Foxconn A690GM2MA-8KRS2H AMD Socket AM2 Motherboard Review

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The Foxconn A690GM2MA 8KRS2H MicroATX motherboard offers with the new AMD 690G chipset an onboard graphics solution with DVI and Sub-D VGA ouput, as well as internal TV-Out connection. The ATI Radeon 1200 series is by far not comparable with current PCIe video cards, however it offers sufficient performance for office applications and thanks to the provided Microsoft Windows Vista drivers it’s possible to build an inexpensive Vista based PC platform. There’re some deficits regarding overclocking, but this shouldn’t be essential to build a HTPC. All strengths and weaknesses of the new A690GM2MA-8KRS2H motherboard are shown in the following test report …