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SKYMTL June 9, 2011 03:44 PM

MSI Teases their Upcoming Llano A75 FM1 Board: The A75MA-G55
 
WithAMD's Llano right around the corner, MSI shows off asmall A75 mATX board that's packing features like SATA 6G, USB 3.0 and dual GPU support. It seems like motherboard manufacturers have been more than happy to selectively "leak" upcoming products in order to get the upper hand on their competition. Gigabyte did it before the official 990FX la... [ Read full article ]

SugarJ June 9, 2011 03:58 PM

Seems to me that AMD might be telling the board manufacturers to leak these releases to get the chatter going.

JD June 9, 2011 04:13 PM

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Originally Posted by SugarJ (Post 523196)
Seems to me that AMD might be telling the board manufacturers to leak these releases to get the chatter going.

Because they know they still can't beat Intel :blarg:

AMD had their peak during the Socket 939 days where Pentium D's were out classed by Athlon X2's IMO, ever since, they've been trying to catch up.

Lanboy June 9, 2011 04:40 PM

Nice board, all true I will like to see a chipset heat sink matching the regulator one. Is that the final version ?

SKYMTL June 9, 2011 05:48 PM

Looks like the final revision to me.

kingnubian June 9, 2011 08:01 PM

Eagerly waiting on some ITX offerings!

Unregistered June 13, 2011 01:27 AM

When you add a discrete graphics card (GPU), you do not "forgoe" the intigrated graphics... lol.

Any GPU you add, is linked via CrossFire to the APU, thus 2 GPU's @ work..!

Arinoth June 13, 2011 04:51 AM

Doesn't work that way as most cards both nvidia and AMD will only sli or crossfire with the same model card otherwise as even with that the faster card will operate at the slower cards speed. You also cannot mix graphics architectures.

Iphikratous June 13, 2011 09:13 AM

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Originally Posted by Arinoth (Post 524091)
Doesn't work that way as most cards both nvidia and AMD will only sli or crossfire with the same model card otherwise as even with that the faster card will operate at the slower cards speed. You also cannot mix graphics architectures.


Theres Hybrid Crossfire. Also this: AMD Llano APU to Get Dual-GPU Technology Similar to Hybrid CrossFire - Softpedia


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