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890fx boards for new build

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December 9, 2010 6:07:53 AM

which do you think will be better in terms of ocing?

im picking between them for their dual x16 pci e 2.0 slots

cpu will be either 955 or 965

ASRock 890FX DELUXE3 AM3 AMD 890FX SATA 6Gb/s USB 3.0 ATX AMD Motherboard
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168...

or

ASUS M4A89TD PRO/USB3 AM3 AMD 890FX SATA 6Gb/s USB 3.0 ATX AMD Motherboard
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168...

which do you think will provide better stable oc? trying to get about 4.0ghz will heatsink cooler

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December 9, 2010 11:06:44 AM

ASUS
December 9, 2010 2:04:57 PM

^+1
Asus for a couple of reasons.
Much much higher quality.
Better customer support IMO.
And a 3 year warranty vs a 1 year warranty.
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December 9, 2010 2:09:50 PM

Thanks!, yea thats what i was thinking too but wow $175 lol got save up for it
December 10, 2010 1:23:25 AM

^+1 - - Gigabyte works GREAT. And you'll find that all the best support comes from forums. Try getting Asus or some other manufacturer's representative to get back to you quickly and actually SOLVE a problem :pt1cable: 
December 10, 2010 9:53:33 AM

or maybe your better off with this asrock 870 its cheaper and a recomended budget board, can xfire. x8/8x .Also you wont see much of a increase in x16/x16 only by 2% which is not so significant. so i recomend this board rather buying a 890fx.
December 13, 2010 2:00:27 AM

I would stick with the Gigabyte boards, They're great for overclocking. Asrock is a budget board, ok if you're on a small budget but I wouldn't expect too much from them.
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