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post #11 of 39
So far it looks like the UD-7 will be my next AMD board, unless a nice black and red one appears (other than the crosshair)
post #12 of 39
I have a feeling some people will be interested in MSI boards:
http://emm.msi.com/display.php?List=33&N=1150#

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With just the a single push of a button OC Genie II not only increases your processor and memory speeds, it also unlocks up to 8 CPU cores. This makes OC Genie II the simplest option to increase your performance on a MSI AMD 9-series mainboard up to 250%.
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post #13 of 39
"Military Class"

Whoes military?

I think I'll skip this initial release of BD unless there is an improvement on Tri-SLI performance with BD over SB.
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post #14 of 39
Board is not on my side. Sorry MSi.
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post #15 of 39
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Originally Posted by Seeing Red View Post
"Military Class"

Whoes military?

I think I'll skip this initial release of BD unless there is an improvement on Tri-SLI performance with BD over SB.
US DOD Milspec 810G.

And at least with 2-way SLI, you get true dual x16 lanes on 990FX.
    
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post #16 of 39
I think this looks quite good.

When you think about, MSi really improved over the years.
>dat smooth feel
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>dat smooth feel
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post #17 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.
That's OK. I'm sure there'll be plenty of people to replace your sale.

If the 990FX-GD65 is priced right, I'm definitely buying it over the Sabertooth 990FX. I was about to buy the 890FX-GD65, but would rather have native SLI support.
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post #18 of 39
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Originally Posted by MSIalex View Post
US DOD Milspec 810G.

And at least with 2-way SLI, you get true dual x16 lanes on 990FX.
Hey Alex,

Can you comment on this core unlocking biz?

http://emm.msi.com/display.php?List=33&N=1150#

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post #19 of 39
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Hey Alex,

Can you comment on this core unlocking biz?

http://emm.msi.com/display.php?List=33&N=1150#
There have been very very few Phenom II X4 chips that have unlocked to x6's (OEMs from my understanding), I'm going to assume it may be the same with the Bulldozer models.
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post #20 of 39
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Originally Posted by Poisoner View Post
you should of bought the fx version. Not the junk with the on board graphics.
If the MSi 890FX boards were any better, but they are as prone to blowing the VRM's as the GX's. No matter which way you went, you got junk with MSi's 890 series boards. Not to mention, I needed a mATX board with 2 PCI-E at the time. No one else offered anything close to that.

Now I've got room for an full size ATX, plus a bit. And in any case, I won't ever be an early adopter of MSi's boards again. Learned from this mistake.


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That's OK. I'm sure there'll be plenty of people to replace your sale.
Maybe so, but hopefully not as large an amount of failures to back end those sales.
Edited by Lucky 13 SpeedShop - 5/27/11 at 12:38pm
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