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if you are in the US the best bang for the buck would be the Asus 990fx pro rev2 or the Gigabyte 990fxa-UD3 rev4. both should be around $130ish and are pretty good!
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I would stick with the 990fx versions. better power phasing. if you MUST go with a 970 chipset then let me point you to one that I know will be good
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16813128651

And yes if you are going to buyt a new board, dont bother buying another 970 board, just spend the extra money and get a 990 board, the VRM and power delivery alone is worth it because of the headroom to overclock further.

you can sell your current board to recoup the cost, as it is still working smile.gif
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ok thx for the help so your sugestion is change the motherbord do you have sugestion...
thx

this is my built right now in picture


by the way nice rig, it is very clean and how did you mount those two noctua fans like that?
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well there was ONE amd motherboard that had it. the Asus Sabertooth 990fx r2.0 Gen3. but good luck finding one....

yes i view this model but no body have this one is sold out evreyere...
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yup it was a limited edition at the time and apparently is ALL sold out everywhere. ebay might have them but expect to pay a heavy premium. otherwise I guess that m5a97 evo looks ok...but I like the r2.0s of the asus motherboards because they support piledriver right out of the box and if you ever decide to push further youll be stuck bios flashing your non r2.0 to support the new piledriver chip which isn't hard but youll have to do the bios flash before you change the cpu out. how old is your build may I ask
 
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if you are in the US the best bang for the buck would be the Asus 990fx pro rev2 or the Gigabyte 990fxa-UD3 rev4. both should be around $130ish and are pretty good!
And yes if you are going to buyt a new board, dont bother buying another 970 board, just spend the extra money and get a 990 board, the VRM and power delivery alone is worth it because of the headroom to overclock further.

you can sell your current board to recoup the cost, as it is still working smile.gif
Well said Ultra-m-a-n. that's why you get the 990fx chipset. improved vrms and better power phasing and delivery
 
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by the way nice rig, it is very clean and how did you mount those two noctua fans like that?

is very simple i use ty rap for fix the two fan and i scew the back of the fan with the empty space check the picture.
and my GTX690 never go up to 70C in full load


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yup it was a limited edition at the time and apparently is ALL sold out everywhere. ebay might have them but expect to pay a heavy premium. otherwise I guess that m5a97 evo looks ok...but I like the r2.0s of the asus motherboards because they support piledriver right out of the box and if you ever decide to push further youll be stuck bios flashing your non r2.0 to support the new piledriver chip which isn't hard but youll have to do the bios flash before you change the cpu out. how old is your build may I ask

ok thx i will got with the 990 chipset for sure. my built have 6 month but i change part some time smile.gif
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is very simple i use ty rap for fix the two fan and i scew the back of the fan with the empty space check the picture.
and my GTX690 never go up to 70C in full load



Now that is a pretty sweet idea right there thumb.gif
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Now that is a pretty sweet idea right there thumb.gif

thx biggrin.gif and i use this built for 3D render with octanerender and the temp still very nice for full load for 6 or 10hr
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thx biggrin.gif and i use this built for 3D render with octanerender and the temp still very nice for full load for 6 or 10hr

Anyways the max temp for the CPU on the FX series is 60C and a max socket temp of 70C so anything under that for extended loads would be considered good.

no push/pull on your rad?

oh wait youre not overclocking it yet hahaha rolleyes.gif
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