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Cheaper boards like the Gigabyte GA-890FXA-UD5 or Crosshair IV Formula will overclock just as well.

They just do not cost as much.
I hadda do a double take and re-read what you said. I started to take it as you were saying those boards were "cheap" though I knew you didn't mean in construction. lol

Lovin my board Tot. Though the NB did have me a tad concerned. I fixed it and have been averaging 43c at minimum load. Sits around 47-49c depending on if the heater is on while I'm gaming or not.

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The C4F's in circulation right now should be the updated revision which fixes the NB mounting issue.
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The C4F's in circulation right now should be the updated revision which fixes the NB mounting issue.
Yeah I got mine back in June and did the quasi fix(refreshed the TIM) and was running between 49-52c at idle, sometimes a bit cooler(especially with the AC on) so when my system was down for sleeving and I was at a stuck point and bored to tears I filed down the standoffs and now it's running so much cooler. I'm glad they finally got things worked out though.

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is GA-890GPA-UD3H any good...overclocking wise...onli hv 4+1 phase vrm...will it affect overclocking potential?
my 770 hv d same phase vrm n can oc 945 to 3.75ghz...unless cpu-z reported d wrong value
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Just got my TA870U3+ board today, hope to get it installed tonite or tomorrow.

Also noticed when I went to order this one that the 870FXE is now $140 on Newegg.

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I noticed that there are some older nForce boards listed, but none of the newer 980a boards, like the Asus M4N98TD EVO. Any plans to add these, or just stick with the AMD chipsets?
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There's really no point now with the SLI Hack on AMD Boards.
Even so, it's still a good board; with some very nice overclocking features.
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is GA-890GPA-UD3H any good...overclocking wise...onli hv 4+1 phase vrm...will it affect overclocking potential?
my 770 hv d same phase vrm n can oc 945 to 3.75ghz...unless cpu-z reported d wrong value
Quality 4+1 phase hetasinked. Assuming your 945 is a 95W, it'll OC well.

Perhaps time to resurrect this thread as a central "motherboard help/questions thread" for AMD?
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hello, i'm new here.. got some question..

so, umm, after viewing all the good amd motherboard in the list, can i safely assume that motherboard below 90$ is bad? because i hv one that only priced for abt 50$ redface.gif
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