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Hey,
Im just updating looking for a motherboard for my next build and i love this board, everything is perfect for what i need, but is it a good overclocker ???

CPU will be a Phenom II x6 1090t

Thank you anybody in advanced
Gaming96
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post #2 of 14
it performs like an "avarage" overclocking board! and with the 4+1 power phase it could overload when pumping the voltage over v1.5 so it isn't very reliable! it's only a cheapo quad CFX board!
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The Crosshair IV would be a better choice for OC'ing, but I like the MSI for the slot spacing.
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post #4 of 14
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it performs like an "avarage" overclocking board! and with the 4+1 power phase it could overload when pumping the voltage over v1.5 so it isn't very reliable! it's only a cheapo quad CFX board!
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The Crosshair IV would be a better choice for OC'ing, but I like the MSI for the slot spacing.
Thankyou ! and no to that board then lol
+rep for helping
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post #5 of 14
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Im having second thoughts and will be having a 1090t so Overclocking should be easy i really like the style of the board and it has everything i need, its the best fitted board for me but i just need a conformation about its stability and things ?
It does really good in reviews
I would of gone with another motherboard but Scan.co.uk have decided not to sell it anymore :'(
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post #6 of 14
go asus baby!
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Quote:
Originally Posted by gaming96 View Post
Im having second thoughts and will be having a 1090t so Overclocking should be easy i really like the style of the board and it has everything i need, its the best fitted board for me but i just need a conformation about its stability and things ?
It does really good in reviews
I would of gone with another motherboard but Scan.co.uk have decided not to sell it anymore :'(
If your going hex core try not to get a 4+1 phase board. Get a solid Asus or Gigabyte 8+2 phase if you can.

Most reviews are probably quad core and smaller.

I just RMA'ed a 4+1 pahse MSI 790FX cuz I was pushing too much voltage through it. I got this awesome cooler and was only hitting in the low 50's in temps but the board couldnt handle the voltage as I wanted to hit 4.4ghz. As a result blown mosfet.
Edited by Chuckclc - 2/12/11 at 4:07am
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Crosshair IV is one of the best OCing AMD boards out there and I'm sure it'll not disappoint with a 1090t.
Edited by adizz - 2/12/11 at 4:09am
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post #9 of 14
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Originally Posted by Chuckclc View Post
If your going hex core try not to get a 4+1 phase board. Get a solid Asus or Gigabyte 8+2 phase if you can.

Most reviews are probably quad core and smaller.
Thankyou and yes, i agree +rep

I am looking now, and i will keep updating my options of which motherboard to get just tell me witch 1 u think is better
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post #10 of 14
Quote:
Originally Posted by gaming96 View Post
Thankyou and yes, i agree +rep

I am looking now, and i will keep updating my options of which motherboard to get just tell me witch 1 u think is better
Lol, but... If you want.. I got a great MSI 790FX-GD70 brand new back from RMA that you can have for 100 bucks shipped! They did send me all the goodies with it too.
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