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Keep in mind guys the MSI team using an MSI Motherboard just shattered the world overclocking record. Personally I've been using MSI for years, it's not a bad company, and their boards have never "burned up" on me...

I've heard a lot of techs knock MSI, but truth to be told is, they are competitive and they deliver a nice product for the price, look at them like AMD vs Intel, Asus & Evga are big names to take on in the industry, but MSI is definitely a solid runner up, considering their team is proving MSI is truly a worthy motherboard (see the MSI Overclocking Thread)..

Personally I don't like Gigabyte, and I might be persuaded to change my mind, but they run way too hot overclocking for my likings..

I love the board, looks nice, who cares if they are making parts similar in design to Asus, that's like complaining about those phone companies who made phones similar to the iPhone... see my point?

I don't understand why anyone would need 8 Sata ports, I mean you can buy 2 TB HDDs, and what in the blue hell is faster than the new OCZ 500+ MB/ Second Solid State Drive eh? So 1 SSD & 2 X 2 TB HDD should cover anyone's needs..
Edited by _GTech - 1/10/11 at 5:53am
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So it looks like they are coming out with a new NB chip-set for BD... This board looks good. Hope their is UEFI, more SATA, and a good Ethernet controller....
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Shiiiiz...

Me wants AM3+.

Me wants to sell AM3 platform now!!
   
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The only record msi shattered was the single 580 with a 980x record.That is why they beat it so easily using ln.There just hasn't been a lot of submissions on hwbot that fit that criteria.
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not a bad looking board. i'm also not a fan of the "asus style" heatsinks but i do like the black board with blue accents over the all blue boards. needs uefi for sure.
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This might sound stupid: Why is bulldozer still on dual channel when a recent article (posted here actually) says that Intel's new x68 architecture will have quad channel. What's the deal here?
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Nice looking board but I feel jipped on the SATA ports. I need at least 8 - 10 on my boards. 2 for DVD's and 6 at least for HDD's.

But my big question is UEFI or BIOS?

My only hope is to find a 990FX motherboard with 10 SATA ports, 4 x PCI 16x slots, 6 - 8 USB ports on the rear, Dual Gigabit NICS, and black PCB.

Here's hoping Gigabyte answers my prayers or I'll even buy an ASUS product if they give me what I want.
Every single board on the market still has PCI slots,for a good reason.If you want more SATA get an add-on card.
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This might sound stupid: Why is bulldozer still on dual channel when a recent article (posted here actually) says that Intel's new x68 architecture will have quad channel. What's the deal here?
who cares how many channels it uses as long as it performs well
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I'll jump on Bulldozer the second ASUS releases an ROG board for it. Crosshair Bulldozer = mine.
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I'll jump on Bulldozer the second ASUS releases an ROG board for it. Crosshair Bulldozer = mine.
I want the Formula bulldozer equivalent (Crosshair V Formula?).
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Quote:
Originally Posted by ca.j.stokes View Post
This might sound stupid: Why is bulldozer still on dual channel when a recent article (posted here actually) says that Intel's new x68 architecture will have quad channel. What's the deal here?
Having more ram channels doesn't mean more performance.
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