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post #11 of 34
990fx or bust
post #12 of 34
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Originally Posted by Ragsters View Post
I just bought the Am3 version of this board like 2 weeks ago. Maybe I should return it and get this.
I would. But the thing is, these Gigabyte boards have been popping up then going away, like if Newegg isn't supposed to be listing them.

I'd return it and use a mobo to get by in the meantime, and buy the AM3+ boards when they aren't popping around. I know ASRock has some out now, but no mATX I believe...

MSI has the 890GXM-G65 that's mATX and AM3+ ready with a bios update. They say they have bad VRM designs but as long as you aren't pumping an x6 with crazy voltages you should be good.
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Who needs advanced power features anyways..
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Waiting on the 990FX boards
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Waiting on the 990FX boards
This^^
That is the smartest thing to do, is wait for the 9xx mobos to drop and have all the features of AM3+. This AM3 fiasco has gotten way out of had and I can see people whining and *****ing in droves when their BD cpu does not work like it should on their AM3 boards.
My plan: Once Gigabyte releases a 990FX-UD5 board I am getting it and moving all my stuff over to it, and then wait for Q4 of this year to see what the second gen BD are like and get an 8 core one.
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post #16 of 34
I guess for me the big question is whether the AM3+ motherboard over AM3 is worth it. I mean what are the TDP for the new BD CPUs anyway?
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post #17 of 34
Can we get a good AM3+ board already! Goodness, my Amazon Card is burning up waiting!

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Who needs advanced power features anyways..
People who overclock high. My power phase blows!
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post #18 of 34
Unless you just HAVE to buy another board for a build RIGHT NOW I'm kind of missing the point of buying these bastardized AM3+ boards when the new chipset is due to launch at the same time as the CPU.
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post #19 of 34
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Originally Posted by Obakemono View Post
This^^
That is the smartest thing to do, is wait for the 9xx mobos to drop and have all the features of AM3+. This AM3 fiasco has gotten way out of had and I can see people whining and *****ing in droves when their BD cpu does not work like it should on their AM3 boards.
My plan: Once Gigabyte releases a 990FX-UD5 board I am getting it and moving all my stuff over to it, and then wait for Q4 of this year to see what the second gen BD are like and get an 8 core one.
I am inclined to agree with waiting for the 9xx chipset Mobo's to come out. I just thought it would be interesting that some mobo companies are jumping the gun a bit, and are attempting to draw in someone that would fall for it.
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post #20 of 34
What the differences between the Black CPU Socket compared to the White one? Any differences in pin counts? extra pins?
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