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ASUS M4A79T Deluxe 790FX Motherboard - The Box and What's Inside

While Intel has taken all the focus of late, AMD is still in the running and today ASUS sends out the 790FX based AM3 board for approval.

By: | Socket AM3/AM3+ in Motherboards | Posted: May 28, 2009 5:49 am
TweakTown Rating: 85%Manufacturer: ASUS

Package and Contents


ASUS M4A79T Deluxe Motherboard


First off we start with the package and the contents. For the base boards that are part of the ROG series, ASUS has a simple way for you to identify them on the shelves. All Intel boards use a base blue for the boxes and AMD use green; pretty simple since Intel's business colour is blue and AMD's is green. On the front there is very little info apart from the company logo and the board model number.


ASUS M4A79T Deluxe Motherboard


On the back, however, ASUS does a good job to complete the picture. ASUS puts marketing info on some of the board's primary features along with a spec sheet that is available on the website and a colour photo on the top right.


ASUS M4A79T Deluxe Motherboard


Moving along, it's time to look at the user manual. ASUS colours the manual in the same scheme as the box. The user manual is the same usual manual that ASUS provides with its high-end boards, rather large with a lot of info on the board and the included software on the included DVD.


ASUS M4A79T Deluxe Motherboard


ASUS provides five SATA data and one IDE data cable in its cable bundle. There are no power splitters included so your PSU will need to be up to scratch or you will need to buy them separate.


ASUS M4A79T Deluxe Motherboard


Lastly on the included accessories list we have two Crossfire data cables for two or four GPU operations as well as a PCI expansion cover with two USB and one FireWire port.


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