FM2-A85X-G65 from MSI features, specificaitons and first benchmarks

MSI took the part from the release of the AMD FM2 products and APUs, introducing a new lineup of Socket FM2 mainboards, leading with the FM2-A85X-G65 Gaming motherboard, in addition to medium-ATX size and a small compact MicroATX version with Wi-Fi and Bluetooth.

Check out the leaked press release about the new MSI's series including new features, pictures and specifications table, in addition to an official benchmarks of the new APU+GPU dual-GPU technology and 3DMark test comparison:

 PR:
Enhanced for gaming
The FM2-A85X-G65 is truly optimized to deliver the best gaming experience for integrated graphics. There's a Gaming Device Port with enhanced polling for gaming mice/keyboards. OC Genie II boosts both the CPU & GPU performance of the APU. Both AMP and XMP memory profiles are supported for easy memory overclocking. Both Dual Graphics and CrossFire are supported to give the best flexibility and performance when it comes to graphics cards. And lastly, there's a dedicated clock generator allowing even more performance than a regular FM2 platform.

For everyone's preference
MSI's FM2 models are available in the most popular formats, ATX, MicroATX and MiniITX. The ATX sized FM2-A85X-G65 is the full-featured gaming mainboard. those who prefer size go for the FM2-A75IA-E53 which is a flexible solution for those looking to connect their eintire digital home, in one small package. Two MicroATX models, the FM2-A55M and FM2-A75MA-E35 balance features and size for the FM2 platform.
Products Pictures:


Specification table:

Benchmarks:

 Dual GPU system performance plus OC Genie II comparison.
 Dual GPU performance with OC Genie II comparison.
 3DMark performance using OC Genie II.
OC Genie II performance

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FM2-A85X-G65 from MSI features, specificaitons and first benchmarks FM2-A85X-G65 from MSI features, specificaitons and first benchmarks Reviewed by Maherr Live on Tuesday, October 02, 2012 Rating: 5