Overclock.net › Forums › AMD › AMD Motherboards › ASRock M3A UCC or M3A770DE
New Posts  All Forums:Forum Nav:

ASRock M3A UCC or M3A770DE

post #1 of 4
Thread Starter 
Hello biggrin.gif
I'm in a dilemma in between these two motherboards.
ASRock M3A UCC - http://www.asrock.com/mb/overview.asp?Model=M3A%20UCC&cat=Specifications
and
M3A770DE http://www.links.hr/index.php?option=artikl&id_kategorija=05030314&id_artikl=050.303.437 (sorry non-english website , scroll down at the page for details on the mobo)

Now one of those must be able to run an Athlon II X4 640 processor . I know that they're both capable of doing so , but what bothers me is that the ucc has like 1000MHz FSB and the M3A770DE has 2600MHz FSB . Would the processor suffer lower FSB and drop performance?
Also what about overclocking on both mobo's? Need your opinions , the ucc costs half the m3a770de , but it's second-hand.
Beast 3
(14 items)
 
  
CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
AMD FX 8320 (4GHz @ Stock Voltage) MSI 990FXA-GD80 AMD Radeon R9 280x Windforce 8GB Corsair XMS3 1600MHz 9-9-9-24 (2x4GB) 
Hard DriveCoolingOSMonitor
SSD OCZ Agility 3 256GB Scyhte Katana 3 Windows 7 64bit Samsung T200 20" 
KeyboardPowerCaseMouse
Trust Keyboard Corsair TX 600W V2 Zalman  Razer Death Adder 2013 
Mouse PadAudio
Razer Sphex Creative X-Fi Xtreme Music 
  hide details  
Reply
Beast 3
(14 items)
 
  
CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
AMD FX 8320 (4GHz @ Stock Voltage) MSI 990FXA-GD80 AMD Radeon R9 280x Windforce 8GB Corsair XMS3 1600MHz 9-9-9-24 (2x4GB) 
Hard DriveCoolingOSMonitor
SSD OCZ Agility 3 256GB Scyhte Katana 3 Windows 7 64bit Samsung T200 20" 
KeyboardPowerCaseMouse
Trust Keyboard Corsair TX 600W V2 Zalman  Razer Death Adder 2013 
Mouse PadAudio
Razer Sphex Creative X-Fi Xtreme Music 
  hide details  
Reply
post #2 of 4
M3A770DE got almost everything better and mostly NorthBridge go for this one.... I'm sure with BIOS update you can get better options
Ice and Fire
(13 items)
 
Toxic Bulldozer
(14 items)
 
 
CPUMotherboardGraphicsGraphics
FX-8120/4.8Ghz-1.48v ASUS M5A97evo Gigabyte HD 6970 SAPPHIRE HD 6950 TOXIC 960/5800 
RAMHard DriveOptical DriveCooling
A-Data 2000g Vortex 3 120Gb BR-LG BH10LS30 Corsair H100 Mod with 2 water tanks 
OSMonitorPowerCase
Windows7-64bit ASUS 24"ms238 & ACER19" Antec TruePower Quattro TPQ-1000 Cooler Master 690II Adv 
MouseAudio
Laser 2000dpi Audigy 2 Front Panel 
  hide details  
Reply
Ice and Fire
(13 items)
 
Toxic Bulldozer
(14 items)
 
 
CPUMotherboardGraphicsGraphics
FX-8120/4.8Ghz-1.48v ASUS M5A97evo Gigabyte HD 6970 SAPPHIRE HD 6950 TOXIC 960/5800 
RAMHard DriveOptical DriveCooling
A-Data 2000g Vortex 3 120Gb BR-LG BH10LS30 Corsair H100 Mod with 2 water tanks 
OSMonitorPowerCase
Windows7-64bit ASUS 24"ms238 & ACER19" Antec TruePower Quattro TPQ-1000 Cooler Master 690II Adv 
MouseAudio
Laser 2000dpi Audigy 2 Front Panel 
  hide details  
Reply
post #3 of 4
Thread Starter 
Thanks for the input , any more suggestions?
Beast 3
(14 items)
 
  
CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
AMD FX 8320 (4GHz @ Stock Voltage) MSI 990FXA-GD80 AMD Radeon R9 280x Windforce 8GB Corsair XMS3 1600MHz 9-9-9-24 (2x4GB) 
Hard DriveCoolingOSMonitor
SSD OCZ Agility 3 256GB Scyhte Katana 3 Windows 7 64bit Samsung T200 20" 
KeyboardPowerCaseMouse
Trust Keyboard Corsair TX 600W V2 Zalman  Razer Death Adder 2013 
Mouse PadAudio
Razer Sphex Creative X-Fi Xtreme Music 
  hide details  
Reply
Beast 3
(14 items)
 
  
CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
AMD FX 8320 (4GHz @ Stock Voltage) MSI 990FXA-GD80 AMD Radeon R9 280x Windforce 8GB Corsair XMS3 1600MHz 9-9-9-24 (2x4GB) 
Hard DriveCoolingOSMonitor
SSD OCZ Agility 3 256GB Scyhte Katana 3 Windows 7 64bit Samsung T200 20" 
KeyboardPowerCaseMouse
Trust Keyboard Corsair TX 600W V2 Zalman  Razer Death Adder 2013 
Mouse PadAudio
Razer Sphex Creative X-Fi Xtreme Music 
  hide details  
Reply
post #4 of 4
The M3A UCC is an extremely old 480X chipset
770 option is better
New Posts  All Forums:Forum Nav:
  Return Home
  Back to Forum: AMD Motherboards
Overclock.net › Forums › AMD › AMD Motherboards › ASRock M3A UCC or M3A770DE