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[WCCF] AMD 990FX–ASUS ROG Crosshair Formula V – Thunderbolt Now Official

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ASUS has made its upcoming ROG series “Crosshair Formula V/ Thunderbolt†motherboard official by showing off a bunch of new pictures. The board will be based on the AMD 990FX chipset supporting the AM3+ Bulldozer (Zambezi-FX) processors. Being made for Enthusiasts, It will include some special addons such as the “Thunderbolt†expansion card which includes ASUS Xonar sound card with Bigfoot Kiler E2100 killer card on a PCI-e x1 interface.
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The title made me think that they added Intel's new thunderbolt port lol
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The title made me think that they added Intel's new thunderbolt port lol
Same lol.
   
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My next board. Only 990FX board where I can CFX (skipping pci-e slot 2) and use my old pci sound card. That will still run at x16/x16 on this board. . Plus I don't think it looks all that bad.
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Are we about to see that Thunderbolt thing in all of the new R.O.G. cards?
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Looks good.
    
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options for no thunderbolt plz
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So this is bulldozer capable, isn't it?
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Why o why is it so damn ugly this time round.

Not sure what to go with yet,but its almost garunteed not to be this,not unless reviews show it to be far superior to the others from MSI and Gigabyte.The ECS board is nice looking too,be interesting to see the top end Asrock board and Biostars offering.

Cant help but feel dissapointed with Asus.
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Why o why is it so damn ugly this time round.

Not sure what to go with yet,but its almost garunteed not to be this,not unless reviews show it to be far superior to the others from MSI and Gigabyte.The ECS board is nice looking too,be interesting to see the top end Asrock board and Biostars offering.

Cant help but feel dissapointed with Asus.
I agree, plus I have no use for another sound card, I have a good one already!

Biostar doesn't even have an AM3+ listing on their website yet. Are they not making new motherboards? I wanna see what they are going to bring to the table too!

As it stands, the Gigabyte board looks like the 'top dog' in my to get list.
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