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Gigabyte GA-MA790FXT-UD5P


$213.00 Released May, 2009

Product Shot 1 The Pros:Supports an SLI setup with both cards running at full speed (x16 mode). Lots of hard drive connectors - includes 10x SATA 3Gbps ports. Well laid-out board design - accommodates larger graphics cards without blocking any connections.

The Cons:Uses the angled variety of SATA connectors - can be difficult to access after installation. Doesn't include a floppy drive data cable in the box.

The GA-MA790FXT-UD5P is a high-end ATX motherboard from Gigabyte, released in mid-2009. This board is a step up from the Gigabyte’s GA-MA790GPT-UD3H, as the GA-MA790FXT-UD5P ditches onboard graphics and Hybrid CrossFireX for full-fledged CrossFireX and two PCI Express 2.0 slots running in x16 mode.

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This motherboard is compatible with AM3 socket processors, including the latest 6-core Phenom II models. Overclockers will likely appreciate the 8+2 phase VRM design with AMD OverDrive support, allowing enthusiasts to get the most out of their system. Other features include 10 SATA 3Gb/s hard drive connectors, Gigabit Ethernet with teaming support and 4 DDR3 memory slots with a maximum capacity of 16GB. Gigabyte includes a variety of proprietary software applications in the box.

Features

  • Socket AM3 support
  • Comatible with Phenom II X6 processors
  • 2 x PCI Express x16 slots
  • DDR3 memory – 16GB max.
  • 10 x SATA 3Gb/s connectors
  • 8+2 phase VRM power design
  • AMD OverDrive support
  • Dolby Home Theater certified
  • Windows 7 compatible

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    supports an SLI setup with both cards running at full speed (x16 mode)

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    lots of hard drive connectors - includes 10x SATA 3Gbps ports

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    well laid-out board design - accommodates larger graphics cards without blocking any connections

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    lots of overclocking options in the BIOS - great for system tweakers

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    construction - feels sturdy, and built with quality components

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    good RAID support - works as expected without any major issues

Cons
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    uses the angled variety of SATA connectors - can be difficult to access after installation

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    doesn't include a floppy drive data cable in the box

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