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The main difference is probably the IR VRM controller used on the 9, which is the likely explanation for why they moved things around a bit around the socket and squished the chokes in so tight.
I doubt you'd notice any difference between them in terms of clockspeed on ambient cooling let alone a huge difference. There may be a slightly different vcore requirement for a given frequency but the VRM on the 6 is already very good.
They both look like great boards.
Edit: When you correct someone, you don't have to be an ass about it and say "Wrong". You can just explain the difference, helps to keep the toxicity down.
Originally Posted by SpeedyVT
If you're not doing extreme things to parts for the sake of extreme things regardless of the part you're not a real overclocker.
Originally Posted by doyll
The key is generally not which brands are good but which specific products are. Motherboards and GPUs are perfect examples of companies having everything from golden to garbage function/quality.
Asus Sabertooth Z97 MkII 2
16gb G.Skill Sniper 2400Mhz
2x Kingston v300 120gb RAID 0
Seasonic 620w M12 II EVO
Cooler Master 212 Evo
I have pretty lights.
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