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MSI 990FXA-GD80 AM3+ AMD 990FX SATA 6Gb/s USB 3.0 ATX AMD Motherboard VS GIGABYTE GA-990FXA-UD5 AM3+ AMD 990FX SATA 6Gb/s

Which one is the best and reliable 990 FX motherboard cos I want to upgrade it from 970A to 990 .
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  1. Only those two suppliers? How about ASRock?

    If you wanted a beneficial upgrade this is worth the shot;
    ASRock 990FX Extreme9 AM3+ AMD 990FX

    http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16813157358

    Features 12+2 Phase power design

    8USB 3.0 Ports

    Triple SLI support, with Xfire/SLI/Triple SLI cables included

    4x Memory slots, supporting a mammoth 2450MHz DDR3 Ram speed

    x16 / x8 or dual x8/x8 GPU configuration, best you can get for two GPU's

    Premium Gold Capacitors for extra long lifetime

    Hope this helps your decision.
  2. unknownofprob said:
    Only those two suppliers? How about ASRock?

    If you wanted a beneficial upgrade this is worth the shot;
    ASRock 990FX Extreme9 AM3+ AMD 990FX

    http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16813157358

    Features 12+2 Phase power design

    8USB 3.0 Ports

    Triple SLI support, with Xfire/SLI/Triple SLI cables included

    4x Memory slots, supporting a mammoth 2450MHz DDR3 Ram speed

    x16 / x8 or dual x8/x8 GPU configuration, best you can get for two GPU's

    Premium Gold Capacitors for extra long lifetime

    Hope this helps your decision.




    I love Asrock
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    then that board may be for you, ASRock are known for great value boards, offering performance and quality, defiantly a good option if you want to upgrade to something with high expectations.
  4. unknownofprob said:
    then that board may be for you, ASRock are known for great value boards, offering performance and quality, defiantly a good option if you want to upgrade to something with high expectations.


    Can it support Nvidia Cards ??
  5. yes, SLI is Nvidia and it will run a Nvidia card to it's maximum in the PCI-E X16 slots on the board.
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