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I will be purchasing a new mobo on friday and I'm wondering what one to get the crosshair V or the sabertooth... I have a 8150 CPU and I want to get more outta my chip... currently I'm using a crosshair IV..... price is not a concern... please give me your opinion... I dont want to see anyone say "why dont you buy a 2500k it better" I chose AMD and stick by my decision... plz give me pros and con to each THNX
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just realized I posted this in wrong thread... srry
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There's not much difference between the ROG and the TUF boards. Both of them are really good. I went with the Crosshair V because of the color, but honestly there's no difference other than the Intel LAN and other few cool ROG only things smile.gif

If you don't really care about the visual inside the case, then I'd say go with the Sabertooth.

The other difference between the Crosshair V and the Sabertooth is the PCIe layout, the Crosshair V accomodates 3-way SLi/xFire better than the Sabertooth.
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crosshair V it is!!!!
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ther reason I when for the Sabertooth is it has TUF CeraM!X Heatsink Coating Tech. - 50% Larger area for heat dissipation with the revolutionary ceramics-coating technology and TUF Thermal Radar - Real Time Temp Detection and Heat Removal and the Corsshair dident and Ive lost more mobo to heat
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