Part of the Digital Life series of motherboards, the A79A-S offers enhanced connectivity and entertainment capability, backed-up by high-performance features and components. Based on the AMD 790FX chipset, the A79A-S includes HyperTransport™ 3.0 technology for massively increased CPU-system bandwidth, and supports AM2+ Phenom processors in addition to all existing socket AM2 models. 4* PCIe Gen2.0 x16 slots are provided, enabling support for ATI CrossFireX™ technology, which harnesses the power of up to 4 ATI graphics cards. The A79A-S is designed for high-performance systems and supports Dual DDR2 1066MHz memory for better overall system performance. The onboard 95dB SNR audio includes both DTS CONNECT™ and Dolby Digital Live™ certifications, and can split 2 different sound sources from your PC thanks to Dual Digital Audio technology, which also provides more audio output options - via analogue or 2 digital audio S/PDIF outputs.