ASUS M4A89GTD Pro and M4A89GTD Pro USB3 - motherboards based on AMD 890GX chipset

Tuesday, February 16, 2010

Taiwanese company ASUSTeK Computer, apparently preparing to become one of the first motherboard manufacturers reporting to the market model based on chipset AMD 890GX. In any case, have recently become aware of the details of two of these motherboards - M4A89GTD Pro and M4A89GTD Pro USB3, moreover, the latter supports high-speed interface USB 3.0 (SuperSpeed USB).

Interestingly, the version of the motherboards that were then in the initial stage of development, visitors can explore the exhibition CES 2010, held in early January. Both models support the interaction with future AMD processors in the performance AM3 and a TDP of 140 watts, and equipped with a 10 +2 phase power system. In addition, motherboards ASUS M4A89GTD Pro and M4A89GTD Pro USB3 have four slots for DDR3 DIMM memory modules and integrated graphics processor supporting DirectX 10.1.

AMD SB800 Southbridge supports six ports SATA 6.0 Gbps, but an additional JMicron controller provides an interface from the IDE. As the number of expansion slots include two slots PCIe x16, two PCI slot and one slot PCIe x1 and PCIe x4. In addition, the present connector Gigabit Ethernet, FireWire port and video output DVI, D-Sub and HDMI, as well as built audiochip with optical port S / PDIF. Release Motherboard ASUS M4A89GTD Pro and M4A89GTD Pro USB3 expected shortly before the market introduction of new six-core processors Phenom II X6.