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Wow, according to the list, MSI stopped quality vrms since my mobo :0
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Wow, according to the list, MSI stopped quality vrms since my mobo :0
There was the K9A2 CF-F that was doing sparks with over 95W TDP CPU-s while the Nikos mosfets on it had no heasink
Same generation of MSI mobo as the Platinum.
   
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The CF was just a odball for the time...

MSi's dev team kinda just went braindead for a split second while they released that board.....
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There was the K9A2 CF-F that was doing sparks with over 95W TDP CPU-s while the Nikos mosfets on it had no heasink
Same generation of MSI mobo as the Platinum.
You of all ppl know Platinum has better parts And technically CF launched later
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You of all ppl know Platinum has better parts And technically CF launched later
Platinum was/is an awesome board ,no doubt about it ,the only draw back was the SB 600 south bridge.
Didn t know the CF was released later With proper mosfets it would have been a success as well.

reflex99 ,the schematics may have been made for some MOSFET type and the factory boys and girls installed something else to cut costs.Also quality control failed.

Lets see the new MSI stuff now.Maybe some MSI people took a lesson.
   
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They did. The GD70's are very good boards.

Look over on HWbot, with deneb they are boss.

Thuban kills them though.
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my mobo is doing 3917@ 1.408-1.424 vcore hasn´t blow up yet XD
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my mobo is doing 3917@ 1.408-1.424 vcore hasn´t blow up yet XD
higher quality components.
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The components on the 785GM-US2H are higher quality, but still fairly risky. I know two users now who experienced cap squeal/VRM squeal when this board was loaded with a high TDP CPU (125W x4) and overclock, despite that one of them used VRM cooling. I highly recommend you back it down.
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