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Putting together a new rig decided on the 960T until piledrivers come around.Next part is the mobo decided on going AM3+.The mobos ive chosen for the list are.Feel free to drop a few suggestions if there's another board you'd like to add in the equation.Thanks

GIGABYTE GA-990FXA-UD5 ATX AMD Motherboard
ASUS Sabertooth 990FX ATX AMD Motherboard with UEFI BIOS
GIGABYTE GA-990FXA-UD3 AM3+ AMD 990FX SATA 6Gb/s USB 3.0 ATX AMD Motherboard
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post #2 of 14
I most likely would pick UD5, given that it is cheaper. One thing though, Gigabyte MBs are still using traditional layout of BIOS (blue screen with buch of texts), so you may or may not like it. ASUS MBs are using pretty GUI in their BIOS/UEFI.
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post #3 of 14
Im a fan of asus boards, sabertooth will be solid. Also Im not sure what chipset piledriver will need so either go budget now and upgrade for piledriver or try sticking with 990fx (which you have chosen) for highest chance of compatibility.
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post #4 of 14
I would go with Sabertooth...
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post #5 of 14
You picked my three favorite boards tongue.gif

I would say go with the Sabertooth because I've seen a lot of nice overclocks on it and the 990FX should be good for when the new chips come out.
 
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post #6 of 14
Id say the Saberthooth as well in fact mine will be here today Im upgrading my Corsshair III will be dropping my 1090T in it but before I do that I may drop my 555 in it and see if it cat ulock the 2 other cores like my ch III can and see how it dose
post #7 of 14
I say one of the Gigabyte's because the are more aesthetically pleasing biggrin.gif

the UD3
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post #8 of 14
After using the Crosshair V recently, I would recommend Asus.
post #9 of 14
Between the UD5 and the Sabertooth, you can't go wrong either way.
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post #10 of 14
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Originally Posted by vinton13 View Post

Between the UD5 and the Sabertooth, you can't go wrong either way.

Agreed, both are solid boards and offer pretty much the same specs. out of these two it's down to brand preference and looks really.
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