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December 7, 2012 2:01:24 AM

Hi everyone, I'm going to build a new system for gaming and here is my components list

CPU: AMD FX 8350
M/B:
RAM: Corsair Vengeance Red 8GB (2x4GB) DDR3 1866 MHz (PC3 15000)
SSD: Corsair Neutron Series GTX 120GB (6Gb/s) SATA 3
HDD: Western Digital Caviar Blue 500 GB SATA III 7200 RPM 16 MB Cache
Video: XFX HD 7970 Ghz Editon
PSU: Antec High Current Gamer 900W

So as you guys can see I have not decide which M/B yet, so here is my picks
1. Asus Crosshair V Fomular (or Fomular-Z)
2. Asus Sabertooth R.2
3. Gigabyte GA-990FXA-UD3 (or UD5 or UD7)

I got confused because of reviews from Newegg, Amazon, etc. I need something stable, reliable, last long for gaming session :D  Please kindly inform me asap, thanks for reading my post.

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a c 1101 V Motherboard
December 7, 2012 2:49:08 AM

Really any AMD 9xx chipset board with the 990FX being the top of the bunch. Gigabyte or Asus you will be fine with any one just as long they have the features you need.
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December 7, 2012 3:30:22 AM

^+1 but do check the BIOS revisions so that your processor and board are compatible straight out of the box.

Check out some bundles on Tiger direct. This is mostly for reference, and does seem like Sabertooth would be great with Vishera.
http://www.tigerdirect.com/applications/SearchTools/sea...
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December 7, 2012 3:39:51 AM

Is there much difference between Crosshair and Sabertooth my friend? Sr for asking too much
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a c 1101 V Motherboard
December 7, 2012 3:44:25 AM

Top of the line compared to upper mainstream, performance wise no difference, features more on the Crosshair.
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December 7, 2012 4:41:49 AM

Cool thanks guys, appreciate your helps
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December 7, 2012 4:51:49 AM

Why not consider Intel? What's your budget?
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December 17, 2012 6:36:51 AM

Best answer selected by MacTavishVo.
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