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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
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post #91 of 176
My heart says Crosshair V but my mind says Gigabyte
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post #92 of 176
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Looking at all these sexy boards has just brought a question to mind. If you are someone like me who cannot afford to grab a new 990FX board and a new FX chip upon release. And you currently have a 890FX board and a Phenom II hex core. Would you get the board first and wait 4-8 weeks for CPU or vice versa? I was originally thinking of waiting for the board, who knows when something like what happened to intel with SB may happen
post #93 of 176
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Originally Posted by Chuckclc View Post
Looking at all these sexy boards has just brought a question to mind. If you are someone like me who cannot afford to grab a new 990FX board and a new FX chip upon release. And you currently have a 890FX board and a Phenom II hex core. Would you get the board first and wait 4-8 weeks for CPU or vice versa? I was originally thinking of waiting for the board, who knows when something like what happened to intel with SB may happen
I would grab a board first, will make BD all the sweeter when you do get it and you'll have a better idea of what you actually want. Batches, models etc.
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post #94 of 176
I still want to see numbers and benchies. But atm I have my eye on one of two alternatives.

A pretty expensive Asus board... or an MSI board. The upper end MSI boards have worked great for me in the past. Short of horrible price gouging I will likely pick up an Asus board this go around.
    
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post #95 of 176
I want mATX.
   
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post #96 of 176
That DFI 990 is a shop job, on the plastic info panel underneath, the 9 in "990FX" is at a wonk, all the writing that says it's a 990 board looks suspect, the "990" on the PCB is crystal clear, whereas the rest of the board is blurry.
It also says AM3 and only ATi graphics (should be AMD now), not also nVidia which 990 supports now.

Yeah, it's the 790 board they made, someone's shopped the 7's out to 9's, hahaha!
Some evil people out there.



Sorry.
 
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post #97 of 176
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Quote:
Originally Posted by EvoBeardy View Post
That DFI 990 is a shop job, on the plastic info panel underneath, the 9 in "990FX" is at a wonk, all the writing that says it's a 990 board looks suspect, the "990" on the PCB is crystal clear, whereas the rest of the board is blurry.
It also says AM3 and only ATi graphics (should be AMD now), not also nVidia which 990 supports now.

Yeah, it's the 790 board they made, someone's shopped the 7's out to 9's, hahaha!
Some evil people out there.



Sorry.
Lol, that and the IDE and Floppy support that the other new boards seem to have done away with.
post #98 of 176
Just give me a board with this and I will be happy :

-full UEFI support
-8+2 phase
-additional PCIe 6 pin power connectors for GPUs
-adequate slot layout for 4 dual slot cards

and I will be happy !

Don't care about brand. Only fools care about that.
post #99 of 176
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Don't care about brand. Only fools care about that.
spoken like someone who has never rma'd a mobo
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post #100 of 176
My heart says the CH V That thing has sooo many features, but my eyes say Gigabyte, nothing says Badass like an all black mobo.
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