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Poll Results: whats your choice for 990fx

Poll expired: Jul 11, 2011  
  • 0% (1)
    Asus M5A97evo
  • 0% (1)
    Asus M5A99Xevo
  • 49% (58)
    Asus Sabertooth 990fx
  • 31% (37)
    Asus Crosshair V Formula / Thunderbolt
  • 0% (1)
    Biostar TA-990FXE
  • 12% (15)
    Gigabyte GA-990FXA-UD7
  • 4% (5)
    MSI 990FXA-GD80
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post #3181 of 10135
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Originally Posted by Electroneng View Post

It is not. Still waiting for a reply from Asus but this bios does not add Vishera capability. They are trying to sell the R2.0 boards now. Whether or not any regular 900 series boards below the Crosshair will get support is anyone's guess. Since they stated when they started releasing the r2.0 boards that they would get most of the bios focus it does not look probable in the next couple of weeks at least or ever.

They haven't added any Vishera's to the list for the R2.0, but it got a BIOS update yesterday and the notes say "Support new CPUs". If your prediction is true then I'm done with ASUS.
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post #3182 of 10135
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Originally Posted by EniGma1987 View Post

Which is absolute BS since many of us bought the original revision a little before or around the time Bulldozer came out. Now ASUS expects us to simply buy a whole new revision board for the new processor?

Who knows, sales are their business, but I agree, I got a 990fx saber before BD even came out, and have been sitting on it with a temp 620 x4 of all chips waiting for pd, it isn't worth it to get a new board and cpu to make use of an 8350, I would lean more towards a non amd build if I were to go that far. We need the rev1's to be officially supported.
post #3183 of 10135
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They haven't added any Vishera's to the list for the R2.0, but it got a BIOS update yesterday and the notes say "Support new CPUs". If your prediction is true then I'm done with ASUS.

Both Sabertooth 990fx rev2 and Crosshair V Formula-Z have 8350 support listed as of today, showing support since a sept bios update.
post #3184 of 10135
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Originally Posted by endevite View Post

Both Sabertooth 990fx rev2 and Crosshair V Formula-Z have 8350 support listed as of today, showing support since a sept bios update.

As well as the M5A990X EVO R2.0, but, of course, not the regular M5A990X EVO. Boycott ASUS if we don't see new BIOS soon? Hopefully they were just making their new boards first priority, and are working on the old ones.
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post #3185 of 10135
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As well as the M5A990X EVO R2.0, but, of course, not the regular M5A990X EVO. Boycott ASUS if we don't see new BIOS soon? Hopefully they were just making their new boards first priority, and are working on the old ones.

For all we know those October 10/11 updates were the support updates and they just aren't officially stating it yet for sales reasons, don't much feel like pulling apart a uefi bios to try and debug pull agesa revision by matching agesa code to another boards with known support. ;p
post #3186 of 10135
Better not be true... I just bought the dang board! mad.gif
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Originally Posted by Electroneng View Post

Just got another reply back from Asus on Piledriver compatibility!
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Dear Valued Customer,

Thank you for contacting ASUS Customer Service.

My name is Fiona and it's my pleasure to help you with your problem.

I am afraid to say FX 8350, 8320 couldn't support the M5A97 EVO, M5A99X EVO, or the Sabertooth 990FX motherboard.

To get support for the 2nd generation FX CPU's, you must purchase a R2.0 version board.
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post #3187 of 10135
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Better not be true... I just bought the dang board! mad.gif

Well we know it isn't true for the CHV which had the 1605 bios released 1 day after the 1503 sabertooth update, this absolutely has to be a sales tactic. That CHV 1605 update runs 8350 in half of those reviews out there.
post #3188 of 10135
Wow they really expect us to go out and get rev2 for this? as they still have rev1 up on newegg, huge turnoff wooooooow I may just give this board to my lil bro and go Intel; megaFAIL
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post #3189 of 10135
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Wow they really expect us to go out and get rev2 for this? as they still have rev1 up on newegg, huge turnoff wooooooow

I am page humping their cpu support lists to see if any rev1 boards get the official support listing, until then all we can do is wait and see if 1503 does indeed work fine once someone gets their chip.
post #3190 of 10135
Hopefully my CPU will be here tomorrow, Thursday at the latest. Stupid Newegg has a warehouse 30 minutes away and shipped to a bunch of other people from there but Newegg decided to ship mine from New Jersey even though I ordered on launch day within the first hour of them coming up for sale frown.gif Guess it just isnt my week for PC hardware.
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