990FX Professional-01
990FX Professional
www. asrock . com
AMD 990FX + SB950 Chipsets
Detail Specification
- ATX Form Factor: 12.0-in x 9.6-in, 30.5 cm x 24.4 cm
- All Solid Capacitor design (100% Japan-made high-quality Conductive
Polymer Capacitors)
- 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)
Digital PWM Design
Advanced V12 + 2 Power Phase Design
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
- Northbridge: AMD 990FX
- Southbridge: AMD SB950
- Dual Channel DDR3 memory technology
- 4 x DDR3 DIMM slots
- Supports DDR3 2100(OC)/1866(OC)/1600(OC)/1333/1066/800
non-ECC, un-buffered memory
- Max. capacity of system memory: 32GB
Expansion Slot
Free Bundle
Faster Internet Access
- 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
- 1 x PS/2 Mouse Port
- 1 x PS/2 Keyboard Port
- 1 x Coaxial SPDIF Out Port
- 1 x Optical SPDIF Out Port
- 5 x Ready-to-Use USB 2.0 Ports
- 1 x Fatal1ty Mouse Port (USB 2.0)
- 2 x Ready-to-Use USB 3.0 Ports
- 2 x eSATA3 Connectors
- 2 x RJ-45 LAN Ports 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
- 6 x SATA3 6.0 Gb/s connectors, support RAID (RAID 0, RAID 1,
RAID 0+1, JBOD and RAID 5), NCQ, AHCI and "Hot Plug" functions
USB 3.0
- 2 x Rear USB 3.0 ports by Etron EJ168A, support USB 1.0/2.0/3.0 up to
- 2 x Front USB 3.0 headers (support 4 USB 3.0 ports) by Etron EJ168A,
support USB 1.0/2.0/3.0 up to 5Gb/s
- 6 x SATA3 6.0 Gb/s connectors
- 1 x IR header
- 1 x COM port header
- 1 x IEEE 1394 header
- 1 x HDMI_SPDIF header
- 1 x Power LED header
- CPU/Chassis/Power FAN connector
- 24 pin ATX power connector
- 8 pin 12V 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)
Smart Switch
- 1 x Power Switch with LED
- 1 x Reset Switch with LED
- 1 x Clear CMOS Switch with LED
BIOS Feature
Support CD
- Drivers, Utilities, AntiVirus Software (Trial Version), CyberLink
MediaEspresso 6.5 Trial, AMD Fusion, AMD Fusion Media Explorer,
ASRock Software Suite (CyberLink DVD Suite - OEM and Trial)
Unique Feature
Hardware Monitor
- Microsoft® Windows® 7 / 7 64-bit / VistaTM / VistaTM 64-bit / XP / XP 64-bit
- ErP/EuP Ready (ErP/EuP ready power supply is required)
PCIE x1 Gigabit LAN 10/100/1000 Mb/s
Broadcom BCM57781
Supports Wake-On-LAN
Supports Energy Efficient Ethernet 802.3az
Supports Dual LAN with Teaming function
Supports PXE
3.5mm Audio Cable
8 Core
CPU Ready
- 3 x PCI Express 2.0 x16 slots (PCIE2/PCIE4: x16 mode ; PCIE5: x4
- 2 x PCI Express 2.0 x1 slots
- 2 x PCI slots
- Supports AMD Quad CrossFireXTM, 3-Way CrossFireXTM and
- Supports NVIDIA® Quad SLITM and SLITM
Digital PWM
Fatal1ty Mouse Port
Product Brief
- Premium Gold Caps (2.5 x longer life time), 100%
Japan-made high-quality Conductive Polymer
- Digital PWM Design, Advanced V12 + 2 Power
Phase Design
- Supports Dual Channel DDR3 2100(OC)
- Supports AMD Quad CrossFireXTM,
3-Way CrossFireXTM and CrossFireXTM
- Supports NVIDIA® Quad SLITM and SLITM
- Dual PCIE GLAN with Teaming function
- Dr. Debug, Smart Swith Design: Power/Reset/Clear
CMOS Switch with LED
- Supports Fatal1ty XFast USB, XFast LAN
Technology, Graphical UEFI
- Supports Fatal1ty F-Stream, On/Off Play
Technology, Turbo UCC
- 7.1 CH HD Audio with Content Protection (Realtek
ALC892 Audio Codec), Supports THX TruStudioTM
- Free Bundle : 1 x 3.5mm Audio Cable,
1 x Front USB 3.0 Panel, CyberLink
MediaEspresso 6.5 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.
