790GX Pro
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AMD 790GX + SB750 Chipsets
Detail Specification
- ATX Form Factor: 12.0-in x 8.8-in, 30.5 cm x 22.4 cm
- Solid Capacitor for CPU power
- Support for Socket AM3 processors: AMD PhenomTM II X6 / X4 / X3 / X2
(except 920 / 940) / Athlon II X4 / X3 / X2 / Sempron processors
Six-Core CPU Ready
Supports CPU up to 140W
Supports ASRock UCC - Unlock CPU Core
Supports AMD's Cool 'n' Quiet Technology
FSB 2600 MHz (5.2 GT/s)
Supports Untied Overclocking Technology
Supports Hyper-Transport 3.0 (HT 3.0) Technology
- Northbridge: AMD 790GX
- Southbridge: AMD SB750
- Dual Channel DDR3 memory technology
- 4 x DDR3 DIMM slots
- Supports DDR3 1800(OC)/1600(OC)/1333/1066/800 non-ECC,
un-buffered memory
- Max. capacity of system memory: 16GB
Expansion Slot
Rear Panel I/O
I/O Panel
- 1 x PS/2 Keyboard Port
- 1 x VGA/D-Sub Port
- 1 x VGA/DVI-D Port
- 1 x HDMI Port
- 1 x Optical SPDIF Out Port
- 6 x Ready-to-Use USB 2.0 Ports
- 1 x eSATAII Connector
- 1 x RJ-45 LAN Port with LED (ACT/LINK LED and SPEED LED)
- HD Audio Jack: Rear Speaker / Central / Bass / Line in / Front Speaker /
- 5 x Serial ATAII 3.0 Gb/s connectors, support RAID (RAID 0, RAID 1,
RAID 5, RAID 10 and JBOD), NCQ, AHCI and "Hot Plug" functions
- 1 x ATA133 IDE connector (supports 2 x IDE devices)
- 1 x Floppy connector
- 1 x IR header
- 1 x COM port header
- 1 x HDMI_SPDIF header
- 1 x Power LED header
- CPU/Chassis/NB/Power FAN connector
- 24 pin ATX power connector
- 8 pin 12V power connector
- CD in header
- Front panel audio connector
- 3 x USB 2.0 headers (support 6 USB 2.0 ports)
BIOS Feature
- Supports Dual Channel DDR3 1800(OC)
Support CD
iGPU, Pixel Shader 4.0
- Multi VGA Output options: D-Sub, DVI-D and HDMI
Integrated AMD Radeon HD 3300 graphics
DX10 class iGPU, Pixel Shader 4.0
Max. shared memory 512MB
Multi VGA Output options: D-Sub, DVI-D and HDMI
Supports HDMI Technology with max. resolution up to 1920x1200 (1080P)
Supports Dual-link DVI with max. resolution up to 2560x1600 @ 75Hz
Supports D-Sub with max. resolution up to 2048x1536 @ 85Hz
Supports HDCP function with DVI and HDMI ports
Supports Full HD 1080p Blu-ray (BD) / HD-DVD playback with DVI and
HDMI ports
- Phenom II X6 6-Core CPU Ready
- Integrated AMD Radeon HD 3300 graphics, DX10 class
- 7.1 CH HD Audio with Content Protection (Realtek ALC892 Audio Codec)
- Premium Blu-ray audio support
Product Brief
- Supports ASRock UCC - Unlock CPU Core
1 x PCI Express 2.0 x16 slots (blue @ x16 mode)
2 x PCI Express 2.0 x1 slots
3 x PCI slots
Supports ATITM Hybrid CrossFireXTM
- Supports CPU up to 140W
- Drivers, Utilities, AntiVirus Software (Trial Version), AMD OverDriveTM
Utility, AMD Live! Explorer, ASRock Software Suite
(CyberLink DVD Suite - OEM and Trial; Creative Sound Blaster
X-Fi MB - Trial)
ASRock OC Tuner
Intelligent Energy Saver
Instant Boot
ASRock Instant Flash
Hybrid Booster:
- CPU Frequency Stepless Control
- ASRock U-COP
- Boot Failure Guard (B.F.G.)
Hardware Monitor
CPU Temperature Sensing
Chassis Temperature Sensing
CPU/Chassis/NB/Power Fan Tachometer
CPU Quiet Fan
CPU/Chassis Fan Multi-Speed Control
Voltage Monitoring: +12V, +5V, +3.3V, Vcore
- Microsoft® Windows® 7 / 7 64-bit / VistaTM / VistaTM 64-bit / XP / XP 64-bit
- ErP/EuP Ready (ErP/EuP ready power supply is required)
- Quick Installation Guide, Support CD, I/O Shield
- 2 x SATA Data Cables (Optional)
ALC892 Audio Codec), Premium Blu-ray audio support
- Supports ASRock Instant Boot, Instant Flash, OC Tuner,
- ErP/EuP Ready
- Free Software: CyberLink DVD Suite - OEM and Trial;
Creative Sound Blaster X-Fi MB - Trial
The specification is subject to change without notice. The brand and product names are trademarks of their
respective companies. Any configuration other than original product specification is not guaranteed.
8Mb AMI Legal BIOS
Supports "Plug and Play"
ACPI 1.1 Compliance Wake Up Events
Supports jumperfree
SMBIOS 2.3.1 Support
VCCM, NB, SB Voltage Multi-adjustment
Unique Feature
- 7.1 CH HD Audio with Content Protection (Realtek
IES, OC DNA, Multi-Speed Fan Control
PCIE x1 Gigabit LAN 10/100/1000 Mb/s
Realtek RTL8111E
Supports Wake-On-LAN
Supports LAN Cable Detection
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AMD 790GX + SB750 Chipsets
Before UCC not enabled, Cores: 4
After UCC enabled, Cores: 6
* The success rate of this enhancement depends on the individual CPU.
