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790 or 890 chipset

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Hey Guys,

I was wondering which would be a better purchase for a Phenom II X4 965. I plan on getting DDR3 ram anyway so I was thinking that the 890 would be a better choice.
    
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Yes the 890 would be a better choice. :0
    
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The 890 for sure
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higher number = better
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They released the 890!? :O
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here is the expected dates for the new AMD 890FX chipset:

http://magicboxlive.blogspot.com/200...50-series.html
    
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I heard they were coming, thanks for the link though, first I've seen
    
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Thread Starter 
What about the Phenom iii ?
    
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