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post #31 of 51
These are the same ones I posted yesterday. 800 series boards. Oh well

http://www.overclock.net/amd-motherb...3-new-egg.html
post #32 of 51
They need to make a board with all black plastic.... especially since you can't even see the socket with a cpu there.
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What improvements will 990fx deliver vs 890fx? The only thing that I can get is about SLI (though not sure if that is some sort of april fool or not)
well, like you said SLi is one, as for the rest we'll have to wait and see. But my guess would be there would have to be other improvements as well. just like there was from the 790 to the 890, sure it only seems like usb3 and sata6 was added but didn't it also run cooler & oc better too? it may be more future-proof as well & will continue to have bios updates past when the 890's updates are abandoned. plus the controllers will probably be improved or at least more optimized for BD.
    
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well, like you said SLi is one, as for the rest we'll have to wait and see. But my guess would be there would have to be other improvements as well. just like there was from the 790 to the 890, sure it only seems like usb3 and sata6 was added but didn't it also run cooler & oc better too? it may be more future-proof as well & will continue to have bios updates past when the 890's updates are abandoned. plus the controllers will probably be improved or at least more optimized for BD.
Not really much difference between 7 and 9 as far as overclocking.All that is handled by the processor mostly.I have not heard of much difference between 8 and 9 series either.
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Not really much difference between 7 and 9 as far as overclocking.All that is handled by the processor mostly.I have not heard of much difference between 8 and 9 series either.
9 isn't even out yet how can you say there's no difference? & just look around the 8 did run a little cooler & oc a little better.
    
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The VRM issue is going to fade out a bit with "Bulldozer" due to the power efficiency of the 32nm process; the majority of the new CPUs will be 95W; only the top end 8 core CPU will feature a 125W TDP.
That's a good thing, especially since my current cpu has the same 125W TDP. Doesn't matter, I'm really not too enthused with this board (specifically the NB). She will not with any stability get above 2250 Mhz FSB. 2350 Mhz is where she, and stability, part ways in the not so friendliest of terms.

Since this ones on MSi's compatibility list. I will be nice enough to flash it to the newest bios before I pass it on to a new owner. Don't get me wrong. It's served me well. It's just not great at OC'ing. My 965 on the other hand, is golden!
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lol.... I love everyone is a phase genius now.
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post #38 of 51
That's very nice but I think we should all wait for the MSI board..., now if they would just see this and send me a free one
post #39 of 51
I like ASRock's initiative, but I'm waiting for 990FX boards because they will be able to do SLI
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990fx or bust
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