What we have here is a motherboard that comes in at a very affordable price
point but one that could be at the heart of a considerably potent and very
capable high end machine! To trade blows (and quite often better) a high end
board like the Crosshair IV Extreme is something else. Of course there are
caveats in that updated chipset drivers could have a noteworthy effect on
scores but in all honesty I couldn't see the boosts being so great that the
A9DA-S would get left behind.
You do software updates to get the most from favourite programs right? Updating a motherboard BIOS can in a timely manner is also critical. The guide to Flashing a Motherboard BIOS spells out the often complicated steps in plain english. PCSTATS Tips