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As Computex nears, a fleet of incoming mainboards supporting AMD's next-gen processors are set to be released. MSI, Have now officially released their 9 series AM3+ motherboards into the fray.
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Sorry MSi, looks like you've lost my business for this round. I'm rather irritable about this 890GX being a bad oc'er for one. Second, why the ugly white sata ports...again?!? Everything else is blue & black. Why not the sata's? Third, I'm still more than a little paranoid about their Dr. Mos VRM packages, to the point where I'm dumping 130 cfm across mine currently with a Silverstone AP-181.

Even with an 8+2 VRM array...I think I'll take a pass on this one. Looks like Gigabyte wins this round with their UD-5 or UD-7 for me.
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post #3 of 39
looks very splodye
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At least the first PCIe x1 is usable.
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post #5 of 39
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Originally Posted by Lucky 13 SpeedShop View Post
Sorry MSi, looks like you've lost my business for this round. I'm rather irritable about this 890GX being a bad oc'er for one. Second, why the ugly white sata ports...again?!? Everything else is blue & black. Why not the sata's? Third, I'm still more than a little paranoid about their Dr. Mos VRM packages, to the point where I'm dumping 130 cfm across mine currently with a Silverstone AP-181.

Even with an 8+2 VRM array...I think I'll take a pass on this one. Looks like Gigabyte wins this round with their UD-5 or UD-7 for me.
you should of bought the fx version. Not the junk with the on board graphics.
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I'll be upgrading my amd rig when the bulldozer chips come out. My 790fx-gd70 has served me well. I'll be keeping an eye on the high end Asus boards though
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wow thats a good looking board
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post #8 of 39
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you should of bought the fx version. Not the junk with the on board graphics.
Isn't the fx edition still 4+1 vrm's?
atleast these 8+2 boards shouldn't catch on fire with a heafty pc...
I don't mind msi, they just got a bad rep last round with lack of vrm's, good to see them taking it up a notch.
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post #9 of 39
I would like it more if the "military class" and "oc genie" decals weren't on the heatsinks.

Makes the board look tacky.
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Urggghhhhh those black PCBs... I want...

Maybe I'll sell my board once BD comes out.
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