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Alrity then, no evga for me, but is sabertooth equal in performance with ud3 or gene?
afew steps behind the ud3r and no where near the gene.
    
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Well ASROCK Extreme 6 beat out all the X58 boards including UD9 and R3E, at hardware heaven, goes to show you how crappy motherboard benching is, its a joke, as are reviews that do not push for the max. hardwarecanucks on the other hand is a great site as is clunk.org. I do my reviews without motherboard benches unless its different platforms, there is not need to bench one mobo with the same stuff against another with the same stuff, it depends how far your mobo can take your components, I think these sites have nothing to write about so they bench the board, its like *** there are no MOTHEROAD specific benchmarks for a freaking reason, learn something about the board and teach people. That is my motivation behind reviewing.

Sabertooth is trash IMO, way behind UD3r. I woudl take Rampage 3 over UD3r, but Id take UD5 over Rampage 3, hokies woudl take R3E over all.
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Well ASROCK Extreme 6 beat out all the X58 boards including UD9 and R3E, at hardware heaven, goes to show you how crappy motherboard benching is, its a joke, as are reviews that do not push for the max. hardwarecanucks on the other hand is a great site as is clunk.org. I do my reviews without motherboard benches unless its different platforms, there is not need to bench one mobo with the same stuff against another with the same stuff, it depends how far your mobo can take your components, I think these sites have nothing to write about so they bench the board, its like *** there are no MOTHEROAD specific benchmarks for a freaking reason, learn something about the board and teach people. That is my motivation behind reviewing.

Sabertooth is trash IMO, way behind UD3r. I woudl take Rampage 3 over UD3r, but Id take UD5 over Rampage 3, hokies woudl take R3E over all.
LOl that is almost funny. Isen't that ASrock board the cheap REIII knock off board?

AH no i would not.. Id only take an SR-2 and UD-9 over the REIII.
The UD-9 is to ugly vs the REIII so that only leaves the SR-2
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well yeah but I was talking about the boards we listed.

No its worse, Asrock and ASUS split before Extreme 6 released. The thing has like 10 power phases, or 8, something extreme low quality and cheap. The sabertooth uses 8 phases but high quality driver mosfets, Gigabyte uses higher quality driver mosfets, same specs almost different company. Asrock uses same as sabertooth. While ASUS and ASROCK split they buy in bulk together still, its illegal but they do it.
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I've gotta say. The Asrock x58 Extreme series is pretty $hi++y, to say the least!

My 920 will do 4.0 GHz with 1.20v on an Asus RIIIE, and takes 1.28v on my Asrock. It absolutely hates any bump in uncore as well. I hate it....
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yup asrock are known for needing high vcore because they cannot supply the current.
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So the verdict, either asus iii gene or gigabyte ud3?

Thx hokies
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So the verdict, either asus iii gene or gigabyte ud3?

Thx hokies
Your welcome. And yes in that Price range those are the 2 you want.

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Ofc, forgot all about him when I came back on topic xD sryy
thx sin 2 )
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lol your welcome, thanks hokies.
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