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ASUS Crosshair IV Formula (AMD 890FX) Motherboard - Final Thoughts

AMD has dropped a 6 Core CPU on the consumer and ASUS has a board with performance and features to match.

By: | Socket AM3/AM3+ in Motherboards | Posted: May 25, 2010 6:03 am
TweakTown Rating: 90%Manufacturer: ASUS

Final Thoughts


While we were not impressed with the new AMD Phenom II X6 1090T from a raw performance stand point, we feel we might have found an interesting niche for this CPU and the new 890FX chipset.


We are sure it will not come as any surprise, but the AMD system fits into the high-end gaming platform quite well. When you combine the $300 Phenom II X6 with the ASUS Crosshair IV Formula you end up with a very capable gaming system at a rather low cost. This is not to say that it is the cheapest platform out, just that you are going to get more bang for your gaming buck with this board and CPU. The addition of features like Turbo Key II, X-Fi audio, Gaming First LAN connection and CrossfireX support just add to the value here.


With a $230 price tag at, it is hard to go wrong on this one.




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