After months of BIOS firmware updates and software patches, both platforms from Intel and AMD should have reached some level of maturity by now. We run a myraid of tests with HD 7970 GHz Edition CrossfireX and G.Skill 16GB 2400MHz ram to see how everything goes at 4.6GHz."
Any major computer upgrade generally requires a full software reinstall too. No so if you heed the advice in the guide to Upgrading a Motherboard without Reinstalling. PCSTATS Tips