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post #1 of 4
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Hello everyone,

Ive noticed a very nice and detailed thread on Gigabytes 900 series owners club here, but nothing similar exists for the Asus M5A series.

Basically there are two revisions of those motherboards, eg M5A97 EVO and M5A97 EVO R2.0

The latter having Dual Intelligent Processors 3 instead of Dual Intelligent Processors 2.

Anyone knows if its a significant difference. The older variants seem to be discontinued on newegg too.
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post #2 of 4
DIP sounds like a lot of marketing, it's easier for Gigabyte stuff to know what's behind usually.

Anyway - just get the latest one since the olders are discontinued.
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Don't forget that Asus took out core unlocker on R2 mobos.
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Well, I went ahead and read the big description and its like this it seems:

DIP2 : CPU digital voltage controller
DIP3 : CPU and RAM digital voltage controller

I dont think Ill need the core unlocker feature, as I have a 1090t to go along with it. Next upgrade would probably be a steamroller core.
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