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MSI 990FXA-GD80 review

Can a one touch overclock button make up for a lack of features on this 990FX motherboard?

By  from PCFormat Issue 258
Product Type
Desktop Motherboard
Chipset Manufacturer
AMD
Chipset Model
990FX
Multi GPU Supported
SLI, CrossFireX
Onboard Video
No
Number of PCI Express x16 Slots
4
Memory Technology
DDR3 SDRAM
Processor Socket
Socket AM3+
Brand Name
MSI
Form Factor
ATX
Processor Supported
Athlon II X3, Athlon II X4, Athlon II X2, Athlon II, Phenom II, Phenom II X3, Phenom II X4, Phenom II X2, Phenom II X6, Sempron
Total Processor Supported
1
Maximum Memory
32 GB
Green Compliant
Yes
Green Compliance Certificate/Authority
WEEE, RoHS
64-bit Processing
Yes
Number of Memory Slots
4
Number of PCI Slots
1
Audio Channels
7.1
Gigabit Ethernet
Yes
Number of SATA Interfaces
6
HyperTransport Speed
2600 MHz
RAID Supported
Yes
Number of Total Expansion Slots
7
Number of Network (RJ-45) Ports
1
Network (RJ-45)
Yes
eSATA/USB Combo
Yes
Total Number of USB Ports
6
Number of USB 3.0 Ports
2
PS/2 Port
Yes
Number of PS/2 Ports
2
Total Number of Onboard USB Ports
3
Number of Onboard USB 2.0 Ports
2
Total Number of Onboard FireWire/i.LINK Ports
1
PCI Express Standard
PCI Express 2.0
Total Number of PCI Express Slots
6
Memory Form Factor
DIMM
Number of eSATA Ports
2
Processor Technology
HyperTransport 3.0 Technology, Cool'n'Quiet Technology
Width
305 mm
Depth
244 mm
Manufacturer
Micro-Star International Co., Ltd
Product Model
990FXA-GD80
Product Name
990FXA-GD80 Desktop Motherboard
Controller Type
Serial ATA/600
Manufacturer Part Number
990FXA-GD80
Manufacturer Website Address
http://www.msicomputer.com
Marketing Information

Thank you for choosing the 990FXA-GD80 Series (MS- 7640 v2.X) ATX mainboard. The 990FXA-GD80 Series mainboards are based on AMD 990FX & SB950 chipsets for optimal system efficiency. Designed to fit the advanced AMD 64 bits Phenom II X6/ X4/ X3/ X2, Athlon II X4/ X3/ X2 and Sempron processor, the 990FXA-GD80 Series deliver a high performance and professional desktop platform solution.

Package Contents
  • 990FXA-GD80 Desktop Motherboard
  • Driver / Utility DVD
  • User Guide
  • Back I/O Shield
  • SATA Cable
Limited Warranty
3 Year

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