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post #21 of 27
There should not be a substantial performance difference between the 890FX and 990FX if any. The 990FX should have more features for Bulldozer.
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Originally Posted by PureOC Jim View Post
There should not be a substantial performance difference between the 890FX and 990FX if any. The 990FX should have more features for Bulldozer.
How can you say that with any certainty though?

Manufacturers have said it will work, but will it work well? no one knows except AMD.
post #23 of 27
Honestly, the features of the AM3+ boards are worth the price of buying a new one, for me at least.
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Honestly, the features of the AM3+ boards are worth the price of buying a new one, for me at least.
Exactly. Plus my AM3 board is new enough that I can sell it (or trade it back to the local shop) to recoup some funds towards the new one.
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there's not much of a 2nd hand market here it seems, so my equipment gets retired as backups....next round I will try to sell something I suppose

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there's not much of a 2nd hand market here it seems, so my equipment gets retired as backups....next round I will try to sell something I suppose

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Maybe not where you are, but in my City people are cheap, they are always looking for deals and savings, even used as long as it works and is cheap.
post #27 of 27
My 890FX doesn't have a BIOS update for AM3+ compatibility... Maybe in the future, maybe
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