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Wednesday, 08 September 2010 11:58

MSI and ASRock 890GX tested - 3 ASRock 890GX Extreme 3

Written by Eliot Kucharik


Review: Upgraded 785G with 6Gbps SATA support

AMD 790GXM/SB850
4+1-phase VRM (dual lane design)
ST Microelectronics L6717 VRM controller


Realtek RTL8111E PCIe Gb LAN controller


VIA VT6315N firewire PCIe controller


VIA VT2020 7.1 audio codec


ICS 9LPRS477CKL clock generator
Debug diagnostic LED
passive cooling of chipset/VRM
8Mb BIOS, version: 2.40
Mainboard Revision: 1.0

2x PCIe 2.0 x16 (at x8 mode when using two Graphics-cards)
1x PCIe x16 @ x4
1x PCIe
2x PCI

4x Dual-Channel DDR3-slots for PC3-10667U memory up to 16GB


6-Port SATA II featuring RAID 0, 1, 5, 0+1, JBOD


Backpanel ports:
1x Gb LAN
2x USB 3.0
4x USB 2.0
1x eSATA
1x Firewire
7.1 analog audio
1x optical audio out


4x SATA cable with clips
1x HDD-power to SATA-power cable
1x SATA to eSATA bracket

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