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Old 09-17-2009, 02:39 PM   #1
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"ECS A785GM-M is a micro ATX socket AM3 motherboard with on-board video based on the new AMD 785G chipset, which uses a new DirectX 10.1 graphics engine (Radeon HD 4200, codenamed RV620). Being part of..."

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Old 09-18-2009, 03:59 AM   #2
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Another problem we faced with this motherboard is that it would stop tuning on out of the blue.
Isn't that a major problem that should be addressed early on in the review?

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... targeted to users that ... probably won’t be running games all the time – don’t even try to run newer games because the on-board video from AMD 785G isn’t powerful enough for that:
On the contrary, this board seems excellent for a small and portable LAN-party gaming machine! Who bothers about the on board graphics? With a Radeon HD 5870 attached I think the graphics won't suffer one bit...

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Old 09-29-2009, 12:45 PM   #3
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At USD 100 it is too expensive; if you are going to install an add-on video card anyway you can buy a cheaper motherboard with on-board video.

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