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Poll Results: MSI 870-G45 or ASUS M4A78T-E

 
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    MSI 870-G45
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    ASUS M4A78T-E
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post #1 of 13
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Ok so I have a ASUS M4A79X EVO motherboard that randomly died. I have my little brother's computer here that he asked me to sell off while he is in alaska. I tried my compentes in his computer and found out my motherboard once again has failed me and requires an RMA. So I found someone locally selling an MSI 870-G45. Now I find myself wondering if I should keep the MSI 870-G45 or keep my little brothers M4A78T-E. I like the 790GX chip set and it has more VRAM support, but the MSI board has the new chipset so I ask the questions to the jury.

http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16813130290

http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16813131366
Edited by scaz - 3/25/11 at 3:27am
post #2 of 13
Asus m4a78t-e

If your running a stock clock x2 or x4 in the msi you might be fine but they are notorious for poping VRM's.
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post #3 of 13
Hmm fried a board that ran fine in his computer? Sounds like your hardware is damaging the board.....but in any case, MSI.
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post #4 of 13
Asus..
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post #5 of 13
Asus.

I had to changed my MSI 870-G45 cuz i had HT flood error.

MSI is crap.
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post #6 of 13
The 870-G45 with a 965 or other 125W processor would be a bad idea due to VRM issues
post #7 of 13
I like my M4A78T-E.

It's not an amazing clocker though - be warned.
    
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post #8 of 13
Asus.....MSI Boards like making Eggs....on there own VRM's. they kill Phenom II's Faster than anything ive even seen. theres a thread on this forums and HardOC with a huge list of ppl with Dead MSI Motherboards lol
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post #9 of 13
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Quote:
Originally Posted by GanjaSMK View Post
I like my M4A78T-E.

It's not an amazing clocker though - be warned.
True. Either way it will have atleast a quad core aka the 965 thats in my sig in it. I might take it to work and toss a six core in it to do some SQL data crunching down the road. I am leaning on the M4A78T-E for the future, but I wanted to put it out there.
post #10 of 13
Though i hate the Asus brand ( i just hate it - maybe because it sounds like a body part if you replace the first S with an N ) , i advice you to get the Asus instead of the MSI.
This MSI series simply suck.They purelly waste themselves.
   
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