Motherboard ASRock 870 Extreme3 with USB 3.0

Saturday, April 10, 2010

Earlier this week we have been told the news about high-end motherboard 880G Extreme3 from the company ASRock. But now it turns out that the plans of the Taiwanese manufacturer is present another board for CPUs AMD AM3, a part of a series Extreme3.

New named ASRock 870 Extreme3 is based on the chipset Northbridge and Southbridge AMD 870 + SB850, and unlike the previous model does not have integrated graphics. Moreover, this motherboard supports the chips in the performance of AM3 with TDP up to 140 watts and is equipped with a function of UCC (Unlock CPU Core), allowing to unlock the dormant nucleus in some processors, AMD.

Among other things, the ASRock 870 Extreme3 the presence of 5-phase power system, four slots for up to 16 GB of RAM DDR3 1800, two expansion slots PCI-Express x16 with support for CrossFireX mode plus one eSATA port and five ports SATA 6.0 Gbps. And thanks to the controller NEC MPD720200 fee received two port USB 3.0.

In addition, there are slot Gigabit Ethernet, port FireWire, LED debugging, built-in 7.1-channel audio chip and buttons Power, Reset and Clear CMOS. Available ASRock motherboard 870 Extreme3 should appear before the end of this month, its costs are not reported