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post #21 of 61
The M4A89GTD PRO/USB3 is a known good overclocker. Also, it has ASUS experimental AM3+ CPU support. I would understand your choice
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Originally Posted by xd_1771 View Post
The M4A89GTD PRO/USB3 is a known good overclocker. Also, it has ASUS experimental AM3+ CPU support. I would understand your choice
Are you saying that this board would support AM3+ cpus? Like, say bulldozer?
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post #23 of 61
There is really no difference, all you need is a good cooler to oc to 4.0ghz
   
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post #24 of 61
TigerDirect has the Amd Phenom II X6 1090T for $180 atm
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Originally Posted by BakingSoda View Post
1100T is currently the best of the x6's, but a 1090T can easily overclock to the 1100T's clock speeds.
This.

Most processors from the same series are like this. Just get the lowest one and OVERCLOCK!!!! (hence the name of the site)
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post #26 of 61
from what it looks like to tell the truth I think the only difference between the 1090 & 1100 is the multiplier is factory set one higher other than that it is the same item!

question for myself is there a big difference between the X4 970be and the 1090t? performance wise?
post #27 of 61
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Do you really need a x6 cpu? Why not save some money, grab a x4 PhenomII. Because unless you're video encoding or doing graphical designs you won't be utilising the 2 extra cores anytime soon.
Never really considered this. Just figured that while i was upgrading i might as well go X6. But i am totally interested in hearing any suggestions as to why i might want to stick with the X4 instead. Just figured that more was better? I mess around in photoshop CS5, and I have adobe Premier, and adobe illustrator.

My current X2 550 unlocks to the X4 B50. So maybe i could just stick with that?

Will a better cpu affect your graphics performance? For example: if i kept every thing in my system the same, including my gpu, would an X6 boost graphics performance? (of course my msi board wouldn't support that, but i'm planning to fix that soon. This is just a hypothetical question.)
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post #28 of 61
well I can tell you that the X4 970be was a good step up from the X2 in games but only a few of them not sure if you are gaming or not
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well I can tell you that the X4 970be was a good step up from the X2 in games but only a few of them not sure if you are gaming or not
I don't game, but i do have a blu-ray drive that I watch movies on sometimes and of course I want those to look the best. And also all my photo and video editing to work well too.
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post #30 of 61
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Originally Posted by Jolly Roger View Post
I will probably soon be upgrading to this board at the same time.

http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16813131631

Thanks for the warnings though!
Great board. I have the version without the USB3, but they should be the same overall.

AND, ASUS said these boards support Bulldozer with a BIOS update. gogogo futureproofing

I'd go with the 1090T.
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