- AMD 990FX
- FX / Phenom II / Athlon II / Sempron 100 Series
- DDR3 2133(OC)/1800(OC)
Good board, not good for overclocking. 09/28/2013
This review is from: MSI 990FXA-GD80 V2 AM3+ AMD 990FX + SB950 6 x SATA 6Gb/s USB 3.0 ATX AMD Motherboard
This is a good board, the SATA III ports are nice, plenty of USB 3.0 and the USB 3.0 pci slot header is nice if your case doesn't support it. Plenty of slots, etc.
This board is NOT optimal for overclocking.
FX-8150 is stuck at 4.2 GHz because this board does NOT support LLC(Load Line Calibration) and is limited to 1.45v
If this board supported LLC I could easily get up to 4.4 or 4.5GHz. This boards incapability is limiting my clock speed 2-300MHZ.
It also seems to run a little hot at idle oddly.
Disappointed at the lack of LLC. I'm forced to over volt in order to have a higher load voltage. Hope my CPU can withstand it in the long run.
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