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That doesn't answer my question. Why aren't you open to different brands? Why does it have to be EVGA? What's wrong with motherboards made by Gigabyte or ASUS or ASRock?

You don't want a Gigabyte LGA-2011 board either.

ASRock has a few nice budget oriented boards, but the bulk of worthwhile LGA-2011 boards are ASUS. Very few manufacturers have put real effort into the platform, and it shows.
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Well I've looked a evga z87 boards it's the only one with two x16 PCI ports.

Want to use SLI for 4k next year, be damn using the Titan black or z.
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You don't want a Gigabyte LGA-2011 board either.

ASRock has a few nice budget oriented boards, but the bulk of worthwhile LGA-2011 boards are ASUS. Very few manufacturers have put real effort into the platform, and it shows.

 

We're talking about 1150 boards now.

 

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Originally Posted by kratikos View Post

Well I've looked a evga z87 boards it's the only one with two x16 PCI ports.

Want to use SLI for 4k next year, be damn using the Titan black or z.

 

There's nothing wrong with x8/x8.

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post #25 of 39
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Sorry for my bad grammar, was using my iphone at work earlier today. Basically from what I found FX 8350@4.8GHZ performs equal to a 4670k @ stock.
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=kLvNbZLBGYw

With that said, with 4k coming to the horizon i'll need all the FPS I can get. I'll say this again, so I can be clear about my choices. EVGA is the only company I had 0 issues with great support for the past 10 years.

Does Asus make a great motherboard? Yes
Could I find something that would be equal to EVGA product for less? Yes

If I'm going to spend the money I'm going to get what I want, and that's EVGA products. I already have a Asus build which is great, but support team sucks. Took my 3 hours to get customer support to help my with a installing issue on a DOA motherboard I got for a friend.

Can my AMD build play any game maxed out? Mostly yes, but when I step up to 4k the 7970 CF/FX 8350 won't cut it.

4670k oced to 4.5 GHZ and purchase the GTX 780 SLI will give me the FPS I'm looking for @ 4k. GTX 780ti is a better GPU, but 780 is one of the few 4k supporting GPU's that hasn't been effected by bitcoin. IMO it's the better bank for buck in end gaming PC.

Only issue is motherboards Asus makes one with x16/X16 PCI for half the price of EVGA, but i'll be in same boat with the PC I have now. With that said, if I can't get the EVGA Classified for great price good changes I'm not going to upgrade till the june with the new chipset is released.

SO get the FTW with x8/x8 in my budget or blow budget for something that make not be worth it in the long run.

Any advice. Thanks
Edited by kratikos - 3/26/14 at 8:42pm
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The only other brand you mentioned there is ASUS. I mentioned Gigabyte and ASRock. Consider them and stop limiting yourself. I know that EVGA has been extremely good to you, but what if Gigabyte would be just as good to you? What if ASRock would?

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post #27 of 39
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Originally Posted by TwoCables View Post

The only other brand you mentioned there is ASUS. I mentioned Gigabyte and ASRock. Consider them and stop limiting yourself. I know that EVGA has been extremely good to you, but what if Gigabyte would be just as good to you? What if ASRock would?
understand what you're saying. Don't limited myself.

Thanks for the advice.
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wrong answer as i did not read title properly redface.gif
Edited by ladcrooks - 3/27/14 at 2:37am
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wrong answer as i did not read title properly redface.gif

Title: convert back to intell

Tow cables point: look at other name brands the feel my needs.

What you're implying when you say not reading title properly?
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Title: convert back to intell

Tow cables point: look at other name brands the feel my needs.

What you're implying when you say not reading title properly?

 

He is saying this: "Nevermind. I read the title of your thread incorrectly and therefore I take back what I had originally typed in this post. So, please ignore this reply of mine."

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