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I like ASUS, Gigabyte and Biostar boards as I've had experience with all of them, MSI as well.

Looking for a good AM3 board in either 8xx or 9xx series with LLC so I can finally have a little room for clocking without having to set super high voltages. The board I have now drops .05v under load with no LLC options. It was a first gen AM3 only board and this is why I suppose.

Used, new, doesn't matter. Just looking for model/series numbers to identify the boards. Overclocking features on top of LLC would be icing on the cake.

So throw 'em at me!
    
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LLC - You dont need it..

Maybe 990FX Extreme4 would suit You...
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Bump, still looking for good recommendations!
    
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Really, no one has any recommendations? frown.gif
    
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I like Asus myself and their LLC, but my board does not have LLC options like a 890FX or 990FX has. To be more descriptive, I cannot throtle my LLC. My only option is on or off. The FX boards have like 12 settings I believe. You can make your LLC restricted to a % over your set vcore or I believe a certain vdroop if you prefer.
 
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Originally Posted by BWG;15382897 
I like Asus myself and their LLC, but my board does not have LLC options like a 890FX or 990FX has. To be more descriptive, I cannot throtle my LLC. My only option is on or off. The FX boards have like 12 settings I believe. You can make your LLC restricted to a % over your set vcore or I believe a certain vdroop if you prefer.

Hrm then I supposed I'll have to look at the FX/X 8xx series boards. Mainly I think a board with LLC will allow me to remain closer to high-end of stock voltage (1.4) under load (which is where it needs it).

Under load my voltage drops from 1.45v to 1.41~. frown.gif

I'm hoping LLC can help negate this issue by instead increasing the voltage under load and dropping back when not. thinking.gif
    
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Which board do you have?
 
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post #8 of 21
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Right now I'm on an M4A78T-E. Mediocre clocker and no LLC, in fact very few voltage options in comparison to newer chipsets. It's a 790GX/750SB. I bought it roughly just after it came out as the only AM3 board available at the time.

I've already RMA'd the first and had it replaced.
    
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My god, I have never seen so many bios updates on a board!!!
 
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post #10 of 21
What's your budget? The ASUS Sabertooth 990FX is really nice. The Crosshair V is also something to consider. But the Gigabyte UD7 have massive vdroop, so the UD5 is better if you choose to go with Gigabyte. Good luck.
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