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    Hey PrueOC!
    now its time to upgrade my motherboard.
    the only thing im having a problem with is the choice of motherboard, my budget is 2000 SEK(also 300 USD or 223 )
    i been looking at Asus crosshair V formula-Z and Asus sabertooth r2.0
    but im not sure witch i gonna choice what would you choice?
    im going to use it for overclocking and gaming.
    thanks for all the answers!
    Sorry Bad english!

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    Default Re: Upgrade Mobo

    Welcome to PURE OC, I would use the Crosshair V formula Z myself its a great board

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    Default Re: Upgrade Mobo

    I would go with ASUS or MSI. WELCOME TO PUREOC

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    Default Re: Upgrade Mobo

    Formula Z Hands down.. off all the AMD motherboards I have used in the last couple of years the Asus formula Z is by far the best with overclocking and features.. While the Asrock Extreme 9 isn't far behind.. I've been able to get both to OC the 8350 to 4.8-5ghz

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    Default Re: Upgrade Mobo

    okay i think i will go for formula Z whit a Fx 8320 processor

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    Default Re: Upgrade Mobo

    Yeah go with the formula z.
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    Default Re: Upgrade Mobo

    is there any reason why the formulaz is better than the UD-7?
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    It is just an all around better board. Not saying the ud7 is bad. The formula is better quality and offers features and better overclockabilty. And its smexy
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    I love a smexy board.

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    Quote Originally Posted by killjoyjim View Post
    I love a smexy board.
    Just be sure to clean up afterwards,.............

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    Asrock Extreme9 gets my vote!
    You don't know me and that's the way i like it!

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    I like the ASUS and ASRock BIOS interfaces. The quality of their mainboards is very good too.

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    Quote Originally Posted by realneil View Post
    Just be sure to clean up afterwards,.............
    I do but it's hard to clean in all the crack's

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    Quote Originally Posted by killjoyjim View Post
    I do but it's hard to clean in all the crack's
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