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Gigabyte GA-990FXA-UD3
7.4 out of 10

Gigabyte GA-990FXA-UD3

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Overall 2
2.0

Meh.. Nice board, with one big issue..

Joseph C., Newegg
12 July 2015
  • Summary: I'm not sure why this board is ranked like, number 2, in AM3+ boards, while sorting by "Highest Rated", because I've had nothing but headaches out of this board. Don't get me wrong tho. This would be an awesome board, if it actually worked.
  • Pros: Plenty of USB 3.0 ports available. Support for the 220-watt, 8-core, heavy hitters. Dual x16 mode PCIe configuration, for X-fire setups.
  • Cons: Random reboots while gaming. Poor technical support (board sent in for repair, returned to me unfixed). I/O shield doesn't quite line up with one set of rear ports (minor gripe).
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Overall 2
2.0

DOA

James B., Newegg
3 July 2015
  • Pros: Easy to install with great instructions. No idea how it runs though
  • Cons: Came DOA
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Overall 2
2.0

Gigabyte GA 990FX

Daniel O., Newegg
28 June 2015
Overall 2
2.0

2nd Board Down

Clifford H., Newegg
21 June 2015
  • Summary: This is my second board after having to RMA the first one to Gigabyte. The NorthBridge is currently over heating again. I have not overclocked anything on the board as of yet and may not be able to at this rate.
  • Pros: Great Price
  • Cons: NB overheats
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Overall 2
2.0

DOA

Kyle J., Newegg
16 June 2015
  • Summary: I am in the process of shipping it back to newegg for hopefully a refund and am very disappointed in this board as i wanted to try it out for the first time. I will be going back to the ASUS SABERTOOTH 990FX for future builds as i have in the past and will spend the extra $$$.
  • Pros: Never got the chance to try it out
  • Cons: Well what more can i say than that it was dead on arrival. After trying numerous working video cards, ram configurations and cpu s since i refused to believe that this board was the problem. But after using an old mobo to check the new parts i have ordered it turned out that this mobo was the issue.
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Overall 2
2.0

lasted 2years

Anonymous, Newegg
13 June 2015
  • Pros: This board will support multiple cards at 16 speed and looks nice.
  • Cons: will only support 2dimm slots when your ram is 1800 or higher. Board overheats with normal gamming, Northridge and vmr get so hot it shuts down my computer! If I had known this was going to happen 2 years ago I wouldn't have bought it. I'm very disappointed I bought this board with plans to gradu...
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Overall 2
2.0

User Review

Joseph L., Newegg
22 May 2015
Overall 2
2.0

Warranty is a lie

Joshua F., Newegg
17 May 2015
  • Summary: The last several years I've noticed the quality in motherboards declining, on a lot of high end brands. Will continue with the RMA process and update feedback.
  • Pros: None
  • Cons: Less than a year old, dies. Contact Gigabyte for warranty (listed as 3 years) and they want to charge me to repair the board. This was my first experience with Gigabyte, and probably the last.
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Overall 2
2.0

Two more DoA

Stefan K., Newegg
15 May 2015
  • Summary: I've been building systems for roughly twenty years. Sometimes you get a bad component. In this case, after reviewing recent reports here, I fear a bad batch of Rev. 4 of these boards has made it into circulation.
  • Pros: Couldn't get one to work, can't speak to any pros.
  • Cons: First board arrived completely DoA. No power would pass through it, display still read "no power source" while plugged in, and it wouldn't power on. RMA'd, got second board. Second board struggled to spin up the CPU fan at power on, but after a few seconds posted, and I pulled up the BIOS and sta...
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Overall 2
2.0

Need new egg to take it back

David P., Newegg
13 May 2015
  • Pros: Havent opened yet. Am not going to open it.
  • Cons: I didnt read the reviews and if I had I would not have bought this, I need new egg to take it back and let me pick another MB. Im not into freaking games so new egg better be on the ball or we will have epic problems. Im not going to be pushed around any more by big companies who sell garbage to ...
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