FX Extreme3 1.40G:
http://www.asrock.com/mb/AMD/990FX%20Extreme3/index.us.asp?cat=Beta

Whats new for all MBO's?
1. New UEFI GUI (like on the P67/Z68/Z77 Fatal1ty products)
2. RAM support for 2400MHz multy

Pictures of my Fatal1ty (new) UEFI:

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th_533363365_04_122_139lo.jpg th_953337199_05_122_243lo.jpg th_533378691_06_122_37lo.jpg
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No changes to the Extreme 4.... yet, just some new mouse suppport. I'm still running the shipped the version UEFI so i need to get on that.

EDITL scrolled down and saw the beta UEFI.
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