Last year, AMD stormed the market with it's AMD 780G chipset which was well received by many enthusiasts. This July, AMD launch it's brand new chipset the AMD 785G.
As it's name implies, it is an upgraded chipset of 780G. (previously it was known to be RS880). This new integrated core is named ATI Radeon HD 4200.
This new chipset has some added on features and they include DX10.1 and UVD 2.0 support, Hardware Picture in Picture, Dynamic COntrast, high Quality Video Scaling, Accelerated Transcode and Effficient PowerPlay.
Similar to the older chipset, this chipset also support DDR2 or DDR3 modules and one PCIe x16 lane for external graphics card. It also support IGP for HDMI, D-SUB or DVI-D display output. This board we have on hand has a 128M sideport memory and the iGPU can be overclocked as well. Other than that, the chipset support Hybrid CrossFire when the board is paired up with a supporting graphics card.
Back the the board. The MA785GPM-UD2H supports the AMD AM2/2+/3 Phenom II processors with a Hypertransport bus of 5200/2000 MT/s. It is powered by 785G+SB710 chipsets. There are 4 x 1.8v DDR2 DIMM slots supporting up to 16GB of system memory on board. It supports DDR2-1200(oc)/1066/800MHz memory modules. For graphics memory, it is shared with the on board DDR2 module and 128MB DDR3 of sideport memory powered by Elpida.