ASUS uses AMD 790GX chipset to keep AM2+ platform in the game
Last September, PC Perspective’s own Josh Walrath wrote a comprehensive article on AMD’s 790GX chipset and outlined numerous feature available with this chipset that will benefit the gamer and enthusiast communities.
While the 790GX is still primarily based on the 780G and SB700, the chipset does offer Advanced Clock Calibration, which is an overclocking tool that increases the upper overclocking spectrum of current Phenom II processors.
AMD 790FX and AMD 790GX motherboards are the heart and soul of the "Dragon" platform.
This platform is based on its performance, visual experience, and energy efficiency, according to AMD. AMD claims combining the 790GX chipset with an AMD Phenom II processor and ATI Radeon HD 4870 graphics card will “deliver screaming computing power for gaming with an efficient design and an unbeatable HD experience for the money.”
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