Conclusion: Final Words The ASUS F1A75-M Pro definitely has strong points and not-so strong points, but overall it performs to a level which you may have expected from a mid-range A75 motherboard. For the features which you get with this motherboard and how it performs, it certainly is not a bad contender in its price bracket of around $110 from Newegg .
Conclusion: You can’t go on the internet these days without seeing some information on Intel, AMD and their latest products. With Intel it’s all about Sandy Bridge and their upcoming offering of Ivy Bridge, whilst AMD has potential fantastic products in the pipeline but are still hot on releasing slightly “cut-down” versions if you will.
Pros: Great colour scheme, Stable when overclocked, Reliable manufacturer, Overclocks well, Great performance, Ability to CrossFire GPU with APU
Conclusion: Llano is the new toy at the moment with lots of speculation flying around about the performance and potential from these new processors and their FM1 socket motherboards so we thought it would be fitting to give you a sneak peak into what is on offer from Asus and their FM1 board; the F1A75-M Pro.
Excerpt: With the release of AMDs’ new A-series APU, Asus has sent us their F1A75-Pro motherboard made with the new F1 socket to help usher in this new era. The new chipset on this board, the A75, coupled with AMDs’ Llano technology makes a combination with high expectations. With the integrated Radeon 6550D, motherboard/APU combination doesn’t have a problem with mid level gaming and HD video.
Summary: The ASUS F1A75-M Pro is a solid performer for a micro-ATX motherboard and overclocks easily thanks to the DIGI+ VRM and convenient UEFI BIOS tweaking options.
The AMD FM1 platform was initially designed to bring a much more efficient approach to mainstream computing. Putting all of the NB, IGP and CPU on a single package while subsequently lowering the total power consumption is an impressive engineering feat, but what sounds even better is that AMD is taking the...
Pros: 4+2 Phase DIGI+ VRM, Dual Intelligent Processors Technology (DIP2), ASUS Anti-Surge Protection, Extra pair of USB 3.0 ports via ASMedia Controller, ASUS UEFI BIOS, ASUS AI Suite II, AI Charger+, Crash Free BIOS 3, MemOK!, CrossFireX Support, D.O.C.P. Memory option under UEFI, Flexible fan control for both CPU and Chassis fan headers
Conclusion: IMPORTANT : Although the rating and final score mentioned in this conclusion are made to be as objective as possible, please be advised that every author perceives these factors differently at various points in time. While we each do our best to ensure that all aspects of the product are considered, there are often times unforeseen market conditions and manufacturer changes which occur after publication that could render our rating obsolete.
Summary: If you are a casual gamer looking to put a DirectX 11 capable system together on a budget or plan on running a discrete graphics card, the ASUS F1A75-M Pro has everything that we have come to love from ASUS! Performance, Price, and features make the ASUS F1A75-M Pro a motherboard that should be at the top of your short list!
AMD Vision A8-3850 APU & Asus F1A75-M Pro Motherboard Review
30 June 2011
Excerpt: A couple of weeks back, AMD released the notebook portion of their Llano platform, dubbed ‘Sabine’, which we explained in detail over here . This left many people wondering when the desktop variant of Llano would be released, and how it would perform compared to the latest offerings from Intel.