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Will work if i get old gfx and use for physx (8800 or something cheap)
and install it in electrical x4 slot and 2x560 in electrical x16 slot (mobo have 2 x16(electrical) and 2 x4(electrical) pci-e slot)
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Quote:
Originally Posted by v3dgames;13904120 
List of New 900 series Gigabyte Boards I know about.

The GA-970A-UD3 is the cheapest 900 series board you can buy from Gigabyte and only does 1 16x card no SLI or Crossfire - Blue PCB, 970 chipset, 8.2 phase - not on Newegg yet...

The GA-990FXA-D3 is the cheapest 990FX chipset board Gigabyte makes can do 16x 16x SLI or Crossfire - Blue PCB, 990FX chipset, 4.1 phase not on Newegg yet...

The GA-990XA-UD3 I like this board it does 1 16x card or 8x 8x SLI or Crossfire - Blue PCB, 990X chipset, 8.2 phase $149.99 on Newegg

The GA-990FXA-UD3 is better can do 16x 16x SLI or Crossfire - Black PCB, 990FX chipset, 8.2 phase not on Newegg yet...

The GA-990FXA-UD5 can do 16x 16x or 8x 8x 8x SLI or Crossfire - Black PCB, 990FX chipset, 8.2 phase $189.99 on Newegg

The GA-990FXA-UD7 can do 16x 16x or 8x 8x 8x 8x SLI or Crossfire - Black PCB, 990FX chipset, 8.2 phase $249.99 on Newegg

All these boards will work fine with the new AMD FX series CPUs but I would not get the
GA-990FXA-D3 and a 8 core 125W TDP FX CPU and try to OC it because of the 4.1 phase with no HS

I bought the Gigabyte GA-990XA-UD3 board off Newegg because right now I have my
1090T OCed CPU is running on a MSI-870a-G54 and after reading
http://www.overclock.net/amd-motherboards/946407-amd-motherboard-vrm-information-list.html
and
http://www.overclock.net/amd-cpus/943109-why-vrms-big-issue-why-choose.html

I wanted to replace that before the board blows up frown.gif

Normally I buy all my computer parts form Microcenter but they do not have any
900 series board from anyone yet...

Can't wait for my GA-990XA-UD3 to get here UPS has the delivery scheduled for this coming Monday was hoping it would get here Friday but it looks like I am going to have to wait the weekend without it.


I know his reply looks confusing but SLI and crossfire in either 16X or 8X performs just about the same. so don't worry about 2 x 16X slots. 1 x 16x and 1 x 8X will be fine
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post #13 of 24
v3dgames ,don t forget to post feedback.
Impressions about the packaging ,about the content ,about the looks ,about the Sata controller performance (as there seems to be a little lower performance for the UD5 and UD7 on sata compared to Anus offers ,maybe due to 2 SATA controllers usage).
I ve just seen on the Gigabyte site that the picture of the 990FXA-UD3 shows a revision 0.1 of the board smile.gif .So we may need to wait so they finish it smile.gif
   
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post #14 of 24
Quote:
Originally Posted by Dromihetes;13910517 
v3dgames ,don t forget to post feedback.
Impressions about the packaging ,about the content ,about the looks ,about the Sata controller performance (as there seems to be a little lower performance for the UD5 and UD7 on sata compared to Anus offers ,maybe due to 2 SATA controllers usage).
I ve just seen on the Gigabyte site that the picture of the 990FXA-UD3 shows a revision 0.1 of the board smile.gif .So we may need to wait so they finish it smile.gif
I made a new thread for 990XA-UD3 owners
BTW the 990XA-UD3 is @ revision 1.0
I think I will do a unboxing video and do some tests and upload them to youtube
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post #15 of 24
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I decide to wait for 990FXA-UD3
So is good to buy old or cheap gfx to have for psyhx becouse board have 2 x16 and 2 x4
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post #16 of 24
Quote:
Originally Posted by v3dgames;13912170 
I made a new thread for 990XA-UD3 owners
BTW the 990XA-UD3 is @ revision 1.0
I think I will do a unboxing video and do some tests and upload them to youtube

I ll keep my eyes on that thread smile.gif
   
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Can sombody pls answer my question
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Quote:
Originally Posted by LukaTCE;13925534 
Can sombody pls answer my question

You can put a video card in any of the 3 - 16x slots but they run at (16x,8x,4x) for the XA and (16x,16x,4x) FXA

So yes I don't see why that would not work..

You can even put a video card in the x1 pci-e slots lol - but you need a 1x card for that
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16814500164
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well my GA-990FXA-UD3 lasted 2 days... i turned my com off at the wall after powering down naturally and it was screwed from then on. the next day i turned the power on at the wall, swithed my psu on and, BANG. Its currently on its way back to gigabyte so they can see its fail and bring out the next revision tongue.gif so possibly wait or risk it blowing up on you.
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Quote:
Originally Posted by Restrictednz;13948337 
well my GA-990FXA-UD3 lasted 2 days... i turned my com off at the wall after powering down naturally and it was screwed from then on. the next day i turned the power on at the wall, swithed my psu on and, BANG. Its currently on its way back to gigabyte so they can see its fail and bring out the next revision tongue.gif so possibly wait or risk it blowing up on you.

You failed to mention the PSU used.
   
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