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    Today we're looking at two mainstream AMD motherboards from ASUS: the M5A97 EVO and the M5A99X EVO. They're very similar in their features and capabilities, but do have some distinct differences that can appeal to a good range of needs. Both come with fantastic prices and both come with deceptively strong overclocking abilities. How about 4.7GHz on a $120 board? Hellya.



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    Wow! would you look at that bios... never seen nothing like it.

    Good job jimmy

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    Good job Jimbo, pretty nice boards. I can't wait for my Crosshair V to get here so I can play with it.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Lil' Dead View Post
    Wow! would you look at that bios... never seen nothing like it.

    Good job jimmy

    Kevin, I had a blast with the entire Asus line up from the Crossfire V, Sabertooth, M5A99X/997 EVO. Remember, the UEFI bios is both keyboard and mouse controlled also......Asus by far has the best line of AMD/ Bulldozer ready boards on the market and they cover all price ranges. I would recommend them to anyone.......

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    Good review Jim! ASUS always provides their customers with the best products available.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Doctor_Death View Post
    Good review Jim! ASUS always provides their customers with the best products available.
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    Last edited by Drdeath; 28-07-2011 at 14:31.

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    Really a great review on those boards Jim, I simply love what they have done with the bios!
    with 3.0 becoming the norm I wonder if and when will see a header on the motherboard and not just in the I/O panel.

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    Quote Originally Posted by vinman View Post
    Really a great review on those boards Jim, I simply love what they have done with the bios!
    with 3.0 becoming the norm I wonder if and when will see a header on the motherboard and not just in the I/O panel.
    On lower end boards, I doubt it but ya never know they may address this in the future as many are using external hard drives for data back up, movies and music. The transfer rates increase dramatically with 3.0.

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    Fantastic job Jim! Keep up your excellent work.

    Yep, ASUS does rock.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Steve View Post
    Fantastic job Jim! Keep up your excellent work.

    Yep, ASUS does rock.
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