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My Next Board?

Poll Results: The Better Board?

 
  • 33% (1)
    GIGABYTE GA-990FXA-UD5
  • 33% (1)
    ASUS SABERTOOTH 990FX R2.0
  • 33% (1)
    ASUS M5A99FX PRO R2.0
3 Total Votes  
post #1 of 2
Thread Starter 
I'm having a hard time deciding on a motherboard for my new build. I like both Asus and Gigabyte and I'm sure either would do the job very well. Going to pair it with either a FX-6300, 8320 or 8350 that I'll decide on later.
It will be used for gaming, photoshop and maybe some light video editing and a everyday rig. I'll be dropping it into the rig below and on the water loops listed.

I have read through a lot of threads here about these board and still finding it hard to decide.

Thanks
Edited by By-Tor - 7/27/13 at 11:20pm
GrandPa's Gamer
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CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
4790k @ 5.0ghz Asus Maximus 7 Hero PowerColor R9 290X LCS w/Factory EK Waterblock 16gb of G.Skill Trident X 2400mhz 
Hard DriveHard DriveOptical DriveCooling
Samsung 850 EVO 500gb, 840 EVO 250gb, 840 Pro 1... 1 TB something.. Asus CD/DVD Drive Custom Water Loop cooling CPU and GPU 
OSMonitorKeyboardPower
Windows 7 Asus 24" VG248QE 144hz, Asus 24" VE247H Razer Blackwidow Ultimate XFX Pro Black 850w PSU 
CaseMouseAudio
Phanteks Enthoo Primo Black/Red Razer DeathAdder Turtle Beach PX21 headset 
CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
Intel g3258 @ 4.2ghz  Asrock B85M-ITX XFX R7 250 4gb PNY 
Hard DriveOptical DriveCoolingOS
Samsung 840, 120gb SSD Samsung USB drive stock Windows 7 
MonitorKeyboardPowerCase
Acer CM Storm Devastator 300 watt COOLER MASTER Elite 110 
MouseAudio
CM Storm Devastator Onboard 
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GrandPa's Gamer
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Mini -ITX build
(14 items)
 
 
CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
4790k @ 5.0ghz Asus Maximus 7 Hero PowerColor R9 290X LCS w/Factory EK Waterblock 16gb of G.Skill Trident X 2400mhz 
Hard DriveHard DriveOptical DriveCooling
Samsung 850 EVO 500gb, 840 EVO 250gb, 840 Pro 1... 1 TB something.. Asus CD/DVD Drive Custom Water Loop cooling CPU and GPU 
OSMonitorKeyboardPower
Windows 7 Asus 24" VG248QE 144hz, Asus 24" VE247H Razer Blackwidow Ultimate XFX Pro Black 850w PSU 
CaseMouseAudio
Phanteks Enthoo Primo Black/Red Razer DeathAdder Turtle Beach PX21 headset 
CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
Intel g3258 @ 4.2ghz  Asrock B85M-ITX XFX R7 250 4gb PNY 
Hard DriveOptical DriveCoolingOS
Samsung 840, 120gb SSD Samsung USB drive stock Windows 7 
MonitorKeyboardPowerCase
Acer CM Storm Devastator 300 watt COOLER MASTER Elite 110 
MouseAudio
CM Storm Devastator Onboard 
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post #2 of 2
UD5... BUT!

Only if it is revision 1.1. 1.0 has no LLC, and 3.0 is Giga's first attempt at UEFI for AMD, and they sorta didn't do a great job. If you're buying it in person, the label should have the revision number on it.

If you can't get a Rev 1.1 or can't find out the revision number, then get the Sabertooth.
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G.Skill Blade 960GB 2x Samsung 950 Pro NVMe 512GB EK Predator 240 Windows 10 Enterprise x64 
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3x Dell U2515H BenQ 1075T Corsair Vengeance K70 RGB Corsair AX1200 
CaseMouseAudioAudio
CM HAF Stacker 945 Corsair Vengeance M65 RGB Sound Blaster ZxR Behringer iNuke 4CH-6000 
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3x Behringer DCX2496 2x Behringer iNuke 3000 2x Behringer iNuke 1000 
CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
AMD Kaveri 7850k Gigabyte GA-F2A88X-UP4 Radeon HD 7870 AMD R9 2400 10-11-10 2x4GB 
Hard DriveHard DriveCoolingOS
Intel 530 240GB SSD Microcenter 120GB SSD AMD 125w stock cooler. Windows 10 Enterprise 
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BenQ GW2750 BenQ GW2750 BenQ GW2750 Overlord 1440p 
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Corsair K90 Silverstone SFX 600w Silverstone Raven Z01 Corsair M60 
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Forge
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Anvil
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Forge-LT
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CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
Intel i7-5960X (4.5Ghz) ASUS X99-DELUXE/U3.1 2x AMD R9-FuryX 64GB Corsair Dominator Platinum (3200Mhz 8x8GB) 
Hard DriveHard DriveCoolingOS
G.Skill Blade 960GB 2x Samsung 950 Pro NVMe 512GB EK Predator 240 Windows 10 Enterprise x64 
MonitorMonitorKeyboardPower
3x Dell U2515H BenQ 1075T Corsair Vengeance K70 RGB Corsair AX1200 
CaseMouseAudioAudio
CM HAF Stacker 945 Corsair Vengeance M65 RGB Sound Blaster ZxR Behringer iNuke 4CH-6000 
AudioAudioAudioAudio
2x Cerwin Vega S2-EE 4x Cerwin Vega D-7 Cerwin Vega CLS-6C Cerwin Vega XLS-15S (Amp byassed) 
AudioAudioAudioAudio
Sennheiser HD598 Audio Technica AT2020 30ART Mic Tube Amp Denon DN-500AV 
AudioAudioAudio
3x Behringer DCX2496 2x Behringer iNuke 3000 2x Behringer iNuke 1000 
CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
AMD Kaveri 7850k Gigabyte GA-F2A88X-UP4 Radeon HD 7870 AMD R9 2400 10-11-10 2x4GB 
Hard DriveHard DriveCoolingOS
Intel 530 240GB SSD Microcenter 120GB SSD AMD 125w stock cooler. Windows 10 Enterprise 
MonitorMonitorMonitorMonitor
BenQ GW2750 BenQ GW2750 BenQ GW2750 Overlord 1440p 
KeyboardPowerCaseMouse
Corsair K90 Silverstone SFX 600w Silverstone Raven Z01 Corsair M60 
Audio
SB Tactic Omegas 
CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
i7-4720HQ UX501JW-UB71T GTX 960m 16GB 1600 9-9-9-27 
Hard DriveOSMonitor
512GB PCI-e SSD Windows 10 Pro 4k IPS 
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