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AMD Motherboard Reviews – Socket AM3+, AM2, FM2+, FM2, FM1, 939, 754 and AM3 Roundup

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In order to view a summary before purchasing a AMD motherboard, a new chart comparing all the Socket AM3+, AM3, FM2+, FM2, FM1, AM2+, AM2, 939 and 754 motherboards previously tested on ocinside.de is now online. This overview is a summary of all results and also contains the most important overclocking options like e.g. multiplier, Vcore, etc.

ASRock AM1H-ITX Socket AM1 Mini-ITX Motherboard Review

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Not for overclockers, but instead a great choice to save power with high standards, this is how you could shortly describe the latest OCinside.de review of the current AMD Socket AM1 Mini-ITX motherboard. The ASRock AM1H-ITX motherboard has one PCI Express slot, two DDR3-1600 slots, four SATA3 ports, Gigabit LAN, 7.1 sound with optical S/PDIF output, and graphics output via D-Sub, DVI-D, HDMI, or DisplayPort 1.2 and offers even 4K resolution. The power connection is optimally solved, because the ASRock … Continue reading ASRock AM1H-ITX Socket AM1 Mini-ITX Motherboard Review

ASRock Fatal1ty FM2A88X+ Killer Socket FM2+ Motherboard Review

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Today, here at OCinside.de we test the ASRock Fatal1ty FM2A88X+ Killer – a brand new Socket FM2+ motherboard with special gaming features, or rather killer features. The Socket FM2+ motherboard is backward compatible with Socket FM2, so we have tested it with an AMD Richland and AMD Trinity in addition to the latest AMD Kaveri processor. Not only the compatibility has been tested, but also the performance and the overclocking options with an AMD A10-7850K, A10-6800K and A10-5800K APU on … Continue reading ASRock Fatal1ty FM2A88X+ Killer Socket FM2+ Motherboard Review

ASRock FM2A88X Extreme6+ AMD Socket FM2+ Motherboard Review

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Today, we test the first motherboard with the new Socket FM2+ for AMD Kaveri processors at OCinside.de that is also backward compatible with Socket FM2 Richland and Trinity processors. The AMD FM2+ motherboard based on the AMD A88X Bolton-D4 chipset and has a total of five PCI Express slots, two PCI slots, four memory slots with AMP and XMP support, seven SATA3 ports, one eSATA3 port, Gigabit LAN, HDMI-In, HDMI output, D-Sub VGA, DVI, DisplayPort, 7.1 purity sound and lots … Continue reading ASRock FM2A88X Extreme6+ AMD Socket FM2+ Motherboard Review

ASRock FM2A85X-ITX AMD Socket FM2 ITX Motherboard Review

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Today we test a tiny AMD Trinity Socket FM2 motherboard on OCinside.de, which is ideal to build a fast HTPC or even a small gaming PC with its Mini-ITX form factor and AMD A85X chipset. Just 17x17cm in size, the ITX motherboard offers many amazing features of the recently tested ASRock FM2A85X Extreme6 ATX mainboard, which received our OverClocking Dream award. The ASRock FM2A85X-ITX motherboard has one PCI Express slot, seven SATA3 ports, one eSATA3 port, Gigabit LAN, 7.1 sound … Continue reading ASRock FM2A85X-ITX AMD Socket FM2 ITX Motherboard Review

ASRock FM2A75 Pro4-M AMD Socket FM2 Micro-ATX Motherboard Review

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The AMD Socket FM2 platform has an excellent price/performance ratio and is especially very interesting for those who like to build a less expensive PC. ASRock top this with this AMD Trinity motherboard and offers for less than 60 EUR a micro-ATX motherboard with three PCI Express slots, one PCI slot, five SATA3 ports, one eSATA3 port, Gigabit LAN, 7.1 sound with optical output, USB3.0, USB2.0 and in addition to the optional COM port even an optional LPT port, which … Continue reading ASRock FM2A75 Pro4-M AMD Socket FM2 Micro-ATX Motherboard Review

ASRock FM2A85X Extreme6 AMD Socket FM2 Motherboard Review

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Today we are testing a new Socket FM2 Trinity motherboard on OCinside.de, which reached a new reference clock record during our OverClocking tests. The AMD FM2 motherboard is based on the AMD A85X chipset and has a total of five PCI Express slots, two PCI slots, seven SATA3 ports, one eSATA3 port, Gigabit LAN and 7.1 audio with optical output. We tested the ASRock FM2A85X Extreme6 Socket FM2 motherboard with an AMD A10-5800K Black Edition APU and overclocked it to … Continue reading ASRock FM2A85X Extreme6 AMD Socket FM2 Motherboard Review

ASRock A75 Pro4 AMD Socket FM1 Motherboard Review

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AMD Socket FM2 Trinity APUs are already on sale, but Socket FM1 AMD Llano processors and motherboards are still well purchased. For this reason, we have again reviewed a socket FM1 ASRock A75 Pro4 motherboard, which we tested and overclocked with an AMD A8-3870K Black Edition APU. The FM1 motherboard is based on the AMD A75 chipset and offers four PCI Express slots, four USB3.0 ports, five SATA3 ports, one eSATA3 port, Gigabit LAN, 7.1 sound and much more.

