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Thread: Which Motherboard? MSI K9A2 Platinum or GIGABYTE GA-MA790FX-DS5 (Links)




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    Default Which Motherboard? MSI K9A2 Platinum or GIGABYTE GA-MA790FX-DS5 (Links)

    Which Motherboard would be better, iam not going to run quad SLI so thats not really an advantage.

    GA-MA790FX-DS5 And K9A2

    Links:
    MSI:
    http://www.msi.com/index.php?f...2_no=171&prod_no=1332

    Gigabyte:
    http://www.gigabyte.com.tw/Pro...c.aspx?ProductID=2694

    THahanks

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    Default Re: Which Motherboard? MSI K9A2 Platinum or GIGABYTE GA-MA790FX-DS5 (Links)

    SLI an AMD based board? NO!
    Last edited by artdrivers; 09-05-2009 at 05:58 AM.
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    Default Re: Which Motherboard? MSI K9A2 Platinum or GIGABYTE GA-MA790FX-DS5 (Links)

    I didn't read much on either of those, but from experience and stories i've heard, i'd go with the Gigabyte.
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