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Actually I was wrong. Now I see that the Asus Sabertooth 990FX R2.0 goes for 148 euro.

Is it worth paying ~30 euro more for the Asus Sabertooth 990FX R2.0? over the Giga UD3 or Asrock Ext4 ?

Thanks in advance smile.gif

Everyone has an opinion of course. But to me, yes. Its the best 990fx out there IMO
   
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Is it worth paying ~30 euro more for the Asus Sabertooth 990FX R2.0? over the Giga UD3 or Asrock Ext4 ?

Thanks in advance smile.gif

To me Yes..
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Actually I was wrong. Now I see that the Asus Sabertooth 990FX R2.0 goes for 148 euro.

Is it worth paying ~30 euro more for the Asus Sabertooth 990FX R2.0? over the Giga UD3 or Asrock Ext4 ?

Thanks in advance smile.gif

Yes it is. The 990fxa-ud3 has been plagued with problems lately. I would recommend the 990fxa-ud5 or Sabertooth if you want to do any overclocking. Both seem to do well but by and large the Sabertooth is the favorite to pair with the fx8350.
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Hello,

So I'm looking for a new mobo. My current one might be holding me back a bit
Currrent mobo: Asus m5a78l-m/usb3

So now I've got my eye on one of these 2. Which one would you recommend and why?
- Gigabyte GA-990FXA-UD3 (120 euro)
- Asrock 990FX Extreme4 (125 euro)


Also, now I got your attention. Before I'm gonna change my mobo I'm gonna change my psu.
Current psu: Cooler Master GX Lite 600W (50 euro)
I'm gonna go with for one: Corsair Enthusiast TX650 V2 (85 euro)
Read some good things about it. At least it's not a cheap one like the current one I'm using.
Any good this psu in your opinion? Or should I avoid it maybe?

Thanks in advance smile.gif


For the PSU, check the sticky thread, "Recommended PSUs Database" or something like that in the PSU forum. Too lazy to link it because Friday. EDIT: Just kidding.


I considered the Gigabyte at first, but was recommended the Extreme4 since I had originally planned on getting an 8320. That's moot now since I'm running a 6300, but they both have the same power phase. How much do you want to overclock? If you want 5GHz or something else ridiculous, a Crosshair Formula V or I believe ASRock Fata1ity are both good. But if your target is 4.5GHz or so, the Extreme4 is better solely because of octacore CPU support. The feature set is a bit lacking, in my opinion: it comes with a PCI slot instead of a PCIe x4 slot and has 4 fewer USB 2.0 slots, (vs the Gigabyte mobo) but includes 2 additional SATA III ports (albeit not as good since they're Marvell and not the native AMD ports) and has built-in support for PATA and floppy drives and both a PS/2 mouse and keyboard (though you really only need the keyboard port). However, CPU support is far more important than USB ports, and you can put those PCI slots to good use if you really need to.

EDIT: what CPU are you using? That's important. I'm an idiot.
Edited by CynicalUnicorn - 9/13/13 at 3:39pm
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I believe he's running the fx8350 since the name of the thread is. Advice: Which motherboard? CPU: FX-8350
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doh.gif I read that, posted accordingly, and then went back because I didn't see a CPU in the OP.
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Actually I was wrong. Now I see that the Asus Sabertooth 990FX R2.0 goes for 148 euro.

Is it worth paying ~30 euro more for the Asus Sabertooth 990FX R2.0? over the Giga UD3 or Asrock Ext4 ?

Thanks in advance smile.gif
Short answer yes and yes....if your feeling cheapo get thev extreme 4....the ud3 melt with 8 cores lol.(literally warp boards)
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Thread Starter 
Thanks for all replies.

I think I'm gonna go for the Asus Sabertooth 990FX R2.0. After hearing you guys I think that extra money is gonna be well worth it.
So thanks again smile.gif

p.s.: I'm still semi-undecided about my psu, but Corsair Enthusiast TX650 V2 seems the preferable choice.
I was also looking at Seasonic M12II Bronze 650W (10 euro cheaper), but has short cables.
So I think I'll be going for Corsair as I haven't found any major complaints about this one or heard that the Seasonic is that much better.
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If your going with the Corsair psu, I'd recommend THIS

But if THIS Seasonic is close in price, it would be my choice, unless your going to be sleeving all the cables then the Corsair is easier to sleeve.

May want to look at the Asrock Extreme 9 mobo too. Same price range as Sabertooth, and replaces the Fatality that is no longer in production.

Hope this helps.
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