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Biostar TA990FXE SKT AM3+

cadaveca

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Biostar is back in our test station, this time with a stylish and affordable AMD 990FX solution, the TA990FXE. Straight out of their "Extreme Edition" product line, the TA990FXE is for discerning gamers on a budget, who want top-level performance. Is it truly "Extreme"? We take a look.

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Should be x16, x16, x4.
 
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I suppose those extra pins are there just for physical support? And/or extra grounds?
 

cadaveca

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I am not sure, to be honest. I will have to ask.


I did hear word that SLi support is in the works though, so that's fantastic news!
 

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129$ for this????
sweet jeeesus!
 

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it really is a great board i had an asrock before and could only get my 955 to 3.9 stable now im running at 4.3
 

cadaveca

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That added SLi support makes this board an even sweeter deal!
 
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