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How much better are the amd 890fx chipsets from the 790fx?

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obvious sb features aside(which 1/2 of them are negated since i run a pcie raid card); are these boards worth investing in? Do they offer any advanced features one would notice in OC or system performance over the 790fx? Or should i just wait for the bulldozer chips to get one?
 

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(Note to self, stop being "first responder" all the time:laugh:)


Memory clocking is better, for sure, even with C3 chips, but it questionable whether that's enough to warrant an upgrade from 790FX.

Heck, I just want a red/black AMD mobo, so that's reason enough for me!:laugh:
 

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USB 3 and Sata 3 6G/bs I beleive. Some say they will run cooler but I cant verify that.
 
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i must admit if an open box ga ud7 comes along; i will be tempted since it is already liquid capable.