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i just got done surfing the asus website. i was looking over the spec's , such as phase design(8+2) . the sabertooth is on my list of possible buys. it's really the only board that can make my noctua fans look good:D i got about two more weeks before i make a buy. i'm going to try to follow this thread and some other ones hoping i can make a good chioce.
my biggest concern is i doubt i'll ever do sli/crossfire ever again. so i really hate to spend money on options i'll really never need. i was kinda hoping there was something in the mid range that would allow me good oc'ing. it seems like the chioces are pretty bland when it comes to amd mobo's. what are some other good chioces?

If you're sure you don't want to crossfire/SLI, either the ASUS M5A97 R2.0 or the Gigabyte 970-UD3. I'd recommend either for a single graphics card setup. The Asus has a 4+2 Digital power phase VRM, which is less than the Gigabyte's 8+2, but the Gigabyte's is analog. I have yet to see a review comparing these two for overclocking stability, which is at least as important as maximum overclock frequency. I'd rather have 4.7GHz solid and stable with cool VRMs than have 5GHz with the system just able to manage some benchmarks, but giving bluescreens on a periodic basis.
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If you're sure you don't want to crossfire/SLI, either the ASUS M5A97 R2.0 or the Gigabyte 970-UD3. I'd recommend either for a single graphics card setup. The Asus has a 4+2 Digital power phase VRM, which is less than the Gigabyte's 8+2, but the Gigabyte's is analog. I have yet to see a review comparing these two for overclocking stability, which is at least as important as maximum overclock frequency. I'd rather have 4.7GHz solid and stable with cool VRMs than have 5GHz with the system just able to manage some benchmarks, but giving bluescreens on a periodic basis.


Yeah that Digital power is fantastic. If they came out with a UD7 with digital power (Gigabyte has boards with digital) I would get one post haste.
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This is a little off topic but you guys have been great! theres been a lot of information passed around in this thread that has been both vital and helpful to the ongoing and encouraging process of tweaking out the best performance!
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This is a little off topic but you guys have been great! theres been a lot of information passed around in this thread that has been both vital and helpful to the ongoing and encouraging process of tweaking out the best performance!

oh by all mean...of course I had help. tongue.gifbiggrin.gif
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oh by all mean...of course I had help. tongue.gifbiggrin.gif

well if you put it that way.. NICE JOB >> NONE OF YOU! tongue.gif
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Better, at the cost of heat and possibly stability. ;p.

Heat, I can handle. Stability, not so much.
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In many cases, some find they aren't able to get multi very high and really have no choice but fsb cranking, but that is just the name of the game.

This was the case with the BIOS I was on, I had a more stable OC with fsb. This latest one has given me a more stable multi OC so I'm going that way now, I agree it's probably a better route to keeping temps down and allowing me to achieve a higher 24/7 OC.
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well if you put it that way.. NICE JOB >> NONE OF YOU! tongue.gif

Well that was just mean and hurtful. biggrin.gif
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This is a little off topic but you guys have been great! theres been a lot of information passed around in this thread that has been both vital and helpful to the ongoing and encouraging process of tweaking out the best performance!

If any part of your kudos are directed towards me, you're welcome.

This is partly why I have been giving a play-by-play of my experiences with my particular configuration and motherboards I've tried. I know it's a little boring for some to read about me swapping out motherboards, but this info will help somebody else who might not be able to return a board, or would have to pay shipping twice and/or a restocking fee. I've been there and done that, and I always appreciate it if somebody has documented a problem or incompatibility which saves me the time and money to find out myself.
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IF this is true and with a blog called SemiAccurate (SA) everything is taken with a grain of salt, it is sad. I'm trying to sell my 3 month old Bulldozer FX8150 and so far no one seems interested. Perhaps the fear of no upgrades will make me hold onto it. I love the FX8350 and am glad I upgraded to it. As for Excavator, from what I read that was far in the future. Steamroller was possibly an AM3+ compatible chip but if this blog is true, I think CEO Cory is turning out the lights on this series of chips with Vishera.
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