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Old December 23, 2011, 02:01 AM
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I'm looking to build an AMD Bulldozer system and was wondering what a good motherboard would be?
I quite like the GIGABYTE GA-990FXA and ASUS M5A99X EVO, But wasn't sure which was the better choice.
I only plan on running one video card and a new sound card, if that helps paint a better picture.

Thank you for your time.

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Old December 23, 2011, 10:27 AM
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Go with the Asus I have had far far more luck with their bulldozer Motherboards then Gigabyte I thank Gig for melting half my old system when their board went up in smoke after a cap blew up, had never seen anything like that but it was not fun.

Plus Asus has amazing support
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Old December 23, 2011, 10:42 AM
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ASUS has local Support, as well their EVO boards are very well constructed and reliable.

I would put my money on an ASUS for sure.

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Old December 23, 2011, 05:04 PM
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The Gigabyte does have Duel Bios and Ultra Durable 3, so I don't think melting would be a big issue.
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are you willing to see that for yourself ?
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giga board blowin caps n vrms on many amd boards
xtra copper on the pcb dont mean a thing if you got caps popin lol

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