970 Pro3 R2.0
970 Pro3 R2.0
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AMD 970 + SB950 Chipsets
Detail Specification
- ATX Form Factor
- All Solid Capacitor design
- 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)
- 4 + 1 Power Phase Design
- Supports CPU up to 140W
- Supports AMD's Cool 'n' Quiet Technology
- FSB 2400 MHz (4.8 GT/s)
- Supports Untied Overclocking Technology
- Supports Hyper-Transport 3.0 (HT 3.0) Technology
- Northbridge: AMD 970
- Southbridge: AMD SB950
- Dual Channel DDR3 memory technology
- 4 x DDR3 DIMM slots
- Supports DDR3 2100+(OC)/1866(OC)/1800(OC)/1600(OC)/1333/1066/800 non-ECC,
un-buffered memory
- Max. capacity of system memory: 64GB
Expansion Slot
- 7.1 CH HD Audio with Content Protection (Realtek ALC892 Audio Codec)
- Premium Blu-ray audio support
- Supports THX TruStudioTM
Rear Panel I/O
I/O Panel
2 x PCI Express 2.0 x16 slots (PCIE2: x16 mode; PCIE3: x4 mode)
1 x PCI Express 2.0 x1 slot
2 x PCI slots
Supports AMD Quad CrossFireXTM and CrossFireXTM
PCIE x1 Gigabit LAN 10/100/1000 Mb/s
Realtek RTL8111E
Supports Wake-On-LAN
Supports LAN Cable Detection
Supports Energy Efficient Ethernet 802.3az
Supports PXE
- 1 x PS/2 Mouse Port
- 1 x PS/2 Keyboard Port
- 6 x Ready-to-Use USB 2.0 Ports
- 2 x Ready-to-Use USB 3.0 Ports
- 1 x RJ-45 LAN Port with LED (ACT/LINK LED and SPEED LED)
- HD Audio Jack: Side Speaker / Rear Speaker / Central / Bass / Line in / Front Speaker /
- 6 x SATA3 6.0 Gb/s connectors, support RAID (RAID 0, RAID 1, RAID 5 and RAID 10),
NCQ, AHCI and "Hot Plug" functions
USB 3.0
- 2 x Rear USB 3.0 ports by Etron EJ188H, support USB 1.1/2.0/3.0 up to 5Gb/s
- 1 x Front USB 3.0 header (supports 2 USB 3.0 ports) by Etron EJ188H, supports
USB 1.1/2.0/3.0 up to 5Gb/s
6 x SATA3 6.0 Gb/s connectors
1 x IR header
1 x CIR header
1 x COM port header
1 x HDMI_SPDIF header
1 x Power LED header
2 x CPU Fan connectors (1 x 4-pin, 1 x 3-pin)
2 x Chassis Fan connectors (1 x 4-pin, 1 x 3-pin)
1 x Power Fan connector (3-pin)
24 pin ATX power connector
8 pin 12V power connector
Front panel audio connector
3 x USB 2.0 headers (support 6 USB 2.0 ports)
1 x USB 3.0 header (supports 2 USB 3.0 ports)
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
- 100% All Solid Capacitor design
Support CD
- Drivers, Utilities, AntiVirus Software (Trial Version), CyberLink MediaEspresso 6.5 Trial,
AMD OverDriveTM Utility, ASRock MAGIX Multimedia Suite - OEM, Google Chrome
Browser and Toolbar
- Supports AM3+ Processor, 8-Core CPU
Unique Feature
Hardware Monitor
- Microsoft® Windows® 8 / 8 64-bit / 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
8 Core
CPU Ready
Fast Boot
Restart to UEFI
Google Chrome
Browser & Toolbar
Product Brief
- Supports Dual Channel DDR3 2100+ (OC)
- 2 x PCIe 2.0 x16 Slots, Support AMD Quad CrossFireXTM
and CrossFireXTM
- 4 x USB 3.0 (2 Front, 2 Rear), 6 x SATA3
- Supports XFast 555, X-Boost, Fast Boot, Restart to UEFI,
Dehumidifier, OMG, Internet Flash
- 7.1 CH HD Audio with Content Protection (Realtek
ALC892 Audio Codec), supports THX TruStudioTM
- Free Bundle : CyberLink MediaEspresso 6.5 Trial,
ASRock MAGIX Multimedia Suite, Google Chrome
Browser and Toolbar
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 On/Off Play Technology
ASRock UEFI System Browser
ASRock Dehumidifier Function
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.)
- Good Night LED
CPU Temperature Sensing
Chassis Temperature Sensing
CPU/Chassis/Power Fan Tachometer
CPU/Chassis Quiet Fan
CPU/Chassis Fan Multi-Speed Control
Voltage Monitoring: +12V, +5V, +3.3V, Vcore
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.
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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.
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Cinebench R11.5
ASRock AM3+ Motherboard With X-Boost
Other AM3+ Motherboard Without X-Boost
Windows 8 Support
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
Fully Optimize Memory Usage
Faster Internet Access
Lower Latency
In Game
USB Performance
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.
Boosts up your USB speed
Time latency in World of Warcraft: Cataclysm
ATTO Disk Benchmark 4K Read
*Lower is better
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.
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AM 3 + 8 -Core
Proc e ssor Suppor t
Com bo Coole r
Re t e nt ion M odule
4 U SB 3 .0
(2 Front , 2 Re a r)
De hum idifie r
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!
The unique combo cooler retention module
greatly improves heat dissipation and is
backward compatible with AMD previous
AM3/AM2+ CPU coolers.
Rich storage options! This motherboard
offers 4 USB 3.0 (2 from onboard header,
2 from rear I/O) to facilitate computing
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.
USB 3.0
I nt e r ne t Fla sh
(Online M a na ge m e nt Gua rd)
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.
T H X TruSt udio
THX TruStudio is specially designed to
bring the same great audio experience
found in live performances, films, and
recording studios to the PC.
Internet Flash searches for available UEFI
firmware updates from ASRock servers.
System can auto-detect the latest UEFI
from our servers and flash them within UEFI
setup without entering Windows ® OS.
U EFI Syst e m
Brow se r
Google Chrom e
Brow se r & Toolba r
UEFI system browser is a useful tool
included in graphical UEFI. It can detect
the devices and configurations that users
are currently using in their PC.
Chrome is a fast, simple, and secure web
browser, built for the modern web. Google
Toolbar is designed to help you find what
you're looking for quickly and discover new
things along the way. Now ASRock has
both Chrome and Google Toolbar bundled
with our motherboards so users may enjoy
better internet surfing experiences.
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