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.
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
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
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
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
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
Some Socket AM3 motherboards with AMD 7xx chipset were already tested at ocinside.de and today the Sapphire PI-AM3RS785G is overclocked and tested. The micro ATX motherboard is based on the AMD 785G chipset with SB710 southbridge and it has a HD4200 onBoard graphics unit with 128MB sideport memory. This combination was already very powerful in previously tested AMD 785G standard ATX boards. In the current review we will see if the Sapphire micro ATX motherboard performance is also impressive and … Continue reading Sapphire PI-AM3RS785G AMD Socket AM3 DDR3 Micro ATX Motherboard Review
Sapphire offers a high-quality AMD Socket AM3 DDR3 motherboard with their PC-AM3RS890G, which is based on the current AMD 890GX chipset and the SB850 Southbridge. We already know the AMD 890GX chipset with the fast onBoard HD4290 graphics unit and 128MB sideport memory from previous ocinside.de reviews. This review will show if the Sapphire PC-AM3RS890G motherboard is an amazing board with a fast performance and high overclocking values.
ASRock 890FX Deluxe4 is really a Deluxe Socket AM3 motherboard based on the AMD 890FX chipset with SB850 southbridge. Five PCI Express slots, four USB3.0 ports, whereby two of them are connected with the enclosed USB3.0 front panel, six SATA3 connectors provided by SB850, two additional SATA3 ports provided by a Marvel SE9120 chip, one eSATA3 connector, one conventional IDE port, Gigabit LAN, optical and coaxial SPDIF sound output in addition to the six analog sound connectors of the ALC892 … Continue reading ASRock 890FX Deluxe4 Socket AM3 DDR3 Motherboard Review
ASRock tops their own excellent 890GX Extreme3 with the brandnew ASRock 890GX Extreme4 motherboard. With this board overclocking is fun and makes overclockers hearts beating faster. The overclocking result became once again better, there are more voltage adjustments and also the equipment was extended. Thanks to the enclosed front USB3.0 panel it is now possible to insert USB 3.0 devices like for example USB3.0 memory sticks finally into the PC front. In this review, the new 890GX motherboard with onBoard … Continue reading ASRock 890GX Extreme4 AMD Socket AM3 DDR3 Motherboard Review
A few weeks ago, the ASRock 890GX Extreme3 motherboard was tested at ocinside.de and the result was excellent with the updated BIOS version. In this review, an equivalent Micro ATX board with 890GX chipset is overclocked to the limit. This mATX motherboard has also integrated USB3.0, SATA3 and eSATA3, as well as the fast onBoard HD4290 GPU with sideport memory. Let us see, if this small 890GM Pro3 mATX motherboard can keep up with the large 890GX Extreme3 ATX board.
The new Gigabyte GA-MA770T-UD3P motherboard is build with the AMD 770 chipset and the SB710 southbridge and it is the first AMD DDR3 board on ocinside.de It is in the lower price segment, but it has awesome settings and a nice overclocking result. The review will show how high the performance and the overclocking result of the Gigabyte MA770T-UD3P is in comparison to the previous Socket AM3 DDR2 board.
It took less than 24 hours, until ASRock published a new BIOS version after our ASRock 890GX Extreme3 review. Not all bugs has been fixed with this update, but it showed that ASRock keep at it and that they already improved their first incorrect BIOS. Our review announcement is now about 6 weeks ago and in the meantime ASRock send us a lot of unofficial and official BIOS versions for this ASRock 890GX Extreme3 board. Currently, there is officially the … Continue reading ASRock 890GX Extreme3 with BIOS Version P1.80 Review Update
The new ASRock M3A785GXH/128M Socket AM3 DDR3 motherboard is based on an AMD chipset with integrated GPU like the recently tested ASRock M3A790GXH/128M. This M3A785GXH board is nearly identical in construction to the M3A790GXH. But it is based on the AMD 785G chipset with SB710 southbridge and not on the AMD 790GX chipset with SB750 southbridge. The current M3A785GXH/128M mainboard costs approximately 10-15 euros less in online shops, although it offers an almost identical basic equipment. In the test report … Continue reading ASRock M3A785GXH/128M AMD Socket AM3 DDR3 Motherboard Review
The ASRock M3A790GXH/128M motherboard is like the recently tested ASRock A790GXH/128M equipped with the AMD 790GX chipset and the SB750 southbridge. However the new motherboard supports no DDR2 RAM, but DDR3 modules and this board offers three PCI Express 2.0 slots. Thanks to 3-Way CrossFireX support they can be equipped at the same time with three video cards. Both motherboards have approximately the same price and thanks to the fast onBoard HD3300 graphics unit with integrated 128 MB sideport memory … Continue reading ASRock M3A790GXH/128M AMD Socket AM3 DDR3 Motherboard Review