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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 #71 of 176
Most likely the Sabertooth for me.
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post #72 of 176
Right now I'd have to say it's probably going to be the Sabertooth. In moving forward into a major revision like Bulldozer, with what I'm planning and collecting parts for my first full watercooled setup, one of the big features I want is a full UEFI Bios. Unless we see them fleshed out from more manufacturers, Asus seems to be out in front of this and I'm not a huge fan of the CHV's red and black color scheme. I like the feature set and options the Sabertooth line has and it seems a good fit. Also, I've used mostly Asus motherboards in 10+ years of system building. I have decent experiences with MSI and Gigabyte too though and I'd consider both of those again if they have a full UEFI Bios (and not an old 8 bit interface over the top).
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Originally Posted by spilltray View Post
Right now I'd have to say it's probably going to be the Sabertooth. In moving forward into a major revision like Bulldozer, with what I'm planning and collecting parts for my first full watercooled setup, one of the big features I want is a full UEFI Bios. Unless we see them fleshed out from more manufacturers, Asus seems to be out in front of this and I'm not a huge fan of the CHV's red and black color scheme. I like the feature set and options the Sabertooth line has and it seems a good fit. Also, I've used mostly Asus motherboards in 10+ years of system building. I have decent experiences with MSI and Gigabyte too though and I'd consider both of those again if they have a full UEFI Bios (and not an old 8 bit interface over the top).
Like your current set-up too. Eerily similar to mine with just a couple minimal differences.
Edited by Chuckclc - 5/24/11 at 9:34pm
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I'm waiting for a 990FXE Biostar board
    
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post #76 of 176
Since DFI is no more, probably Gigabyte. They've always been my second favorite. But somehow I feel like that'll still be a step down from my old AM2+ beast.
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post #77 of 176
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Originally Posted by Kratthew D. Kraids View Post
I'm waiting for a 990FXE Biostar board
Wishing i would have put Biostar up there anyways. We have at least 5 votes for it so far and its not even on the poll.
post #78 of 176
As of right now, I'm a sad panda. I was wanting the Gigabyte board but it doesn't even have dual LAN. I don't really care for ASUS at all. MSI doesn't give me enough SATA ports.

What I really need is a board with at least 8 SATA ports (pref 10), Dual LAN (yes I seriously use them both), and a good 8+2 phase or better. Is that too much?

Gigabyte gives me 8 SATA connectors which is good enough but only the Single LAN.
Edited by KamuiRSX - 5/24/11 at 9:54pm
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post #79 of 176
i thought msi ditched dual lan on the 990fx?
how many drives do you have to fill up 6 sata ports
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post #80 of 176
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Like your current set-up too. Eerily similar to mine with just a couple minimal differences.


It's a nice setup for sure and I don't "need" to upgrade, but my gf really needs something better than here Athlon dual core 5200. It's getting just too dated at this point even though she isn't nearly as demanding as me on her system. This gives me a good excuse to rebuild and go all out.
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