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ASUS M5A99X EVO (AMD 990X) Motherboard Review @ Tweak Town

At the end of last month during Computex we saw the AMD 990FX chipset launch which brought with it some strong features.

One of the more appealing ones was that it supports the new Bulldozer CPUs that are due out later this year. Because AMD aren’t changing the socket, though, for the first generation of Bulldozer we can have boards now that support it while also supporting the current crop of CPUs from AMD.

At launch we looked at the Crosshair V Formula from ASUS. It’s a great board, but at $239.99 US it might be a bit more money than you want to spend. In steps the M5A99X EVO from ASUS; priced at $164.99 US it might be a more attractive option for you and your bank account. At $75 US less, is the M5A99X EVO an option that people really want to look at, though? What does $75 US less get you? We’ll find that out and more today as we dive into the M5A99X EVO. Outside of being part of the ROG series, the board we’re looking at also carries the 990X chipset instead of the 990FX chipset we saw on the C4F.

Full story at Tweak Town.

About Karen Tokar

Believe it or not my interest in computers started before most of my generation even knew what one was. It was that interest and a move to Goose Bay, Labrador that began what would turn out to be a major turning point after the purchase of my first computer. The rest is history as they say.
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