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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.


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...

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