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One thing I don't like about ASRock boards... the bios post screen that makes you think of the 80's.
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^That's awesome!
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post #23 of 34
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Quote:
Originally Posted by iinversion View Post
One thing I don't like about ASRock boards... the bios post screen that makes you think of the 80's.
na, i like that, i might not have been alive in the 80's but i love everything from them, it really is too bad i missed the 80's by 2 years...
post #24 of 34
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Originally Posted by otaku_ex View Post
not that good, it's only 8 power phases
This is a stupid statement.
If MSI would make a board with 40+8 phase that would be better ?
Not even close, Asus uses premium power phases.
4 on Asus > 6+2 on MSI.
6+2 on Asus is plenty enough.

Look at the Sabertooth and the P8P67.
Why is there a 8+2 phase on the more expensive on and 16+2 on the P8 ?
8+2 TUF Cap are just the best you can get right now.
Even more that the warranty is just awesome.
Proof that they trust their product.

TO OP :
High End and AMD doesn't fit together.
As for cheap, yeah, AMD is.

post #25 of 34
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Originally Posted by h0thead132 View Post
na, i like that, i might not have been alive in the 80's but i love everything from them, it really is too bad i missed the 80's by 2 years...
You missed nothing, I promise. I didnt care for the 80's too much.
Got into way too much trouble
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post #26 of 34
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Originally Posted by Abs.exe View Post
This is a stupid statement.
If MSI would make a board with 40+8 phase that would be better ?
Not even close, Asus uses premium power phases.
4 on Asus > 6+2 on MSI.
6+2 on Asus is plenty enough.

Look at the Sabertooth and the P8P67.
Why is there a 8+2 phase on the more expensive on and 16+2 on the P8 ?
8+2 TUF Cap are just the best you can get right now.
Even more that the warranty is just awesome.
Proof that they trust their product.

TO OP :
High End and AMD doesn't fit together.
As for cheap, yeah, AMD is.

I have that board and I expected more, that's why I'm disapointed with the board in question, not the brand. I'll be buying an asus board in my next rig.

The problem is not only the 6+2 phase, the northbridge is too close to the mosfet. The 890gx version has the nb better placed in the PCB and is 8+2. As I already stated, my h70 is in the way, passing extra heat to the board and the board to the rad.
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post #27 of 34
I would get this one I am going to be getting it becuase of the AM3+ support.

http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...-248-_-Product
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post #28 of 34
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Quote:
Originally Posted by Abs.exe View Post
TO OP :
High End and AMD doesn't fit together.
As for cheap, yeah, AMD is.

i am going to politely ignore this statement
post #29 of 34
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Originally Posted by langer1972 View Post
I would get this one I am going to be getting it becuase of the AM3+ support.

http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...-248-_-Product
that is the one i am leaning towards, i just gotta get a job to make the money to buy it now....
post #30 of 34
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Originally Posted by langer1972 View Post
I would get this one I am going to be getting it becuase of the AM3+ support.

http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...-248-_-Product
That's a great board and I would definitely recommend it.
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