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post #31 of 38
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Sexy! I'm liking the dragon theme. Even more so seeing that Asus dropped their magnific design on the Rampage/Crosshair lines in favor of a randomly sliced chunk of metal.

Now give me a proper 1090FX board. thumb.gif

But randomly sliced chunks of metal kinda sorta look like a black and white photo of truck tire marks in dried mud covered in vomit... Who wouldn't want that?!
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post #32 of 38
Looks promising but... Considering my previous experience with MSI mobos that was beyond terrible i'll just wait to see what they really bring to the table. Not smoking all those pretty colors and shiny boxes...

OT
More and more 1155 boards but what about a proper am3+ killer mATX mITX boards?
post #33 of 38
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Trust me, I would love to. When I upgrade my CPU I'll swap out boards, I only purchased my original board, the rest were rma replacements. I won't give MSI money ever again, trust me.

All my MSI NF980A-G65 boards blew up when attempting to overclock Thuban. Switched to Gigabyte 8+2 790XTA board, and no problems. Went back to MSI with the i7 920 and MSI Big Bang Xpower, had absolutely no trouble getting it to 4.2 ghz. The current X79A-GD65 has given me no problems either.
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post #34 of 38
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All my MSI NF980A-G65 boards blew up when attempting to overclock Thuban. Switched to Gigabyte 8+2 790XTA board, and no problems. Went back to MSI with the i7 920 and MSI Big Bang Xpower, had absolutely no trouble getting it to 4.2 ghz. The current X79A-GD65 has given me no problems either.

HAHAHAHA, I had the same exact problem on the 980-g65. I OC'ed to 4.1 and it blew. What you see in my sig is the replacement they gave me for it. After several rmas of the 980.
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post #35 of 38
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HAHAHAHA, I had the same exact problem on the 980-g65. I OC'ed to 4.1 and it blew. What you see in my sig is the replacement they gave me for it. After several rmas of the 980.

Yeah, a lot of their AMD motherboards before the 900 series and even the low-end 900 series like your 970A-G46 tend to have problems with Thuban. Their Intel boards have been solid though, especially after 1366, and their high-end AMD stuff are all good as well.
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post #36 of 38
As others have said, I lost my faith in MSI with their VRM fiasco a while back..shame because that dragon looks neat. tongue.gif
    
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post #37 of 38
I get it if it makes my chip overclock to 5ghz easily

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