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Old July 5, 2009, 06:41 PM
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Default Best Am3 OC'n board?

Im most likely going to go for a AMD 550 or AMD 720 and spend money on a good motherboard to get a nice OC. Can anyone recommend a good one? thx

Boards Im decding between are these 3:

Asus Crosshair III Forumla
Gigabyte UD5P
MSI 790fx (dont remember name)

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Old July 5, 2009, 07:14 PM
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i have a gigabyte MA790XT-UD4P with a 720BE and its running great and i just unlocked the 4th cores this morning ....

so far i haven't overclock the shit out of it but its a rock stable board
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NCIX.com - Buy MSI 790FX-GD70 ATX AM3 790FX DDR3 4PCI-E16 CrossFire 1PCI-E1 2PCI eSATA SATA GBLAN Motherboard - 790FX-GD70 In Canada.
I would get the MSI- a good OCer, good layout except for audio connection in lower left, but good slot placement

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NCIX.com - Buy MSI 790FX-GD70 ATX AM3 790FX DDR3 4PCI-E16 CrossFire 1PCI-E1 2PCI eSATA SATA GBLAN Motherboard - 790FX-GD70 In Canada.
I would get the MSI- a good OCer layout except for audio connection in lower left, but good slot placement
looked at that board when i was looking for my x3 .... but the ncix combo deal tease me a bit to much and i went with the gigabyte


that MSI is definatly a winner board, i love the slot placement and the color scheme
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