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8 phase is fine for overclocking. Dont forget that you are not always guarantee to get high OC with CPU. Even with people who has had the same mobo/cpu/ram can get different OC resluts. Its just luck of the draw.
The difference is very small from 2400 to 2800, thats if you can get the system be be stable at those clocks.
Your not 100% grantee to do so.

okay.. so if you were in my situation, what board would you buy? the sabertooth or the P8Z77-V deluxe for overclocking and features?

btw i want to try for 5ghz on water cooling, is this possible, and which board would be easier to get there?

thanks bud
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okay.. so if you were in my situation, what board would you buy? the sabertooth or the P8Z77-V deluxe for overclocking and features?
btw i want to try for 5ghz on water cooling, is this possible, and which board would be easier to get there?
thanks bud

Its not the board that will give 5ghz, its the cpu. you can have 5 of the same CPu, and only one can hit 4.8Ghz, the rest can only do 4.6Ghz, other 3 only 4.5Ghz
Its luck of the draw.
I could care less of the extra features like bluetooth, wifi, mpcie. None of those interest me.
I dislike the color blue on my board, just too very common.

Either board can help you OC, like I said its luck of the draw for the CPU.
    
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okay.. so if you were in my situation, what board would you buy? the sabertooth or the P8Z77-V deluxe for overclocking and features?
btw i want to try for 5ghz on water cooling, is this possible, and which board would be easier to get there?
thanks bud

Its not the board that will give 5ghz, its the cpu. you can have 5 of the same CPu, and only one can hit 4.8Ghz, the rest can only do 4.6Ghz, other 3 only 4.5Ghz
Its luck of the draw.
I could care less of the extra features like bluetooth, wifi, mpcie. None of those interest me.
I dislike the color blue on my board, just too very common.

Either board can help you OC, like I said its luck of the draw for the CPU.

I Love my Sabertooth. Had the Deluxe been all black I would have gotten that one. I do love all the extra bells and whistles. But I wanted an all black build and I am not disapointed at all.
 
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Its not the board that will give 5ghz, its the cpu. you can have 5 of the same CPu, and only one can hit 4.8Ghz, the rest can only do 4.6Ghz, other 3 only 4.5Ghz
Its luck of the draw.
I could care less of the extra features like bluetooth, wifi, mpcie. None of those interest me.
I dislike the color blue on my board, just too very common.
Either board can help you OC, like I said its luck of the draw for the CPU.

so you would take the sabertooth?

i belive the board has got some influence on the overclock on the cpu, like i dont think you'll get as high of an overclock on a much cheaper board would you?
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so you would take the sabertooth?
i belive the board has got some influence on the overclock on the cpu, like i dont think you'll get as high of an overclock on a much cheaper board would you?

I'd say this board, the components are much more resilient and higher quality, so I'd say stability is easier since it is possible for an OC to be unstable due to strain on misc items on the board.
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so you would take the sabertooth?
i belive the board has got some influence on the overclock on the cpu, like i dont think you'll get as high of an overclock on a much cheaper board would you?

I'd say this board, the components are much more resilient and higher quality, so I'd say stability is easier since it is possible for an OC to be unstable due to strain on misc items on the board.

With that said, you can't go wrong with the 5 year warrenty as well
 
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I'd say this board, the components are much more resilient and higher quality, so I'd say stability is easier since it is possible for an OC to be unstable due to strain on misc items on the board.

so would you say the 8 phase on the sabertooth is as good as the 16 phase on the P8Z77-V duluxe?
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your posting in the sabertooth forum, so I will go for the sabertooth, as we already own it.

Its not only the phase that will help OC, so dont focus on that alone. There is many other factors on the board that will help keep your system stable.
    
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your posting in the sabertooth forum, so I will go for the sabertooth, as we already own it.
Its not only the phase that will help OC, so dont focus on that alone. There is many other factors on the board that will help keep your system stable.

the reason im posting on this forum is because maybe someone that has bought the sabertooth regrets buying because theres something better for the same price..

what other factors influence the overclocking on the motherboard? smile.gif
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so would you say the 8 phase on the sabertooth is as good as the 16 phase on the P8Z77-V duluxe?

Have you done research on the processor? Speed is absolutely correct in telling you its all about the processor. Granted a good mobo, psu, and cooling help a lot but more than anything its about the CPU. Tell me how a person with a Asus Maximus can get 5ghz on air but the next guy with the same board and specs can't pass 4.6 on water? Some processors just have the luck of having a more stable die.
Speaking of Dies, the 3770k is the new IB flagship, Intel built the Ivy on a 28nm die..while Sandy was built on a larger 32nm. What this all means is you are going to have alot of heat out put. so, no matter what board you use you'll get heat heat heat. If you have the cash splurge and get the Blue board..but personally, I'll stick with the black board. I like it. I have a stable 4537.53(3570k) OC on 1.25v I'm happy. My heats bellow 68c and again I'm happy....

Like the guy said, you're asking on a Sabertooth Thread..we are all going to say Sabertooth. Once we all figure out its quirks and the bios I guarantee everyone on this thread will be happy with their purchase..even the ones that hit bumps at the beginning and have to RMA..once they get everything going, they'll be happy campers too.
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