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I was very close to getting a Gigabyte 990FXA UD3 but Fry's didn't have it. Asus hasn't let me down yet and I hope this board lasts me a long time.
Gigabyte is the only other company I would buy as well, they to have a great record for reliability and have really come ahead the last couple of years. but you really did well with the Asus and should have no issues. I bought the Asus M5A97 Evo ( I would have bought the M5A99X if I had i little more $) and Ill say again these boards overclock like a dream. smile.gif

Likewise, Gigabyte is just as reliable as ASUS. I plan on purchasing the UD3 in a few months biggrin.gif
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post #32 of 42
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It's a MSI board... kookoo.gif
I would take ir back and buy a SSD for your sig rig. thumb.gif

totally agree, do yourself a favor and take it back and get something better.
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What's wrong with MSI??? Last I heard, they are a decent company that makes good stuff.

have a search on this forum on msi and see how many people have had issues with them smile.gif

Yeah, I'll certainly never overclock an AMD CPU on an MSI board, that seems to be the recipe for failure around here.
post #33 of 42
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Yeah, I'll certainly never overclock an AMD CPU on an MSI board, that seems to be the recipe for failure around here.

WHY!!! WHAT DID MSI DO!!!! My 790FX-GD70 is amazing, maybe I am the only one in the world who got a good board...
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Nothing wrong with MSI boards, I bought one after I built 100 PC's at work with MSI boards. No problems with those after a year and a half.

Mine on the other hand had some issues with selecting the correct multiplier (it thought x11 was max) for my Athlon II X3 450. but been good after 10 months..
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WHY!!! WHAT DID MSI DO!!!! My 790FX-GD70 is amazing, maybe I am the only one in the world who got a good board...

As your sig rig suggests you are not stressing the VRMs with an x4.
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post #36 of 42
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I have the board installed and I am loving every bit of it! Just by flipping the TPU switch, I was able to get my 1090t to 3.75 GHz, 150 MHz higher than I could with the old board (no chip could do over 3.6 on it)! It's also really nice to be able to use ALL the USB ports on my case, as there were 2 USB 3.0 ports that I could not use due to the fact that the old board did not have a USB 3.0 header.

Thanks guys for keeping Shnay from blowing up!
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post #37 of 42
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As your sig rig suggests you are not stressing the VRMs with an x4.

So is the problem X6's? Cause I'm stressing pretty much everything at 4.4GHz right now.
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So is the problem X6's? Cause I'm stressing pretty much everything at 4.4GHz right now.

They eat up a lot more power.
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post #39 of 42
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They eat up a lot more power.

K thanks, sorry for the thread hijacking.
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MSI has been my choice of board for the past 5+ years for Intel. I've heard horror stories from AMD, but never had any issues myself.
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