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okay..enough about the crappy jmicron controllers. They suck no matter what board it's on. Lets see some overclocks and some screen caps or money shots.
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okay..enough about the crappy jmicron controllers. They suck no matter what board it's on. Lets see some overclocks and some screen caps or money shots.
Don't make me rep you for no good reason whatsoever!

NC, have you guys ever determined what the CPU PLL voltage does?
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Don't make me rep you for no good reason whatsoever!

NC, have you guys ever determined what the CPU PLL voltage does?
Yes, Stands for Phase Locked Loop. It aids in stability of the CPU frequency by adding a current driven oscillator that locks on "Phase" to that given frequency thus being constantly adjusted to stabilize the frequency.

The current needed will depend on the frequency of the processor. There is no way of calculating just what the PLL current needs to be in comparision to the CPU Frequency, to the best of my knowledge... yet....
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Heres a question, how long do you think most of us will be using this motherboard before the average user feels its outdated?

I guess thats based on how long AM3 lasts?

Just wondering because this is my first build ever and am curious.
     
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Well...... That's a good question!

MSI is already planning to release the Next version of the 790FX-GD70 making this one it's predecessor... The 890FX GD70. IIRC. But that may not be a major difference, enough for users to switch and consider the 790FX-GD70, "outdated"...

But this is JMO...
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The next revision of this board is due out later this year,MSI 890FX GD70,with the new 890 chipset and 800 series SB,no specific realease date as yet though.

Sata III,usb3,6x pci-e slots,being the main updates.,sorry mastiffman,you got in just before i posted,lol!!!

Here you go,the new GD70,


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The next revision of this board is due out later this year,MSI 890FX GD70,with the new 890 chipset and 800 series SB,no specific realease date as yet though.

Sata III,usb3,6x pci-e slots,being the main updates.,sorry mastiffman,you got in just before i posted,lol!!!

Here you go,the new GD70,

Ah, no problem.... Nice pic. I think that 6 PCI-e's is ridiculous! LOL Are they going to be making thinner Video cards? Because those will not fit current cards....
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I think it would be quite a squeeze even with single slot gpu's,LOL!!!,thats the one thing that baffles me,why 6 pci-e,who knows,????

I personaly think the problem with the NB temps on our boards is the 1st pci-e slot being so close to the NB,given that most modern gpu's produce a lot of pcb heat,which is right next to the NB,if they could have moved the 1st pci-e slot slightly over,i think this would aleviate the heat problem a bit,just my thoughts.
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I think it would be quite a squeeze even with single slot gpu's,LOL!!!,thats the one thing that baffles me,why 6 pci-e,who knows,????

I personaly think the problem with the NB temps on our boards is the 1st pci-e slot being so close to the NB,given that most modern gpu's produce a lot of pcb heat,which is right next to the NB,if they could have moved the 1st pci-e slot slightly over,i think this would aleviate the heat problem a bit,just my thoughts.
Makes sense but for that reason most people, without case restriction, mose their single Card to the 3rd PCIe Slot being that it runs at 16x as well...
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Makes sense but for that reason most people, without case restriction, mose their single Card to the 3rd PCIe Slot being that it runs at 16x as well...
Yes,that makes sense,no good to me though with tri-fire,soon to be quad-fire,but then again i dont have temp problems with my NB on both my GD70's,since replacing the TIM on the heatsink assemblies,but as you say,for those with single cards,move it to the 3rd pci-e slot.
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