990FX Extreme9
990FX Extreme9
AMD 990FX + SB950 Chipsets
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Detail Specification
Platform
CPU
Chipset
8 Core
CPU
CPU Ready
Ready
Dual Channel DDR3 memory technology
4 x DDR3 DIMM slots
Supports DDR3 2450(OC)/2100(OC)/1600/1333/1066 non-ECC, un-buffered memory
Max. capacity of system memory: 64GB
Supports Intel® Extreme Memory Profile (XMP) 1.3 / 1.2
Supports AMD Memory Profile (AMP)
Expansion Slot
-
PCI Express 2.0 x 16: 3 (x16 / x16 / 0 or x16 / x8 / x8) 1 (x4 mode)
1 x PCI Express 2.0 x1 slot
1 x PCI slot
Supports AMD Quad CrossFireXTM, 3-Way CrossFireXTM and CrossFireXTM
Supports NVIDIA® Quad SLITM, 3-Way SLITM and SLITM
Audio
- 7.1 CH HD Audio with Content Protection (Realtek ALC898 Audio Codec)
- Premium Blu-ray audio support
- Supports THX TruStudioTM
LAN
-
Rear Panel I/O
I/O Panel
- 1 x PS/2 Mouse Port
- 1 x PS/2 Keyboard Port
- 1 x Coaxial SPDIF Out Port
- 1 x Optical SPDIF Out Port
- 4 x Ready-to-Use USB 2.0 Ports
- 4 x Ready-to-Use USB 3.0 Ports
- 2 x eSATA3 Connectors
- 1 x RJ-45 LAN Port with LED (ACT/LINK LED and SPEED LED)
- 1 x IEEE 1394 Port
- 1 x Clear CMOS Switch with LED
- HD Audio Jack: Side Speaker / Rear Speaker / Central / Bass / Line in / Front Speaker /
Microphone
SATA3
- 6 x SATA3 6.0 Gb/s connectors by AMD SB950, support RAID (RAID 0, RAID 1, RAID 0+1,
JBOD and RAID 5), NCQ, AHCI and "Hot Plug" functions
- 2 x SATA3 6.0 Gb/s connectors by ASMedia ASM1061, support NCQ, AHCI and "Hot Plug"
functions
USB 3.0
Supports
Supports
AM3+
CPU
CPU
Multiple Filter Cap (MFC)
X-Boost
Digi Power
Advanced 12 + 2 Power
Phase
Dual-Stack MOSFET
Premium Gold Caps
Intel Gigabit LAN
Product Brief
- Premium Gold Caps, Multiple Filter Cap
- Supports Dual-Stack MOSFET (DSM), Digi Power,
12 + 2 power phase design
- Supports AM3+ Processor, 8-Core CPU
- Supports Dual Channel DDR3 2450(OC)
- 4 PCIe 2.0 x16 Slots, Support NVIDIA 3-Way SLI,
AMD 3-Way CrossFireXTM
- 8 x SATA3, 2 x eSATA3, 8 x USB 3.0, 8 x USB 2.0
- Supports Hi-Density Power Connector
- Intel Gigabit LAN
- Supports ASRock X-Boost, XFast 555, Fast Boot,
Restart to UEFI, Dehumidifier, OMG, Internet Flash,
Easy RAID Installer
- 7.1 CH HD Audio with Content Protection (Realtek
ALC898 Audio Codec), supports THX TruStudioTM
- Free Bundle : CyberLink MediaEspresso 6.5 Trial,
Google Chrome Browser and Toolbar, 1 x Front USB 3.0
Panel with 2.5" HDD/SSD Rack
- Northbridge: AMD 990FX
- Southbridge: AMD SB950
-
Memory
Ready
- ATX Form Factor
- Premium Gold Capacitor design (100% Japan-made high-quality Conductive Polymer
Capacitors)
- Multiple Filter Cap (MFC) (Filter different noise by 3 different capacitors: DIP solid cap,
POSCAP and MLCC)
- Support for Socket AM3+ processors
- Support for Socket AM3 processors: AMD PhenomTM II X6 / X4 / X3 / X2 (except 920 / 940) /
Athlon II X4 / X3 / X2 / Sempron processors
- Supports 8-Core CPU
- Supports UCC feature (Unlock CPU Core)
- Digi Power Design
- Advanced 12 + 2 Power Phase Design
- Dual-Stack MOSFET (DSM)
- Supports CPU up to 220W
- 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
PCIE x1 Gigabit LAN 10/100/1000 Mb/s
Intel® 82583V
Supports Wake-On-LAN
Supports PXE
- 4 x Rear USB 3.0 ports by Etron EJ188H, support USB 1.1/2.0/3.0 up to 5Gb/s
- 2 x Front USB 3.0 headers (support 4 USB 3.0 ports) by Etron EJ188H, support
