The 890GX chipset from AMD is considered to be on the lower high end of AM3 motherboards, bringing powerful integrated graphics while maintaining great overclocking potential. The ECS A890GXM-A is no different there, and also provides some great additional features many other 890GX based boards lack such as external CMOS clear button and dual Ethernet ports. Read on to see the full feature set and performance results of this $120 Black series motherboard!
Today, we take a look at the ECS A890GXM-A, a new board based on the 890GX chipset from AMD. This board is part of the Black Series of motherboards from ECS, which means that it is a board that is geared more to the performance and overclocking end for enthusiasts. The Black series seems to have done very well, and we expect to see some great results as we test this board today. If you missed our introduction of the 890GX chipset, you can go back and read Nate’s article on it and see the results that he gets from a couple of other 890GX boards.