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post #11 of 23
eh,Sabertooth or ch5..tbh..your current board is good..
I sold my sabertooth..Current board is good thumb.gif
Know what i don't like about the sabertooth? Not being able to disable individual cores
Edited by Schmuckley - 4/7/12 at 7:09pm
 
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yeah, it's not bad, but has it's limits. The internal audio does not work and it is extremely sensitive when oc'ing ram. Also can't stand battery placement, the 2 marvel sata ports and it doesn't utilize newer digital power phase design.
    
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post #13 of 23
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Originally Posted by Schmuckley View Post

eh,Sabertooth or ch5..tbh..your current board is good..
I sold my sabertooth..Current board is good thumb.gif
Know what i don't like about the sabertooth? Not being able to disable individual cores

Now thats some usable info that isn't readily available in retailer descriptions! thumb.gif How did your mem oc?
    
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post #14 of 23
on that board? fair to middling..probably better than m4a89gtd pro biggrin.gif
 
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post #15 of 23
hotrod.....FYI i had the same exact problem with my asrock 990fx-extreme3. the stupid onboard audio completely failed after 2 months of use. asrock must be almost as cheap as foxxcon or ecs
 
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post #16 of 23
The Gigabyte 990FXA boards overclock well and do have the core locking feature. I say if you can wait it out though the 1090FX boards will be out late summer or ealy fall in Q3. More than likely they should release just before Piledriver.
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post #17 of 23
I had a corsshair board and when to a sabertooth it over clocks beter on my 1090T I could only get to 4.0 on cpu and 1400 on the ram with 1333 ram with the corshair board with the sabertooth I can do this

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whats the differences between 990 and 1090 chipsets. any new groundbreaking features?
 
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post #19 of 23
I have been using a AsRock 990FX Extreme 4 board and have nothing but good things to say about it. I how ever caught the intel bug so I am switching over to a 2550K. =/ Either way my board is maybe 8 months old and have had no issues with the onboard sound, YET. It provides 2x 16x/16x sli but to be honest that isn't a huge deal. You don't even notice the difference between 16x/16x compared to say 16x/8x or even 8x/8x, at least while gaming. If you really set on snagging a new board I would suggest a 990FX Extreme 4 if you go with AsRock. It is capable with a bios update to support the new BD chips if you decide to snag one in the future.
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