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CIV Formula or keep MSI 890FX GD70?

Poll Results: Keep the MSI or buy the Asus

 
  • 0% (0)
    Keep the MSI 890FXA-GD70
  • 100% (2)
    Buy the CIV Formula
  • 0% (0)
    Other-Post it as well
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post #1 of 4
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Found a CIV Formula for $120 and was debating picking it up, trick is I have a MSI 890FXA-GD70 now.

I was thinking try to find a way to sell the MSI for the $130 as well? Figure it was $170AR on Newegg. And I did break one of the retention fingers on the top PCIE slot. Slot works fine and everything, mainly cosmetic.

Thoughts?
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post #2 of 4
The colour scheme would help out with the Asus board. If you are getting 4.3Ghz out of your MSI board, then I'd probaly use that until you upgrade your cpu/chipset.

No need to fix what ain't broke if you know what I mean.
    
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post #3 of 4
I love my Crosshair IV. Getting 4.3GHz out of your chip is pretty good, but maybe you can get even more with the CHIV.
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post #4 of 4
Trading off of a MSI for CHIV and breaking even, or maybe even making $10.00 on the deal? Hmmm seems like a no brainer to me, as the CHIV already has a bios out for the BD too (I know so does MSI). But considering the reputation difference between the two also leads me think it would be a good trade off. Ebay the MSI and as LastBucsfan said you may find even better results with your OC. I'd highly doubt it would be anything less with the CHIV. When time comes to think about upgrading I believe the ASUS would have a better resale based again on reputation.
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