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MSI 790GX-G65 AM3 Motherboard Review

ajmatson    -   March 29, 2009
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Specifications:

 

Socket:
AM3
CPU Max Support:
Phenom II
AM3 CPU Ready:
Yes
FSB / Hypertransport Bus:
up to 5200MT/s
Chipset:
AMD® 790GX+SB750
Memory Support:
DDR3 800/1066/1333/1600 (OC)
Memory Channel:
Dual Channel
DIMM Slots:
4
Max Memory:
16GB
PCI-E x16:
Gen2 (1x16, 1x8)
PCI-E x1:
2
PCI:
2
IDE:
1
SATA:
5
RAID:
0/1/5/10/JBOD
LAN:
10/100/1000*1
TPM Support:
1 (Optinal)
USB ports (Rear):
6
Audio ports (Rear):
6+Optical SPDIF
1394 ports (Rear):
1
eSATA:
1
VGA:
1
DVI:
1
HDMI:
1
DIrectX:
DX10
VGA Share Memory (MB):
512+1GB Sideport
Form Factor:
ATX
APS:
Y
Sideport Memory:
Y
CrossFire:
Y
Hybrid CrossFireX:
Y

 

 

Features:

  • APS (Active Phase Switching) APS is Active Phase Switching is complete function to Control Power Demand With Switcing Dynamically, it’s for
  • CPU, Memory and Chipset PWM.
    Saving Power under Variable Loading.
    Power Usage More Efficiency.

  • MAX FSB
    Turn OC Beginner to OC Expert!
    Save your time of trying
    Achieve OC goal in short time

  • M-Flash
    Faster and Flexible and instant
    If BIOS crash, it still can boot from USB Drive
    Update BIOS from USB Drive by M-Flash Fucntion

  • All Solid Capacitors
    Longer lifespan than electrolytic capacitors
    Endurable to operation under higher frequency & temperature
    Avoid exploding capacitors to cause mainboards failure

  • All Shielded Choke
    A choke is an inductor responsible for storing power and regulates the current.
    All shielded choke could reduce core power loss, lower EMI interference.
    Store energy longer at higher frequency, achieving higher efficiency.

  • Easy OC Switch
    Help end-users upgrade CPU FSB directly
    Buy an essential CPU but want to reach higher performance
    Skip the complicated BIOS OC setting and enjoy the higher level CPU performance

  • Sideport Memory
    equipped additional 1Gbit (128MB) DDR3 1333MHz IGP memory to accelerate onboard VGA 3D performance up to 15%.
    Independent IGP memory can reduce the consumption of system memory.

  • M-Connectors
    Easy connect to front panel & chassis cable
    2x USB, IEEE 1394, front panel (JFP1/2)& audio(JAUD1) M-connector in the package
    Easy to tell the definition of each pin

  • User Friendly Design
    Functions designed with button to be easy use.
    Help power-users tweaking process in-chasis enviornment
    Onboard SATA ports are stacked on the mainboard to avoid mechanical issue with giant graphic cards like 8800 Ultra.

  • MSI Advanced Live Update Online
    The MSI Live Update online is designed to automatically download and update the BIOS and driver when there’s a new version online. It helps reduce the risk of getting the wrong file and minimize the trouble of searching the files from MSI website.

  • CrossFireX Support
    Equip with 2 or more PCIe x16 slots, ATI CrossFire Ready.
    The ultimate multi-GPU performance gaming platform.
    Provides 2.7x faster performance than single graphic card solution.

  • Norton Internet Security™ 2009 60 days Trial
    -Blocks online identity theft by phishing Web sites
    -Detects and eliminates spyware
    -Removes viruses and Internet worms automatically
    -Protects against hackers

  • Cool'n'quiet
    AMD Cool'n'Quiet™ technology that based on famous PowerNow™ technology just brings fresh air to hot-fighting desktop platform. Cool'n'Quiet technology can automatically adjust processor ratio to throttle CPU speed with four modes.

 

All information courtesy of MSI @ http://www.msi.com/index.php?func=proddesc&maincat_no=1&cat2_no=171&prod_no=1739




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