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post #21 of 29
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Ok so i've narrowed it down to 2 choices:

Crosshair V Formula
http://www.asus.com/Motherboards/AMD..._Formula/#CPUS

OR

Sabertooth 990FX
http://www.asus.com/Motherboards/AMD...ERTOOTH_990FX/


i will only be doing 2-way SLI so both boards support
i will be folding, DX11 gaming (crysis 2), and extreme overclocking

Which of the two seems to be the more efficient and resiliant board for these things?


will give rep for good advice



EDIT: also i have a dedicated sound card and NIC so tht will not play a role in selecting the board for me
Edited by Hazzeedayz - 7/28/11 at 7:01am
post #22 of 29
Save some money and go with the Sabertooth.

I don't think you'll particularly find those extra features that the CH V has useful.

Besides, both boards have the same overclocking features (for the most part) and two PCI-E x16 slots while under SLI/CFX.
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post #23 of 29
Get the crosshair v
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post #24 of 29
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Originally Posted by rick19011 View Post
Get the crosshair v
why did you pick that one over the sabertooth?
(trying to find out which board is better in which areas)
post #25 of 29
There both similar but the crosshair has more features.
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post #26 of 29
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i noticed that but some of them i don't know what they are.
and i LOVE how the CMOS reset is on the back of the computer, with the mobo i have, i need to take out my second GPU any time i need to reset...really sucks
post #27 of 29
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Asus Sabertooth.
This.

Sabertooths are god.
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post #28 of 29
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This.

Sabertooths are god.
why though, the Crosshair V and the Sabertooth are almost identical as far as the specs go.

what is your reasoning for picking Sabertooth?
post #29 of 29
Formula V and Sabertooh are pretty much the same, but the Formula V has more features. I would then choose by the color I want. I'm making a Red/Black theme computer, I'll get the Formula V. It is 10-30$ more expensive though (Formula V)
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