ASRock 890FX Deluxe5 Socket AM3+ Motherboard Review

This ASRock 890FX Deluxe5 is the first AMD Socket AM3+ motherboard tested so far here at 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 by SB850, two additional SATA3 ports provided by a Marvel SE9120 chip, one eSATA3 connector, one conventional IDE port, Floppy port, Gigabit LAN, six analog sound connectors, digital optical and coaxial SPDIF sound output. It offers a lot of additional features like e.g. the integrated fan controller and the new UEFI BIOS, which is updated for the test to UEFI BIOS version P1.40.