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GIGABYTE GA-990FXA-UD3 AM3+ or ASUS Crosshair V Formula AM3+ AMD 990FX

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GIGABYTE GA-990FXA-UD7 AM3+
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ASUS Crosshair V Formula AM3+ AMD 990FX

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Edited by charlesquik - 9/1/11 at 5:15pm
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post #2 of 22
ASUS Crosshair V Formula hands down.
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I dunno im not really a fanboy but I do have the Gigabyte board. I have a 1090T at 4.3GHZ with room to go. This is the first one I have ever used always used asus in the past but I am sold on it. It has crazy headroom and the Bios is laid out very nicley. Just my opinion though Either board are excellent choices. like picking a corvette over a corvette lol
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They are both great boards but the overclocking headroom has a lot more to do with the binning of your chip than the motherboard itself. Both are good boards but I prefer the ASUS bios over the gigabyte.
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You can't trust Newegg reviews. You wouldn't believe some of the BS i've seen on those.
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I'm not a huge fanboy of the UD3 either. I did have to RMA my first one.

That being said, this new one has been a dream to work with. The layout is great, the bios is familiar, it oc's well, and Gigabyte seems to really be on top of the bios updates.

On the other hand, my last board was an Asus and I liked it pretty well too. Sorry to not be too much help, but I am truly happy with my UD3 at the moment, so it would get my vote if it has the features you need.
    
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post #9 of 22
Im using a GIGABYTE GA-990FXA-UD3 and I love it. its been a great board and Im going to use it when BD comes out. I cant say anything about the asus board because I have never used it.
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Gigabyte, just because that black on black love looks so beastly.
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