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Poll Results: Which 990FX will you chose!

Poll expired: Jun 3, 2011  
  • 9% (18)
    MSI
  • 39% (73)
    Gigabyte
  • 5% (10)
    ECS
  • 18% (34)
    Sabertooth
  • 21% (40)
    Crosshair V
  • 4% (8)
    AsRock
183 Total Votes  
post #51 of 176
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This is going pretty well. I'm really surprised that the Gigabyte board leads easily after 63 votes. I would have put my money on the CHV or Sabertooth. Keep your votes and reasons coming guys!

BTW I would have added Biostar to the poll if I had a pic or something to post, but you can manually add it in your post if you want, many already have.
post #52 of 176
That depends on price right now, I'm really interested in building a 8-core BD but the Crosshair V sporting the Supreme Xi-Fi chip is very tempting and could leave my Titanium on my Sandy Bridge. The Gigabyte would be second choice for ports and good for a GPU folding rig.
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I might go with the Sabertooth or Crosshair V bescause of their lay outs.


Do anyone know the prices for these boards?
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post #54 of 176
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Originally Posted by Canis-X View Post
Aww, the one I saw had heatsinks like the Z68A-GD80, I swear.

Also, that board is the 890FXA-GD65, with an AM3+ socket, I wonder if MSI have just stuck a black socket on like alot of others are doing, and [H] have been given misinformation, or if MSI stuck the black socket and a 990FX chipset on it afterall.
It's exactly the same. I know it was their first good board in a long time, but yeesh. (The timing of it's actual release after being on their site for ages, and BD was a bit close though, so it's understandable them swapping chipsets and actual sockets to 990 to boost sales)

+rep for the find mate, thanks.

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I would love to go MSI, but that ugly baby blue color is impossible to find a matching system.
I grossed out at the teal or whatever it is on the heatsinks too, but that is a very old leaked picture, the first I believe. They've gone with their regular blue on it now, as you can see from the pics posted of CES, aswell as the video's on YouTube. Not quite as jank looking now they normalised the blue.
 
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post #55 of 176
Gigabyte with all the bugs Asus had with there p67 boards, yeah...Going to try out gigabyte
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post #56 of 176
CHVE.
Unless it has that Hydra crap again, doubt it with SLi support now.
I would like to a see an AMD RoG Gene board- if we get an AM3+ one I'm buying it for a Lian Li mini build instead.
 
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post #57 of 176
My system supports BD, so I'm good, although I wouldn't mind if someone just handed me a MSI...

By the way, I am a HUGE msi fan, after going through 2 ASUS 'boards, and a Gigabyte in one month 2 years ago, I'm not going to do that again. Although I don't doubt that they'll be good boards if I bought one, I just haven't EVER had a MSI fail on me.
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post #58 of 176
going to go with gigabyte. their high end amd boards are rather good.
 
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post #59 of 176
For me, it's currently a draw between the ASUS Sabertooth and the Gigabyte UD7...I would normally go for the Crosshair board (see current system), but the slot layout on the CVF isn't right for my video cards...I have the two of the large ASUS Direct CUII cards, which take approximately three slots worth of space.

On my CIVF, they bump up against the connectors at the bottom of my motherboard. So, for my next mobo, I want one where that won't happen.
    
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Wish they had something in mATX with at a reasonable number of phases
This for me. Would've been great for my current rig.

However, in those boards that ecs looks sexy!
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