USB 1.1/2.0/3.0 up to 5Gb/s
Connector
-
8 x SATA3 6.0 Gb/s connectors
1 x IR header
1 x CIR header
1 x COM port header
1 x IEEE 1394 header
1 x Power LED header
2 x CPU Fan connectors (1 x 4-pin, 1 x 3-pin)
3 x Chassis Fan connectors (1 x 4-pin, 2 x 3-pin)
1 x Power Fan connector (3-pin)
24 pin ATX power connector
8 pin 12V power connector (Hi-Density Power Connector)
Front panel audio connector
2 x USB 2.0 headers (support 4 USB 2.0 ports)
2 x USB 3.0 headers (support 4 USB 3.0 ports)
1 x Dr. Debug (7-Segment Debug LED)
1 x Power Switch with LED
1 x Reset Switch with LED
BIOS Feature
-
32Mb AMI UEFI Legal BIOS with GUI support
Supports "Plug and Play"
ACPI 1.1 Compliance Wake Up Events
Supports jumperfree
SMBIOS 2.3.1 Support
CPU, VCCM, NB, SB Voltage Multi-adjustment
Support CD
- Drivers, Utilities, AntiVirus Software (Trial Version), CyberLink MediaEspresso 6.5 Trial,
Google Chrome Browser and Toolbar
Unique Feature
-
Hardware Monitor
-
OS
- Microsoft® Windows® 8 / 8 64-bit / 7 / 7 64-bit / VistaTM / VistaTM 64-bit / XP / XP 64-bit
compliant
Certifications
- FCC, CE, WHQL
- ErP/EuP Ready (ErP/EuP ready power supply is required)
Accessories
-
ASRock Extreme Tuning Utility (AXTU)
ASRock Instant Boot
ASRock Instant Flash
ASRock APP Charger
ASRock XFast USB
ASRock XFast LAN
ASRock XFast RAM
ASRock Crashless BIOS
ASRock OMG (Online Management Guard)
ASRock Internet Flash
ASRock UEFI System Browser
ASRock Dehumidifier Function
ASRock Easy RAID Installer
ASRock Fast Boot
ASRock X-Boost
ASRock Restart to UEFI
Hybrid Booster:
- CPU Frequency Stepless Control
- ASRock U-COP
- Boot Failure Guard (B.F.G.)
- Turbo 50 / Turbo 60 Overclocking
- Good Night LED
CPU Temperature Sensing
Chassis Temperature Sensing
CPU/Chassis/Power Fan Tachometer
CPU/Chassis Quiet Fan
CPU/Chassis/Power Fan Multi-Speed Control
Voltage Monitoring: +12V, +5V, +3.3V, Vcore
1 x ASRock SLI_Bridge_2S Card
1 x ASRock 3-Way SLI-2S1S Bridge Card
Quick Installation Guide, Support CD, I/O Shield
6 x SATA Data Cables
2 x SATA 1 to 1 Power Cables
1 x Front USB 3.0 Panel with 2.5" HDD/SSD Rack
4 x HDD Screws
6 x Chassis Screws
1 x Rear USB 3.0 Bracket
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.
990FX Extreme9
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X-Boost
ON
Unlock
CPU
cores
ASRock’s X-Boost Technology is a smart
auto-overclocking function and is brilliantly
designed to unlock the hidden cores of your
CPUs. Simply press “X” when turning on the
PC, X-Boost will automatically overclock the
relative components to get up to 116%
performance boost! With the smart X-Boost,
overclocking CPU or unlock CPU cores can
become a near one-button process.
* The functionality of “Unlock CPU Cores” feature might vary by
different processors.
AM3+ 8-Core
Processor Support
Supporting socket AM3+ and 8-Core CPU,
this board is designed to build up the most
powerful system and deliver the most
demanding technology for advanced users.
Just enjoy next generation computing with
ASRock 8-Core CPU ready motherboard!
Advanced 12 + 2
Power Phase
ASRock 990FX Extreme9 is designed with
a 12 + 2 Power Phase design. It features
sturdy components and completely smooth
power delivery to the CPU. Plus, it offers
unmatched overclocking capability and
enhanced performance with the lowest
temperature for advanced gamers as well.
