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Gigabyte 890GPA-UD3H Motherboard Review - AMD 890GX

Postby Apoptosis » Tue Mar 02, 2010 3:49 pm

Gigabyte 890GPA-UD3H Motherboard Review - AMD 890GX

AMD is getting ready to come out with Phenom II X6 six-core processor and they have gone ahead and done a platform refresh of sorts that enhances support for future product and also brings new mainstream features to the market. The result of this is the introduction of ATI Radeon HD 4290 Graphics with the AMD 890GX chipset and a brand new southbridge called the SB850.

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Article Title: Gigabyte 890GPA-UD3H Motherboard Review - AMD 890GX
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Re: Gigabyte 890GPA-UD3H Motherboard Review - AMD 890GX

Postby Optix » Tue Mar 02, 2010 5:19 pm

MOVE THE FRONT PANEL AUDIO HEADER!!!11!1111

Sorry. That's about the only pet peeve I have about Gigabyte boards lately. I was able to toy around with a friend's while we tried some overclocking and it was pretty amazing how rich their BIOS is. The price tag doesn't seem too bad on this but it should drive the 790's down, which would be good for me. Hehehe.
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Re: Gigabyte 890GPA-UD3H Motherboard Review - AMD 890GX

Postby pwcmed » Tue Mar 02, 2010 5:40 pm

I might of overlooked but I didn't see anything about the ACC feature used to unlock cores? I read that it is missing on this chipset. I also read that ASUS and ASRock have added a feature that does the same thing.
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Re: Gigabyte 890GPA-UD3H Motherboard Review - AMD 890GX

Postby Gomeler » Tue Mar 02, 2010 7:38 pm

pwcmed wrote:I might of overlooked but I didn't see anything about the ACC feature used to unlock cores? I read that it is missing on this chipset. I also read that ASUS and ASRock have added a feature that does the same thing.


ACC is gone :( Rumor has it Asus has a jumper on their boards that will unlock cores though. Maybe Gigabyte et al will implement the same trick.
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Re: Gigabyte 890GPA-UD3H Motherboard Review - AMD 890GX

Postby Apoptosis » Tue Mar 02, 2010 8:41 pm

pwcmed wrote:I might of overlooked but I didn't see anything about the ACC feature used to unlock cores? I read that it is missing on this chipset. I also read that ASUS and ASRock have added a feature that does the same thing.


Gigabyte has something coming out soon... I just can't say anything about it... yet...
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Re: Gigabyte 890GPA-UD3H Motherboard Review - AMD 890GX

Postby snakyjake » Mon Mar 08, 2010 2:56 pm

I'm hoping to see a review comparing to Intel's i5 and i7-860.
Like to see media encoding and compression tests too.

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Re: Gigabyte 890GPA-UD3H Motherboard Review - AMD 890GX

Postby Darkstar » Mon Mar 08, 2010 3:15 pm

Apoptosis wrote:
pwcmed wrote:I might of overlooked but I didn't see anything about the ACC feature used to unlock cores? I read that it is missing on this chipset. I also read that ASUS and ASRock have added a feature that does the same thing.


Gigabyte has something coming out soon... I just can't say anything about it... yet...



ugh....NDA's....

can you say when you might be able to say something? :lol:

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