AMD based motherboards tend to take second place on the reviewers bench, behind the various models and chipsets that run Intel processors.  That is too bad in a way, as the new 790G chipset is a rather impressive step forward for AMD.  Don’t take my word for it though, read through what Josh has to say and see how his benchmarking turned out.

“The AMD 790GX chipset is aimed at creating a new enthusiast level of product that should be far more accessible to regular people, both in terms of price and the ability to wring every spare MHz of performance out of the latest generation of AMD processors. While it succeeds in some areas, it is weighed down by some extraneous baggage that may not make it as appealing as AMD hoped to its targeted market.”

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