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Thanks for the replies and these will oc well???

Another question has anyone of you guys upgraded from a intel Q9xxx series chips? and if so was there a big diff. in performance, especially in gaming?
 
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http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16813128443
GIGABYTE GA-870A-UD3 AM3 AMD 870 SATA 6Gb/s USB 3.0 ATX AMD Motherboard
Same one i have it overclocks very well also.Ive hit 4.2 stable not bad for a budget board, and it takes alot of diff types of memory and timings.And the sli hack works on it also.
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http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16813138193

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edit: Oh, and here is some proof for you.


Edited by Dopamin3 - 1/20/11 at 12:36pm
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How much are you spending?

Because for the price you could get a Sandy Bridge build..
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I have the MSI 870-G45 very cheap, also very good, take a look at my sigs for proof
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Originally Posted by Atomfix View Post
Gigabyte GA-790FXTA-UD5, It overclocks like a dream for me
budget mobo?
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Originally Posted by solar0987 View Post
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16813128443
GIGABYTE GA-870A-UD3 AM3 AMD 870 SATA 6Gb/s USB 3.0 ATX AMD Motherboard
Same one i have it overclocks very well also.Ive hit 4.2 stable not bad for a budget board, and it takes alot of diff types of memory and timings.And the sli hack works on it also.
Good overclocker-bad for more than one graphics card.
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Originally Posted by Dopamin3 View Post
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16813138193

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edit: Oh, and here is some proof for you.

My rec. as well at the $109 they were selling for during the holidays at TigerDirect...think it's back up to $119 now...little out of the budget realm but still a great buy(besides no USB3)

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Originally Posted by 8-Ball View Post
How much are you spending?

Because for the price you could get a Sandy Bridge build..
go away troll-who wants to spend all that money for the same performance as the i7...definitely not someone looking for budget performance.

Besides the Biostar 890FX,they only other budget board that has all the features you need(8pin CPU,8 phase design,dual 8x PCIE slots,VRM heatsink) is the ASRock 880G Extreme3
https://www.newegg.com/Product/Produ...82E16813157191
I am sure you will get some fanboys telling you their brand is better,but I have had several of their boards and they work just fine.
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I have the MSI 870-G45 very cheap, also very good, take a look at my sigs for proof
I have the same board and it works great-but I WOULD NOT buy this to overclock an X6-4 phase power and no VRM heatsinks =

now you could implement some extra cooling to prevent this-but that's more money.
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post #18 of 19
Actually you shouldn't be taking even that x4 B55 that far on that board either. It could rather easily blow!
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if you go to newegg.com, youll find lots of old highend 790FX board still up for sale with huge discounts. with a simple Bios update I imagine you could Do pretty well with one.

link: http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...20Motherboards
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