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Poll Results: Which motherboard is better?

 
  • 20% (1)
    The gigabyte 990FXA-UD3.
  • 40% (2)
    The AsRock 990fx killer.
  • 20% (1)
    None of them.
  • 20% (1)
    You should buy an Intel processor :thumb:
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post #11 of 31
Quote:
Originally Posted by Sam60I View Post

Are you sure everything is fine on the rev 4? Someone told me that the heating came from the VRM itself or the bios.
Wouldn't it void the warranty?

I'm 90% sure the rev 4 boards fixed all of the issues, people on OCN swear by it! Also the rev 4 has a heat pipe between the northbridge and VRMs.

I say 90% because I don't own it, but I started a thread asking everyone's opinion on it a few months back, and everyone had good things to say about it.

And yeahhhh this is OCN people void the warranty all the time!
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post #12 of 31
Thread Starter 
Quote:
Originally Posted by Ultra-m-a-n View Post

I'm 90% sure the rev 4 boards fixed all of the issues, people on OCN swear by it! Also the rev 4 has a heat pipe between the northbridge and VRMs.

I say 90% because I don't own it, but I started a thread asking everyone's opinion on it a few months back, and everyone had good things to say about it.

And yeahhhh this is OCN people void the warranty all the time!

Ok cool. Gonna get this motherboard then. Could send me the thread please? Anyways thanks for your help man.
post #13 of 31
http://www.overclock.net/t/1454299/ga-990fxa-ud3-vs-m5a990fx-pro-rev-2-0


Oh and you're very welcome.

And your English is great!
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post #14 of 31
Thread Starter 
Quote:
Originally Posted by Ultra-m-a-n View Post

http://www.overclock.net/t/1454299/ga-990fxa-ud3-vs-m5a990fx-pro-rev-2-0


Oh and you're very welcome.

And your English is great!

Gotta thanks my auto-correct biggrin.gif . Have a good night.
post #15 of 31
I just picked this motherboard for my new set up. So far it runs pretty nice. I had a Crosshair II before I upgraded my entire system from 09, and just from how this motherboard is I love it. I haven't been able to really stress it yet, but my temps stay cool and everything was easy.
Edited by Alex_Summer - 4/19/14 at 10:55pm
post #16 of 31
Thread Starter 
Have you tried to overclock yet? Because the motherboard has throttling problems from what I've heard.
post #17 of 31
Quote:
Originally Posted by Sam60I View Post

Have you tried to overclock yet? Because the motherboard has throttling problems from what I've heard.

Its so new and has so few reviews of any kind (pro or user) that I don't know how you could have "heard" anything that resembles something definitive.
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post #18 of 31
So new? I got a UD3 rev4 last July. Bad bios. Bad bios.
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post #19 of 31
Well the new Giga Rev 4 boards are pretty good. As a user of one I really recommend the Asus M5A99FX Pro R2.0. Its a really good board if you handle it properly.
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post #20 of 31
I have the 990fx Killer, and it's a solid enough board. I'd say if max overclocks are your goal, I'd look elsewhere as the settings in areas are pretty limited...especially with voltages where you select a value from a drop down menu, and there really isn't an LLC option. However, overall it keeps cool (putting a small fan on the vrm heatsink drastically helps, the alluminum can get toasty) and has some nice features. It also has a really attractive price point. Ultimately these boards, I think, are geared towards those who want to just put the machine together, turn it in and go...but provide some options for tweaking/overclocking for those who want it.
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