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Wednesday, 08 September 2010 11:58

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

Written by Eliot Kucharik

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Review: Upgraded 785G with 6Gbps SATA support



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

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Realtek RTL8111E PCIe Gb LAN controller

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VIA VT6315N firewire PCIe controller

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VIA VT2020 7.1 audio codec

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

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

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


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


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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

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


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