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Asustek launches AMD-based overclocking motherboard
Press release, July 29; Joseph Tsai, DIGITIMES [Tuesday 29 July 2008]

Asustek Computer has released the M3A79-T Deluxe motherboard equipped with the AMD 790FX/SB750 chipset and support 140W CPUs.

The M3A79-T Deluxe supports HyperTransport 3.0, four PCI Express 2.0 x16 slots, ATI Quad CrossFireX technology and the AMD OverDrive. The motherboard also equipped with Asustek's Precision Tweaker 2 to offer overclocking potential and Express Gate.

Asustek M3A79-T Deluxe motherboard specifications




AMD AM2+ / AM2 CPU Support


AMD 790FX + SB750


DDR2 1066* / 800 / 667 / 533
* DDR2 1066 is supported by AM2+ CPUs only

System Bus

Up to 5200MT/s HT3 interface

Expansion Slots

Four PCI Express 2.0 x16


Six SATA 3Gb/s ports with RAID 0, 1, 5, and 10 support
One Ultra DMA 133 / 100 / 66
One eSATA 3Gb/s port (SATA On-the-Go)




8-channel HD

Form factor


Source: Company, compiled by Digitimes, July 2008

Asustek M3A79-T Deluxe motherboard

Asustek M3A79-T Deluxe motherboard
Photo: Company

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