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TweakTown Gigabyte 990FXA-UD7 review http://www.tweaktown.com/reviews/414...iew/index.html

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While GIGABYTE do have a few 990FX options, we've gone straight to the top today and will be checking out the 990FXA-UD7 which carries with it those lovely aesthetics we're used to seeing from the UD7 series.
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Black crossfire bridges.

Reading the rest of the review now.
    
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I like it, other than the fact they've decided to stick to BIOS and not go UEFI. I really want a board with UEFI as it will be the future. Asus and MSI are providing it, why not Gigabyte?
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I like it, other than the fact they've decided to stick to BIOS and not go UEFI. I really want a board with UEFI as it will be the future. Asus and MSI are providing it, why not Gigabyte?
I guess they don't think UEFI is as stable or secure as BIOS.
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I guess they don't think UEFI is as stable or secure as BIOS.
All of their competitors have UEFI.

Sexy board, but it needs a fitting companion CPU
Edited by Eugenester - 6/9/11 at 10:43am
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I guess they don't think UEFI is as stable or secure as BIOS.
Lol no.

BIOS has disk partition limits, 2 TB or something.
UEFI is pretty


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All of their P67/Z68 boards have UEFI.

Sexy board, but it needs a fitting companion CPU
Umm Gigabyte decided to not use UEFI on their P67 mobos...
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Lol no.

BIOS has disk partition limits, 2 TB or something.
UEFI is pretty




Umm Gigabyte decided to not use UEFI on their P67 mobos...
Blargh, idiocy on my part. Post edited.
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Crosshair V formula win in almost every benchmark.. WOW, I don't know that CHVF is this strong even versus another top end BD Mobo..

Anybody know a price comparison of this two??
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What's the point without the new CPUs
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They haven't used AMI's uefi bios because gigabyte own award bios and are making there own. It will be nice to have a choice of efi or bios
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