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ASUS Crosshair V Formula or Gigabyte 990FXA UD7?

Poll Results: ASUS Crosshair V Formula or Gigabyte 990FXA UD7?

 
  • 70% (7)
    ASUS Crosshair V Formula
  • 30% (3)
    Gigabyte 990FXA UD7
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post #1 of 8
Thread Starter 
Greetings all. Ignoring my sig, which one should I choose between the two boards in the title?
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post #2 of 8
Thread Starter 
Damn....I made a bad choice with the UD7 huh?
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post #3 of 8
to be honest, there is loads of info available on both boards but if i had a litte more cash when i bought my UD5 i so would of loved the UD7, wanna swap? wink.gif
post #4 of 8
Thread Starter 
Quote:
Originally Posted by TUG View Post

to be honest, there is loads of info available on both boards but if i had a litte more cash when i bought my UD5 i so would of loved the UD7, wanna swap? wink.gif

No. tongue.gif
I'm just wondering if I would have been better off with the CHV
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post #5 of 8
Quote:
Originally Posted by vinton13 View Post

No. tongue.gif
I'm just wondering if I would have been better off with the CHV
Personally when buying tech i do 3 things:-
  • Check reliability
  • Check if it fits my needs
  • Check that funds allow purchase

Anything after that isn't important because if i'm after a good board/cpu etc for OCing then that's the first 2 points taken into account for example. No point asking now, you've already bought it.
post #6 of 8
Both boards are good. Its a matter of personal preference really.

I personally prefer the CHV.
post #7 of 8
I'd flip a coin..they're both good biggrin.gif
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post #8 of 8
voltages are kinda wack on the UD7, but for most people, it doesn't really matter.
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