MSI nForce 980a SLI motherboard pixelized
Here's a new photo of the MSI NF980-G65 motherboard. The motherboard utilzies a NVIDIA nForce 980a chipset. It's expected to be available for around 140EUR.
The NF980-G65 supports all Athlon II and Phenom II socket AM3 processors.
Other than that you'll see DDR3-2133 MHz memory capability. When looking at the motherboard we spot three PCI-E 2.0 x16 slots, two PCI-E x1, and two PCI slots. You'll spot DVI and HDMI connectors as nForce 980a SLI has an embedded GeForce 8300 IGP. Otyher than that we see six SATA II ports. Realtek ALC889 CODEC for 8 channel audio, Gigabit Ethernet, and the rest of the standard connectors.
The new ATX board features a 4+1 phase power design, four DDR3-2133 memory slots, three PCI-Express x16 slots, supporting AM3 processors with TDP of up to 140W.
Backed by NF200 chip to support 3-way SLI technology with full x16 slots, the board packs six SATA 3.0Gbps interface, Gigabit Ethernet, D-Sub/DVI/HDMI connectivity, and Easy OC Switch functionality for overclockers.