MSI 790GX-G65 ATX Motherboard Review

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MSI 790GX-G65 ATX Motherboard Review

Postby Apoptosis » Mon Apr 13, 2009 7:47 am

MSI 790GX-G65 ATX Motherboard Review

The MSI 790GX-G65 supports up to 16GB of RAM, has two PCI-E x16 slots for ATI CrossFireX and 7.1 Blu-ray ready high-definition audio. The board also features built-in Radeon HD 3300 graphics with DVI, HDMI and D-Sub outputs. It also has 1GB DDR3 1333MHz SidePort memory on the motherboard, so the integrated GPU can be set up in Hybrid CrossFire with select discrete ATI graphics cards.

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AMD's 790GX + SB750 platform makes for a great HTPC gaming platform while also offering enough flexibility to function as a full-blown gaming platform and even an extreme benchmarking platform. MSI's 790GX-G65 pulls all three roles off effectively for a paltry $129.99. In nearly all of our tests the AM3 platform pulled ahead of the AM2+ platform with a modest margin, so the performance improvement is there...



Article Title: MSI 790GX-G65 ATX Motherboard Review
Article URL: http://www.legitreviews.com/article/953/1/
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