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Poll Results: Which board would you use that fits the requirements?

 
  • 60% (3)
    ASUS Sabertooth
  • 20% (1)
    Gigabyte UP4
  • 20% (1)
    [If you have a suggestion that isn't listed, let me know. I'll add it.]
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post #31 of 49
Does anyone know how well the Sabertooth overclocks with an Ivy-E? I see a lot of Sandy-E/Sabertooth here.
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post #32 of 49
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Originally Posted by AcEsSalvation View Post

Wow. The votes certain have swayed the other way now... I am serious considering spending the extra money on the Sabertooth.

I voted for the Sabertooth, assuming that the poll was about that, apparently you initially had another board in mind, but didn't specify it in the poll. I wouldn't rely on the poll in this case.
Edited by tpi2007 - 3/2/14 at 5:22am
 
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post #33 of 49
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Originally Posted by tpi2007 View Post

I voted for the Sabertooth, assuming that the poll was about that, apparently you initially has another board in mind, but didn't specify it in the poll. I wouldn't rely on the poll in this case.
It was for the GigaByte UP4. I'm resetting the poll now.
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post #34 of 49
people are forgetting the asrock extreme 9 is a solid overclocker

how much is that?
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post #35 of 49
The best boards are the Asus boards (the pro or the deluxe are good enough) when it comes to x79, avoid Gigabyte they don't overclock well.
post #36 of 49
Quote:
Originally Posted by mam72 View Post

The best boards are the Asus boards (the pro or the deluxe are good enough) when it comes to x79, avoid Gigabyte they don't overclock well.

I can personally verify that both of these statements are true in my experience.. Coming from a UP4 to X79 Deluxe. Well on a 4930k anyway.
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post #37 of 49
Thread Starter 
Quote:
Originally Posted by Spectre- View Post

people are forgetting the asrock extreme 9 is a solid overclocker

how much is that?
$400. No. And I'm not looking for high overclocks. I'm just wanting a little extra out of the chip.
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post #38 of 49
Just get an MSI then. They are solid, cheap, reliable (can't believe I said that considering previous MSI boards) and overclock well. Only downside is that you need to have the BIOS flashed before the board supports Ivy-Bridge processors.
post #39 of 49
I don't see an MSI board at that MC.. Also, which MSI board are you referring to?
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post #40 of 49
The GD45 and GD65 ones with 8 memory slots. Any of those would do.
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