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I've been using a Sabertooth R2.0 for a while now, and I was never able to get a very good overclock out of it but I think that's mostly because I'm terrible with voltage stuff. The overclocking options on it however are excellent, including the various failsafes. Never had an easier time recovering after turning a setting up just a little too high for a successful boot.

That being said, I am replacing mine with a crosshair as I get terrible crossfire performance out my Sabertooth and I know it isn't the cards' fault. Running them one at a time in the primary PCIe x16 slot nets me the exact same 3dmark Firestrike score(~5900 with a difference of < 20 points). I did buy my Sabertooth refurb'd though and it could juts have a defective PCIe x16 lane thinking.gif

In any case, I'd say if you have the money, why not go for the crosshair? it's pretty much the top AM3+ board on the market
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Play with the VRM settings next time ,frequency and response time smile.gif
Sabertooth is a good board ,Crosshair is a little to much price wise.
   
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Originally Posted by Dromihetes View Post

Play with the VRM settings next time ,frequency and response time smile.gif
Sabertooth is a good board ,Crosshair is a little to much price wise.

Again, already replacing mine with a crosshair in the mail as it is crossfiring horrifically
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Originally Posted by RatPatrol01 View Post

Again, already replacing mine with a crosshair in the mail as it is crossfiring horrifically


Did it do better than what you had?
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A bit but not as well as I wanted it to, ended up selling the whole rig for Intel and single card nvidia, much happier thumb.gif
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