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Yes, TA890FXE all the way. 7GHz on a Phenom with that badboy, multiple people have done it. Odd thing is the 4+2 powerphase. I'm definitely gonna pick one up in the near future.
It's obviously quality though... not like the cheap crap msi uses
 
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Yes, TA890FXE all the way. 7GHz on a Phenom with that badboy, multiple people have done it. Odd thing is the 4+2 powerphase. I'm definitely gonna pick one up in the near future.
phase matters but it's one of those quality > quantity moments

i was folding (100% load) for 2-3 months 24/7 on this mobo with a 1090t at 4.3ghz 1.53v, water cooled, and it was rock solid.. the mobo turned me into a big biostar fan, i went biostar for my P67 too and it's been great

voltage regulation on the ta890fxe is the best ive seen out of any AM3 mobos.. way better than my old asus which had crazy vdroop

not to mention it looks nice too, imo

an untouchable value at $120
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Yes, TA890FXE all the way. 7GHz on a Phenom with that badboy, multiple people have done it. Odd thing is the 4+2 powerphase. I'm definitely gonna pick one up in the near future.
So is that why I blow one up with 970 x4 at stock speed?
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Unadequate cooling? Only issues of people having with it that I've heard of...
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Unadequate cooling? Only issues of people having with it that I've heard of...
But mine was sitting on my desk and I was loading the OS on it. When it was finish it restart and never booted again. This is in place I keep super clean for DICE run.
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I woulda RMAed. Sure it wasn't the CPU? I did pretty much the same thing with my first setup of this rig, fried the CPU and ram. Board was most likely fine, RMAed it and bought a new CPU, then RMAed the ram and it's running like a champ!
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I heart my biostar ta890fxe, as does my 955
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