The ASUS M4A89GTD PRO/USB3 offers fine features and serious overclocking
Subject: Motherboards | July 13, 2010 - 01:57 PM | Jeremy Hellstrom
If you are looking for a relatively inexpensive 890GX based board that doesn't cut out all of the features the chipset provides, a popular choice is ASUS' M4A89GTD Pro/USB3 board. The ASUS specific features like Core Unlocker, GPU Boost, Hybrid Processor, Turbo EVO, and Turbo Key II
only add to the two main feature offered on this board, a pair of USB 3.0 ports and six SATA 6GB/s ports; the single eSATA 6GB/s and the even dozen USB 2.0 ports just add that little extra. Inside a pair of PCIe 16x ports ensure you do not have to use the onboard GPU unless you want to, though Crossfire setups will be sharing the lanes and both will run at 8x speeds. As if that was not enough, check out the overclock that [H]ard|OCP managed.
"ASUS' latest AM3 offering promises to be at least an interesting one. Not only does it
feature USB 3 and SATA 6Gbps support, it also offers the lowest cost of entry into the
world of quad core computing with support for a Core Unlocker. All with an 890GX chipset
with integrated graphics as well."
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