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@Dmac73
I have owned several Gigabyte and ASUS boards in the past. Gigabyte has been hit or miss in my experience and their BIOS was always buggy. ASUS is top notch in quality, BIOS, hardware, and support. However, so far ASRock has been fine too. I have been using the Fatal1ty 990FX for some time now and it is an excellent board. It overclocks better than my previous Gigabyte GA-890FXA-UD5 and is less buggy. The 12 phase power rocks!

So far, I haven't found any reason to buy the ASUS CHV over the Fatal1ty other than slightly better and older brand recognition. You will be very happy with this board, except (as mentioned above) if you want to run 3 or more GPUs. You can get Quad SLI with two GTX 590s though. Cheers.
Thankyou sir. I agree i've had a very hit or miss experience with Gigabyte, and the CHV just isn't as good as a deal as the Fatal1ty...

Very appreciative of the response. Still waiting on MacClippers most recent experiences with this board, but you've pointed me more in my own direction

+REP

Ps- Very nice ram CAS for non hypers... My Pi's barely hit 6 at ~1500. Even with 1.7+ volts.

Good day sir
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Grabbed this board for insane 100$ Will be changing 990XA-UD3.
P.S. too late, out of stock
Edited by Matas - 9/20/11 at 5:47am
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Whats the latest BIOS Version for this Board?

I read someones review on Newegg for this Board, that stated that he was told that BIOS v1.44 will give the option to remove Wendels face from the UEFI screen.
     
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The latest BIOS version on the ASRock web site is 1.20, but I was sent a 1.22 beta to try to resolve a compatibility issue with my mouse. I haven't seen an option in either version to remove the background of the UEFI.
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Nice thread, I just ordered this MB yesterday after much reading. It does offer the best bang for the buck in the 990FX series. Seems to be affected less than the rest by quirks and such. Reportedly has no vdroop. The 12+2 phase sets it apart from the rest. Value for its price-point is unbeatable in my opinion. I should have it within a week or so, I'll be sure to post my results then.
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Whats the latest BIOS Version for this Board?

I read someones review on Newegg for this Board, that stated that he was told that BIOS v1.44 will give the option to remove Wendels face from the UEFI screen.
UEFI 1.44

(Anyway, this mobo has a thread on XS.)
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UEFI 1.44

(Anyway, this mobo has a thread on XS.)

Thanks, but I don't want the BIOS.

I don't even have the Board.

I am still on the fence over this Mobo, or the CHV; and either way I likely won't be able to get either for at least another month, presuming I chose to get one and whether or not I can afford it.

I was only asking, out of genuine curiosity.
     
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UEFI 1.44

(Anyway, this mobo has a thread on XS.)
Thats not from ASrock I wouldn't trust it


Thats a custom 1.44 bios... The ASrock site still lists 1.3 as the latest official bios. Use at your own risk
 
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