With the release of AMD`s Trinity APU, we are starting to see more and more manufacturers releasing this new FM2 Socket series of motherboards. If you are not familiar with AMD`s APU systems, it`s a processor that has an on-die graphics processing unit embedded into the CPU. We have known ECS to provide some great budget boards in the past; however, with the ECS A85F2-A Golden, we are going to see if ECS (and their new A85x chipset series board) can stand up to the rest of the arena."
Any major computer upgrade generally requires a full software reinstall too. No so if you heed the advice in the guide to Upgrading a Motherboard without Reinstalling. PCSTATS Tips