OC Genie rocks.
High overall build quality.
Very easy overclocking options.
Out of the box AMD X6 support.
Quad CrossFireX support.
Performance slightly trails the competition.
By iXBT Labs on May 20, 2011
Motherboards based on high-end chipsets are often purchased not only by overclockers and gaming enthusiasts, but also users willing to get the best components to build a reliable, nicely expandable rig. It's not a secret that motherboards like this...-
By PC Pro on October 07, 2010
Expensive for an AMD-based board, but packed with an impressive roster of features...83
By PCPer on September 14, 2010
There are, without a doubt, flashier motherboards out there that will tempt users. More LED’s, unique cooling solutions, exotic colors, etc. But when it comes down to usable features, stability, overclocking, and the ability to run 4x CrossFire,...-
By LanOC Reviews on September 10, 2010
After living with the 890FXA-GD70 for a few weeks now I am impressed by MSI’s attention to detail and well thought out software. I found the BIOS to be a little difficult to work with, but considering all the features packed into it, it comes as...100
By Maximum PC on September 09, 2010
Overclocking made easy (and comparatively inexpensive) It’s almost impossible to drop a processor into MSI’s 890FXA-GD70 motherboard without overclocking it. The reason has nothing to do with MSI not letting you run a chip at stock...90
By Atomic MPC on August 02, 2010
One of the better AMD boards we’ve looked...92
By Legit Reviews on July 29, 2010
The MSI 890FXA-GD70 is a great performing 890FX board that should make your short list if you are looking for a board that has the latest features!...-
By X-bit Labs on July 29, 2010
Speaking of the pricing, we have to remind you that prices differ in various parts of the world, but they are all below $200, staying mostly around $175-$185. The only exception is the mainboard from MSI that is approaching $200 barrier and...-
By HardOCP on July 27, 2010
The MSI 890FX-GD70 motherboard is a powerful tool for the AMD hardware enthusiast. Considering AMD has already got its SATA 6Gbps implementation native and MSI has added on NEC's USB 3.0 controller, the MSI 890FX-GD70 is "future proof," at least...-
By OverClock Intelligence Agency on July 16, 2010
With the release of the Thuban processors earlier this year, AMD has brought six core CPUs into the realm of affordable desktop machines. And their latest 800-series chipsets are designed to fully support them. Of course the new chips are also...-