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post #1 of 30
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Quote:
Conclusion

This combination review has been a long time coming, repetitively pushed back by other releases or events. However we have now crossed through the land of 990FX, examining boards ranging from $130 to $215, and there is a lot to choose from.
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http://www.anandtech.com/show/5714/990fx-motherboard-roundup-with-thuban-and-bulldozer-a-second-wind-for-asus-gigabyte-msi-and-biostar

interesting read, and a good general gist if ur on the look out for a 990fx motherboards
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post #2 of 30
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yer was having probs, got it up now, thumb.gif

asus really are starting to put there boot down and show there power,
Edited by george_orm - 4/5/12 at 6:49pm
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Too little, too late. Really disturbed that Anand even allowed this piece in April of 2012, long after all of the tested boards had been released.
post #4 of 30
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yer they were super slow, but given the "which board to i chose?" threads we get all the time,
this may help someone, and that the point of the site, biggrin.gif so here it is,
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They couldn't put the overclock results on a graph on one page? Come on, that's the important stuff for us, now we have to go through each individual page to compare overclocks.
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I'm shocked by the results on the bulldozer. Marginally better and someone times worse than previous chip??
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I'm shocked by the results on the bulldozer. Marginally better and someone times worse than previous chip??

It's been common knowledge for a long time now.

I don't know why anyone would choose Bulldozer over an 1100T, or more specifically a 2500K, especially if they are gaming.
http://www.anandtech.com/show/5714/990fx-motherboard-roundup-with-thuban-and-bulldozer-a-second-wind-for-asus-gigabyte-msi-and-biostar/20
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people chose new tec all the time just to try it, in some budget situations, people come to the conclusion of AMD, and some ppl just wanted to try bulldozer,
sure intel's pumping a way better (performance to dollar) chips out, but there is more than just price performance to some, (not me, but some )
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for features and performance/price, i dnt think the sabertooth can be beat. its amazing
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yer thinking about the saber tooth for ivory bridge, they seem like solid boards,
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