AMD’s new/last IGP motherboard—the 890GX

Posted by Kathleen Maher on March 19th 2010 | Permalink
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Kathleen Maher

AMD has continued to impress us with their chipsets and the new ASUS M4A89GTD Pro/USB3 is one of their finest. The 890GX represents the last IGP chipset from AMD before the move to Fusion. The basic specs are formidable. It has an AM3 socket for a Phenom II (and several other processors). It can run up to four 1333 MHz DDR3 memory DIMMs (dual in-line memory module), has a VGA, DVI, and HDMI video outputs, as well as 1394, SATA, and 12 USB 2.0 ports and two USB 3.0 ports—one of the first boards to embrace the new specification. The 890GX…