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Old 19-08-16, 06:19 PM
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MSI X99A XPOWER Gaming Titanium Review



Following the success of the Z170 XPOWER Titanium, we take a look at the Haswell-E powered X99A XPOWER Gaming Titanium.


MSI X99A XPOWER Gaming Titanium Review

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Old 19-08-16, 09:15 PM
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Great move to use the public bios to test this board else everything might have worked fine and you would be like "Hey this is one damn great board".
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Old 20-08-16, 05:56 AM
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Awesome review Guv and Kudos to you for working with MSI to get those issues sorted as it's a nice looking board and needs to perform as good as it looks
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Old 20-08-16, 10:06 AM
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This will be why OverclockersUK have this mobo with "free" ram and M.2 drive bundle for £350. They've picked the ram for you to save on all the returns!
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Old 20-08-16, 10:31 AM
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This will be why OverclockersUK have this mobo with "free" ram and M.2 drive bundle for £350. They've picked the ram for you to save on all the returns!
Any money it either gets more expensive or the free ram disappears

IIRC I paid about £230 for my Big Bang Xpower II, which is what this sort of replaces.
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Old 20-08-16, 10:52 AM
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This will be why OverclockersUK have this mobo with "free" ram and M.2 drive bundle for £350. They've picked the ram for you to save on all the returns!

Crappy speed - so it faffing should work

Pointless getting 2400mhz with this mobo tbh
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Old 20-08-16, 11:01 AM
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No ram there now lol

Then I scrolled down.. OK fair play.
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Old 20-08-16, 12:17 PM
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Great review. i'm glad i saw it as i was going to purchase one for an upcoming build.
I'll sit tight for a while and hopefully we get a decent bios for it soon
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Old 20-08-16, 01:33 PM
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Great review. i'm glad i saw it as i was going to purchase one for an upcoming build.
I'll sit tight for a while and hopefully we get a decent bios for it soon
Im pretty sure youll see one fairly quick after this, and a surge in reviews....
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Updates?

TinyTom, have there been any more updates on this board? I am strongly considering it since I am going to be getting the LPX 2800mhz ram anyway (Good way to afford 64gb)

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