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GIGABYTE MA790FXT-UD5P AM3 Motherboard

DDR3 and AMD 790FX - a winning combination? - GIGABYTE thinks so as we parade their new MA790FXT-UD5P.

| Socket AM3/AM3+ in Motherboards | Posted: Jul 2, 2009 5:04 am
TweakTown Rating: 87%Manufacturer: GIGABYTE

GIGABYTE MA790FXT-UD5P AM3 Motherboard

 

Introduction

 

AM3 has never looked so good. With support for both DDR2 and DDR3 on the same CPU, the possibilities with this platform are endless. We have already seen quite a few good boards come out, either supporting one or the other technology and some with both. But one thing remains constant; a good price and a pretty good performing board and CPU combo for the outlay.

 

Just recently we took a look at the little brother of today's candidate from GIGABYTE; this new one is based on DDR3 memory and the 790FX chipset. Coning in at 179.99 U.S. Dollars over at Newegg , it's a bit higher priced than most. But can it handle the pressure? Let's see how it goes.

 

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