Gigabyte GA-990FXA-UD3 AMD Socket AM3+ Motherboard Review

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Today we have tested the new Gigabyte GA-990FXA-UD3 motherboard with an AMD Phenom II CPU and an AMD Bulldozer processor. The AM3+ board is based on the AMD 990FX chipset with SB950 southbridge and offers a total of six PCI Express slots, up to four USB3.0 ports, up to fourteen USB2.0 ports, six SATA3 ports, two eSATA3 port, one Gigabit LAN port and 7.1 sound over six analog sound connectors or digital sound over an optical SPDIF output connector. The … Continue reading Gigabyte GA-990FXA-UD3 AMD Socket AM3+ Motherboard Review

ASRock 970 Extreme4 AMD Socket AM3+ Motherboard Review

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Today we are looking at the new ASRock 970 Extreme4 motherboard. The AM3+ board is based on the AMD 970 chipset with SB950 southbridge and offers five PCI Express slots, up to four USB3.0 ports, five SATA3 ports, one eSATA3 port, one Gigabit LAN port and 7.1 sound over six analog sound connectors or digital sound over optical SPDIF and coaxial SPDIF output connectors. The current AMD 970 motherboard supports the new AMD FX 4-, 6-, or 8-Core Bulldozer processors … Continue reading ASRock 970 Extreme4 AMD Socket AM3+ Motherboard Review

ASRock Fatal1ty 990FX Professional AMD Socket AM3+ Motherboard Review

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The new ASRock Fatal1ty 990FX Professional AM3+ motherboard is based on the AMD 990FX chipset with SB950 southbridge and offers five PCI Express slots, up to six USB3.0 ports, whereby two of them can be connected with the enclosed USB3.0 front panel/back panel, six SATA3 ports, two eSATA3 ports, two teaming capable Gigabit LAN ports, six analog sound connectors, digital optical SPDIF and coaxial SPDIF sound output. In this review we examine the features of this motherboard and test how … Continue reading ASRock Fatal1ty 990FX Professional AMD Socket AM3+ Motherboard Review

Sapphire IPC-E350M1 AMD E350 Mini ITX Motherboard Review

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The Sapphire IPC-E350M1 Pure Fusion Mini E350 Mini-ITX motherboard with AMD E350 APU and HD6310 GPU offers on smallest space useful features to build a HTPC or NetTop PC. The small motherboard offers an integrated graphics unit, PCI Express x16 slot, Gigabit LAN, USB3.0, 8-channel sound and much more features, which can not be found on all full-grown boards. In the current review of the Sapphire IPC-E350M1 motherboard we examine also again the overclocking, but the main focus of this … Continue reading Sapphire IPC-E350M1 AMD E350 Mini ITX Motherboard Review

ASRock 890FX Deluxe5 Socket AM3+ Motherboard Review

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This ASRock 890FX Deluxe5 is the first AMD Socket AM3+ motherboard tested so far here at ocinside.de. It is based on the AMD 890FX chipset with SB850 southbridge and is except a few points very similarly build, like the already tested ASRock 890FX Deluxe AM3 predecessor. The new ASRock 890FX Deluxe5 AM3+ motherboard has also five PCI Express slots, four USB3.0 ports, whereby two of them can be connected with the enclosed USB3.0 front panel/back panel, six SATA3 connectors provided … Continue reading ASRock 890FX Deluxe5 Socket AM3+ Motherboard Review

ASRock Motherboard Preview 2011

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ASRock Motherboard Preview 2011 The latest ASRock Motherboards ASRock invited us to a Fatal1ty P67/H67 event in the Holiday Inn hotel Ratingen, Germany and presented some of their current motherboards. However, their motherboards were not only shown in this presentation, because the well-known gamer Johnathan aka Fatal1ty also visited this product presentation. ASRock has developed the ASRock Fatal1ty P67 Professional in cooperation with Fatal1ty, so it suggest itself, that Fatal1ty presented the product Live in this presentation. Quake was extremely … Continue reading ASRock Motherboard Preview 2011

Sapphire IPC-AM3DD785G Socket AM3 DDR3 Mini ITX Motherboard Review

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The Sapphire IPC-AM3DD785G is the first Mini ITX motherboard for AMD Socket AM3 processors tested at ocinside.de. Thanks to the small form factor, Mini ITX motherboards are excellently suitable for mediaplayer, NetTop PCs, or industrial PCs. The AMD 785G chipset is already recommended in some ocinside.de reviews and offers with its onBoard graphics unit a good basis to build such a system. However, on these systems overclocking is less important than a low current consumption. So the current review of … Continue reading Sapphire IPC-AM3DD785G Socket AM3 DDR3 Mini ITX Motherboard Review