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So is that better than the M5A99X EVO? smile.gif

Both boards are equally good smile.gif

Though if you can live without the UEFI BIOS, the Gigabyte is my personal pick wheee.gif
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Both boards are equally good smile.gif
Though if you can live without the UEFI BIOS, the Gigabyte is my personal pick wheee.gif
I'm no expert on this but from looking at the information on them both the Gigabyte is better for overclocking cause of the 8-2 power phase, and it seems better for sli/crossfire cause it has 16x/8x, vs the Asus's 8x/8x.
Edit: Forgot to say thanks for the recommendation lol, thanks for the help!
    
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The 6+2 digi-VRM layout on the Asus is equally good smile.gif

Though I'd pick the Gigabyte biggrin.gif
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Okay thanks for this, I will be going with the Gigabyte board unless people have other recommendations. (which seems unlikely as I've noticed it's a pretty highly regarded board)
    
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Okay thanks for this, I will be going with the Gigabyte board unless people have other recommendations. (which seems unlikely as I've noticed it's a pretty highly regarded board)

I'd shoot for this as well - http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16813157266

A little expensive but kickass biggrin.gif
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I'd shoot for this as well - http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16813157266
A little expensive but kickass biggrin.gif
Considering I've just found out I might have a few hundred quid extra budget I might be tempted to go for one of the higher end boards, so I will bear that in mind. Thanks for all of this
    
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Considering I've just found out I might have a few hundred quid extra budget I might be tempted to go for one of the higher end boards, so I will bear that in mind. Thanks for all of this

Oh and the cream of the crop wubsmiley.gif - http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16813131736
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Oh and the cream of the crop wubsmiley.gif - http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16813131736
Woah, I bet you could hit some crazy overclocks on that beast!
    
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Woah, I bet you could hit some crazy overclocks on that beast!

However, the holy grail of all AMD-based boards (according to me at least biggrin.gif) is this - http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16813131735

Oh and the world record for the highest overclock ever achieved was set on this board right here yessir.gif
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Yes the Sabertooth is a soild over clocker

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