NVIDIA® nForce® 790i SLI®-based motherboards provide the perfect combination of price and performance for 1600 MHz FSB Intel CPUs. With an arsenal of SLI® technology, high-bandwidth DDR3, unmatched DirectX® 10 gaming, and extreme CPU overclocking, you will smoke the competition.
The Fastest, Most Overclockable Rig Get unbeatable performance at stock and overclocked speeds (single GPU). NVIDIA nForce 790i SLI MCPs offer the highest CPU FSB overclocking with the latest CPU technology as well as unrivaled DDR3 memory overclocking. And real-time component monitoring and tuning features with ESA give you complete control over your PC.
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Unmatched DirectX 10 Gaming with SLI Combine two dual-GPU NVIDIA GeForce 9800 GX2 graphics cards and an nForce 790i SLI-based motherboard to enjoy earth-shattering Quad SLI technology and the rapid-firing gaming performance of next-generation DirectX 10 games the way they’re meant to be played.
Designed for Next-Generation CPUs and Technologies nForce 790i SLI-based motherboards include support for 1600 FSB CPUs, DDR3 memory and PCI Express 2.0 giving you access to the fastest performance on the planet and headroom for the future.
Extreme DDR3 Speeds with SLI-Ready Memory, including EPP2.0 DDR3 is a new PC technology that enables high memory speeds on desktop PCs. NVIDIA® nForce® 790i SLI® MCPs are the fastest DDR3 platform delivering extreme speed and increasing overall system performance. Including SLI-Ready Memory with EPP 2.0 for easy, one-click, hassle-free optimized memory performance.
Overclocked FSB Speeds Through overclocking, nForce 790i SLI MCPs can deliver FSB speeds well beyond specification. The front side bus (FSB) is specified to run at 1600MHz to support existing and future FSB speeds.
Designed for NVIDIA SLI technology SLI technology is a revolutionary platform innovation that allows you to intelligently scale graphics performance by combining multiple NVIDIA graphics solutions in a single system with an NVIDIA nForce SLI MCP. The nForce 790i SLI MCP provides support for 2-way, 3-way and earth-shattering Quad SLI.
Support for ESA ESA provides real-time and complete PC performance management. Tested by a comprehensive certification program for system compatibility and reliability, ESA-certified components and applications bring you unprecedented control to manage and tune thermal, electrical, acoustic and operating characteristics to maximize your PC’s performance.
NVIDIA Control Panel NVIDIA Control Panel allows you to take full advantage of ESA. Easily adjust PC characteristics for maximum performance. Seamlessly monitor characteristics in an intuitive and customizable 3D environment with NVIDIA System Monitor.
PCI Express 2.0 Support Designed to support the new PCI Express 2.0 bus architecture, offering a future-proofing bridge to tomorrow’s most bandwidth-hungry games and 3D applications by maximizing 5 GT/s of bandwidth (twice that of first generation PCI Express). PCI Express 2.0 motherboards are fully backwards compatible with existing PCI Express products for broad support of PC peripherals.
NVIDIA MediaShield Storage NVIDIA® MediaShield™ Storage is a suite of features that safeguards your most important digital media assets; always reliable, scalable, and accessible. Includes support for RAID 0, 1, 0+1, 5 configurations and up to six SATA 3Gb/s drives.
NVIDIA FirstPacket technology Be the ‘King of Ping’ with NVIDIA® FirstPacket™ technology. Get the crystal-clear phone conversations and online gaming performance you expect. FirstPacket technology assures your game data, VoIP conversations, and large file transfers are delivered according to preferences set by you in an intuitive wizard.
High Definition Audio (HDA) High definition audio brings consumer electronics quality sound to the PC delivering high quality sound from multiple channels. Using HDA, systems can deliver 192 kHz/32-bit quality for eight channels, supporting new audio formats.
NVIDIA Control Panel - Performance Group (2MB PDF)
Dynamically control core components within you PC without ever leaving Windows or entering the BIOS. The Performance group of the NVIDIA control panel allows users to optimize and adjust nearly every system component to minimize noise, increase stability, and maximize performance.
NVIDIA System Monitor
A new 3D application for seamless monitoring of PC component characteristics. Its unique and intuitive architecture is the ultimate foundation for delivering optimized system, thermal, and acoustic performance of your NVIDIA nForce based PC and ESA certified components.