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post #1 of 8
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My brother just bought this MSI board and a 1090T from newegg. I heard a lot of the MSI boards have problems with unprotected MOSFETs or something....

Will this board have a problem? No overclocking will be done..
post #2 of 8
Shouldn't at all, the new 8+2 phase design should be safer and they are heatsinked as well.
Overclocking though I'm still unsure, I've heard reports that an 870A Fuzion Power Edition (also an 8+2 phase but with a slightly different design than this board) had blown, but overclocked.
post #3 of 8
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I don't think he'll be overclocking. He works with photoshop a lot and that's about it.
post #4 of 8
That mobo is very good it will work just fine with your Cpu.Don't worry so much !
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i built two rigs w/ that mobo, one with the 1090t, and both are running fine after 8 months. that board did initially get some reviews where the middle caps weren't getting good contact with the heatsink and overheating, but AFAIK that was fixed rather quickly. if you're still concerned about it you can always take off the heatsink and clean it up and use reapply some tape/tim.

oh, and the 1090 is oc'd to 3.9, and my b55 is 4.3 bench, 4.1 for 24/7.

edit: i have that boards big brother, but it should still be fine.
Edited by steamboat - 3/14/11 at 1:09am
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post #6 of 8
No issues with that board.
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Quote:
Originally Posted by steamboat View Post
some reviews where the middle caps weren't getting good contact with the
caps=capacitors ,they don t need heatsinks and they are the shiny metal tubes.
Don t confuse them with MOSFETS ,the black square things.
   
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Quote:
Originally Posted by Dromihetes View Post
caps=capacitors ,they don t need heatsinks and they are the shiny metal tubes.
Don t confuse them with MOSFETS ,the black square things.
thanks, my mistake
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