GA-790FXTA-UD5 is a feature-packed ATX motherboard. Its fast AMD 790G chipset isn’t the latest, but matches new AMD 890-based boards with an overall score of 120 in our benchmark tests.
Gigabyte has fitted a dedicated SATA3 controller that provides two SATA3 ports alongside the six SATA2 ports, while another supplies two dual-purpose USB/eSATA connections on the back panel.
You’ll also find eight USB ports, two of which are USB3, and two PS/2 ports. There are six driver-definable 3.5mm analogue audio ports and optical and coaxial S/PDIF outputs, plus eight-pin and four-pin FireWire ports and, unusually, two 10/100/1,000Mbit/s Ethernet network ports. Read the rest of this entry »