ECS A990FXM-A Motherboard Pictured, Featuring Black AM3+ Socket for Bulldozer (Zambezi-FX) Support

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May 23, 2011
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ECS has detailed its upcoming AMD 990FX based “A990FXM-A” motherboard featuring support for AMD’s upcoming Bulldozer based Zambezi-FX processors. The motherboard 990FX + SB950 chipset and Black AM3+ socket which would also be backward compatible with AM3 Processors. Pricing of AMD Bulldozer Processors has been detailed here.


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The motherboard would be aimed towards high end hardware and overclocking enthusiasts. Powered by a 8+2 phase VRM area which comes equipped with adequate cooling in the form of heatsinks. A large rigid heatsink covers the VRM and Power area while a smaller aluminium heatsink plate covers the SB950 Southbridge. 3 PCI-e x16 slots are also included though its not known if they offer SLI or Crossfire Multi GPU support. 2 Mini PCi-e and 1 PCI Conventional slots are also included. The Four DDR3 slots allow for ram support with speeds of 1866mhz +.

Six Sata3 6Gbps ports allow for storage devices connectivity, 2 USB 2.0 ports are also included which are linked to the SB950. Its unclear how many USB 3.0/2.0 ports are included on the I/O panel but other connectivity ports include SPDIF, Firewire, E-Sata, 2 x Gigabit Ethernet and 8 Channel HD Audio support. Pricing would be made official at Computex 2011.

Details on other AMD 990FX based motherboards below:

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