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Why is the sabertooth more expensive? I'm looking for a great stable board that can oc.
    
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My guess is because of this armor thing and sensors the sabertooth has. Otherwise the hero is a very nice board for overclocking. It may be the cheapest rog atm, but it doesnt lack any features ti let you oc the max your cpu can handle on air/water. So its a matter of taste actually.
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neither..Biostah! http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16813138380

Seriously though..If you're gonna spent the $200..mATX OC Formula, Maximus6 gene, or z87x-oc..
TBH though..I has the Biostar..and it has plenty powah fer cheep.
It IS capable of pushing chip to the limits safely..what more could anyone ask for?
oh yeah..super-duper RAM profiles like come with the other boards i mentioned biggrin.gif
idk if asus gene has them, too.
You can always copy settings from xs 5 ghz spi thread, though ;x
edit: I'm gonna guess Asus gene has profiles.
Edited by Schmuckley - 8/31/13 at 8:58pm
 
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Even JJ from Asus stated that almost every ASUS OC'able board THIS GENERATION, can reach the same OCs. CPU lottery is where it's at this time around with Haswell. It depends more on the cPU you'll be getting, whether you grabbed a good one or not...

So, go for the features, maybe style if you're into "color schemes" or something. I got the HERO and I love it. It's cheaper than the Sabertooth, and I don't buy into the thermal armor thingy...so she's my HERO lol thumb.gif
Edited by delavan - 9/1/13 at 6:07am
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Originally Posted by Schmuckley View Post

neither..Biostah! http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16813138380

Seriously though..If you're gonna spent the $200..mATX OC Formula, Maximus6 gene, or z87x-oc..
TBH though..I has the Biostar..and it has plenty powah fer cheep.
It IS capable of pushing chip to the limits safely..what more could anyone ask for?
oh yeah..super-duper RAM profiles like come with the other boards i mentioned biggrin.gif
idk if asus gene has them, too.
You can always copy settings from xs 5 ghz spi thread, though ;x
edit: I'm gonna guess Asus gene has profiles.

Yeah, I know biostar and ASrock have been putting out some good stuff lately, but I had to deal with them when they were new. I can't really support them since they built themselves up with cheap ***** parts. Their 939 and 775 boards were absolute garbage.

I think I am going for the HERO. The egg has an open box for $175.
    
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Yeah, I know biostar and ASrock have been putting out some good stuff lately, but I had to deal with them when they were new. I can't really support them since they built themselves up with cheap ***** parts. Their 939 and 775 boards were absolute garbage.

I think I am going for the HERO. The egg has an open box for $175.

very nice choice, the hero is an amazing board, make sure to post in the hero's owners thread (found in my sig) when you get it!
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