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[Vortez] ASRock Fatal1ty 990FX Professional Review

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The second 990FX board we’ve had the pleasure to review is here, and once again, it’s a special one. The ASRock 990FX Professional marks the pinnacle in ASRock’s AMD lineup and is designed squarely for gamers and overclockers. Designed as part of the ‘Fatal1ty’ range of products with Jonathan ‘Fatal1ty’ Wendel, this board aims to provide not only top end performance, but a whole range of useful features.


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looks like this one is ready for BD more than Phenom II arcitecture... release those AMD chips already!!!
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Looks pretty nice. If those caps were black or red I would like it more but sexy board, too bad it has a UEFI with that guys face. :/
    
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Looks pretty nice. If those caps were black or red I would like it more but sexy board, too bad it has a UEFI with that guys face. :/
i agree black caps would look awesome on this, gold doesnt suit it.
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i agree black caps would look awesome on this, gold doesnt suit it.
Yea, and he's giving you a creepy homosexual "I'm staring into your soul" type of look. Just because of that I'm not interested in this board
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Yea, and he's giving you a creepy homosexual "I'm staring into your soul" type of look. Just because of that I'm not interested in this board
LOL! the logo is enough, we don't need his face... the brand should be the F logo. I'm suprised his face isnt on the heatsink
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whoever was pushing that guys face in the bios during the development meetings for this board, should be taken out back and beaten with a burlap sack full of doornobs.

other than that, i like the gold/copper looking caps.
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good benchmarks at stock but overclocking sucks. possible to be fixed with bios update?
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black would detract from the board, the gold caps are legit
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Conclusion: hideous!
 
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well this is like every other fatality item, pure junk.
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