Solved 970Extreme4 or GA-990FXA-UD3 Tags: Motherboards Build Product Last response: November 3, 2012 4:45 PM in Motherboards Share cpokey26 November 3, 2012 3:42:13 AM My (first-timer) build so far... CPU: AMD FX4170 RAM: 2x4Gb GSkill Ripjaw X 1600 GPU: MSI HD7770GHz Case: Antec 300 Two PSU: Seasonic X 650W Looking to finish off the basic build with a mobo now... I had planned on the ASRock 970 Extreme4 @ $99, thinking that the 990FX Extreme4 version @ $144 wouldn't be worth the extra $45 for this build (though keeping my eye on it...) Now I'm seeing the Gigabyte GA-990FXA-UD3 on for a decent price with rebate @ ($114). I know Gb is considered one of the top 2 brands generally (with Asus). But I'm wondering if I'm going to see any real results from a 990 over a 970. Not looking to OC or Xfire immediately, but maybe in the future. I just want to get past the fairly intimidating prospect of building a machine and have it working first. So, tell me. Is the Gigabyte 990 board worth the $15 bucks? Thanks. More about : 970extreme4 990fxa ud3 Best solution rdc85 a b V Motherboard November 3, 2012 3:54:17 AM Th 990 will get u - x16/x16 for cfx/sli vs 8x/8x - 6 sata3 vs 5 sata3 For me i think it will worth it..... Share cpokey26 November 3, 2012 4:09:49 AM Almost seems like a no brainer... pluses: more reliable manufacturer, 990FX vs 970 NB x16/x16 6 vs 5 sata 3 minus: $15 not much of a minus... m 0 l Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Get the answer cpokey26 November 3, 2012 4:45:18 PM Best answer selected by cpokey26. m 0 l Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Publish Related resources SolvedAmd 8320 with 970extreme4 update Forum SolvedG. Skill Ripjaws compatible with ASRock 970Extreme4? Forum SolvedFX-8350 and GIGABYTE GA-990FXA-UD3 Forum SolvedASUS M5A99FX PRO R2.0 vs. GIGABYTE GA-990FXA-UD3? vs. GIGABYTE GA-970A-UD3P Forum Solvedasrock 990fx extreme3 vs gigabyte ga-990fxa-ud3 for overclocking? Forum SolvedGA-990FXA-UD3 fps loss after replacement? Forum SolvedASRock Fatal1ty 990FX Killer or GA-990FXA-UD3? Forum Solvedm5a99fx pro r2.0 vs ga-990fxa-ud3 Forum SolvedAMD GA-990FXA-UD3 AM3+ Motherboard!? Forum SolvedCompatible RAM with Gigabyte GA-990FXA-UD3 Forum SolvedCPU Cooler Mounting on GA-990FXA-UD3 Forum SolvedWill my Gigabyte GA-990FXA-UD3 work with an FX-8350 out of the box? Forum SolvedAre these the same gigabyte ga-990fxa-ud3 and asus M5A99FX Forum SolvedFX 8320 + Gigabyte GA-990FXA-UD3 vs FX 8350 + Gigabyte GA-970A-UD3P? Forum SolvedGIGABYTE GA-990FXA-UD3 supports Cooler Master Elite 311 Case ?? Forum SolvedGA-990FXA-UD3 with r9 290 crossfire? Forum SolvedWill a Gigabyte GA-990FXA-UD3 work with an Amd FX-8320? Forum Solvedgigabyte ga-990fxa-ud3 OS istallation problems. Forum SolvedFX-9370 on GA-990FXA-UD3 Rev 4 random restarts and failed shutdowns Forum SolvedHelp with overclocking FX-8320 on GA-990FXA-UD3 motherboard Forum More resources Read discussions in other Motherboards categories BIOS Boot Chipsets ASRock Asus Chaintech DFI Elitegroup FIC Foxconn Gigabyte Intel MSI-Microstar !