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Craving more Bulldozer-ready hardware? Well, that's what we have here with the 990FXA-GD65, MSI's second AM3+ ATX motherboard powered by the AMD 990FX / SB950 combo (the first one being the 990FXA-GD80 seen last week).

More and more motherboards showing up in articles! Hopefully we'll be able to see these on Newegg/Amazon/etc. in the next couple days.
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boring looking
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I like the simple look of this board. sleek'n'sexy
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I like it than the other board. Simple and minimalistic.
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Not everybody is currently looking for something with 3 or 4 PCI-Express 2.0 and insane overclocking capabilities...*cough* This guy over here! *cough*

Seriously, though. Overall, I just want to play my games maxed, make my music, do some decent overclocking, and enjoy my computer. These mid-range motherboards have my attention more than anything.
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This board has the perfect layout for me, minus the PCI slot at the bottom. I would like to use that for my NIC because I don't trust onboard anymore.

It offers plenty of PCI-E slots and not over 9000 PCI-E x16 slots like some boards. I just need 2 for when I get into SLI. Then the 3 PCI-E x1 slots are still available.

Will probably get this board over the Sabertooth if it's similarly priced to the 890FXA-GD65, and if the Sabertooth is over $200.
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