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GA 790X UD3H
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Gigabyte 770-UD3 v2.x with a VRM heatsink.Make sure the version has the holes for the heatsink.
Very cold VRM compared to other mobos (NEC mosfets all over the mobo).

The weak point for the K9A2 Platinum could be the SB 600 , but it is able to take 250 FSB without a hitch and maybe higher .And it works beatifully with Microsoft stock W7 AHCI drivers in both 32 bit and 64 bit.You cant unlock CPU-s that s the minus practically.
Oh and it s very noisy at start up ,it pumps all the fans to maximum at start-up a design thingy .
Edited by Dromihetes - 4/4/11 at 5:16am
   
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post #13 of 20
MSI DKA790GX Platinum. Owned one and loved it.
post #14 of 20
The best AM2+ mobo is a DFI LANPARTY DK 790FXB-M2RSH.
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Thread Starter 
Quote:
Originally Posted by dixson01974 View Post
The best AM2+ mobo is a DFI LANPARTY DK 790FXB-M2RSH.
Yea used to have one. VERY hard to find these days. Shoulda never sold mine, lol.
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post #16 of 20
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Originally Posted by Djmatrix32 View Post
this one is pretty good for the price.

http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...-226-_-Product
Sorry djmatrix but both boards I cannot recommend due to featuring really low end crap 3+1 power phases
These will be running phase. As in, extreme overclocking. The boards will blow before you can get them to good speeds/voltages.

If you can find an M2RS you win
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Thread Starter 
Quote:
Originally Posted by xd_1771 View Post
Sorry djmatrix but both boards I cannot recommend due to featuring really low end crap 3+1 power phases
These will be running phase. As in, extreme overclocking. The boards will blow before you can get them to good speeds/voltages.

If you can find an M2RS you win
Thanks xd, good heads up, and yea I will keep eyes open.
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Think this board would be any good???

http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16813152049
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post #19 of 20
An old AM2 design with a fan on a very old chipset and what looks to be not so good quality 3-phase power (with no split phase and no solid caps)....
I don't think that'd be a good idea, wouldn't trust that board for more than stock operation on 95W
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Ahhh kk...have an offer open on an m2rs, just hope the guy accepts.
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