ECS A790GXM-A Black


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The A780GM-A is an ATX socket AM2+ motherboard that uses the AMD 780GX chipset and supports 5200/2000 MT/s FSB AMD CPUs. Features 4 DDR2-800 DIMM slots, 2 PCI, 2 PCI-E x1, and 2 PCI-E x16 slots. Rear I/O ports include 1 IEEE 1394a, 6 USB 2.0, 2 Gigabit Ethernet, 1 HDMI, and 6-in-1 8-channel audio jacks. 2 Realtek RTL 8111C Gigabit Fast Ethernet-based network interface cards included.


ECS A790GXM-A Black Reviews Rating: 76 out of 100 based on 2 ratings.

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AMD Zone 75% Nov 25 '08 7/10 Sep 10 '08
Digit-Life  --- Oct 02 '08
Guru3d  --- Oct 01 '08
Hardware Secrets  --- Sep 10 '08 82/100 Nov 18 '08
Overclockers Club  --- Nov 16 '08  --- Apr 02 '09
t-break  --- Nov 29 '08
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"The ECS board is very promising but unfortunately without getting any of our Phenom processors stable this does put some doubts in our mind and doesn't allow us to fully test the board to it's best..."

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"In my opinion, I think the ECS A790GXM-A is a pretty good buy. If you're after an affordable motherboard for the AM2/AM2+ platform that's pretty feature-rich, then look no further. It offers decent..."

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"This motherboard would have been almost a perfect choice in its class but for the tainted impression from its overclocking. However, modern processors, as well as other parts, are not expensive, so..."

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"It's all about value, and fact is that for 139 USD you'll receive an extraordinary amount of features and performance. Though the pricing would be far better at 125 USD, which we'll believe it'll..."

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"In summary, ECS A790GXM-A can be a good pick if you are building a mid-range PC and plan to decide which video card you will pick later or will buy a video card compatible with Hybrid CrossFire...."

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  • Product Type: Socket AM2
  • Manufacturer: ECS
  • Released
    North AmericaSep 10, 2008
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