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Someone on my Local CL is selling a 890FXA-GD70 for $50. Has the box, no receipt. New and under 3yr warranty. Should I go for it?

http://medford.craigslist.org/sys/2366483249.html
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I use that board. For 50, go for it. Look at my sig and tell me it sucks
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go for it...If you don't overclock that is...MSI AMD mobo's sucks for ocing and may even blow up!!!
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post #4 of 10
It's cheap but the new ones are coming out very shortly.
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post #5 of 10
I'd do it. I've been folding on one 24/7 for two months with GTX 460s in SLI and it hasn't failed me yet.
post #6 of 10
No, I'd say not, that specific board seems to have all kinds of issues. Although I've never used one myself, so it's just hearsay.
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post #7 of 10
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Yeah, It's cheap and has only 4+1 for the phase. I am saving for Bulldozer, but figured this might make a nice quick upgrade.
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post #8 of 10
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Thanks for advice guys. I think I will wait for 9xx series boards to come out.
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post #9 of 10
Quote:
Originally Posted by Aestylis View Post
has only 4+1 for the phase.
..not ideal for 6x core.. but fine for 4x core's and OC
post #10 of 10
I did an OC with it that was not very extreme and the board fried on me. I hear it's pretty common. I would personally steer clear. However, it was very user friendly and very stable up until death.
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