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They have different design teams for each side.

The k9a2 and the gd70 share almost the same vrm structure, but the gd70 uses drmos.

The k9 doesn't support x6 for a good reason.
K9A2 Platinum works with X6 tru BIOS update as it s a 140W TDP mobo.I don t know if overclocking the X6 you kill it though (most probable yes).

I really hope they ll do something to enhance the AMD range of mobos or people will start looking on some other brands for AMD rigs.

My MSI KT3 Ultra 2 worked 7 years almost flawless and also had the ability to work with Bartons via a BIOS update though it wasn t a Barton native.
So in 2002/2003 the MSI team that was making AMD mobos was ok.

They can do good stuff i know it.

LE: When you enter MSI website something interesting can be observed In the motherboard cathegory Intel is shown by default "open" ,though A is before I .So they are inviting you to take a look at the Intel offer first
MSI is in blue this days
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Oh yeah reflex if you actually talk to Tator Tot, he claims he also blew up the 890FXA-GD65 (not just the Fuzion) on same processor, which makes it two MSI 8+2 boards of similar design (I don't think you know this)
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he went and bought another after he killed the first one?

crazy stuff.

Why does he not tell us this. I wanna see some pics.
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I think he wanted to test them both. We really didn't ask him that much more about it, I managed to catch him in a chat conversation somewhere and found out directly
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I wanna see some pics though.

Wanna know if it was the chokes the mosfets, what.

With my own eyes.
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I wanna see some pics though.

Wanna know if it was the chokes the mosfets, what.

With my own eyes.
It was the MOSFET's themselves, two have burned traces and the other two have scorch marks on them (possible from the two that were burned in the first place.)
This was on the 870.

GD65 was another story, as I actually saw the fire and one whole VRM is toasted while the adjacent ones are scorched.

This was with a Phenom II 965 C3 @ 1.475 / 4.4Ghz CPU / 3.1Ghz CPU-NB / ~1600Mhz RAM

Quote:
Why does he not tell us this. I wanna see some pics.
Pic's can come in the future (just not right now.)

The reason I don't tell anyone about this is because I simply haven't had time. I didn't buy the GD65 though, it was supplied to me as a test (by a person, not MSI) to see if it would burn as well.

More info will come; but it' hard to post info when you've got as much responsibility on the site as I do. A long with general work & school times (after all, it is finals week.)

I plan to do a large expose once MSI releases bulldozer boards to the public. I'll be taking both 870 and 890 class boards for a whirl to see if I can make them bow to the mighty bulldozer, or to see if MSI has finally learned their lesson about being cheap on parts (more so when the cost saving difference is nil at best.)
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Quick question guys, please can you show me how to start thread here, as I have some question on my GTX460. Thanks
    
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It was the MOSFET's themselves, two have burned traces and the other two have scorch marks on them (possible from the two that were burned in the first place.)
This was on the 870.

GD65 was another story, as I actually saw the fire and one whole VRM is toasted while the adjacent ones are scorched.

This was with a Phenom II 965 C3 @ 1.475 / 4.4Ghz CPU / 3.1Ghz CPU-NB / ~1600Mhz RAM



Pic's can come in the future (just not right now.)

The reason I don't tell anyone about this is because I simply haven't had time. I didn't buy the GD65 though, it was supplied to me as a test (by a person, not MSI) to see if it would burn as well.

More info will come; but it' hard to post info when you've got as much responsibility on the site as I do. A long with general work & school times (after all, it is finals week.)

I plan to do a large expose once MSI releases bulldozer boards to the public. I'll be taking both 870 and 890 class boards for a whirl to see if I can make them bow to the mighty bulldozer, or to see if MSI has finally learned their lesson about being cheap on parts (more so when the cost saving difference is nil at best.)
Have you managed to kill an Intel based MSI board while overclocking ?!
I have the feeling MSI is ignoring quality when it comes to AMD users for some obscure reason.
   
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