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MSI 890GXM-G65

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About a month ago we reviewed the AMD Athlon II X3 425 processor when coupled with an AMD 890GX + SB850 motherboard and in this review we are taking a closer look at that motherboard under Linux. The motherboard in question is the MSI 890GXM-G65 with USB 3.0 and Serial ATA 6Gb/s support.

Features:

CPU

- AM3 Socket
- AMD Phenom II / Athlon II / Sempron 100 Series Support
- 2600MHz Hyper Transport FSB

Chipset

- AMD 890GX Northbridge
- AMD SB850 Southbridge

Memory

- 4 x 240-pin DDR3 Memory Support
- DDR3-800/1066/1333 MHz Support
- DDR3-1600/1800/2133MHz Support In OC Mode
- 16GB Maximum Memory Capacity

Expansion Slots

- 2 x PCI Express x16
- 1 x PCI Express x1
- 1 x PCI

Storage

- 1 x ATA-133 IDE
- 5 x SATA 6GB/s
- SATA 0/1/5/10 RAID Support

Video

- ATI Radeon HD 4290

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