"Back in November AMD had launched their 'Spider platform,'
which is made up of AMD's first quad-core processor, ATI Radeon HD
3800 series graphics, and the AMD 7-Series chipsets. While we were
quick to cover the ATI Radeon HD 3850 and 3870 graphics under
Linux, today after much testing we are finally delivering our first
Linux report from AMD's new 790FX Chipset. Is the chipset that's
designed for PC enthusiasts and performance seeking overclockers
worth anything under Linux? Does this chipset even work with the
latest Linux desktop distributions? We'll be answering these
questions and more, as we look at the Gigabyte MA790FX-DS5
motherboard. Phenom Linux benchmarks will be published later this
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