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    need help with choice for amd board

    Max is 100 pounds to spend on the board.
    asrock 890GX Extreme3
    ASUS M4A88TD-V EVO/USB3
    running amd 6core cpu with 4 gig of ddr mem.

    Was going to buy the asus 89pro /usb3 but the price has jumped up by 12%, so now iam left with those two choices.


    bit of back ground info i might be running 2 ati graph cards, and really seeking best board and stability rather than having problems. ive never purchased a asrock board always stuck to abit or gigabyte. iam lookign for good quality parts. oam seeking usb3 sata3 and prefer pcie running at 8x/8x for crossfire rather than 8x/4x which the m4a88td-v evo board does.
    Really need help.

    thx you


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    Re: need help with choice for amd board

    You can get the Asus M4A89GTD Pro for under £100:

    http://www.ebuyer.com/product/197748...edium=products

    This lacks USB 3.0 though.

    If you really want USB 3.0 I would go for the Asrock motherboard as for Crossfire running both PCI-E lines at the same speeds will be better.


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    Re: need help with choice for amd board

    What's wrong with the one you talked about in your build thread here:
    http://forums.hexus.net/hexus-hardwa...-increase.html

    Or from another upgrade thread of yours here:
    http://forums.hexus.net/hexus-hardwa...y-upgrade.html

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    Re: need help with choice for amd board

    Quote Originally Posted by kalniel View Post
    What's wrong with the one you talked about in your build thread here:
    http://forums.hexus.net/hexus-hardwa...-increase.html

    Or from another upgrade thread of yours here:
    http://forums.hexus.net/hexus-hardwa...y-upgrade.html
    Well the price of one that i wanted went up, the other is a step down, iam limited to the amount of cash, and the asrock has pcix 8x/8x the asus is a better brand but it only has 8x/4x

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