X-Bit Labs have chosen two boards to represent the upper echelons of the 890FX based motherboard market, the Asus Crosshair IV Formula and Gigabyte GA-890FXA-UD7, both sporting a price similar to an average X58 board.  Although both motherboards are targeted at the same market, the companies have gone with very different approaches.  In Gigabyte’s case they focused on the peripherals that will be added, both legacy and new technology whereas ASUS has focused on the boards BIOS for most of their energy.  Drop by X-Bit to see which fits your needs, or if both boards are priced beyond your target budget.

“Our today’s article is devoted to a comparison between two top mainboards based on the latest and highly functional AMD 890FX chipset. We are going to study their features, investigate CPU and memory overclocking potential, compare performance, USB 3.0 speed and power consumption.”

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