Language Selection

English French German Italian Portuguese Spanish

MSI 890GXM-G65

Filed under
Hardware

About a month ago we reviewed the AMD Athlon II X3 425 processor when coupled with an AMD 890GX + SB850 motherboard and in this review we are taking a closer look at that motherboard under Linux. The motherboard in question is the MSI 890GXM-G65 with USB 3.0 and Serial ATA 6Gb/s support.

Features:

CPU

- AM3 Socket
- AMD Phenom II / Athlon II / Sempron 100 Series Support
- 2600MHz Hyper Transport FSB

Chipset

- AMD 890GX Northbridge
- AMD SB850 Southbridge

Memory

- 4 x 240-pin DDR3 Memory Support
- DDR3-800/1066/1333 MHz Support
- DDR3-1600/1800/2133MHz Support In OC Mode
- 16GB Maximum Memory Capacity

Expansion Slots

- 2 x PCI Express x16
- 1 x PCI Express x1
- 1 x PCI

Storage

- 1 x ATA-133 IDE
- 5 x SATA 6GB/s
- SATA 0/1/5/10 RAID Support

Video

- ATI Radeon HD 4290

Rest here




More in Tux Machines

today's howtos

6-Way Enterprise Focused Linux Distribution Comparison With An Intel Core i9, Dual Xeon Gold Systems

Here's our latest Linux distribution comparison with this time looking at the out-of-the-box performance of six Linux distributions while running a range of enterprise/workstation-focused benchmarks while using two systems. One system is a high-end Core i9 7980XE desktop system and the other a Tyan 1U Xeon Scalable server with dual Xeon Gold 6138 processors. Read more

Security: FOSS Versus Windows

Linux/Android hacker SBC with hexa-core Rockchip SoC debuts at $75

The Vamrs “RK3399 Sapphire” SBC is on sale for $75, or $349 for a full kit. Vamrs is also prepping an RK3399-based “Rock960” 96Boards SBC. Rockchip’s RK3399 is one of the most powerful ARM-based system-on-chips available on hacker boards, featuring two server-class Cortex-A72 cores clocked to up to 2.0GHz, as well as four Cortex-A53 at up to 1.42GHz and a quad-core Mali-T864 GPU. The hexa-core SoC has appeared on T-Firefly’s Firefly-RK3399 SBC and RK3399 Coreboard computer-on-module, as well as Videostrong’s VS-RD-RK3399 SBC and Theobroma’s RK3399-Q7 Qseven module. Now we have a new contender: Shenzhen based Vamrs, which built the limited edition Rockchip RK3399 Sapphire SBC as the official RK3399 dev board for Rockchip, is now re-launching the board, which features a 40-pin Raspberry Pi compatible connector, with “many in stock” for a discounted price of $75. Read more