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Rampage III Formula vs Sabertooth

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November 23, 2010 2:05:46 AM

how much better/faster is the Rampage III Formula in comparison to the Sabertooth?
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November 23, 2010 2:32:35 AM

It is not faster from what I've seen. The benefit would be in 3-way SLI / Crossfire support, which you can't on the Sabertooth.
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November 23, 2010 7:21:44 AM

They both are based on the same chipset and thus will perform identically.. Other than the differences mentioned by Techmo, the R3F might just be a more better board for overclocking enthusiasts compared to the Sabertooth..
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November 23, 2010 4:46:47 PM

R3E had4 PCI SLots
R3F has 3
SBT has 2

R3E has 12" x 10.6" dimension, other have 12" x 9.6"

SBT has 5 year warranty / others have 3

R3E has many unique BIOS features for over clocker's
November 23, 2010 6:38:17 PM

thanks everyone, exactly what im looking for, all great responses!

i dont plan on OCing like crazy and plan on having only 2 graphics cards with a possible Creative X-Fi sound card. i know that the rampage runs at diff speeds since it has 3 slots...but for the saber having 2 slots, do they both run at x16 if i were to have 2 cards in there?

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November 23, 2010 7:22:16 PM

Yes... it runs at x16, x16 when in a dual card setup.