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I've been looking into that board too. Dont know that it would be worth changing from my current board, fatal1ty with the same 12+2 power phase. I'll be watching your reviews :toast:


Whats the deal with AMD not having any Pcie 3.0?
Probably coming next chip set revision when steamroller comes. It is really irrelevant right now. The current generation of graphics cards with pcie 3.0 give little or no performance benefit over pcie 2.1
 

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Probably coming next chip set revision when steamroller comes. It is really irrelevant right now. The current generation of graphics cards with pcie 3.0 give little or no performance benefit over pcie 2.1
They are expanding the free way before it becomes congested. I suspect with SR a 1070FX and 1090FX chipset will release (which will have PEG 3.0, USB 3.0, Thunder/Lightning Bolt, ESATA/SATA 3.0 etc etc)
 
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They are expanding the free way before it becomes congested. I suspect with SR a 1070FX and 1090FX chipset will release (which will have PEG 3.0, USB 3.0, Thunder/Lightning Bolt, ESATA/SATA 3.0 etc etc)

You sure a 1070 chip set will also have the FX designation ? That has not been the case previously and until your post I have heard nothing from AMD to confirm this.
 

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You sure a 1070 chip set will also have the FX designation ? That has not been the case previously and until your post I have heard nothing from AMD to confirm this.
You didn't read my post thoroughly. I said I suspec.
 
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You didn't read my post thoroughly. I said I suspect fool.
Well I supect the fool is not me since I saw the 1070 chipset for what it would most likely be by historical standards NOT with an FX designation.
 

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Well I supect the fool is not me since I saw the 1070 chipset for what it would most likely be by historical standards NOT with an FX designation.
Pardon 1070 1090X 1090 FX
 
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Pardon fool 1070 1090X 1090 FX
I liked our prior interaction before negatives were added to it. let's be more comradely, it makes for a more uplifting experience. Take care brother.
 

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Got my new FX 8320 all warmed up. Just figured Id join the thread not to sure what my peak OC will be as I am very satisfied with 4.4. I haven't got to play with a AMD in years so I'm having a little fun.
Ill take any comments criticism tips etc.
Not sure these are good or average numbers.
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Update: Got it to 4.5 temps are staying 51c Max.
 

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Got my new FX 8320 all warmed up. Just figured Id join the thread not to sure what my peak OC will be as I am very satisfied with 4.4. I haven't got to play with a AMD in years so I'm having a little fun.
Ill take any comments criticism tips etc.
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Update: Got it to 4.5 temps are staying 51c Max.
Nice results dude! those temperatures are nice and safe:) I'd say if you're lucky you can push it even further(if you're up for it).
 
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I think I'm gonna move back to just 8gb of RAM. Mainly because its basically pointless to have 16 and easier to overclock a single set of dual channel. The other 8 are going in a LAN rig I'm making with a friend, which is also gonna be FX based. What do you think, I'm not decided between 4100, 4300 or 6100. All are in the price range, not sure if the extra 200mhz between 4100 and 4300 justify it and I don't know if the extra 2 cores on 6100 are worth another $15 or whatever it is.


One more thing about RAM, I wanna pick the two best sticks to keep, is there any quickish way to see which ones are most stable without overclocking them one at a time?


@JohnnyFiVE, nice score. :toast: I got a little less than that at 4.7. Mine needs more volts than yours at that speed too.
 

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preferred mobo to oc fx-8350

Just curious what most here prefer to use to oc their FX chips? Mainly the 8350.

Asus or Gigabyte and between the GA-990FXA-UD3/5/7 vs M5A99FX Pro R2.0/Sabbertooth/Crosshair?

I currently have the Giga UD3 board and its pretty good. Can oc 4.5 to 4.85Ghz fairly easily and stable..want to go to 5.. but i'm finding a lot of fluctuations with the voltages and the clock speeds.. i've tried different LLC settings and have all the bios controls like c&q, ce1, c6, turbo, etc... all off. auto and manual voltages.. but seems to some throttling happening when under load.. and voltages change a lot.. other then that.. it's all good but I know the Digi+ power controls and the vrm's are supposedly better on Asus so that is why I'm considering the switch..
 

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Just curious what most here prefer to use to oc their FX chips? Mainly the 8350.

Asus or Gigabyte and between the GA-990FXA-UD3/5/7 vs M5A99FX Pro R2.0/Sabbertooth/Crosshair?

I currently have the Giga UD3 board and its pretty good. Can oc 4.5 to 4.85Ghz fairly easily and stable..want to go to 5.. but i'm finding a lot of fluctuations with the voltages and the clock speeds.. i've tried different LLC settings and have all the bios controls like c&q, ce1, c6, turbo, etc... all off. auto and manual voltages.. but seems to some throttling happening when under load.. and voltages change a lot.. other then that.. it's all good but I know the Digi+ power controls and the vrm's are supposedly better on Asus so that is why I'm considering the switch..
I would have to say there is a slight edge for Crosshair V but the Gigabyte 990FX UD-7 is in the same class and if you are so wasteful and extravagant to want to run a quad Crossfire gpu setup then it is the winner.
 

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I would have to say there is a slight edge for Crosshair V but the Gigabyte 990FX UD-7 is in the same class and if you are so wasteful and extravagant to want to run a quad Crossfire gpu setup then it is the winner.
quadfire only works with Dual GPU cards. Theyve yet to have 4 vidcards in Crossfire in a machine ( not enough cable points)
 

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quadfire only works with Dual GPU cards. Theyve yet to have 4 vidcards in Crossfire in a machine ( not enough cable points)
No you have been able to quadfire since the HD 38X0 days. I had 4 3850 256mb's in quadfire back in the day.

 
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Quad CrossFire technically works, though a Tri-CrossFire setup will generally work/scale better with more applications.
 

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Quad CrossFire technically works, though a Tri-CrossFire setup will generally work/scale better with more applications.
I still have a rig setup running dual 3870X2's it semi scales in most new games with the last drivers that worked with it.
 
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Quad CrossFire technically works, though a Tri-CrossFire setup will generally work/scale better with more applications.
That is part of the reason I suggested it is wasteful and inefficient for the large sum of money expended.
 
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Got my new FX 8320 all warmed up. Just figured Id join the thread not to sure what my peak OC will be as I am very satisfied with 4.4. I haven't got to play with a AMD in years so I'm having a little fun.
Ill take any comments criticism tips etc.
Not sure these are good or average numbers.
Cinebench 7.57
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Max temp 51c according to CPUID

Update: Got it to 4.5 temps are staying 51c Max.
4.40GHz, that is what I hit with my 8120 via a very small bump in vCore 1.375v.
Nice OC.