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Gigabyte GA-990FXA-UD5
7.8 out of 10

Gigabyte GA-990FXA-UD5

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Overall 6
6.0

For the first time, no mounting screws were included ...

C.J Reyes, Amazon
1 week ago
  • Summary: For the first time, no mounting screws were included! Every motherboard I've owned came with mounting screws. If I knew it didn't include them, I would have bought them here.
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Overall 10
10

User Review

Dallas J., Newegg
17 March 2015
  • Pros: Works.
  • Cons: There are better motherboards for this price.
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Overall 10
10

This wins my "Best purchase of 2013" award.

Timothy Munoz, Amazon
4 March 2015
  • Summary: This is probably the best board I could recommend to someone who wants to run an AMD rig, but doesn't want to go overboard on their budget. Would I buy it again? Yes, until PCIE 3 becomes a standard.
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Overall 10
10

works

Angelique Bunyea, Amazon
24 February 2015
  • Summary: with windows 8.1 DO NOT INSTALL THE DISK THAT COMES WITH THE MOTHERBOARD just download the updated software from the net other than that it works like any other mobo
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Overall 10
10

Solid Motherboard

J. Abbott, Amazon
19 February 2015
  • Summary: Solid motherboard - revision 3 - no complaints. I admit I was hesitant after reading other reviews --- but after setup I have no complaints about the hardware or the bios --- the Gigabyte software on the other hand...ehhh - well it's not bad I guess - maybe I would get more out of it if I was interested in overclocking. Overall though - love this board.
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Overall 6
6.0

had nothing but good luck with Gigabyte up till this point

mike koernke, Amazon
19 February 2015
  • Summary: motherboard died 5 months after purchase...just got unlucky, had nothing but good luck with Gigabyte up till this point.
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Overall 4
4.0

Careless

Aaron B., Newegg
17 February 2015
  • Summary: I purchased this board after viewing the specs and find it surpassed most other 990fx boards. Ive been a tried and true MSI user for the past 7 years and thought I would try something new. Well I received my first board got it installed. What do you know, no bios on the board. So I go through the Newegg RMA process and get a new board shipped. Get it installed and a second time no bios. Two boards in a row no bios. No POST, no errors just no bios at all.
  • Pros: Board has good specs Pretty
  • Cons: Poor QA Poor Manufacturing
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Overall 6
6.0

Not getting any better

Sonya L., Newegg
14 February 2015
  • Summary: Have been a Gigabyte girl for awhile now, having purchasing only their boards for all my builds over the past 11 years.
  • Pros: Had no issues booting with my FX9590, and was able to flash BIOS while using FX 9590. Unlike previous reviews.
  • Cons: They've yet to update the design (as with the rev.1) still unable to use my pci ex 1 sound blaster in the pci ex 1 slot. Purchased 3 rev 3 boards so far only tested one. Which seems to have a few issues - major gripe being first pci ex 16 slot is faulty. It only took me 5 days of disassembling and reassembling this setup to realize this was the cause my setup was constantly freezing.
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Overall 10
10

Works great with my AMD FX8350

Peter Lorenz, Amazon
11 February 2015
  • Summary: Was a used motherboard but works great since I am using right now to type this response.
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Overall 4
4.0

It's a good motherboard, but I'm having problems with it.

dan, Amazon
10 February 2015
  • Summary: Its a solid motherboard. It runs great. The only problem I have is, my cpu is rated at 4.7 - 5.0 gh but it's running at 4.0 gh. I read that you have to update the mobo drivers to get it to run at 4.7 gh, but the drivers are up to date. I tryed overclocking and the computer had to do an emergency shut down when it hit 4.7 gh. If it wasn't for that problem it would be an excellent mother board.
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