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MSI K9A2 Platinum review

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Preview - MSI K9A2 Platinum

Preview - MSI K9A2 Platinum

While you're waiting for a full review of the AMD Phenom processor and 790FX chipset, check out some of the upcoming AMD 790FX motherboards in the next few pages to whet your appetite. First up, we have the MSI K9A2 Platinum, MSI's newest high-end AMD 790FX motherboard. With the new chipset, MSI boasts better thermal output and efficiency. They've even developed a new chipset cooler that is smaller and of a lower profile than the Circu-Pipe found on high-end Intel 3-series motherboards.