Asus M4A89GTD Pro/USB3

  • Asus M4A89GTD Pro/USB3
85
Based on 28 scores, 62 reviews available
  • Excellent:
    13
  • Good:
    13
  • Average:
    1
  • Bad:
    1

Pros:

  • Ready for X6 processors.
  • USB 3.0.
  • SATA 6Gb/s.

Cons:

  • People buying this board specifically for Core Unlocker will likely be disappointed.
  • Though improved, integrated graphics still will not give gaming satisfaction in most cases.

Expert reviews and ratings

By TechSpot on

Looking at the chipset alone, the new AMD 890GX appears to be a small upgrade from the 790GX, offering a slightly faster GPU along with full support for upcoming 6Gb/s SATA products. The Radeon HD 4290 is now the fastest integrated graphics solution,...

By Kitguru.net on 80

A well featured board that performs well, despite being a little more pricey than...

By ThinkComputers on 90

Both games were choppy in a spot or two, but definitely playable. I tried Far Cry 2 again at low settings, which added only a couple of FPS and not much change. I did not bother loading Crysis on the rig for obvious reasons. My Phenom II X3 720...

By HardOCP on

ASUS has once again shown its engineering prowess in the motherboard realm with the M4A89GTD PRO/USB3. It is cool, it is stable, it is one fine overclocker with all the forward looking features you could care to have. It is currently priced at $139.99...

By iXBT Labs on

ASUS M4A89GTD Pro/USB3 has enough features, but is not outstanding. It expands chipset capabilities with eSATA, FireWire and USB 3.0 controllers. (By the way, if you don't need the latter, there's a similar modification just without USB 3.0). On...

By PCQuest on

High levels of performance at an enticing price tag on the AMD platform is this motherboard's USP.Page(s) 1 I am interested in more information about this productI am interested in buying this productPrintCommentEmailDiggDel.icio.usRedditTwitter ...

By Atomic MPC on 86

A great way to leap into the 890GX...

By Elite Bastards on

With AMD's affordable Phenom II X6 parts giving enthusiasts reason to be tempted over to their side of the fence on the processor front, so an improved chipset was always going to be required to offer up a suitably compelling motherboard to pair...

By PC Authority on 83

A great motherboard, at a great price. The Asus M4A89GTD Pro/USB3 motherboard is designed for the next generation of AMD CPUs....

By Trusted Reviews on 70

Intel might have the most efficient and best-performing out there at the moment, but offers a few significant advantages. The first of these is value, as at the budget end AMD processors hold the price versus performance crown. The second is...

By TechRadar on 90

Pity AMD's current CPUs aren't a bit more competitive, because there are some cracking AMD-compatible motherboards available. They really do stick it to Intel in terms of features and value. Asus's new M4A89GTD Pro/USB3 is a prime...

By X-bit Labs on

Summing everything up, AMD's new chipset is a success. In our recent review, talking about the graphics part of the new Clarkdale processors, we supposed that Intel had a chance to take the upper hand on the market of integrated graphics solutions,...

By ITP.net on 80

While the Asus has its quirks it is ultimately an attractively priced board that will serve as a solid base for a high-end rig....

By Overclock3D on 83

The Asus M4A89GTD PRO has scored very highly in our tests, representing competitive performance across the board (pun not intended). Despite being an integrated graphics solution it has also presented itself as the potential basis of a performance...

By Motherboards.org on 85

AMD has launched their 890GX chipset to a lot of accolades for bringing the HD 4200 integrated graphics and SATA 6 Gb/second to the masses. Integrated graphics on this board are faster than any of the previous chipsets, and support DirectX 10.1...

By Expert Reviews on 80

An impressively featured board with great storage options and powerful integrated graphics for HD video playback....

By AnandTech on

Although we gave AMD’s 890GX/SB850 a lukewarm reception last week, there’s no denying that a sub $150 price point for a feature laden board such as the ASUS M4A89GTD Pro is deserving of closer inspection.While most of the boards within a...

By Guru of 3D on

Final Words & Conclusion We already mentioned in our reference review that we like the 890GX chipset quite a lot for it's features, performance and tweakability, and especially on a board like ASUS offers here things really make sense. What the...

By Pureoverclock on

The 890GX chipset is certainly a step forward for AMD, bringing new technologies to the masses in an effective and affordable package. The two prime features here are obviously SATA 6.0Gb/s and USB 3.0, preparing consumers for upcoming products that...

By Tom's Hardware on

Builders looking for the best performance from a single card need to pay close attention to the included VGA switch card, which is used to control the number of lanes fed to the dark-blue slot. Sixteen lanes are shared across...