MSI 990FXA-GD80 Motherboard Review – AMD 990FX Chipset

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MSI 990FXA-GD80 Motherboard System Click BIOS

MSI 990FXA-GD80 Click BIOS

This is the page that the MSI 990FXA-GD80 will first present you with when you fire up the system and head into the MSI click BIOS. The MSI Click BIOS are remarkably similar to the traditional BIOS we are accustomed to, but you can use your mouse to navigate through the BIOS if you choose to.

MSI 990FXA-GD80 Click BIOS

The Advanced tab of the MSI Click BIOS on the MSI 990FXA-GD80 gives you access to the pages for the Integrated Peripherals, USb Configuration, Hardware monitor and several others.

MSI 990FXA-GD80 Click BIOS

The Hardware Monitor page allows you to check fan speed, and temperatures of the system.

MSI 990FXA-GD80 Click BIOS

Here we can enable/disable and configure the onboard devices sugh as the audio, and network interface card. We can also set up the SATA modes between IDE, AHCI and RAID.

MSI 990FXA-GD80 Click BIOS

The MSI 990FXA-GD80 has plenty of overclocking potential. You can crank the FSB up to 690MHz and a multiplier of 32.5. Not that those would work together, it would be nice though. The CPU-NB ratio can be set to a multiplier of 20 and the HT Link Speed and be set to 13.

MSI 990FXA-GD80 Click BIOS

Should be more than enough voltages for 99% of the overclockers out there!

MSI 990FXA-GD80 Click BIOS

The MSI 990FXA-GD80 will allow you to store six different overclocking profiles!

MSI 990FXA-GD80 Click BIOS

This particular page of the 990FXA-GD80 Click BIOS will show you the CPU specifications.

MSI 990FXA-GD80 Click BIOS

Here we can see the CPU technology support page.

MSI 990FXA-GD80 Click BIOS

If you happen to not know the specifics of the memory you are using, you can check them from with in the MSI 990FXA-GD80 BIOS with the Memory Z feature of the board.

MSI 990FXA-GD80 Click BIOS

Here is the CPU features.

MSI 990FXA-GD80 Click BIOS

The M-Flash page will let us flash the BIOS or save the current BIOS to a storage device.

MSI 990FXA-GD80 Click BIOS

Here we can set the security of the MSI 990FXA-GD80 with different levels of passwords for the system.

MSI 990FXA-GD80 Click BIOS

The MSI 990FXA-GD80 has several Green Power features that can be set up on the “Green Power” Page.

MSI 990FXA-GD80 Click BIOS

Here we can set the boot order and drive priorities.

MSI 990FXA-GD80 Click BIOS

And last but not least we can save our changes or discard them.

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