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AMD's 890GX chipset finally makes its debut

Brings native SATA 6Gbps and PCIe 2.0 lanes

By Steve Dougherty from Mar 2, 2010 @ 0:54 CST

Today sees the birth of 890GX, AMD's new motherboard chipset which gives the latest in technologies such as native SATA 3.0 support (via the SB850 Southbridge), all PCI-e 2.0 lanes, Radeon HD 4290 DX10.1 IGP and support for AMD's upcoming six-core processors.

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The first example of many more 890GX based boards to come entered our labs a short time ago and we now have our review online in the form of the ASUS M4A89GTD Pro/USB3 where we look at both its IGP and discrete graphics performance, overall chipset performance, feature set and compare to Intel's mid-level H57 platform.

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For further coverage on the new chipset, check out the links below :-

- Techspot
- Neoseeker
- Hardware Canucks
- Overclockers Club (ASUS Board)
- Overclockers Club (GIGABYTE Board)
- Hardware Secrets
- PC Perspective
- Hot Hardware



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