|Type / Chipset||Socket AM3 CPU / AMD 890FX Chipset (AMD SB850 Southbridge)|
|Dimensions||+++ 22 mm (45 mm radius) around the socket to the next capacitor or other mainboard parts – for further information see Fit for Fan.
The space to the next bigger heatsink is approx. 39 mm (63 mm radius).
The overall size of this ATX mainboard is 305 x 244 mm.
|Slots||++++ 2x pci, 5x PCIe 2.0: 3×16/2×1, 4x DDR3-800 – DDR3-1600 (DDR3-1866 OC) max 16GB RAM|
|Connectors||++++ 6x SATA3 (AMD SB850), 2x SATA3 (Marvell SE9120), 1x eSATA3, 1x serial (optional),
2x PS/2, 1x IR (optional), 1x onBoard 10/100/1000 Mbps base-T Ethernet (Realtek RTL 8111E),
4x USB 3.0 (2x of them internal, 3.5″ USB 3.0 frontpanel is included),
10x USB 2.0 (4x of them internal, slot bracket for additional ports is not included),
2x IEEE1394 (1x of them internal, slot bracket for additional ports is not included),
8-Channel ALC892 onboard 7.1 sound with 6x 3.5 mm connectors (1x optical S/PDIF out, 1x coaxial S/PDIF out, 1x int. HDMI S/PDIF out, 1x int. Aux, ext. Line in, ext. Mic, ext. Front out, ext. Side out, ext. Rear out, ext. Center/Subwoofer) and 6x fan connectors (2x 4-pin and 4x 3-pin).
|Vcore||++++ BIOS between 0.6000 Volt and 1.7500 Volt in steps of 0.0125 Volt (Vcore depends on CPU)|
|Multiplier||++++ BIOS between 0.5x and 13x (max. multiplier depends on CPU) and 1x – 10x HT / 5x – 10x NB|
|Host Frequency||++++ BIOS between 150 and 500 MHz (PCIe 75 – 250 MHz)|
|VIO/VDD||++++ VMem (DDR3 voltage) 1.250 – 2.065 Volt, NB 1.110 – 1.795 V, CPU NB 0.6000 – 1.7500 V, HT 1.205 – 1.505 Volt, CPUVDDA 2.56 – 2.70 Volt and PCIEVDDA 1.81 – 1.92 Volt.|
|Performance*||++++ Benchmark ratings with some video cards and benchmark tools.SiSoftware Sandra 2010c Benchmark ratings with AMD Phenom II 710 processor.
SiSoftware Sandra 2010c Arithmetik Processorperformance in Windows 7 RC: 26,42 GOPS
SiSoftware Sandra 2010c Multimedia Processorperformance in Windows 7 RC: 54,4 MPixel/s3DMark Vantage Entry Test Benchmark values with AMD Phenom II 710 processor.
1x Gigabyte GV-N250OC-1GI Nvidia GTS250 PCIe 2.0 video card:
3DMark Vantage Entry Test in Windows 7: E29558 (GPU: 29168 / CPU: 30793)
1x Sapphire HD4870 512MB ATI Radeon HD4870 PCIe 2.0 video card:
3DMark Vantage Entry Test in Windows 7: E17316 (GPU: 35839 / CPU: 6789)
3DMark06 Benchmark values with AMD Phenom II 710 processor.
3DMark03 Benchmark values with AMD Phenom II 710 processor.
|+++ Complete and well placed motherboard description and good manual.
This mainboard comes with a manual in different languages.
ASRock followed our often mentioned suggestion about the missing BIOS section in the manual and now offers a seperated BIOS Setup manual.
Additionally an IES- and an Instant Boot quick reference guide were included.