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Sapphire AMD 790FX Motherboard Pictured

Discussion in 'News' started by JacKz5o, Nov 8, 2007.

  1. JacKz5o New Member

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    Sapphire has unveiled its high-end Phenom-ready 790FX-powered motherboard. The CrossFireX PC-AM2RD790 will support both AM2 and AM2+ processors, DDR2-1066, six SATA 3.0Gbp/s ports, and three PCI-Express 2.0 16X slot. Sapphire didn't bother to use any copper for the chipset cooling but has equipped the board with an aluminum cooling system, complete with multiple heatpipes. The board is currently ready and will become available by the end of the month.

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    Source: TechConnect Magazine
     
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    Re-badged DFI board...lol
     
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    If the price on these is less than the DFI branded board, this will be my new board.
     
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    Heh the LanParty logo is still down there lol. Sapphire LanParty ;)
     
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    Actually under forum rules it's not really up to it's members to post news but to leave it to the news editors. We can let my thread die and use this proper one.:D
     
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    i had 2 sapphire motherboards before and they were the biggest heaps of crap ever! They make good graphics cards, crap motherboards!
     
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    Personally, I think it'd be neat if there was a little fan or something embedded in the I/O port to cool off that heatsink. :p
     
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    It's only 8 watts mdm-adph. I don't know if it really needs a fan.
     
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    I know this, BUT the INQ one is Quad but lacks space for the cards.
     
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    and its a Gigabyte product ;)
     
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    Need? Who said anything about need?

    Bah -- and here I thought, from posting on this board all this time, that custom computing was all about excess. Guess I was wrong. :p
     
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    Looks nice, lets just hope this board isnt a failure like their previous two AMD boards. Gawd those were horrible.
     
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    Nah, I think this case it's because a tiny fan on the heatsink would be annoying as hell. A surprisingly practical reason :laugh:
     
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    hmm i wonder if this one is in the ranks of the DFI and Asus Boards, Gigabyte im unsure of since they released 3 at onces.
     

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