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Not high quality components.
care to elaborate? i can say that asus sabertooth is made from low quality component, but it is just an empty statement.
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care to elaborate? i can say that asus sabertooth is made from low quality component, but it is just an empty statement.

Just google z77 extreme 4 mosfets, should bring plenty of results on how awful the MOSFETs are on this thing...
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Have you considered the ASUS Maximus V Gene? $199 @ newegg and does 2 x sli and has high quality components
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post #24 of 48
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What do you mean the MOSFETs are poor?
They can't deliver very much power. D-PAK MOSFETs are just terrible.
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The UD5H is an excellent choice which seems to fit the bill - my brother has one and he loves it.
or you could get the UP4, which has 2x better MOSFETs and better chokes. Both are 6 phase anyway, though the UD5H is doubled.
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care to elaborate? i can say that asus sabertooth is made from low quality component, but it is just an empty statement.
See if you can find Sins VRM list on google.
Edited by Art Vanelay - 2/5/13 at 8:10am
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+1 for the ud5h. Have really liked it so far. Great quality, as others have stated. Bios is easy to navigate. Ive been able to get around the fan limitations quite easily with a combo of a fan controller and software (speed fan). I only run two profiles though, default and gaming. Good luck with your purchase.
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post #26 of 48
Here's Sin's VRM list so you guys can see what we're talking about.

http://sinhardware.com/index.php/99-sins-hardware/vrm-list

Simply put, while the Extreme4 isn't a bad board, there are much better boards for the money. Especially ones with much more capable VRMs that use higher quality components.
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I made the (forced) upgrade to Z77 recently (my Asus P8Z68-V Pro crapped out on me) and decided to go with the UD5H. I'm very happy with my choice. Fantastic overclocker and I love me some dual BIOS. Asus has bs me out of warranty service for the last time. I vote for Gigbyte. thumb.gif
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is it worth me trading in my extreme 4 and paying abit more the the z77x-ud3h?
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post #29 of 48
How much? I wouldn't bother if VRM temps don't bother you much. Although if we are talking about £10-20 maybe, and you are still within return window...
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care to elaborate? i can say that asus sabertooth is made from low quality component, but it is just an empty statement.
It was covered so many times that it's becoming too repetitive saying that over and over...
http://www.overclock.net/t/1333812/asrock-z77-extreme4-z77-extreme6-review
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I think the difference in price is £10, I get 30 days return it only had it two week.
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