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ECS A790GXM-AD3 Discloses Extraordinary Gaming Performance of AMD Dragon Platform

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Elitegroup Computer Systems (ECS), today releases the A790GXM-AD3 Black Series motherboard disclosing the extraordinary gaming performance of AMD’s latest Dragon platform. Supporting the latest AMD Phenom II processors, ATI CrossFireX technology, and the dual channel DDR3 memory architecture, ECS A790GXM-AD3 unleashes the full potential of hardware components that gamers are always eager for. With its upscale capability, the A790GXM-AD3 motherboard brings a spectacular gaming platform delivering the irrefutable performance to satisfy the gaming desire of extreme gamers.




Evolution in Structure, Revolution in Performance
Inheriting the advantages of AMD 790GX chipset, the A790GXM-AD3 Black Series motherboard incorporates the support for the latest 45nm AMD Phenom II processors to deliver the next generation computing capabilities. In addition, ECS A790GXM-AD3 comes with the feature of dual channel memory architecture that supports DDR3 1333MHz memory up to the capacity of 32GB which is capable to provide faster data throughput for memory-intensive applications. To meet hardcore overclockers’ requirements, the latest exclusive BIOS utility, M.I.B. II, is included to provide various detailed tweaking options. Paired with AMD SB750 south bridge controller supporting the function of ACC (Advanced Clock Calibration), ECS A790GXM-AD3 allows users to push the overall system performance to another higher scale. As the key factors that eventually decide the stability while overclocking, the 5 phase power design with unique cooling system leads users to reach the limit without suffering any issues of overheating. With all these innovations of evolution in structure, ECS A790GXM-AD3 is capable of bringing a revolutionarily optimized gaming platform to every extreme gamer.

Superior Scalability for Gamers’ Needs
Leveraging the power of ATI Radeon HD3300 integrated graphics core which fully supports Microsoft DirectX 10, ECS A790GXM-AD3 allows gamers to enjoy the gaming pleasure even without any add-on graphics cards. In addition, the innovative design of ATI Hybrid Graphics technology is capable to provide up to 75% performance increase by enabling both of the integrated graphics core and the add-on graphics card simultaneously. For extreme gamers that are always pursuing the best gaming experience, the dual x16 PCI Express 2.0 expansion slots supporting ATI CrossFireX technology reveal the hope that sparkles in their eyes. Being well equipped with the most powerful ATI Radeon HD3300 integrated graphics core, the support for ATI Hybrid Graphics technology as well as ATI CrossFireX technology, the A790GXM-AD3 Black Series motherboard multiplies gamers’ choices with superior scalability of gaming performance.

Great Motherboard with Well-Considered Details
Meeting the sophisticated demands from the market, ECS A790GXM-AD3 provides not only a perfect gaming platform focusing on the performance, but also with rich features in details such as ECS Ultra I/O Rear panel for connecting peripherals conveniently, all-solid-capacitor design for better durability, and the on-board HDMI connector as well as the design of Easy button (Power Button & Reset Button) and Easy Clear (Clear CMOS button on the rear panel). With all details well considered, ECS A790GXM-AD3 is meant to be the excellent choice for gamers in the market.

Source: ECS
 

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Well the IGP is crap but the capabilities and specs on this board look nice. Obviously AMD isnt going for Tri Channel Memory on the P2 which is sort of a shame. Intel already shows how greatly improved it is for it.
 
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To be fair i have a HD3200 in my laptop using system ram for memory and it manages to play sins of a solar empire, wow, supreme commander all fine with medium to low settings at 1280x800, so even though it isn't anywhere near as good as a decent discrete card it is always nice to have a backup in case that pencil mod doesn't go too well... ;)
 
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This board with everything on it wouldnt come close to my current rig, and im already bored of the current one. I miss my FX days, and they might yet come back to me, but untill then . . .
 

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color scheme is ugly. they should stick with just 2 colors ie yellow/orange or black/red. 3 colors looks ugly. But regardless, i just dont see myself buying an ECS board, their quality is usually mediocre.
 

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And I thouht MSI would be the first!!!

OK I'm really thinking about selling or trading my qx9650 with 790i for new 790fx with high end pII chip


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I have the GF8200A Black edition. Its a nice stable board but they failed me with their pathetic Voltage settings and because of that my 9500 could not be OCd past 2.7Ghz. Also they don't have NB multi setting. Ofcourse you can get away with a Black edition CPU. But still their Bios sucks and I am going to stop buying their so called Performance boards. I am going to stick with Biostar.
 
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Well the IGP is crap but the capabilities and specs on this board look nice. Obviously AMD isnt going for Tri Channel Memory on the P2 which is sort of a shame. Intel already shows how greatly improved it is for it.
What's wrong with the IGP on this? It has a 3300 and will run both hybrid and crossfireX. Did I miss something?
 

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I have the GF8200A Black edition. Its a nice stable board but they failed me with their pathetic Voltage settings and because of that my 9500 could not be OCd past 2.7Ghz. Also they don't have NB multi setting. Ofcourse you can get away with a Black edition CPU. But still their Bios sucks and I am going to stop buying their so called Performance boards. I am going to stick with Biostar.
haha you think that mobo is bad there 1st black edition mobo was the P45 one and it wouldn't do a 450mhz FSB
 

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this board is average if anything. still no matx boards out there for 790GX and that totally bites. with the exception of DFI and biostar
 
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Well the IGP is crap but the capabilities and specs on this board look nice. Obviously AMD isnt going for Tri Channel Memory on the P2 which is sort of a shame. Intel already shows how greatly improved it is for it.
agree, i expect 4xxx IGP , but i see this is first time i see good cooler from ecs
 

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Well I still I don't see a 4 series IGP happening in near future since rs880 is going to be an rv620 anyways if I remember right?