NVIDIA nForce 790i Ultra SLI chipset - ASUS Striker II Extreme motherboard review
It was only a few weeks ago that we took a look at ASUS' nForce 780i-based board from their Republic of Gamers series, the Strike II Formula, which proved itself to be a decent part with the obvious draw of supporting NVIDIA's multi-GPU configurations. As we know though, time flies in this industry, and thus not long after completing that review, we found its successor landing on our desk, the Striker II Extreme, which also boasts an entirely new motherboard chipset courtesy of NVIDIA's new flagship nForce 790i Ultra SLI setup.
Thus, once again we dip into both NVIDIA motherboard chipset, as well as ASUS' Republic of Gamers, territory, to see what's what. After nForce 780i turned out to be little more than an evolution over its predecessor, nForce 680i, what will the 790i chipset bring to the table? Let's begin by examining just that question.