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The GA-MA790FX-DS5 is an ATX-form motherboard from Gigabyte, using AMD's 790FX gamer-grade chipset architecture.

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Pros

allows for fine-tuning and advanced adjustment

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will run CrossFire on a pair of PCI-E x16 slots and still have slots left over

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overclocking is well designed, can boost performance at several points

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has 8 separate BIOS configuration save areas, good for experimentation

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fast enough interaction between components for a serious gaming rig

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Cons

comes with the bare minimum for SATA cables, need to get more if you're building a RAID

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oversize coolers will block one or two memory slots

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The GA-MA790FX-DS5 is an ATX-form motherboard from Gigabyte, using AMD's 790FX gamer-grade chipset architecture.  It supports up to 16GB of DDR2 1066 SDRAM and features an all-copper thermal-cooling pipe that supports silent running.  The GA-MA790FX-DS5 also features integrated 7.1-channel HD Audio.  For further information please see the AMD 790FX Chipset report.

Features
  • Northbridge:  AMD 790FX
  • Southbridge:  AMD SB600
  • Socket:  AM2/AM2+
  • 2 x16 PCI-E Graphics slots
  • 2 x8 PCI-E Graphics slots
  • ATI CrossfireX support
  • Integrated 7.1-Channel HD Audio
  • 10 USB 2.0, 4 SATA 3 Gb/s, 3 IEEE 1394a
  • Supports up to 16GB DDR2 1066 SDRAM
  • Size:  30.5cm x 24.4cm
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