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MSI Unveils AMD DDR2/DDR3 Combo Motherboard

AM3 users get choice for memory
By Zac O'Vadka from Mar 10, 2009 @ 0:17 CDT

Until now, users with AMD's AM3 processors have been forced to choose between motherboards that supported only DDR2 or DDR3. Now you can choose both. MSI showed their 790GX-8D motherboard at CeBIT, which is aimed to give users an easier upgrade path with AM3 CPU's.

 

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The 790GX-8D has four DDR2 slots as well as four DDR3 slots, two PCIe X16 slots, two PCIe x1 slots, and a single PCI slot. The new board supports CrossfireX and Hybrid CrossfireX using the onboard graphics.

 

It also featurs MSI's APS power saving technology and DrMOS voltage converters.

 



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