Sapphire reveals the Pure CrossFireX 890GX, a new Socket AM3 motherboard based on the AMD 890GX + SB850 chipsets. This new ATX motherboard features six SATA 6Gbps ports but lacks support for USB 3.0. Graphics are provided by the ATI Radeon HD 4290 IGP, there are four DDR3-1600 memory slots and two PCIe x16 slots with CrossFireX support (at x8). Full specifications at Sapphire.
The Sapphire PURE CrossFireX 890GX AM3 is designed for AMD Phenom II™ AM3 true sextet-core processors and next generation graphics with high speed DDR3 DRAM module. Performance, scalability, and personalization are coupled with an innovative and efficient design incorporating new ATI CrossFireX and Radeon HD4290 Graphics Hybrid CrossFire technologies. The Sapphire PURE CrossFireX 890GX AM3 is designed for PC enthusiasts, high-performance gamers and professional overclockers**. Cut to the chase and open up the system BIOS to mad tweaking for the hardcore overclocker, via real-time control and then using the AMD OverDrive utility. Get the power of multi GPU graphics behind you to experience the ultimate in high definition gaming . Loaded with next generation technologies like PCI Express® 2.0 and HyperTransport™ 3.0 technology, get the ammo you need in gaming, HD editing, and high resolution video to lead the pack, not follow it. Build your dream PC. Start with a Sapphire PURE CrossFireX 890GX AM3 motherboard.