Topic Title: I need help!
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Created On: 07/05/2014 04:28 AM
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 07/05/2014 04:28 AM
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Kneegrow
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Im new to the PC World. Whats the best motherboard for any 2 r9 Graphic Cards like 280x. Im building my own AMD PC with a AMD FX 8350 Proccesor Thank You.

 07/05/2014 05:34 AM
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HoneyBadger84
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If you were asking for an Intel board recommendation I could help more with board selection. 

Any Asus or Asrock that supports your CPU and Crossfire thats newer gen should be great though.



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CPU: i7 3930k @ 4.6GHz 1.29V (Corsair H110-cooled) ~ Motherboard: Asus RoG Rampage IV Extreme 
RAM: G.Skill Sniper Gaming Series (4x4GB 2133MHz, CL9) ~ PSU: Corsair AX 1200W ~ Case: Enermax Fulmo GT
GPUs: 3x HIS R9 290X Reference (Core) Editions in TriFire, Max Load Temps: 71C/70C/71C during OC testing :-P

 07/05/2014 11:26 AM
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black_zion
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Any ASUS 990FX based board would be my first choice. Gigabyte seems to be popular as well, but also seems to have more issues. AsRock would be my third choice.

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AMD FX-8350 w/ Corsair H105, ASUS Sabertooth 990FX Gen3/R2, 8GiB G.SKILL DDR3-2133, XFX HD 7970, 512GB Vertex 4, 256GB Vector, 240GB Agility 3, Creative X-Fi Titanium w/ Creative Gigaworks S750, SeaSonic X750, Corsair C70, HP ZR2440w, Win 7 Ultimate x64
 07/05/2014 12:14 PM
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Earnhardt
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I've been extremely happy with the ASUS Sabertooth 990FX boards(had another in my old backup system)0 issues in over 2 years of use.



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AMD Phenom II 1100t @4.0Ghz /Asus sabertooth 990fx/2x Gigabyte 3G 7950's in crossfire/500G samsung 840 ssd/16G G-Skill Ripjaw 1600/2-samsung 24" monitors 1920X1200/Corsair AX1200W psu/W7 pro 64,G19 keyboard,Roccat kone pure mouse,Cooler master HAF932,Corsair H100i water cooler,Zalman ram cooler.Sound Blaster X-Fi Titanium Fatal1ty Champion Series,Logitech Z5500 speakers,Roccat Kave 5.1 headset.

 07/10/2014 07:05 PM
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bigguyhawaii
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i'm using the gigabyte 990fx and it's fine.  but my son has the gigabyte 970 with one r9-280x and i don't think he could run another gpu because the sata connections would get in the way.  he had a issue and i had to move it to the other slot and i had to move his sata connections to get it to fit without having to bend the hell out of the sata cables. 



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fx-8350, gigabyte 990 mobo, 2x 7850 ice 2g, ripjaw x 2133, psu corsair ax860i, samsung 250 ssd x 2. Windows 8.1 64 bit. 

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