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post #31 of 12377
the GA-990FXA-UD5 is mine!!

I hope all bulldozer stuff gets released at E3 like they said originally so I can get this board!
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Does an AM3 CPU block will work on these mobos? BD is starting to look good for me!
 
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post #33 of 12377
Quote:
Originally Posted by fortunesolace;13652729 
does an am3 cpu block will work on these mobos? Bd is starting to look good for me!

yup! :d
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post #34 of 12377
I just picked up a Crosshair IV and I have a couple of questions for you all.

Do you think it'd be advantageous to return it and go with the UD5 or UD7 of this board instead? Will it have enough benefits? On NCIX it's actually cheaper then this year old mobo.

How decent is Newegg's return policy? Experiences?

And finally (I apologize) what exactly is the difference between the UD5 and the UD7?

Thank you smile.gif
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post #35 of 12377
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Quote:
Originally Posted by trevorjames;13659526 
I just picked up a Crosshair IV and I have a couple of questions for you all.

Do you think it'd be advantageous to return it and go with the UD5 or UD7 of this board instead? Will it have enough benefits? On NCIX it's actually cheaper then this year old mobo.

How decent is Newegg's return policy? Experiences?

And finally (I apologize) what exactly is the difference between the UD5 and the UD7?

Thank you smile.gif

Well, this board is not out yet so if you are itching to build it would not be the right choice.

NewEgg rocks at costumer service!!! The have always made good on any issue I have ever had and they give out $25 and $50 gift cards liberally when you experience a problem (They don't always offer but they have never said no when I asked).

The main difference between the UD5 and the UD7 in both the 890FXA series and the 990FXA series is the UD7s have more advanced features for enthusiasts who are interested in extreme builds.

For example, the 990FXA-UD7 has on-board Power, Reset, and Clear CMOS switches and the 990FXA-UD5 does not.

The 990FXA-UD7 will have more crossfire and SLI capability than the 990FXA-UD5.

990FXA-UD7
"Support for 2-Way/3-Way/4-Way AMD CrossFireX™ and NVIDIA SLI™ technology"
vs
990FXA-UD5
"Support for 2-Way/3-Way AMD CrossFireX™ and NVIDIA SLI™ technology"

990FXA-UD7
1. 2 x PCI Express x16 slots, running at x16 (PCIEX16_1, PCIEX16_2)
2. 2 x PCI Express x16 slots, running at x8 (PCIEX8_1, PCIEX8_2)
3. 2 x PCI Express x16 slots, running at x4 (PCIEX4_1, PCIEX4_2)
(All PCI Express slots conform to the PCI Express 2.0 standard.)
4. 1 x PCI slot
vs
990FXA-UD5
1. 2 x PCI Express x16 slots, running at x16 (PCIEX16_1, PCIEX16_2)
2. 1 x PCI Express x16 slots, running at x8 (PCIEX8)
3. 2 x PCI Express x16 slots, running at x4 (PCIEX4_1, PCIEX4_2)
4. 1 x PCI Express x1 slot
(All PCI Express slots conform to the PCI Express 2.0 standard.)
5. 1 x PCI slot

There are more examples but you get the drift. Both the UD5 and the UD7 qualify as an enthusiast board. Most likely you will find that there performance is neck and neck until you spend the coin to fill the extra slots with additional GPUs (I can't imagination bank rolling 4 premium GPUs!!!). They are close siblings but the UD7 has more bells and whistles.

Hope this helps smile.gif

~fidof650
Edited by fidof650 - 6/10/11 at 8:53am
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post #36 of 12377
Thanks for that! I have until mid June to return so hopefully everything will be released before then!
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post #37 of 12377
http://www.overclock.net/amd-motherboards/1027802-new-gigabyte-900-series-chipset-boards.html
^^^ This thread for a Gigabyte 990X board and two more 990FX boards including a UD3!
post #38 of 12377
Thread Starter 
Quote:
Originally Posted by xd_1771;13667886 
http://www.overclock.net/amd-motherboards/1027802-new-gigabyte-900-series-chipset-boards.html
^^^ This thread for a Gigabyte 990X board and two more 990FX boards including a UD3!

P1 updated:

* A link to the above thread has been added

* Content has been added

~fidof650
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post #39 of 12377
tough choice between crosshair V and giga ud7 frown.gif


i guess a full round up once the 900 series chipset is officially out id have a better picture of if this board is better for me or not
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post #40 of 12377
i'm in love with the all black ud3, to bad i'm getting the ud7. :-/
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