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i asked this question in sabertooth owners thread but no luck frown.gif .My question is i bought sabertooth z87 and thinking about custom water cooling or using corsair h110 . Anyways i was really happy since i did some search and i found an asus staff wrote tuf series boards arent made for overclocking. Here is the statement:
Dear Valued Customer,

Thank you for choosing Asus as your motherboard brand of choice.

Regarding overclocking, if you are going to purchase another board, I suggest purchasing the maximus vi hero. The sabertooth board is meant for durability and longevity.

If you have any questions or comments you can email me again at cl-jeffrey@asus.com

ASUS strives to meet and exceeds our customer expectations within our warranty policy.

Regards,

Whats that supposed to mean?If i can reach 4.8ghz with asus hero vi (custom water cooling) and stable for 48 hours, will the sabertooth z87 stable at that speed too or not?Whats the difference between 2 mobos ?I wont be going sub zero.Should i replace the sabertooth with hero vı or any other new rog series?
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Depends, is your main goal the highest clockspeed possible or durability/aesthetics? Sabertooths are primo boards but they have never been overclocking champs, if you want the best OC then go with the Hero.
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logan did a video review of all asus z87 mainboards with jayjay in which he said that only the color and features should matter to you and that all overclock equal
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Depends, is your main goal the highest clockspeed possible or durability/aesthetics? Sabertooths are primo boards but they have never been overclocking champs, if you want the best OC then go with the Hero.
i think you missunderstood me:i wont be going for overclocking record since i wont be going sub zero and i know only %10 of the current 4770k can reach 4.8ghz. So if the hero vı is stable at 4.8 or 4.9 also sabertooth will be stable or not?
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logan did a video review of all asus z87 mainboards with jayjay in which he said that only the color and features should matter to you and that all overclock equal
can you give me the link?
Edited by ozzy1925 - 8/10/13 at 11:26pm
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The motherboard has less do to with it than you think, it's really comes down do the chip itself, like you said, %10 can only do a certain speed. It's just like it was in the old days, even up to the modern days- the silicone lottery matters more than a lot of people think.

Since they build up both boards ridiculously well, I would think it wouldn't effect your OC as substantially as you'd think.
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The motherboard has less do to with it than you think, it's really comes down do the chip itself, like you said, %10 can only do a certain speed. It's just like it was in the old days, even up to the modern days- the silicone lottery matters more than a lot of people think.

Since they build up both boards ridiculously well, I would think it wouldn't effect your OC as substantially as you'd think.

This.

Worry less about your mobo and more about getting a good cpu.

A max 4.8ghz cpu will hit 4.8 on the Hero. It will also hit 4.8ghz on the sabertooth. Go with the one that looks best to you.
 
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can you give me the link?

http://www.youtube.com/watch?feature=player_detailpage&v=aGvB1SfINNs&t=55

he said its all about features and that they did 4.8ghz on all types of boards
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logan did a video review of all asus z87 mainboards with jayjay in which he said that only the color and features should matter to you and that all overclock equal

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Originally Posted by ledzepp3 View Post

The motherboard has less do to with it than you think, it's really comes down do the chip itself, like you said, %10 can only do a certain speed. It's just like it was in the old days, even up to the modern days- the silicone lottery matters more than a lot of people think.

Since they build up both boards ridiculously well, I would think it wouldn't effect your OC as substantially as you'd think.


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Originally Posted by Inglewood78 View Post

This.

Worry less about your mobo and more about getting a good cpu.

A max 4.8ghz cpu will hit 4.8 on the Hero. It will also hit 4.8ghz on the sabertooth. Go with the one that looks best to you.

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Originally Posted by Takla View Post

http://www.youtube.com/watch?feature=player_detailpage&v=aGvB1SfINNs&t=55
he said its all about features and that they did 4.8ghz on all types of boards
thanks for the clarification rep+ for all: as i understand both sabertooth z87 and hero vi are same boards with slight differences even same overclock capability unless going high end sub zero cooling. i think i will stay with my sabertooth lets hope i get a good 4770k
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