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Well with all the problems I had with my Sabertooth. I can boot for any of the x8/x16 PCI-E slot on a Sabertooth mobo.
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Thanks guys that was informative. Does the chipset have any effect on OCing ability? (Between the 970 and fx990 for instance)
Edited by Deadboy90 - 1/30/13 at 6:22pm
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Quote:
Originally Posted by Deadboy90 View Post

Thanks guys that was informative. Does the chipset have any effect on OCing ability? (Between the 970 and fx990 for instance)
I would say nope. It depends on the power phase on the mobo has on it mostly. The chipset is basically for how many PCI-E slot that is on the mobo.
Most 970 has 4+1 and 4+2
Most 990FX has 8+2.
More phases means more power for the cpu.
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And lower voltages to maintain a certain speed, thus lower temps
     
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990FX is the highest available chipset, so naturally board makers pack the most features into their 990FX boards. This means more power phases, more quality VRM, clear CMOS buttons, ect. The 990FX chipset also has 40 PCI-Express 2.0 lanes.
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post #16 of 34
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Quote:
Originally Posted by Pedroc1999 View Post

And lower voltages to maintain a certain speed, thus lower temps

So more power phases = lower temps?
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post #17 of 34
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So more power phases = lower temps?
Nope. It mean less likely of cpu throttling from VRM overheating and more stable voltages.
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post #18 of 34
Quote:
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990FX is the highest available chipset, so naturally board makers pack the most features into their 990FX boards. This means more power phases, more quality VRM, clear CMOS buttons, ect. The 990FX chipset also has 40 PCI-Express 2.0 lanes.

^^^ He means 4, not 40 lanes.

And the ASRock Extreme4 also has CLR CMOS, but problably only because it is the Exterme4
     
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post #19 of 34
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^^^ He means 4, not 40 lanes.

And the ASRock Extreme4 also has CLR CMOS, but problably only because it is the Exterme4
No. He mean total of x40 lanes. Add the x** to equal 40.
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post #20 of 34
Quote:
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^^^ He means 4, not 40 lanes.

And the ASRock Extreme4 also has CLR CMOS, but problably only because it is the Exterme4

No I mean 40 PCI-E lanes as in x40.

x8/x8/x8/x8/x4

x16/x16/x8
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