ECS A890GXM Series Motherboard Delivers Total Experience in Visual Entertainment

By on February 28, 2010
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The boards are powered by ATI Radeon HD 4290 IGP with ECS 4most Display Design providing HDMI, DisplayPort, DVI and D-Sub connectors


PR: Elitegroup Computer Systems (ECS) launches the latest AMD® 890GX chipsets based motherboard family supporting AMD next generation 6-Core CPU with the best visual experience for users.

Foremost Designs, from A to A+
ECS A890GXM-AU and A890GXM-A are powered by ATI Radeon™ HD 4290 IGP with “ECS 4most™ Display Design” providing HDMI, DisplayPort, DVI and D-Sub connectors on the rear panel providing great convenience to meet both home entertainment and gaming requirement. For home entertainment, A890GXM-AU and A890GXM-A motherboards bring Full HD 1080P video experience.

For gamers, A890GXM-AU and A890GXM-A support Microsoft® DirectX®10.1 with stunning 3D effects. The on-board SidePort DDR3 1333 memory is a great plus on graphics for gamers. It enhances the gaming experience by ATI Hybrid Graphics technology with no doubt. In addition, A890GXM-AU and A890GXM-A assist with ATICrossFireX™ technology giving hardcore gamers magnified gaming performance.

User-friendly Technologies
A890GXM-AU and A890GXM-A comes with user friendly technologies:
- ECS eBLU: ECS easy BIOS Live Update Utility which benefits users with easy on-line link the latest BIOS for right model.
- SATA 6.0Gbps: provides 2 times faster than previous data transfer rate.
- SuperSpeed USB 3.0: breakthrough the bottle neck of system performance up to 5Gbps data-transfer rate.
- ECS Qooltech™ III: comes with twin-heat-pipe cooling solution, which provides a stable working environment when system is on.
- ECS 15 μ Gold Contact: offers 3 times extra protection to secure the motherboard stabilities and durability
- ECS Easy Button, Easy Clear and Easy Debug: designs offer an easy way to enjoy boosting system performance without pain.
- All solid capacitors and lower RDS(on) MOSFET: improves up to 50% efficiency and lower temperatures by 16%.

ECS A890 series :
Model Name A890GXM-AU A890GXM-A IC890GXM-A
NB / SB 890GX / SB850 890GX / SB850 890GX / SB850
CPU Socket AM3 AM3 AM3
PWM 6+1 Phase with 7 Phase LED 6+1 Phase with 7 Phase LED 3+1 Phase
CPU TDP Support 140W 140W 125W
Storage 5x SATA6Gbps (Raid 0,1,5,10) / 1x eSATA 5x SATA6Gbps (Raid 0,1,5,10) / 1x eSATA 5x SATA6Gbps (Raid 0,1,5,10) / 1x eSATA
DRAM Support 4x DDR3 1800 (OC) 4x DDR3 1800 (OC) 4x DDR3 1600 (OC)
PCIe x16/ x4/ x1/ PCI 2/1/2/1 2/1/2/1 1/1/2/2
LAN Dual Gigabit LAN with teaming technology Dual Gigabit LAN with teaming technology Gigabit LAN
Audio 8-ch Blue-ray HD audio with optical S/PDIF out 8-ch Blue-ray HD audio with optical S/PDIF out 8-ch Blue-ray HD audio
Cooling Solution Heatpipe Heatpipe Heatsink
USB Support 3.0 / 2.0 2.0 2.0
ECS M.I.B. III Yes Yes Yes
ECS Buttons Power / Reset / Clear CMOS Power / Reset / Clear CMOS -
ECS eBLU Yes Yes Yes
ECS eJIFFY Yes Yes Yes
Form Factor ATX (305x244mm) ATX (305x244mm) ATX (305x244mm)


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