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November 4, 2012 6:30:43 PM

MSI 990XA-GD55 AM3+ AMD 990X SATA 6Gb/s USB 3.0 ATX AMD Motherboard
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ASUS M5A97 R2.0 AM3+ AMD 970 SATA 6Gb/s USB 3.0 ATX AMD Motherboard with UEFI BIOS



They both cost the same and I was wondering which is more reliable and worth most for the money etc and also which one is easier to flash the BIOS on as I will be installing a Vishera chip(FX 6300)

It also states that the MSI board is 9.6" wide which is .6" wider than the Asus Mobo, How does that affect the standoffs with my case? I have a Rosewill Challanger Case

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November 5, 2012 11:21:00 AM
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Get the MSI with 990x chip. Its better than 970 chip. ALso MSI will be easy for bios update.
November 5, 2012 3:43:35 PM

Whatbout the weird 12 by 9.6 factor. Will the stand offs still be normal?
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November 5, 2012 3:44:39 PM

oh nvm. It is std. ATX- The Asus is the wierd one.... , Thanks for info man.
November 5, 2012 3:44:48 PM

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