4.04 pts
1.87 pts
Cinebench R11.5
ASRock AM3+ Motherboard With X-Boost
Other AM3+ Motherboard Without X-Boost
Digi Power
Multiple Filter Cap (MFC)
By adopting digital Pulse-width
modulation (PWM), the ASRock
motherboard can provide CPU Vcore
voltage more efficiently and smoothly.
The ASRock MFC includes a combination of highly conductive MLCC, DIP cap and POSCAP.
It helps the system filter noise from high-freq, mid-freq to low-freq noise, delivering enhanced
and higher current to the CPU. With the combined power of three capacitors, MFC allows
users to overclock their PC rig to extreme levels without worrying about the hardware
components.
DDR3 2450(OC)
Dual-Stack MOSFET
(DSM)
ASRock 990FX Extreme9 motherboard
unlocks maximum memory
performance,coming with 4 DIMM slots
for dual-channel memory, supporting up
to DDR3 2450(OC) MHz!
Dual-Stack MOSFET (DSM) is an innovative
new design of MOSFETs. The silicon die area is
increased by stacking two dies into a MOSFET.
The larger the die area, the lower Rds(on).
Compared to traditional discrete MOSFET,
DSM can provide larger die area and lower
Rds(on), so the power supply for CPU Vcore is
more efficient.
Premium Gold Caps
Premium Gold Caps are 100% made in
Japan; these solid capacitors are sleek, high
gloss caps with a premium gold coating
representing long life and stable
performance.
990FX Extreme9
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RAM
Fully Optimize Memory Usage
Faster Internet Access
Lower Latency
In Game
Faster
5X
5X
Faster
XFast LAN can lower
latency in the game
after setting online
game priority higher.
5X Faster for
Photoshop Execution
XFast RAM will create a virtual disk
from the system memory to boost the
performance. For Photoshop, it can
even perform 5X faster than before.
Time latency in World of Warcraft: Cataclysm
*Lower is better
Boosts up your USB speed
USB Performance
Comparison
Faster
5X
ATTO Disk Benchmark 4K Read
ASRock Motherboard with XFast LAN
ASRock Motherboard with XFast USB
Other Motherboard without XFast LAN
Other Motherboard without XFast USB
The performance boost percentage may vary with a different configuration.
Intel Gigabit LAN
Hi-Density Power
Connector
3-Way SLI/3-Way
CrossFireX
8 USB 3.0
(4 Front, 4 Back)
Intel LAN provides the best throughput
performance, lower CPU utilization,
enhanced stability and is able to deliver
ultimate network experience to users!
Hi-Density Power Connector features a
solid square-pin design. ASRock 990FX
Extreme9 is equipped with High-Density
Power Connector for the CPU power
connector. The optimized design can
reduce 23% power loss and decrease
connector temperature up to 22℃.
Equipped with 4 x PCIe 2.0 slots, this
motherboard supports NVIDIA 3-Way
SLI and AMD 3-Way CrossFireX,
providing ultimate multi-GPU
performance.
Rich storage options! ASRock 990FX
Extreme9 offers 8 USB 3.0 (4 from
onboard header, 4 from rear I/O) and
bundles an exclusive front USB 3.0
panel to facilitate computing
environment.
USB 3.0
x8
ASRock
Dehumidifier
UEFI System
Browser
Users may prevent motherboard damages due
to dampness by enabling “Dehumidifier
Function”. When enabling Dehumidifier
Function, the computer will power on
automatically to dehumidify the system after
entering S4/S5 state.
The UEFI system browser allows you to
easily check your current system
configuration in UEFI setup.
Easy RAID Installer
THX TruStudio
Easy RAID Installer can help you install
the RAID driver easily without floppy
drive. It can copy the RAID driver from a
support CD to your USB storage device
with just one simple click in UEFI setup.
THX TruStudio is specially designed to
bring the same great audio experience
found in live performances, films, and
recording studios to the PC.
Google Chrome
Browser & Toolbar
Fast Boot
Restart to UEFI
With ASRock’s exclusive Fast Boot
technology, it takes less than 1.5
seconds* to logon to Windows 8 from a
cold boot. No more waiting! The speedy
boot will completely change your user
experience and behavior.
ASRock "Restart to UEFI" technology is
designed for those requiring frequent UEFI
access. It allows users to easily enter the
UEFI SETUP automatically when turning on
the PC next time.
*The boot time may vary with a different
configuration.
ASRock OMG
(Online Management Guard)
Fast, Easy and Free – ASRock OMG
technology allows you to establish an internet
curfew or restrict internet access at specified
times. Administrators are able to schedule the
starting and ending hours of internet access
granted to other users.
Easy RAID Installer
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