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Old July 9, 2008, 06:52 PM
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Default AMD 790GX Chipset Features & ‏Performance Revealed

ChileHardware has once again posted some exclusive AMD news, this time regarding the features and performance of the AMD 790GX chipset:
"Dear Friends,

We have just made available some new Slides of AMD Roadmap, where it shows the summary of features of the upcoming AMD 790GX Chipset and some gaming tests (made by AMD) which shows the huge performance increase of this new IGP (33% over AMD 780G)."

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Old July 9, 2008, 08:19 PM
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My only question is this. How badly are the board manufacturers going to screw this one up? Looks good, as did the 780G..........
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Old July 10, 2008, 05:34 PM
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Hopefully AMD sets some better standards for the board manufacturers so they don't **** this up again. The 780G boards are still great, just don't pair them w/ high-powered CPUs or expect high-levels of overclocking.
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Old July 13, 2008, 01:21 PM
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so when's the expected launch of the 790GX mobo's?
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