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post #1 of 10
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as topic says, i need a new mobo, i dont mind waiting a month or two for am3+
as long as it will still run my 1090t.

it has to be one of the best for OCing cpus
it has to have enough space to do 2 gigbyte GTX 460s,
duel SLI
good layout for after market CPU coolers, and nothing like ram locations getting in the way
ASUS perfered, although i want the BEST BANG for mah Dolla! (kidding with the slang)

budget, is negotible, however, i dont want some $1000+ board

DDR3 with min 4 slots

it would be great if it had firewire (although not a deal breaker)
i dont care about fan ports, as i have a fan controller
blue tooth would be nice also, (ANADB)
needs to fit in a ANTECT 900 case

and thats all i can think of ATM. thank you verrrry much.

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Best bang for dollar:
Biostar TA890FXE (don't use PSC IC RAM, that's about it)
MSI 890FXA-GD65 (not GD70)
M4A89GTD PRO (/USB3) would be fine too

Firewire and bluetooth can both be added via PCI or USB (in the case of bluteooth) adapters if not there already.
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hmm ok, ill look into those, would u reccomenned waiting for the bulldozer series?
   
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i am stuck on a tie between
MSI 890FXA-GD65 (not GD70)
M4A89GTD PRO (/USB3) would be fine too

i really like the blue on the other two, and the other two, seem somewhat simpilar, although thats not an issue, i understand that the other one is like $15 bucks more, but is it a big deal? i dont plan on changing anything, just the mobo.
   
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on top of that, what is the point of the molex on star TA890FXE ?
   
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dam, i would of picked the boistar one...just imagine it with red, black and white sleeving!!!!

but anyway thats just my opinion.

I heard MSI boards have had some problems with the am3 series. might not be true, its just what i heard.
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post #7 of 10
The molex apparently provides more power for a more stable multi-GPU setup (running more than two cards I'd think), that's about it. What is your exact RAM kit though?
This new MSI board has a new VRM design that shouldn't have problems.
post #8 of 10
I must be honest, Id wait for the 990GX/FX chips to be out. Its hopefully only going to be like 2 months. 3 at the most. That way if bulldozer does seriously kill, then you can upgrade just your CPU. Not your mobo as well.
   
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http://www.kingston.com/hyperx/products/khx_ddr3.asp

i have two kits of one of the 1600 4 gig kits, i just cant remember what one in specific on the top of my head, its small sized ram, which is good. duel channel
   
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dam, i would of picked the boistar one...just imagine it with red, black and white sleeving!!!!

but anyway thats just my opinion.

I heard MSI boards have had some problems with the am3 series. might not be true, its just what i heard.
Some problems of which we are well aware of.The one MSI board OCN recommended does not have those problems,which have been corrected
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