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Old 11-16-13, 11:08 AM Thread Starter   #1
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Maximus VI Formula vs Sabertooth Z87


Hey everyone,
I'm about to order one of those two mobos. I'm leaning towards Formula due to looks and cause I'll be overclocking my rig. I read around that the Formula has better heat disippation when it comes to OC. The money difference is 60-70 here. What do u suggest?

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Old 11-16-13, 05:47 PM   #2
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Your sig says you have an AMD Cpu? How come your going with an intel motherboard? Unless if its for a different build im assuming.

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Old 11-16-13, 06:11 PM   #3
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Formula, hands down. Both are good mobos, no doubt, but the sabertooth is more talk than substance for the price IMO.

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Old 11-16-13, 07:08 PM   #4
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Chances are that you can OC just fine on a much cheaper Z87 board than those two. Especially if you're still going to be using that H60.

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Old 11-18-13, 12:26 PM Thread Starter   #5
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Chances are that you can OC just fine on a much cheaper Z87 board than those two. Especially if you're still going to be using that H60.
Thx a lot all of u for the responses. I'm going for a custom loop with this build (it's going to be a new one from scratch). Cheaper Z87 mobo, like?

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Thx a lot all of u for the responses. I'm going for a custom loop with this build (it's going to be a new one from scratch). Cheaper Z87 mobo, like?
Gigabyte GA-Z87-HD3
ASRock Z87 Extreme3
ASUS Z87-K

Any of those three should do all you need.

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Old 11-19-13, 04:12 AM Thread Starter   #7
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I see..Thx a lot guys.. That Asrock looks sweet tbh, might be grabbing this

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I love my Formula, I tried my hand as the AsRock, its decent boards, no doubt there, but a bad RMA experiance, and i was back on the Asus boat, and i am not sorry about it.

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I love my Formula, I tried my hand as the AsRock, its decent boards, no doubt there, but a bad RMA experiance, and i was back on the Asus boat, and i am not sorry about it.
I'm really loving that board too... too bad they sell it for 300 here and I can find it around 190-210 abroad. Wasn't a big fan of ASrock since forever, but if I got no other choise I guess I'll be going with that.

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I'm really loving that board too... too bad they sell it for 300 here and I can find it around 190-210 abroad. Wasn't a big fan of ASrock since forever, but if I got no other choise I guess I'll be going with that.
I am pretty sure they will ship to Greece

http://www.caseking.de/shop/catalog/...50::23802.html

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