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#1 Nemo

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Posted 28 October 2011 - 02:35 AM

Reviewer ccokeman looks at an updated Z68 chipset motherboard from MSI. See what he has to say about the MSI Z68A-GD80 Revision G3 - http://www.overclock...si_z68agd80_g3/

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Posted 28 October 2011 - 05:20 AM

I like it but I wish MSI would make something other than blue and black boards.
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Posted 28 October 2011 - 11:13 AM

Ya I liked some of their old red boards they had. :)

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Posted 28 October 2011 - 11:42 AM

Ya I liked some of their old red boards they had. :)

Ditto. Back in the day their red socket A boards were beautiful.

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Posted 06 November 2011 - 11:58 AM

I have the GD65 version of this, which I think is just a slight step down from this board... First time getting a non-Asus board in years... So far I am liking it...

For some reason though I can't get the on-board video drivers to work...


Also can't get my nic to work correctly with the linux boot software they provide...

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Posted 06 November 2011 - 09:07 PM

I have the GD65 version of this, which I think is just a slight step down from this board... First time getting a non-Asus board in years... So far I am liking it...

For some reason though I can't get the on-board video drivers to work...


Also can't get my nic to work correctly with the linux boot software they provide...

Booting linux not sure if I can help but i am running the b3 version not much different to the g3 and it was easy enabling the onboard drivers so I could use virtu to convert videos.

I'll check later and run the steps to the things that need enabling. At work atm

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