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Note: Club expended to all MSI 890series motherboard. Due to school started, i need you guys send me necessary information by PM, so i can update the thread. I dont have time to the necessary research.


I read a lot of reviews about this board, and so far performs better than Asus C4F and Gigabyte UD7. I had a gift certificate that i was bugging to spend. I gave it a try to MSI 890FX. Will test it with AM2 710/ AM3 550BE/Phenom x6 1090T.

I decided to create a fan/owners thread. So here i am. It is my first time trying to do something like this, please let me know if i am doing something wrong or something is missing.

PM me with Hardware compatibility issues, heatsink fits, possible problems, bios problems/updates. I will update this main post frequently.


Msi official Link, Specifications, cpu support list, drivers, manual, FAQ


Shopping Links
Newegg link (available %2 bing cash back)

Tigerdirect link(free shipping - %10 bing cash back)

Reviews
Review-1 by www.pcstats.com (compared agains Gigabyte GA-890FXA-UD7

Review-2 by www.bit-tech.net(Compared against Asus Crosshair iV Formula)

Bios Download
latest bios ver 1.92

All the bios versions can be found here


Official Spesifications
http://www.msi.com/product/mb/890FXA...ml#/?div=Basic



Drivers
Drivers can be found here



Compatibility Issues
1-)Dual GPU problem. You need to flash your motherboard to latest bios to make your Dual GPU cards (such as 4870x2 GTX295 9800Gx2) work.

2-) You have to set CPU voltage and VTT to same value, so your system will be stable, and cpu-z will read the actual voltage you put in the bios.

3-) Power Circuitry can be overloaded by high clocked 6 Core CPU's and thus is not advised to run with them.








Owners List


1-TurK-FX
2-johnny.dot.exe
3-turbochris
4-2ipper
5-fight4pc28
6-xxRacerxx
7-lifeskills
8-Jedirobus
9-turbochris
10-handi420
11-B 0 n 3 z 55
11-turbochris
12-ducrider
13-InTeNsE
14-InSaiyanOne
15-XMasterrrr
16-jeosephsd
17-amantonas
18-eloverton2
19-disturbed117
20-jacobthellamer
21-KoS
22-argya
23-CLeeFESQ
24-j0n3z3y
25-Zhanger
26-1d10t
27-c010uredbi11s
28-YoursTruly
29-Ikabod
30-steamboat
31-Scooter31
32-avattz
33-nachielous
34-r31ncarnat3d
35-tersagun
36-leelin
37-ionstorm66
38-JDługosz
39-jayflores
40-valid8
41-Coriolano
42-66racer


Edited by turk-fx - 10/26/11 at 7:49pm
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hey Turk-Fx, how do you find the mobo so far? Is it comparable to other 890FX boards? Was kinda waiting for your own results as i'm deciding between this board and the asus crosshair, thanks
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I didnt get it, i will be using it this weekend. Freaking UPS didnt deliver it, saying no apt number at the address. I live in private house, so they are bull****ing.

I should have it tomorrow though and i will pair it with X6 1090T this weekend.
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great! i'm looking forward to it. i might get one as well this weekend as i fried my 790fx-gd70 priming with a 1055t
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Woww, sorry to hear that. I got the mobo, and as soon as I got the cooler, I will start testing t.
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Woww, sorry to hear that. I got the mobo, and as soon as I got the cooler, I will start testing t.
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post #7 of 506
turk, the pictures aren't showing up correctly.
post #8 of 506
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What u mean? They were ok yesterday. I will take real pics myself tonight.
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Imageshack didn't display it. I tried on all three browsers (FF, Chrome and IE). Maybe its my connection.

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What u mean? They were ok yesterday. I will take real pics myself tonight.
post #10 of 506
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Ok added my own pics
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