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M5A99X EVO R2.0 Vs GA-970A-UD3 For OVERCLOCKING! Pulling trigger tonight!

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So after reading tons of reviews and forums regarding motherboards for FX-Series overclocking I have come down to these two motherboards that fit my budget perfectly.

The Asus M5A99X with rebate is similar price to the GA-970A-UD3.

Asus one has 6+2 DIGI VRM setup
GA one has 8+2 VRM setup


Which one would be best for overclocking? Going to be overclocking either FX 4300 or 6300. Which chip would overclock more?

Thanks
Edited by ImJJames - 9/11/13 at 9:59pm
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The Asus is best.
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Asus for AMD..
If not Asus;Biostar.
 
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cheap! Newegg box panel ibeats with onboard. 
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AMD Phenom II X6 1075T w/2 cores locked @ 4.2+ M4a89GTD-Pro XFX Radeon HD 5870 8gb Samsung ddr3 1600 11-11-11-28@ 8-8-8-24 
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