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I don't believe so, I think the 890 chipset was made for these. I could be wrong though.
No you are right. The 800 series is X6 ready.

And as Ceadder said, you can't flash the bios if you can't post. In order to flash it, you have to be able to post.
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Well I'm back up and running on the new MoBo...

Not sure which is which on CPUID but after removing the HS and cleaning off the stock TIM and applying slightly less than last time I'm posting @ Idle/minor load...

TMPIN0 32c
TMPIN1 36c

I'd say that's an improvement over the 49c that I was posting on the other MoBo. Oh and my ambient temp is 70F.

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post #2243 of 13131
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Well I'm back up and running on the new MoBo...

Not sure which is which on CPUID but after removing the HS and cleaning off the stock TIM and applying slightly less than last time I'm posting @ Idle/minor load...

TMPIN0 32c
TMPIN1 36c

I'd say that's an improvement over the 49c that I was posting on the other MoBo. Oh and my ambient temp is 70F.

~Ceadder
wow , i idle at 59 i didnt even want to go further ( after post ) waiting for the ocz freeze to come
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hello all.. hope to be able to join in the fun! heres my setup..





apologies for the crappy pics.. thanks!
finally managed to fix the pic links..
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finally managed to fix the pic links..
is your graphics card at the 3rd slot?
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wow , i idle at 59 i didnt even want to go further ( after post ) waiting for the ocz freeze to come
Wow! that is a terrible idle! I won't even hit 50 C at full load. Idle is 38 C.
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Hey mates, i want to buy that motherboard. But there are some things that make me think.

Well first of all: There is NO pci-x 4x or 1x and only 1 pci (if you count 2 slots for the graphics card)

Secondly, what is the point of 4 (!!!!!!) pciex for graphics card!?!? I mean we all have 1 card or crossfire with 2 cards. I don't think that many of you need the 3rd and the 4th...

So i really want to buy a 890fx motherboard but all of them don't have many slots for expansion. :/

If there is any 890fx motherboard that can meet my creteria please help!
post #2248 of 13131
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Hey mates, i want to buy that motherboard. But there are some things that make me think.

Well first of all: There is NO pci-x 4x or 1x and only 1 pci (if you count 2 slots for the graphics card)

Secondly, what is the point of 4 (!!!!!!) pciex for graphics card!?!? I mean we all have 1 card or crossfire with 2 cards. I don't think that many of you need the 3rd and the 4th...

So i really want to buy a 890fx motherboard but all of them don't have many slots for expansion. :/

If there is any 890fx motherboard that can meet my creteria please help!
Eh, you can fit any x1, x4 or x8 cards into any x16 slot...
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Hey mates, i want to buy that motherboard. But there are some things that make me think.

Well first of all: There is NO pci-x 4x or 1x and only 1 pci (if you count 2 slots for the graphics card)

Secondly, what is the point of 4 (!!!!!!) pciex for graphics card!?!? I mean we all have 1 card or crossfire with 2 cards. I don't think that many of you need the 3rd and the 4th...

So i really want to buy a 890fx motherboard but all of them don't have many slots for expansion. :/

If there is any 890fx motherboard that can meet my creteria please help!
running crossfire you will be left with
one pci and one pci-e which is backwards compatible with the slower speeds of 1,4, and 8x ones, it'll just be limited with the 1,4,or 8x speeds

if you do use dual slot cards, you wouldn't be able to run quadfire unless you get a riser card you can run tri fire but you then dont have the pci slot

we lost a slot due to the fact nb heatsink i think
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is your graphics card at the 3rd slot?
yup.. its on d 3rd slot..
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