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Unfortunately i agree. I was really hoping they went higher on the power phases as well, as even MSI went to 8+2 on their FX's. And everything else is cosmetically about the same.

Any word on 890FXE supporting BD yet?
gappo says it will

For the price point Biostar is targeting, i think the 990FXE is a good compromise. It will probably be a good $60 cheaper than most 990 boards.
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gappo says it will

For the price point Biostar is targeting, i think the 990FXE is a good compromise. It will probably be a good $60 cheaper than most 990 boards.
$150 or so? I'm gonna be using my 990FX board until the end of 2013 when AM3B finally dies. I'm gonna need to be able to take tech from now until 2013. Stuff like being able to use 3 slot graphics cards at 16x16x. I'm hoping to spend around $270.
    
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if you look at a close up of the am3 and am3b sockets you can see the black ones have an extra pin hole, not to mention that am3b has holes 150% the size of am3 which must mean the cpu have wider pins to stop them fitting the wrong sockets and help stop any pins bending.



why would the black socket have the extra hole bottom left ish if it didnt need it?
NO....AMD is not that stupid. It they made two sockets so similar and made the CPUs not fit, then there would be a lot of people trying to force a CPU that 'almost fit' and a lot of users with bent pins. Think it's just that, an extra hole.
    
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thats true pizzaman but i just cant get the question "why?" out my head :/

i mean why bring this socket out now if the old one is fine? to me it means something about it is needed.

time will tell anyway
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So they can use it later.......

Say they realize that am3++ or whatever needs that extra pin, this way they have the option of using it.
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El Gappo, any updated word yet about Biostar and a bios update for current boards?

I'd love to keep my TA890GXE, but am considering a new board here soon, the Sabertooth 990FX.
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El Gappo, any updated word yet about Biostar and a bios update for current boards?

I'd love to keep my TA890GXE, but am considering a new board here soon, the Sabertooth 990FX.
Last he told me was June/July. Think he said they would release it along with BD's launch.
    
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Last he told me was June/July. Think he said they would release it along with BD's launch.
Ah ok, thanks

I just really really don't wanna buy a new board... but will if I have to. In which case I'd prefer it to be the AM3+ version of my board, but who knows. Getting a bit tired of mATX anyway

He's got contacts within their development team I hear, right?
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apparently biostar will be re-releasing boards with am3+ revision sockets, but no bios update will be available for current am3 boards.

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originally posted by tekiman
biostar am3+ support update

unfortunately existing models with am3 socket will not support am3+ processors. With current amd a870/a880g/a890fx and a770 series chipset from biostar, a naming rule of z will be added to the end of the model number of motherboard to support am3+ processors. Eta to launch third week of july, assuming everything is on schedule.
http://www.rebelshavenforum.com/sis-...5;t=000784;p=2
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