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12 Power Phase DrMOS and 3 PCI-E 2.0 x16 for Ultimate Performance

Mainboard and graphics card manufacturer MSI has released the latest board with the Intel’s Sandy Bridge processors: the P67A-GD80 (B3). This mainboard is equipped with MSI’s various P67’s exclusive specifications and technologies: The Military Class II Components which symbolizes high quality and stability, a built in 12 phase DrMOS power supply, 3 sets of PCI-E 2.0 x16 expansion slots which provides a more stable power supply for overclocking and supports up to three-way multi-GPU computing. Furthermore the P67A-GD80 (B3) is delivered with the comprehensive OC Genie II one-touch overclocking system, the UEFI-based ClickBIOS technology, and the Super Charger function that provides an optimal charging time for mobile devices.
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so this is the same as the UD4 then lol
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Do I see an SLI and a CrossfireX logo on that box..


Not sure why you'd need a 12 pin on a 1156 board though..
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Not sure why you'd need a 12 pin on a 1156 board though..
 
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Do I see an SLI and a CrossfireX logo on that box..


Not sure why you'd need a 12 pin on a 1156 board though..
12 pin?
Where?

You mean 12 phase...
    
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I have to get my laughs in k?

lmao I was hoping this thread would take up more heat than this and I would get something funny by now.
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Do I see an SLI and a CrossfireX logo on that box..


Not sure why you'd need a 12 pin on a 1156 board though..
its a 1155 board for SB.

12 pin? you mean 12 phase?
thats REALLY good. i dont care what mobo it is. moar phases means MOAR OVERCLOCKING!
imagine a 2600K @ 5Ghz under water with 3 HD6970s with eyefinity 3D...

anyway, my ASUS CHIV has 8+2 phase so i guess this blue board has more blue balls than mine
...but what is the quality of those phases?
hopefully they wont asplode like the other MSI boards do :/
speaking of CHIV, the heatsinks look a lot like it! COPYCATS!
    
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I have to get my laughs in k?

lmao I was hoping this thread would take up more heat than this and I would get something funny by now.
Dont try to justify your fail.
 
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I can't believe no one is talking about the fact that this is a B3 board. Instead some dude wondered why it has 12 pins on an 1156 board.

SB may be back on the shelves sooner then April.
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So what features does this have over the current gd65?. if it's priced competitively it will be a very good buy

I dont get why everyone rates msi boards so badly because from where i am sitting asus is full of complete fail when it comes to sandybridge atm
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