* The technological implement of Unlock CPU Core may vary by different models.
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ErP/EuP Ready Motherboard
ErP/EuP Ready Power Supply
ErP/EuP System
What is ErP/EuP?
ErP/EuP, stands for Energy Using Product, was a provision regulated by European Union to define the power consumption for
the completed system. With the great quantity and the popularly using of the electrical products nowadays and the continuously
increasing of the electrical products categories in the following 20 to 30 years, European Union decided to establish an effective
strategy to solve the energy consumption problem. That is, according to ErP/EuP, the total AC power of the completed system
shall be under 1.00W in off mode condition.
Premium Blu-ray Audio
Premium Blu-ray Audio, an outstanding technology developed on ASRock motherboard, provides the excellent
audio output of 24-bit/192 kHz with its respective Blu-ray DRM compatible driver/software. With Content
Protection-Support and High SNR DAC, the Blu-ray entertainments can be played in a high quality of
24-bit/192KHz. In other words, if you are using a device without the Blu-ray Audio support, the audio quality will
be downgraded to 16-bit/48kHz like a regular CD quality. To deliver the best possible sound solution for today’s
most demanding users, ASRock Premium Blu-ray Audio motherboard is the best choice for users who are
particularly desired to enjoy the pure HD audio. ASRock users are able to take full advantages of our Blu-ray
Audio motherboards. Choose ASRock, choose Pure HD audio!
Why ASRock?
* SNR: Signal-to-Noise Ratio.
True Blu-ray
Supporting Blu-ray Full HD 1080p
playback and Premium Blu-ray audio
with 24-bit / 192KHz sampling rate in
7.1 channel
Blu-ray video + Blu-ray audio
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AMD 790GX + SB750 Chipsets
Save your OC settings as a profile and share with
friends. Try OC DNA now!
OC DNA Instruction
Step 1
Step 2
Save your BIOS OC settings as User Default in BIOS OC
Tweaker menu. (For example: we name this User Default setting
as “CPU_OC3.8GHz”)
Execute ASRock OC DNA under OS, you will find
“CPU_OC3.8GHz” as User Profile 1.
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Step 3
Step 4
Press “Save” button to save the “CPU_OC3.8GHz” OC settings as
a profile.
Send the “CPU_OC3.8GHz” profile to other friends.
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Step 5
Step 6
When the friend receives your “CPU_OC3.8GHz” profile, he can
press “Load” to load the “CPU_OC3.8GHz” profile in OC DNA.
After that, the friend can enter into BIOS OC Tweaker menu to
load the “CPU_OC3.8GHz” profile as his BIOS OC settings.
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Now, you have successfully share your OC setting profile with your friends.
*The OC DNA works only when users use the same motherboard and BIOS version.
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AMD 790GX + SB750 Chipsets
ASRock Instant Boot
ASRock Instant Boot is a new feature invented exclusively by ASRock.
It can boot up system in an amazing speed,
which is 10 times faster than traditional boot up. For home users or office
PC users, ASRock Instant Boot can also
guarantee a clean Windows OS, and consumed less power! For details:
* This function is applicable ONLY to single user that does not secure ID and Password to their
* The boot up time depends on the hardware configuration.
10 Times Faster, Only 4 Secs to Boot Up to Windows!
ASRock YouTube
ASRock Instant Flash
ASRock Instant Flash is an exclusive and the most userfriendly BIOS flash utility developed by ASRock. It is embedded in Flash ROM which is used to update the system BIOS
without having to enter operating systems like MS-DOS or
Once executing ASRock Instant Flash, the utility will automatically detect all devices such as USB, hard
disk or even floppy drive to find the exact BIOS for your system. Instead of giving you all BIOS in your
devices, the Instant Flash just list BIOS versions that apply to your motherboard model only. For
example, if you have many different BIOS of different motherboards saved in your devices, but you just
need to flash your P45 motherboard, the Instant Flash will just list the P45 BIOS versions for you. This
unique function allows you to easily select the suitable BIOS version instead of browsing through all data.
Instant Flash just list
BIOS versions that
apply to your
motherboard model.
Click and start
790GX Pro
AMD 790GX + SB750 Chipsets
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CyberLink Power2Go 6.1 LE OEM
Power2Go 6 lets you burn and backup videos, photos, music and data onto Blu-ray
Discs and DVDs.
CyberLink MediaShow 4.1 SE OEM
Photo and video management software MediaShow edits videos and photos
instantly, creates slideshow, and allows publishing directly to YouTube and Flickr.
CyberLink PowerDVD 8.0 DTS Trial
World-renowned PowerDVD 8 DTS delivers outstanding DVD movie playback quality
on your PC.
CyberLink PowerDirector 8.0 Trial
PowerDirector - Video Editing software – edits high-definition videos including
AVCHD, allows output to PSP iPod and Blu-ray Disc.
CyberLink PowerBackup 2.5 Trial
PowerBackup backups valuable data on your PC.
Creative Sound Blaster X-Fi MB Trial
The Sound Blaster X-Fi MB solution provides premium audio quality, effects and
features for PC systems equipped with onboard audio.
For gamers, the EAX® ADVANCED HD 4.0, with its state-of-the-art Multi-Environment
rendering and reverb modelling, delivers a much more realistic and immersive 3D
gaming experience than your motherboard audio ever will.