ASUS prepping to release AMD 790X based mobo

Posted on Monday, Aug 03 2009 @ 14:56 CEST by Thomas De Maesschalck
ASUS is planning to release the M4A79XTD EVO motherboard later this month, this mainboard for Socket AM3 CPUs uses the AMD 790X chipset.
Based on AMD 790X+SB750 chipset, the board features an 8+2 phase power design, supports AMD Phenom II and Athlon II processors, and comes with four DDR3-1800 memory slots as well as two PCIe x16 slots for CrossFireX setups. Boasting one eSATA and seven SATA 3.0Gbps ports, 7.1 channel audio, Gigabit Ethernet, and one FireWire connector, Asus’ AM3 motherboard is expected to be available later this month.

Source: Expreview

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