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 01/05/2012 12:40 AM
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detroitsrt
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I have just built the system in my sig two short months ago. now my girlfreind has bought me a Asus Crosshair V Formula AM3+ 990fx motherboard. I do plan to pick up a FX8150 in the coming month as well if that helps.

Which motherboard is better for gaming and overclocking.Thx in advance



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CM Storm Scout- Kingwin Mach1 850w 4 rail modular psu- Asus Sabertooth 990fx- 8gig Patriot Viper Extreme DDR31866@1.92ghz(1.65v)- Phenom II x6 1090t@3.85ghz(1.35v)- Custom water cooling loop-HIS iceqx turbo hd 6950@900&1325- Logitech G19 keyboard & G700 gaming mouse

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 01/05/2012 01:55 AM
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Return the Crosshair V and use the money to invest in a real PSU

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ASUS Sabertooth 990FX/Gen3 R2, FX-8350 w/ Corsair H60, 8 GiB G.SKILL RipjawsX DDR3-2133, XFX HD 7970 Ghz, 512GB Vertex 4, 256GB Vector, 240GB Agility 3, Creative X-Fi Titanium w/ Creative Gigaworks S750, SeaSonic X750, HP ZR2440w, Win 7 Ultimate x64
 01/05/2012 03:14 PM
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psu was from a previous build and ive had 2 5870's in xfire with no probs so ima hang on to it taking the crosshair back and keepinf the sabertooth and picking up another 6950 to xfire.



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CM Storm Scout- Kingwin Mach1 850w 4 rail modular psu- Asus Sabertooth 990fx- 8gig Patriot Viper Extreme DDR31866@1.92ghz(1.65v)- Phenom II x6 1090t@3.85ghz(1.35v)- Custom water cooling loop-HIS iceqx turbo hd 6950@900&1325- Logitech G19 keyboard & G700 gaming mouse
 01/07/2012 07:31 PM
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Originally posted by: detroitsrt I have just built the system in my sig two short months ago. now my girlfreind has bought me a Asus Crosshair V Formula AM3+ 990fx motherboard. I do plan to pick up a FX8150 in the coming month as well if that helps.

 

Which motherboard is better for gaming and overclocking.Thx in advance

 

 

Which motherboard is better for overclocking? The ROG, guess you don't know anything about that board -> here read this and learn to love xtremesystems

http://rog.asus.com/7112011/guides/asus-crosshair-v-formula-bios-guide-overclocking/

http://rog.asus.com/forum/showthread.php?6820-Crosshair-V-Formula-USEFUL-THREADS!-Read-this-first!

http://www.xtremesystems.org/forums/showthread.php?275184-Asus-CHV-Formula-overclocking

http://vip.asus.com/forum/topic.aspx?board_id=1&model=Crosshair+V+Formula&SLanguage=en-us



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8120 - 4.4/1058hz
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AMD Eyefinity ViewSonic VX2439wm - Acer GD235HZ - SyncMaster P2350
HIS Displayport to Single-Link Eyefinity Adapter
Cooler Master HAF 932

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