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
ASRock Instant Boot
ASRock Instant Flash
ASRock APP Charger
ASRock SmartView
ASRock XFast USB
ASRock On/Off Play Technology
Hybrid Booster:
- CPU Frequency Stepless Control
- ASRock U-COP
- Boot Failure Guard (B.F.G.)
- Turbo 50 / Turbo 60 CPU Overclocking
- Turbo UCC
CPU Temperature Sensing
Chassis Temperature Sensing
CPU/Chassis/Power Fan Tachometer
CPU Quiet Fan
CPU/Chassis Fan Multi-Speed Control
Voltage Monitoring: +12V, +5V, +3.3V, Vcore
1 x ASRock SLI_Bridge_2S Card
Quick Installation Guide, Support CD, I/O Shield
6 x SATA data cables (optional)
2 x SATA 1 to 1 power cables (optional)
1 x 3.5mm Audio Cable (Optional)
1 x Front USB 3.0 Panel
4 x HDD Screws
6 x Chassis Screws
1 x Rear USB 3.0 Bracket
990FX Professional
www. asrock . com
AMD 990FX + SB950 Chipsets
XFast USB Technology
The world's fastest USB transfer speed.
USB 3.0 Performance Comparison
Fatal1ty Motherboard with XFast USB Technology
Other Motherboard without XFast USB Technology
ATTO Disk Benchmark - 4K Read
156911 KB/s
64031 KB/s
Fatal1ty Motherboard with XFast USB Technology
Other Motherboard without XFast USB Technology
ATTO Disk Benchmark - 4K Write
139590 KB/s
93739 KB/s
XFast LAN Technology
Faster Internet Access
LAN Application Prioritization
Lower Latency In Game
441 ms
1371 ms
Time latency in World of Warcraft: Cataclysm
With XFast LAN
You can configure your application priority ideally
and/or add new programs.
Traffic Shaping
You can watch Youtube HD video and download files
Without XFast LAN
After setting online game priority higher in XFast LAN,
it can lower the latency in game.
Real-Time Analysis Of Your Data
With the status window, you can easily recognize
which data streams you are currently transferring.
990FX Professional
www. asrock . com
AMD 990FX + SB950 Chipsets
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
Just enjoy next generation computing with ASRock
8-Core CPU ready motherboard!
Digital PWM Design
By adopting digital Pulse-width modulation (PWM),
the Fatal1ty 990FX Professional Series can provide
CPU Vcore voltage more efficiently and smoothly.
Compared to analog PWM, digital PWM can
optimize the CPU power solution and provide a
proper and stable Vcore for the processor.
Combo Cooler
Retention Module
The unique combo cooler retention module greatly
improves heat dissipation and is backward
compatible with AMD previous AM3/AM2+ CPU
Dual LAN - Teaming
Dual LAN with Teaming function enabled on
this motherboard allows two single
connections to act as one single connection
for twice the transmission bandwidth, making
data transmission more effective.
Fatal1ty Mouse Port
Premium Gold Caps
Fatal1ty Mouse Port is a customizable
technology for PC gamers that is a part of
F-Stream. After plugging the USB mouse into
the Fatal1ty Mouse Port and running F-Stream,
gamers can use Fatal1ty’s personal preferred
mouse polling rate at 500 Hz. F-Stream also
provides the flexibility for gamers to adjust the
mouse polling rate from 125 Hz to 1000 Hz.
This is helpful for professional gamers to
experience smoother gameplay and faster
response time to the mouse.
Premium Gold Caps are 100% Japan-made
solid capacitors are sleek, high gloss caps with
a premium gold coating representing long life
and stable performance.
Graphical UEFI
AMD CrossFireX
The Fatal1ty F-Stream tuning program is an
all-in-1 software utility that supports overclocking
and hardware tuning such as energy usage, H/W
monitor, fan speed control and Fatal1ty Mouse
Port Configuration.
* Graphical Visual Experience
* Mouse Enabling
* Supports 3TB bootable HDD
Supports NVIDIA Quad SLI and SLI.
Supports AMDTM Quad CrossFireXTM,
3-Way CrossFireXTM and CrossFireXTM
On/Off Play
Enjoy great audio experience from the portable audio devices via PC speaker even
when the system is powered off.
V12+2 CPU Power
To improve CPU power solution, this board is
designed with the advanced V12+2 power
phase design which signatures tough
components and smooth power delivery to the
Free Bundle
3.5mm Audio Cable
Delivering the fullest audio
experience for games, music and
MediaEspresso 6.5 Trial
Turbo UCC
The All-in-One Solution
The fastest video media conversation software
v Overclocking
v Unlock CPU Core
v Power Saving
THX TruStudio
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