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post #1 of 1406
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In light of xd_1771's thread (here), I (and xd) have decided to start making a list of AMD motherboards and their power phases.

Can't find your board on the list? Submit it, and we might be able to add it!:
>>Click Here for Submission Form<<

 

Note 1: all un-heatsinked boards will support Enzotech MOS-C1 heatsinks

Heatsinks referred to in spreadsheet:
Enzotech MOS-C1
Enzotech MST-66
Enzotech MST-88

Note 2: Often when a board is advertised as 8+2, 16+2, etc, it often still uses 4 channels. There has been some controversy over the advertising of "8+2" phase boards since they are not true 8 channel designs. But, since 8+2 (with four channels), in *most* (read: not all), situations is much better than 4+1 (4 channels) we still decided to list them by their Phase count rather than their number of channels.

Note 3: Please be aware that just because a board does not have something the "recommended" collumn does not necessarily mean it is a bad board. It can either mean no-data, or not-recommended. As there are hundreds of AMD motherboards, we do not have time to research every one. If you have a question about a particular board, make a thread, or post in this one.


AM3+



 



FM2



 



FM1



 



AM3



 



AM2/AM2+


* indicates split power phase

Resources:
Some reading about NIKOS mosfets:
http://www.overclock.net/amd-motherboards/959289-cpu-vrm-mosfets-transistor-discussion.html

Why 4+1 is usually avoided amongst overclockers:
http://www.overclock.net/amd-cpus/943109-why-vrms-big-issue-why-usually.html

Explanation of VRM technology:
http://www.overclock.net/general-processor-discussions/973918-clarification-phases-also-re-exploding-gtx590s.html

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post #2 of 1406
Is there any chance you could put down a note to say if a motherboard is mATX or not? It's near impossible to find decent mATX AM3 motherboards.
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post #3 of 1406
Great Idea.

Once the list is complete it should be stickied for all to see.
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We can put a note for mATX at a later time. For now, we are just working on getting it all filled in.

We should have it done in a few days
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Can I help?
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My board:
Gigabyte
Ga-870A-UD3
8+2
None/Upgradeable (Note: mosfets and pushpin holes are arranged exactly for a Enzotech MST-88)
140W
Not sure
Not sure

8-pin

2nd Note: Standard gigabyte extra thick copper plane aids cooling.
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Quote:
Originally Posted by brodie337;12462756 
Can I help?

For now, we would like to keep it to us two, but maybe at a later date, we will be able to acept help
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Quote:
Originally Posted by reflex99;12462768 
For now, we would like to keep it to us two, but maybe at a later date, we will be able to acept help

Righto, just let me know if you need anything.
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real nice guys...i think this will be very usefull
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Here's some info for the Gigabyte MA785GM-US2H.

Phases: 4+1
Heatsinked: No
CPU TDP: 140W
CPU power plug: 8-pin
Compatible heatsinks: MOS-C1
    
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