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Poll Results: whats your choice for 990fx

Poll expired: Jul 11, 2011  
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    Asus M5A97evo
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    Asus M5A99Xevo
  • 49% (58)
    Asus Sabertooth 990fx
  • 31% (37)
    Asus Crosshair V Formula / Thunderbolt
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    Biostar TA-990FXE
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    Gigabyte GA-990FXA-UD7
  • 4% (5)
    MSI 990FXA-GD80
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post #401 of 10135
I have one of these boards on the way. Anyone know if the Zalman 9500 will fit? or do the chipset heatsinks get in the way?
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post #402 of 10135
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I have one of these boards on the way. Anyone know if the Zalman 9500 will fit? or do the chipset heatsinks get in the way?
you should have more than enough room
post #403 of 10135
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I have one of these boards on the way. Anyone know if the Zalman 9500 will fit? or do the chipset heatsinks get in the way?
I know that a NH-D14 and a Mugen 2 will fit on it without a problem.
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post #404 of 10135
Good to hear. I was mad when i couldn't get it to fit on my P5E. And it actually fits, but the quick detach mount/bracket is too close to the NB heatsink and some filing would be required to get it to fit. But temps on my Q9550 are more than good enough for air anyway.
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post #405 of 10135
Is it possible to SLI this board, x16/x16, and then put something into the bottom brown slot without it screwing something up with lane assignments?

I wanna get this board, but need at least two lanes after SLI for a sound card and a NIC (or TV Tuner).


The 990FXA-GD65 from MSI is perfect, but would rather have the Sabertooth.
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post #406 of 10135
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Is it possible to SLI this board, x16/x16, and then put something into the bottom brown slot without it screwing something up with lane assignments?

I wanna get this board, but need at least two lanes after SLI for a sound card and a NIC (or TV Tuner).


The 990FXA-GD65 from MSI is perfect, but would rather have the Sabertooth.
The bottom one is a x4 lane. The first 3 x16 lane are the ones you need for x16,x16 for video cards.
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I set the LLC to extreme for CPU & CPU-NB, just experimenting. Now my PC wont start. When it gets to the Welcome screen I see a quick flash that looks like a BSOD and the PC restarts. I tried resetting the BIOS, etc.
I got my PC back up and running by doing a system restore. I still don't understand exactly what went wrong though. All I did was make changes in the LLC settings. I'm wondering why clearing the cmos didn't fix the problem. I still haven't done a fresh install of Windows since I got this MB, maybe that's part of the problem?
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post #408 of 10135
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The bottom one is a x4 lane. The first 3 x16 lane are the ones you need for x16,x16 for video cards.
The ASUS website it says that the bottom one is x8. The only x4 is the black one, right above the second x16 (tan) slot.

Just wondering if a x1 device in the bottom x8 will mess it up for SLI. I know Crossfire it wouldn't be a problem, but I don't like AMD/ATI cards.
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post #409 of 10135
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The ASUS website it says that the bottom one is x8. The only x4 is the black one, right above the second x16 (tan) slot.

Just wondering if a x1 device in the bottom x8 will mess it up for SLI. I know Crossfire it wouldn't be a problem, but I don't like AMD/ATI cards.
I don't know but with sli and a phys x card both the second card and physx card run @ 4x or 8 x cant remember but neither was running at 16x, that's OK tho because the current cards on the market cant utilize all of a 8x lane let alone a x 16, that's according to the techs at asus of course
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I don't know but with sli and a phys x card both the second card and physx card run @ 4x or 8 x cant remember but neither was running at 16x, that's OK tho because the current cards on the market cant utilize all of a 8x lane let alone a x 16, that's according to the techs at asus of course
I don't mind if the speeds are at x8/x8, I just want them to work. Another member on here tested a x8/x8 possibility with the bottom two slots but said SLI wasn't working. That way the top 3 PCI-E slots would be available, and I do plan on using at least two.
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