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asrock 990fx extreme3 vs gigabyte ga-990fxa-ud3 for overclocking?

i am in the market for a motherboard, and i plan on getting an amd fx-8320 and an cooler master hyper 212 evo. what motherboard would be best for minimum overclock of 4ghz.

thanks in advance :)
Gaarden2000
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More about asrock 990fx extreme3 gigabyte 990fxa ud3 overclocking
  1. Neither are good for overclocking.
  2. Best answer
    Here's a great one , at a good price 8+2 power design.

    PCPartPicker part list / Price breakdown by merchant

    Motherboard: Gigabyte GA-970A-UD3P ATX AM3+ Motherboard ($69.99 @ Newegg)
    Total: $69.99
    Prices include shipping, taxes, and discounts when available
    Generated by PCPartPicker 2014-07-26 14:29 EDT-0400
  3. SR-71 Blackbird said:
    Here's a great one , at a good price 8+2 power design.

    PCPartPicker part list / Price breakdown by merchant

    Motherboard: Gigabyte GA-970A-UD3P ATX AM3+ Motherboard ($69.99 @ Newegg)
    Total: $69.99
    Prices include shipping, taxes, and discounts when available
    Generated by PCPartPicker 2014-07-26 14:29 EDT-0400


    are there any advantages with that motherboard over the 2 i mentioned, apart from overclocking?
  4. Yes , better thermal design .
  5. however, on the website i found, it says it doesnt support 1600mhz ddr3. is that true?
  6. Yes it does.

    Support for DDR3 2000(O.C.)/1866/1600/1333/1066 MHz memory modules
  7. thanks for the quick replies. am i giving up any significant features by using this mobo?
  8. Absolutely not , unless you want to run more than 1 video card.
  9. Sounds great, as I will only use 1 graphics card. Thank you for the great and quick help
  10. Anytime.
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