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Old March 12, 2010, 07:34 PM
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Why'd AMD do that with the 890 chipsets? I'm going to guess to keep cheap CPUs with cheap motherboards and expensive CPUs with expensive motherboards so consumers won't buy cheap CPUs with expensive motherboards. But since manufacturers like ASUS and Gigabyte are implementing this switch, that'd somewhat contradict what I just said...
What it is Geokilla, is a Legal Loophole that we can thank the likes of ASUS, GB, MSI (?) for doing. Since ACC is not allowed in the new chipsets this dandy little piece of hardware technically complies with AMD's demands while not getting the board partners in any hot water.

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