AMD 890GX Chipset officially unveiled

AMD today has introduced the AMD 890GX Chipset, which comes with integrated DirectX 10.1 graphics Radeon HD 4290 and support upcoming 6-Core Phenom II X6 processors.

The AMD 890GX Chipset with integrated ATI Radeon HD 4290 supports 1080p Blu-ray playback with dual-stream PiP (Picture in Picture), MPEG2, VC-1, and H.264 format, as well SATA 3.0 6Gbps, Gigabit Ethernet, HyperTransport 3.0 , USB 3.0,  ATI CrossFireX technology and  PCI Express Generation 2.0.

Now the new motherboards powered by AMD 890GX chipset should be uveiled soon like yesterday MSI 890GXM-G65.

Feature

Function

Benefit

Microsoft® DirectX® 10.1

Hardware support for the latest 3D graphics features such as Shader Model 4.1.

Enjoy awesome gaming performance, stunning 3D visual effects, and dynamic interactivity.

Unified Video Decoder (UVD) 2

Dedicated hardware that decodes and plays back Blu-ray and other HD content with support for MPEG2, VC-1, and H.264 formats. 1,2

Supports latest HD features, helps improves image quality and frees up your CPU for other tasks for a seamless and visually stunning HD experience. 1,2

Hardware Picture-in-Picture

Support for dual-stream PiP (Picture in Picture), supported on Blu-ray™ 1.1 playback. 1,2

Enjoy the latest Blu-ray™ 1.1 titles with support for special “Bonus” features like Director’s commentary presented in PiP format. 1,2

High Quality Video Scaling

Uses post processing algorithms to enhance standard and low resolution videos and movies on your HD display. 1

Watch standard DVD movies in near high-definition quality. 1

Dynamic Contrast

Automatically adjusts the contrast and brightness during video scenes.

Delivers a consistently crisp and vibrant picture

ATI Stream Technology

A set of advanced hardware and software technologies that enable AMD graphics processors (GPU), working in concert with the system’s central processor (CPU), to accelerate many applications beyond just graphics. 3, 4

Enables better balanced platforms capable of running demanding computing tasks faster than ever. 3, 4

Accelerated Transcoding

Accelerates the conversion of standard and HD video into multiple formats for use on differing consumer electronics devices.

Offers incredible transcoding speed superior to the CPU alone.

ATI PowerPlay™

AMD graphics power management technology enables the graphics processor to respond to demand and power down when not needed. 4

Reduces system power draw, enabling a more energy efficient PC. 4

HDMI 1.3

A combined audio/video interface, HDMI 1.3 enables improvements in both audio and video capability. 3, 4

Connect to your HDTV and watch TV, Blu-ray and other HD video, with surround sound

DisplayPort

A digital display interface that supports the latest graphics and LCD technologies. 1, 4

Connect to ultra-high resolution monitors or full 1080p HDTV to enjoy premium video content. 1, 4

HyperTransport™ 3.0 Technology

HyperTransport™ 3.0 technology spec supports transfer rates of up to 20.6GB/s for high-performance I/O bandwidth.

Huge bandwidth can translate into fewer bottlenecks and higher performance

PCI Express® Generation 2.0

Double the bandwidth over earlier PCI Express for improved performance.

Massive I/O bandwidth for fast graphics performance

GPU-Plex Technology

Scalable twin-engine technology, all on a single chip, enables flexible configurations for multiple graphics cards on a single x16 link.

Designed to make ATI CrossFireX™ technology run smooth for an amazing graphics experience

ATI CrossFireX™ Technology

The ultimate in scalable graphics performance with a widely certified infrastructure and dedicated memories with improved memory performance.

Ultimate multi-GPU performance for game-dominating power

SATA 3.0/ 6Gbps

Support for next generation Hard Drives and SSDs supporting new SATA 6Gbps technologies

Fast file transfer and application performance

Gigabit Ethernet

High-speed network performance

Download and connect fast

AMD RAIDXpert

RAID setup utility useable from remote locations

Customize for extra performance or enhanced reliability.

Source: AMD

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