AMD Socket AM2 and AM2+

AMD Socket AM2 and AM2+ Motherboard Reviews

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 A790GXH/128M AMD Socket AM2, AM2+ and AM3 Motherboard Review

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The ASRock A790GXH/128M motherboard with the AMD 790GX chipset and the SB750 southbridge is not only designed for Socket AM2, but it is also an excellent board for newer AMD Socket AM2+ and AM3 processors with support for DDR2 memory modules. It offers enormously high overclocking results and also the onboard graphics unit is very positive, but read more in the following ocinside.de test report.

ASRock K10N750SLI-WiFi AMD Socket AM2 Motherboard Review

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ASRock left the low-budget market and have entered the high-end market with the K10N750SLI-WiFi Socket AM2+ motherboard. The price of this board is noticeably higher than their usual prices. Of course, not without a reason, because this new ASRock board offers the fast nForce 750a SLI chipset, extensive overclocking settings and excellent equipment in a newly designed cardboard box. The packing is, of course, not the most important thing, but ASRock likes to deviate a little bit from their green … Continue reading ASRock K10N750SLI-WiFi AMD Socket AM2 Motherboard Review

ASRock K10N78FullHD-hSLI R3.0 AMD Socket AM2 Motherboard Review

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Recently ocinside.de reviewed the ASRock A780FullDisplayPort motherboard with AMD 780G chipset and today the new ASRock K10N78FullHD-hSLI socket AM2+ Micro ATX motherboard was tested, which is based on a nVidia GeForce 8200 chipset. Both mainboards have an integrated graphics processor and costs approximately the same. This review will clarify if both motherboards are comparable and if the K10N78FullHD-hSLI R3.0 board can be well overclocked and/or underclocked.

ASRock A780FullDisplayPort AMD Socket AM2 Motherboard Review

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The ASRock A780FullDisplayPort Socket AM2+ Micro ATX motherboard is based on the AMD 780G chipset and offers especially fantastic connection options for the graphics output. VGA, DVI-D, HDMI and also the latest DisplayPort graphics output is possible with this brand-new ASRock board. The review will show, if this reasonably priced board is suitable for a HTPC living room PC and if it can be overclocked for High-End PCs and underclocked for low power consumption PCs.

ASRock ALiveNF5SLI-1394 AMD Socket AM2 Motherboard Review

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The ASRock ALiveNF5SLI-1394 Socket AM2 motherboard is based on the nForce 560 SLI chipset, which is better known as nVidia NF4SLI or NF500SLI. This ASRock motherboard with SLI technology and AMD Phenom CPU support is available for a little bit more than 50 Euro. The following overclocking review will show, if ASRock succeeded once again in creating an attractive board for AMD processors and if this board offers nice overclocking features.

ASRock ALiveDual-eSATA2 AMD Socket AM2 Motherboard with AGP and PCIe Reviewed

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The ASRock ALiveDual-eSATA2 Socket AM2 motherboard is an exceptional board with AMD Phenom processor support. Well, Phenom support isn’t unusual these days, but which current board offers an AGP port? ASRock once again comes up with something special, because they make it possible for customers to upgrade their older systems more smoothly with less money. Thanks to the nVidia M1695 and nForce3 250 chipset combination, this board is able to manage an AGP 8x video card or a PCI Express … Continue reading ASRock ALiveDual-eSATA2 AMD Socket AM2 Motherboard with AGP and PCIe Reviewed

ASRock ALiveNF5-eSATA2+ AMD Socket AM2 Motherboard Review

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The ASRock ALiveNF5-eSATA2+ Socket AM2 motherboard is based on the nForce 520 chipset and offers many overclocking options for a very good price. It is not only easy to overclock with this board, it is also easy to underclock. For some users with 24/7 PCs it became a sport to underclock processors in order to lower the temperature and to lower the power consumption enormously. It was possible to run an AMD Athlon 64 3000+ Socket AM2 CPU instead of … Continue reading ASRock ALiveNF5-eSATA2+ AMD Socket AM2 Motherboard Review

Foxconn A690GM2MA-8KRS2H AMD Socket AM2 Motherboard Review

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The Foxconn A690GM2MA 8KRS2H MicroATX motherboard offers with the new AMD 690G chipset an onboard graphics solution with DVI and Sub-D VGA ouput, as well as internal TV-Out connection. The ATI Radeon 1200 series is by far not comparable with current PCIe video cards, however it offers sufficient performance for office applications and thanks to the provided Microsoft Windows Vista drivers it’s possible to build an inexpensive Vista based PC platform. There’re some deficits regarding overclocking, but this shouldn’t be … Continue reading Foxconn A690GM2MA-8KRS2H AMD Socket AM2 Motherboard Review

ASRock AM2NF3-VSTA AMD Athlon 64 Socket AM2 Mainboard with AGP Review

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No, there’s no failure in the product description or headline, because the AM2NF3-VSTA from ASRock is really an AMD Socket AM2 motherboard with AGP 8x Slot Surely, some will be surprised about this combination and the nForce3 250 chipset, but it is nevertheless an interesting and an enormously inexpensive combination. Because this motherboard is useful for those, who bought a fast AGP video card for the previous system and would like to update the PC to a current AMD Socket … Continue reading ASRock AM2NF3-VSTA AMD Athlon 64 Socket AM2 Mainboard with AGP Review