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  1. #1

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    Asus Crosshair V Formula or ASRock Fatal1ty 990FX Professional AM3+ 990FX

    Ok, Im down to these 2 board for my new build. I just dont know which one I want to go with, I like the better sound card in the Asus board, but I do like the double Nic in the Asrock. I dont use speakers but I do use a Sennheiser PC350 headset, which is like 10 Hz - 26,000 Hz. oh I love this headset.

    For music and gaming what you think? I can get either board for about the same one paying tax, the other not paying tax.

    Will be using
    Corsair Force 3 180g SSD
    GTX 470, will upgrade when 660 or 670's release I dont do SLI or Crossfire.

    What board ya think is would be best for Gaming, movies, music. BF3, MW3, EQ, MW2 etc.
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    Member oldbrave's Avatar
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    Well, if you check out my sig you'll find that I'm bias.
    In all honesty this ASUS Crosshair 5 Fornula board is the best board I ever owned.
    It's not a board for a noobie, If your going to go with a FX CPU then as far as I'm concerned it's the ONLY way to go !
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    well I can get the Crosshair V formula for 179.99 when I get the FX-8120 for 179.99, so Im leaning more to the Asus. But I do like the double Nic, and with 30meg cable. Not sure if I would see a differance in pings or not with the double nic.
    Mobo ASRock z77 Extreem4
    CPU i7-2600k @ 4.2 1.20v
    CPU HS/F Corsair H-100
    RAM Corsair Veng 12gig DDR3-1600
    GPU EVGA 760 SC Acx
    Storage 2tb HDD
    DVD Samsung BD/DVD/CD
    Inputs Logitech G510 and G700
    Sound Sb X-Fi titanium , TB DX12
    Case Haf X Advanced
    PSU TT TR2 RX 750w
    My Heatware

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    30 meg cable here 2 no diff using dual lan except for large d/l s also torrent..
    a high end modem and router will help to get the best internet speeds..
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    asus crosshair V formula
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    When dealing with an FX CPU .... CHROSSHAIR V all the way.
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    annnnnnd it's gone Pierre3400's Avatar
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    Im considering going from Intel to AMD.

    I was going to go with Asus Crosshair V Formula with FX-8150 CPU.

    Sorry for asking in your thread, but since its kinda of the same i want to know, i firuged i should ask here.

    Would the combo be good?
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    Yes, it would be good, but I would encourage you to wait a little while. The next iteration of the FX line might be coming out soon if rumors are to be believed. You might go with that, or FX-8150 prices might go down on the new chip's release.

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    if you are going to overclock it asus crosshair, otherwise the asrock will do.
    I am an asus guy.

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