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Discussion in 'Motherboards & Memory' started by d1nky, Jan 29, 2013.

  1. d1nky

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    hey guys, im new to overclocking and just found my board is shit for OCing. im lookin for a mobo for about £60-80 ($90-125) to fit and clock my fx4100, with room for upgrade.

    requirements: am3+, SLI, 6gb/s sata and stable voltage control?

    been looking at asus/gigabyte but reviews on selling sites?!
     
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    I would Recommend this Board

    ASRock 970 EXTREME4 AM3+ AMD 970 SATA 6Gb/s USB 3....
     
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    Asrock 990FX Extreme3 is also very good at it's price, costs ~110 euros here in Finland.
     
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    Just about anything Asrock with digi vrms.
     
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    I would've went with a Sabertooth.
    The ASRock boards are known to throttle with FX CPUs due to too much power draw. This is not a problem with Thuban, but is a major problem with the newer CPUs with their redesigned VRM input.
    The Sabertooth is realistically the cheapest you'd want to go to get a good FX overclock.
     

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