AMD system bus Tags: Motherboards Bus Bus Speed Last response: November 18, 2012 3:22 AM in Motherboards Share pc 1 November 18, 2012 12:12:22 AM Can someone explain how can a 880 motherboard supports 5.2 gt/s bus speed while a 970 motherboard supports 4.8 gt/s bus, isn't the 9 series made for bulldozer architecture which it's bus speed is 5.2 mt/s http://www.tomshardware.com/news/amd-bulldozer-cpu-fx-s... here are the motherboards i'm speaking of http://www.asrock.com/mb/AMD/880GM-LE%20FX/?cat=Specifi... http://www.asus.com/Motherboards/AMD_AM3Plus/M5A97_R20/... so does that mean using the 880 motherboard is better than the 970? More about : amd system bus knightdog56 a b V Motherboard November 18, 2012 2:50:45 AM The 880g is a faster chipset then the 970 but the 990fx is the same speed as the 880g , just the way they are made. Novuake a c 172 V Motherboard November 18, 2012 3:22:20 AM The 970 is the budget segment while the 990FX and 880G is higher end. ITs the same with graphics cards. The 8800GTS Nvidia cards used to be faster than the 9800GT cards. Because the 8800GTS was the top of the range although it is older. Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Publish Related resources Need some Help Overclocking a OEM system that uses FSB HT Bus. AMD Athlon II x2 215, DDR2 Forum SolvedWill my bus speed cap my system performance? Forum SolvedNeed some Help Overclocking a OEM system that uses FSB HT Bus. Forum SolvedWhat is the fastest bus for an SSD drive on this Dell XPS 8700 system? Forum Solvedwhy my system, can't memory work on 1600 bus with i5 3470 Forum SolvedAsus Z87 Sabertooth System Bus Speed? Forum SolvedAMD FX 6300 OC via Bus or Multiplier Forum SolvedAmd 7970 bus interface problem Forum SolvedMissing SM Bus Controller/ AMD Chipset: Unable to find driver Forum SolvedHow to know Processor system bus frequency Forum SolvedHow important is the system bus speed? Forum Solved384-bit memory bus AMD/ATi Forum How important is a motherboard's system bus transfer rate? Forum FREQUENCY AND BUS SYSTEM OF ASUS P8Z77-V MOTHER BOARD Forum AMD Radeon HD 7470M (Bus Width...) Forum toshiba satellite AMD SM Bus controller - can't find Forum System management 5750 bus controller driver for window xp Forum Wrong memory bus read on 2nd amd 7770 Forum Does dual channel memory double system bus speed??? Forum Gigabyte: the system bus speed will downgrade from HT3.0 to HT1.0 spec Forum More resources Read discussions in other Motherboards categories BIOS Boot Chipsets ASRock Asus Chaintech DFI Elitegroup FIC Foxconn Gigabyte Intel MSI-Microstar !