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Unfortunately for 100 or less you won't get a motherboard that can even hit 5 without problems. I had the 6300 before and went cheap with a 90 gigabyte mobo damn thing couldn't handle a 4.3 oc even with proper cooling bc of the mobo.
    
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I'd save up wait for Black Friday not far away or Christmas and get what you really want as oppose to budgeting yourself. Which in understand your 15 it's hard to save up a lot. Computer parts are expensive. But I think if you wait for x mas or Black Friday you'll be very happy getting a 8350 and a sabertooth motherboard. Which one is great two will last for awhile. Better than spending cheap and needing another upgrade soon after.
    
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You can get a Fatality 990fx Killer for about $135, super good board.

Not a super good board, the only good boards are as follows

990 FX Asrock E9
990 FX Asus CV-Z or the Sabertooth
990 FX Gigabyte UD3/5/7

for the 990FX

I can give you the power phases and etc when I have the time to later in the day, but do not cheap out on the boards for AMD or you will be VRM throttled
    
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Of you had it I'm looking to actually sell my fx 8350 which I gt up to 5.2 stable under water but that was to see what it could so I keep it at 5.8 under water with good 1.46 volts and low temps. But I would like to eventually sell it and my sabertooth 990fx motherboard and get an x99 and a motherboard. Obviously if have to come up with another 200-300 dollars
    
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Vote here
- http://strawpoll.me/2836076 - CPU
- http://strawpoll.me/2836085 - MOBO

Then post your opinion pair.

Why do you have 3 options for Intel motherboards but no Intel CPUs? You cant stick an FX processor on an Intel platform.
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post #76 of 186
From the mid info that been in this thread. If really recommend reading up on overclocking. Every cpu is different and motherboards do make a big difference. Just saying this because you don't wanna spend money to upgrade and not be able to get what you thought you were getting
    
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post #77 of 186
Thread Starter 
I messed up on the mobo links, i'll fix that real quick. I'm at school, ATM
But here
http://strawpoll.me/2836239
If you have a better one for 75-130, please tell me. (Red scheme maybe?)
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I messed up on the mobo links, i'll fix that real quick. I'm at school, ATM
But here
http://strawpoll.me/2836239
If you have a better one for 75-130, please tell me. (Red scheme maybe?)

You can remove the Asrock 990 Extreme3 from the poll if you expect to do any serious overclock. It's 4+1 and you will be lucky to arrive to 4.3 Ghz with an 8 core before the socket temp skyrockets.

The previously mentioned Gigabyte 970 UD3P is way better, but most people hit up to 4.7Ghz. For 5Ghz it will be hard.
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I messed up on the mobo links, i'll fix that real quick. I'm at school, ATM
But here
http://strawpoll.me/2836239
If you have a better one for 75-130, please tell me. (Red scheme maybe?)

I will tell you again that if you cheap out on your motherboard you will most likely not be able to obtain those high overclocks you are wanting. Unlike INTEL, you actually have to invest in your motherboard to for the OC. If your dead set at that budget then look @ 2nd hand motherboards or open box if you can't cough up the finances and if you don't want to do either than just sit and accumulate more money.
    
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post #80 of 186
Well with all this arguing, you have yet to mention why it a dire requirement to hit 5 ghz yet your not really willing to pay what you need to get there..a cheap mb or cooler will make it that much harder regardless of what cpu you decide to use. Oh and get of NC back it's a nice place..lol biggrin.gif, get a decent mb and a 6300 crank her up to 4.5ghz and play away..
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