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The MSi 790x-G45 is a chipset based motherboard that supports the AMD Phenom II/Athlon/Phenom/Sempron CPU in the AM3 package.

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Pros

Plenty of BIOs functionalities that users can edit and configure to their liking

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Good overclocking capabilities via the BIOs

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Low price point, great for budget gamers, but lacks faster peripheral connections such as USB3.0 and eSATA

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Simple board design with plenty of expansion options

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Cons

No integrated GPU, buyers will need a dedicated one

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Ram slots are some what close to the CPU slot, might cause issues with some coolers

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Quality control issues, buyers reporting missing pins on the front panel header

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The MSi 790x-G45 is a chipset based motherboard that supports the AMD Phenom II/Athlon/Phenom/Sempron CPU in the AM3 package. Because of the limitations of the chipset, it does not support Windows 98 or ME editions. It comes with a HyperTransport 3.0 supporting speed up to 5200MT/s, and the AMD 790X and SB710 chipsets. This motherboard supports Dual DDR3 and 4 DDR3 DIMMs, with a maximum memory size of 8GB. It features Active Phase Switching, which allows for a more efficient power usage. It comes with loss-less content protection technology, and a longer lifespan than electrolytic capacitators.

Features
  • chipset-based motherboard
  • AMD Phenom II/Phenom/Athlon/Semprom CPU in AM3 package
  • does NOT support Windows 98 or ME
  • HyperTransport 3.0
  • AMD 790X and SB710 chipsets
  • Dual DDR3 and 4 DDR3 DIMMS
  • 8GB memory
  • Active Phase Switching
  • loss-less content protection technology
  • universal charger utility for Apple iPod, iPad, and iPhone
  • Cool'n'Quiet technology
  • M-Flash feature
  • ports for: keyboard, mouse, 6in1 audio jack, 6 USB 2.0 ports, LAN jack, serial port
  • 6 mounting holes
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