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MSI Z77A-GD65 Price is right, performance is right, "One push" automatic overclock button to 4.2Ghz guaranteed stable. Sexy BiOs Interface

Have been using it for a while and it's a quality piece of hardware.

http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16813130643

He's looking for AM3+. The guy has decided on an FX-8350.
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He's looking for AM3+. The guy has decided on an FX-8350.

Oopsie ^_^
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Well we looked at a couple of boards ill tell u guys what he choose so far..... 1) Asus Crosshair v formula-z, 2) Gigabyte ud7 between these 2 which one do u guys think would handle 3 video cards if he decides to get 3 7970s? I think hes gonna end up buying 3 of them but is starting with radeon 7970 crossfire just to try out the performance 1st.Me iam happy with my radeon 6970 crossfire I might even try running 3 of them to see if I can at least keep up to this guy lol,what do u guys think if I overclock the hell outta them can I at least keep up with 3 7970s vs 3 6970s?biggrin.gif
     
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Dude. I would so not do that to a friend even if he thinks that's what he wants.
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Well we looked at a couple of boards ill tell u guys what he choose so far..... 1) Asus Crosshair v formula-z, 2) Gigabyte ud7 between these 2 which one do u guys think would handle 3 video cards if he decides to get 3 7970s? I think hes gonna end up buying 3 of them but is starting with radeon 7970 crossfire just to try out the performance 1st.Me iam happy with my radeon 6970 crossfire I might even try running 3 of them to see if I can at least keep up to this guy lol,what do u guys think if I overclock the hell outta them can I at least keep up with 3 7970s vs 3 6970s?biggrin.gif

i would go with the crosshair fore sure i have one and i love it cant go wroung with rog buddy
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ive owned a sabertooth 990fx r1 and currently on sabertooth 990fx r2, great boards, easy overclocks, lots of PCIe slots (4), however when you go tri-fire/tri-SLI the ports go 16x8x8x

ive heard r3 will have PCIe3 support, though im not sure when it comes out
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The AMD chipset doesn't really like multiple GPU's, so I really wouldn't do it. If this was a Z77 or X79 build, then I'd say go ahead and give him 2 cards if that's what he really wants, but 2 GPU's with an AMD platform will probably hurt performance more than anything.
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I don't know for a while there I was considering going the intel route myself but when u see the benchmarks the Amd 8350 comes so close I don't see a point in switching now espically for me since I already have a am3+ board.It is tempting to pick-up a 3570k at these prices I wont lie!The thing is not all of us can afford a 1000 dollar intel extreme cpu so do u guys really think the 8350 cant run 2 or 3 gpus???
     
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I don't know for a while there I was considering going the intel route myself but when u see the benchmarks the Amd 8350 comes so close I don't see a point in switching now espically for me since I already have a am3+ board.It is tempting to pick-up a 3570k at these prices I wont lie!The thing is not all of us can afford a 1000 dollar intel extreme cpu so do u guys really think the 8350 cant run 2 or 3 gpus???


Ah who says ya have to buy an Extreme cpu? Eh whatever, do what ya want.
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