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10 phase? About time for amd.
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post #22 of 57
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are they going to use the crappy plastic socket and mounting system forever or what?
Would you rather use pushpins?
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post #23 of 57
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Would you rather use pushpins?
no not push pins, they should emulate their competitor in reference to the socket design and holes for mounting through the board rather than limiting the way you can orient a cooler.
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Hmmmm so we have some good recon on ASUS, and now MSI now we need info from Gig. I wonder if we will get our first UD7 AM3+ board.
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no not push pins, they should emulate their competitor in reference to the socket design and holes for mounting through the board rather than limiting the way you can orient a cooler.
I have been saying this for ages. So many people defend the crappy rectangular hole layout. I'm not saying move to pushpins- JUST MAKE IT MORE SQUARE!

Then AMD waterblocks no longer have to be fugly too
 
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post #26 of 57
i cant help thinking how gigabyte would make a new 990fx with a killernetwork integrated... like Intel mobo, Sniper G1

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post #27 of 57
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no not push pins, they should emulate their competitor in reference to the socket design and holes for mounting through the board rather than limiting the way you can orient a cooler.
Then your complain lies with the hole layout, not the plastic bracket.

I agree on that part.
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post #28 of 57
These new boards are really looking nice! I believe MSI is in this thing for the long term, as they seem to be improving on there boards very rapidly.
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Why did they have to use Asus Crosshair IV design?

Anyways, good board otherwise, probably not my future board but sill a good one.
Ahah I didn't notice they were the same and I have one! lol
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post #30 of 57
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Stop hiding 990FX and show yourself!

It seems to me that the new AMD boards are somewhat sexier than the old line-up. Now if looks were an indication of performance!
I thought that this is the 990FX???

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10 phase? About time for AMD.
I thought we had 10 phase for a long time, unless you are just referring to MSI.
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