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The Sabertooth is probably your best choice, the Sabertooth Boards are meant for overclocking
 
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post #12 of 42
The one thing I miss with the Sabertooth is it doesnt have the ability (at least in any menu I have seen) to turn off individual cores. It can only turn off a module. The ROG boards are supposed to be able to do that, and I have seen it done with Bulldozer processors.
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post #13 of 42
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I live in the U.K. so don't get the newegg(?) black friday deals.
Yeah, I know, but Amazon UK has sometimes good deals during Black Friday smile.gif
post #14 of 42
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Yeah, I know, but Amazon UK has sometimes good deals during Black Friday smile.gif
Oh really? I've never noticed before, does that happen every Friday?
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post #15 of 42
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I know it's expensive but the crosshair v formula z is worth every penny and a little more. Sabertooth is good, stay away from the gigabyte... UD7 is awful compared to Crosshair...

Even though the Asus motherboards are good, the gigabyte is not "awful" to be honest their really good !

Asus are more pricey but they have good mobo but if your looking for something cheaper then gigabyte...

The gigabyte 990FX-UD3 is a really good board !!
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Originally Posted by Phoenixlight View Post

Oh really? I've never noticed before, does that happen every Friday?
Last year, during a Black Friday "season", for about a week they had promotions each day, in probably each department.
Most of the promotions were promotions during apointed hours, so someone had to watch carefully wink.gif
post #17 of 42
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Even though the Asus motherboards are good, the gigabyte is not "awful" to be honest their really good !
Asus are more pricey but they have good mobo but if your looking for something cheaper then gigabyte...
The gigabyte 990FX-UD3 is a really good board !!

I have a UD7 and a Crosshair V, the bios on the crosshair is far superior, the UD7 Vdroop is awful, really really bad, my fx8320 will run at 5.2GHZ at 1.5Vcore but I have to put it at 1.7v on the UD7 because under load it drops to 1.5V which is fine but then when it sits idle it's buzzing at 1.7V that can't be good??, I supose it all depeds what you are trying to get from it.
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post #18 of 42
Make sure you get any motherboard that's rev 2.0 just to be safe.
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Make sure you get any motherboard that's rev 2.0 just to be safe.
I would chose Rev 2.0 over the original anyways, with all the little tweaks and what not they do to the board its better. Plus if you buy something like the Sabertooth 990FX R2 its $10 cheaper then the original lol.
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post #20 of 42
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I have a UD7 and a Crosshair V, the bios on the crosshair is far superior, the UD7 Vdroop is awful, really really bad, my fx8320 will run at 5.2GHZ at 1.5Vcore but I have to put it at 1.7v on the UD7 because under load it drops to 1.5V which is fine but then when it sits idle it's buzzing at 1.7V that can't be good??, I supose it all depeds what you are trying to get from it.

Maybe you just had a bad mobo, I also had both and a msi board ( worst board ever) but i was running a pll 955BE on it. The only difference i seen was crosshair felt more ease to overclock with but i ended up pretty much nearly the exact same results. My gigabyte board was fine.
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