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MSI Unveils 870A-G54 Value AM3 Motherboard

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  1. btarunr

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    MSI unveiled the 870A-G54, a value socket AM3 motherboard based on the AMD 870 + SB850 chipset. The 870 is AMD's value discrete graphics chipset, which supports one graphics card over a PCI-Express 2.0 x16 link, or two cards over two electrical x8 links, as implemented on this board. The CPU is powered by a 5+1 phase VRM which uses high-C capacitors. Expansion slots include two PCI-Express 2.0 x16 (electrical x8 when both are populated), supporting ATI CrossfireX; three PCI and one PCI-E x1. The SB850 southbridge gives out six internal SATA 6 Gb/s ports, an additional controller drives the IDE. Connectivity includes 8-channel audio with optical SPDIF, two USB 3.0 ports, a number of USB 2.0 ports, and gigabit Ethernet. The MSI 870A-G54 will be released in the coming weeks. This is the second board from the company based on this chipset, the other being the Lucid Hydra-equipped 870A-GD60 Hydra.

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    Looks promising if the pricing is right.... Im liking Crossfire on a budget board, this 870 chipset will be just what I need when I grab a Thuban for MOAR WCG POWAH!!!!
     
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    Very promising. If I get me an X6, I'll have to save money somewhere, and this board looks like a fantastic compromise.
     
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    Umm... Serial?
    That is all. :laugh:
     

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