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Yes, but if you have Phenom II you will struggle passing over 1600Mhz and for FX is at 1866Mhz.

this is true..ram is @ 1670..and i don't dare go higher..lol
 
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Originally Posted by djriful;15301472 
Yes, but if you have Phenom II you will struggle passing over 1600Mhz and for FX is at 1866Mhz.

my Crosshair V pushes my Mushkin Redline at it's rated speed of 2133 just fine.

Suggesting that the OP adds a poll to this thread to keep track of the count easier.

Sabertooth seem to be a marketing gimmick in my opinion. I'd personally go with the Crosshair V; however with the BD launch being an utter failure in almost every aspect of performance (according to press kit reviews) I suggest the OP look at going with a SandyBridge build. You can build a 2500K with high-end motherboard for about $100 more.

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