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Gigabyte 990FXA-UD7 (AMD 990FX) Review

Test System

Processor: AMD Phenom II X6 1100T
Motherboard: Gigabyte 990FXA-UD7
Cooler: Noctua NH D14
Memory: 4GB (2x 2GB) Kingston 1600MHz
Graphics Card: AMD HD6970 and Nvidia GTX580
Power Supply: Corsair AX1200
Optical Drive: Asus BluRay Drive
Chassis: Antec Dark Fleet DF85
Monitors: 3x Ilyama ProLite E2472HDD
Boot Drive: Intel 80GB SSD
Secondary Drives: Intel 510 SSD 250GB & OCZ Vertex 3 MAX IOPS 240 GB (For CrystalDiskMark)

Software

Windows 7 Enterprise (64-bit)
FRAPS Professional
SiSoft Sandra
VLC Player
CPUz
GPUz
CPUID Hardware Monitor
Cinebench R11.5 (64-bit)
Cyberlink PowerDVD 11 Ultra
Cyberlink MediaEspresso 6.5
CrystalDiskMark
3DMark Vantage
3DMark 11
PCMark 7

Games
DiRT 3
F1 2010
Total War: Shogun 2
HomeFront
Left4Dead2
BattleForge
Devil May Cry 4

All the latest BIOS updates and drivers are used during testing. We perform under real world conditions, meaning KitGuru tests across five closely matched runs and averages out the results to get an accurate median figure.

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