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MSI, the world-renowned mainboards and graphics cards manufacturer, has officially launched their AMD 9-Series chipset based mainboards; the 990FXA-GD80 and 990FXA-GD65. The 990FXA-GD80 and 990FXA-GD65 support the upcoming FX "Bulldozer" CPUs from AMD which also feature world's first native desktop octa-core CPUs for the AM3+ socket. the MSI 990FXA-GD80 continues the technological focus for which MSI has garnered worldwide applause; The United States Department of Defense Military Standard 810G certified Military Class II components, and world's easiest and powerful automatic overclocking feature: OC Genie II. Complemented by a number of practical and convenient features to satisfy the requirements of all users, no matter if it is a basic user, power gamer or extreme overclocker. This includes support for SLI and CrossFireX multi-graphics setups with 4 x16 PCI Express 2.0 connectors, THX TruStudioPRO and All SATA 6 Gbps storage. 

The most stable components

MSI's 990FXA-GD80 mainboard will feature the most stable components. With United States Department of Defense certified Military Standard 810G Military Class II components MSI has proven that Military Class II components can stand the strain of modern hardware used in military equipment, whether that is an extremely high or low temperature or ruggedness with drop and shock tests. With certified Military Class II components you are ensured of the highest quality components used on your MSI 990FXA-GD80 mainboard.

World's easiest 1 second overclock

MSI's 25 years of knowledge in mainboards and overclocking has delivered some remarkable results. From world's first overclockable 80286 mainboard to the simplest ease for end-users to upgrade their PC performance up to 250% with a simple push of a button shows MSI's dedication to give end-users more performance with their mainboards. OC Genie II unlocks hidden CPU cores, overclocks the processor and overclocks the memory all with a single push of a button. So easy you never have to worry about your BIOS or software utilities again!

Full multi-graphics technology support

MSI's 990FXA-GD80 and 990FXA-GD65 mainboards support both NVIDIA® SLITM and AMD CrossFireXTM to ensure the best compatibility, graphics power and future upgrade possibilities without the worries of multi Graphics card support. Multi-graphics solution are ideal for users that reach new performance levels with OC Genie II and need to have a graphics setup to complete that performance.

THX TruStudioPRO: the best audio experience

To deliver the best listening experience, the MSI 990FXA-GD80 mainboard comes with THX TruStudioPRO technology, featuring the most realistic and dynamic effects and optimum sound quality to enjoy Blu-ray movies, multi-media entertainment or 3D games for an unrivalled audio experience.

Technical specifications





Support for an AMD FX & PhenomTM II & AthlonTM II & SempronTM Processors with an AM3+ socket / 140W Ready


AMD 990FX + SB950


4 DIMMs support for DDR3-2133(OC)/1866(OC)/1600(OC)/1333/1066 MHz up to 32GB max


8-channel (7.1) THX TruStudioPro HD Audio subsystem with S/PDIF out

8-channel (7.1) HD Audio subsystem with S/PDIF out


10/100/1000 Mb/s LAN subsystem

Peripheral Interfaces

6 x SATA 6Gb/s ports from SB950
2 x IEEE 1394 ports. (1R / 1F)
4 x USB 3.0 ports.  (2R / 2F)
8 x USB 2.0 ports  (4R / 4F)
2 x Power eSATA ports (USB 2.0 Combo)
4 x PCI Express x16
2 x PCI-E x1
1 x PCI

6 x SATA 6Gb/s ports from SB950
2 x USB 3.0 ports
12 x USB 2.0 ports (8R / 4F)
2 x PCI Express x16
4 x PCI-E x1
1 x PCI

For more information about pricing and availability, please contact a local official MSI distributor.

About MSI

MSI is proud of its more than 20 years experience in designing and manufacturing high performance IT products.
The product lines of MSI are motherboards, graphic cards, notebooks, consumer electronics, barebones, networking and server products, and fully integrated add-on peripherals. With its ISO 9001 and ISO 14001 qualified facilities, MSI products provide the best performance, reliability and value-increasing productivity.

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