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Thread: Gigabyte AM3+ 890FXA-UD5 Motherboard Goes for Sale in Japan

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    Default Gigabyte AM3+ 890FXA-UD5 Motherboard Goes for Sale in Japan

    The GA-890FXA-UD5 was actually launched by Gigabyte quite a while ago, but the AM3+ version of the motherboard is based on the 3.1 revision which adds support for Bulldozer desktop processors as well as for 2000MHz DDR3 memory (via overclocking). Otherwise, there aren't that many changes to note.

    Other upcoming Gigabyte rev 3.1 motherboards:
    GA-890GPA-UD3H
    GA-880GA-UD3H
    GA-870A-UD3
    GA-870-UD3P
    GA-870A-USB3

    Price wise, the motherboard was listed at 19,800 yen which translates into about $242 US. LINK HERE
    Wish Gigabyte had a upgrade program.

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    So you are saying the older 890FXA-UD5 boards will not be upgradeable?

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    nope he's saying that they won't be completely compatible.

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    Gigabyte won't release a AM3+ BIOS update like Asus did for their older 890FX boards.

    ... well at least haven't mention it.

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    Thought I read all 890 chips mobos will be compatible but they will not have all features available, 1 being a smart Downclock if the chip reaches max TDP.

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    Only if they upgrade the BIOS

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