If you are in the market for a new motherboard for your ATI CrossFire rig, but you don’t want to drop lots of cash on what an abit or Asus board costs, ECS has a nice lower cost alternative.
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The guys over at The Techzone have reviewed the ECS KA3 MVP motherboard based on the ATI RD580 Northbridge and the SD600 Southbridge. They claim the board can support up to 32 GB of DDR2 as well. The board is for the new AMD AM2 CPUs.Review excerpt: "ECS has made some amazing strides in the last few years. They've gone from making low cost, low performance motherboards to being an serious contender in the enthusiast market. ECS has a solid performing motherboard with the KA3 MVP. This motherboard has all the feature that most hardware enthusiast would crave. The only downside to the KA3 is something that is common to all ECS motherboards - they're not very good overclockers. The KA3 does improve on the KA1 in the overclocking department, but only slightly. However, at the price KA3 MVP sells for, you are getting a great bang for your performance buck." Buy your own ECS motherboard here.