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The A790GXM-A is an ATX-form motherboard from ECS using AMD's 790GX chipset architecture.

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Pros

CrossFire sets up easily without having to play with jumpers

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offers full multiplier control for unlocked CPUs

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comes with some good SATA cables that create a quick interface

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allows full control of the system's resources, ideal for advanced users that know what they're doing

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fast enough to be used with high end RAM and video cards as a gaming machine

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Cons

included software doesn't work well with RAID setups, better off using the Windows-based RAID drivers

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BIOS gets a little unstable when overclocked, need to be careful with settings

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some compatibility issues with Windows 7, included software isn't compatible - need to go to the website to download the latest to get it working right

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The A790GXM-A is an ATX-form motherboard from ECS using AMD's 790GX chipset architecture.  It can support up to 16GB DDR2 1066 SDRAM, and features an integrated ATI Radeon HD 3300 graphics adapter.  The southbridge is an AMD SB750 and can support up to 12 USB 2.0 connections.  For further information, please see the AMD 790GX Chipset report.

Features
  • Northbridge:  AMD 790GX
  • Southbridge:  AMD SB750
  • Socket:  AM2/AM2+
  • 2 x16 PCI-E Graphics slots
  • 2 x1 PCI-E Graphics slots
  • ATI CrossfireX support
  • 12 USB 2.0, 6 SATA 3 Gb/s
  • HDMI Support
  • Supports up to 16GB DDR2 1066 SDRAM
  • Size:  30.5cm x 24.4cm
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