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Originally Posted by veyron1001 View Post

Its been confirmed that PileDriver can use AM3+ motherboards.
http://www.nordichardware.com/images/labswedish/nyhetsartiklar/CPU-Chipset/AMD_Vishera/fullimages/AMD_Piledriver.jpg

This was confirmed when AMD announced bulldozer release.
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post #42 of 59
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Originally Posted by veyron1001 View Post

Its been confirmed that PileDriver can use AM3+ motherboards.
http://www.nordichardware.com/images/labswedish/nyhetsartiklar/CPU-Chipset/AMD_Vishera/fullimages/AMD_Piledriver.jpg

"Can use AM3+" hmmmmmmm that suggests that it may be like sticking an AM3 CPU into an AM2 board and lose a little performance.....maybe a new chipset is on it's way.....
post #43 of 59
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Originally Posted by smash_mouth01 View Post

"Can use AM3+" hmmmmmmm that suggests that it may be like sticking an AM3 CPU into an AM2 board and lose a little performance.....maybe a new chipset is on it's way.....

This was conffirmed a long time ago. The AM3+ socket has thicker pin holes which were not used by Bulldozer. I am assuming that PileDriver will. Thats how theyll be able to support the quad memory too.
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Sorry but the name piledriver deserves a biggrin.gif
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In that case should I get the 990FX sabertooth?

 
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post #46 of 59
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In that case should I get the 990FX sabertooth?

Sabertooth is a very nice board. Main feature is reliablity. Good overclocking potential. I would either go with that or

ASUS ROG Crosshair V Formula
MSi Military Class 990FXA GD-80

Both of these boards support even more overclocking potential and they both provide good reliablity especially MSI board.

I had Msi board before I had CHV but I was having a lot of problems with BD when it first came out so thats why I went with something I knew supported BD well. But now that BD has been out for a while I am sure they have worked out all the kinks. I was able to get 5GHz with msi board when BD first came out but I was having problems with bios and voltages then.

All three of these boards are very nice imo. I wouldnt go with Gigabyte cause I have heard that they are still having problems with bios and FX but that was a few weeks ago, dont know if they fixed it yet.

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post #47 of 59
PD runs on AM3+? So how does quad channel work?
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i think the Quad Channel is the server based Piledriver systems redface.gif
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Since 8AmdCores < 4IntelCores,to compete with intel's 10-20 cores, AMD will have to make a chip with at least 20-40 cores.
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Since 8AmdCores < 4IntelCores,to compete with intel's 10-20 cores, AMD will have to make a chip with at least 20-40 cores.

 


That's just insane.

 
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