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Hi they line up like these pics, With the GPU in top pciE slot Ive lost the small pci slot from the top, I have a USB3 card in the small pci slot under the GPU. Under is a free PCIE slot then two usual size pci slots. I have the sound card in top of those for now. A second GPU card in Xfire would lose the pci card below it and the sound card would have to go in bottom one.

Im thinking of moving the Corsair rad and fans over into the optical bays, so the left sideof board is more visible..

New modular PSU next so can tidy wires up!
Looks like it turned out really well. I wish I had gone with the modular power supply, but that would have added more $$ to the build and I am happy with what I got it for. I'll eventually replace mine for a modular since I have an old am2 build running on a 250watt that I can dump this current psu into.
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I just looked up your board, it looks like a nice one. I especially like the side mounted sata ports. How does the alignment of your pci slots work out? I also like the pipeline on your mosfet.

Just learned it will support Bulldozer just with an AM3+ bios update, so even better
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tHE gIGABYTE oNE iS bETTER
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tHE gIGABYTE oNE iS bETTER
Tooo late now
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Hi Iam thinking of a new mainboard, which of these 3 would you recommend and why please?

I want something that will take a bit of overclock punishment

1.Asus MA89GTD Pro

2. Asus M4A88TD V EVO/USB 3

3. Gigabyte 890FXA-UD5

THANKS
take a good look at MSI new board
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Just learned it will support Bulldozer just with an AM3+ bios update, so even better
I hope your right about that... I still don't trust too much of the info out there about BD. Too much information that contradicts other information makes me uneasy. am3+ vs. am3b. Pin count looks like it will be greater than that of the am3 chips so a current edition mobo would have to have that many new pin slots. Unless they do an edition that works on the am3 slot, but then what are you giving up in those extra pins...

Also, how much will the BD chip be when it comes out. I will not pay $1000 for a chip, it just cannot be worth that much to me.

But if your board ends up supporting it that if f ing awesome for you and either way I think you picked up a great board even if it doesn't support BD.
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I hope your right about that... I still don't trust too much of the info out there about BD. Too much information that contradicts other information makes me uneasy. am3+ vs. am3b. Pin count looks like it will be greater than that of the am3 chips so a current edition mobo would have to have that many new pin slots. Unless they do an edition that works on the am3 slot, but then what are you giving up in those extra pins...

Also, how much will the BD chip be when it comes out. I will not pay $1000 for a chip, it just cannot be worth that much to me.

But if your board ends up supporting it that if f ing awesome for you and either way I think you picked up a great board even if it doesn't support BD.
Theres a thread about it here http://www.overclock.net/amd-motherb...upport-bd.html

Like you I wont be rushing to get one anyway only had this 955 since dec in this first build, but good to know the board will more than likely support BD as u say though that may all be BS! And Iam happy with this board whatever
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They are all good. but I would go for the
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I like the minimalness of it's look and the colour, would cost twice as much here in UK
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