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970 Extreme4
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AMD 970 + SB950 Chipsets
Detail Specification
Expansion Slot
Free Bundle
CPU Ready
- 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: 32GB
- 3 x PCI Express 2.0 x16 slots (PCIE2/PCIE4: single at x16 (PCIE2) / x8
(PCIE4), or dual at x8 (PCIE2) / x8 (PCIE4) ; PCIE5: x4 mode)
- 2 x PCI Express 2.0 x1 slots
- 2 x PCI slots
- Supports AMD Quad CrossFireXTM, 3-Way CrossFireXTM and
- Supports NVIDIA® SLITM
- 7.1 CH HD Audio with Content Protection (Realtek ALC892 Audio Codec)
- Premium Blu-ray audio support
- Supports THX TruStudioTM
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
- 5 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 Asmedia ASM1042, support USB 1.0/2.0/3.0
up to 5Gb/s
- 1 x Front USB 3.0 header (supports 2 USB 3.0 ports) by Asmedia
ASM1042, supports USB 1.0/2.0/3.0 up to 5Gb/s
Product Brief
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.
- Northbridge: AMD 970
- Southbridge: AMD SB950
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
- 1 x eSATA3 Connector
- 2 x Ready-to-Use USB 3.0 Ports
- 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
- ASRock Dura Cap (2.5 x longer life time),
100% Japan-made high-quality Conductive
Polymer Capacitors
- Supports AM3+ Processor, 8-Core CPU
- Supports Dual Channel DDR3 2100(OC)
- Supports AMD Quad CrossFireXTM, 3-Way
CrossFireXTM and CrossFireXTM
- Supports NVIDIA® SLITM
- 4 x USB 3.0, 5 x SATA3, 2 x IEEE 1394
- Dr. Debug, Power/Reset/Clear CMOS Switch with
- 7.1 CH HD Audio with Content Protection
(Realtek ALC892 Audio Codec), Supports
THX TruStudioTM
- Supports XFast USB Technology, Graphical UEFI
- Supports On/Off Play, Instant Boot, Instant Flash,
APP Charger, SmartView, Turbo UCC
- 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)
- V4 + 1 Power Phase Design
- Supports CPU up to 140W
- 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
Rear Panel I/O
3.5mm Audio Cable
Core AM3+
- 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)
Smart Switch
BIOS Feature
Support CD
5 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 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
3 x USB 2.0 headers (support 6 USB 2.0 ports)
1 x USB 3.0 header (supports 2 USB 3.0 ports)
1 x Dr. Debug (7-Segment Debug LED)
- 1 x Power Switch with LED
- 1 x Reset Switch with LED
- 1 x Clear CMOS Switch with LED
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
- Drivers, Utilities, AntiVirus Software (Trial Version), CyberLink
MediaEspresso 6.5 Trial, AMD OverDriveTM Utility, 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)
ASRock Extreme Tuning Utility (AXTU)
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 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
4 x SATA Data Cables (Optional)
1 x 3.5mm Audio Cable (Optional)
970 Extreme4
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AMD 970 + SB950 Chipsets
XFast USB Technology
USB 3.0 Benchmark
The world's fastest USB transfer speed.
ASRock Motherboard with XFast USB Technology
Other Motherboard without XFast USB Technology
ATTO Disk Benchmark - 4K Read
171176 KB/s
ASRock Motherboard with XFast USB Technology
Other Motherboard without XFast USB Technology
ATTO Disk Benchmark - 4K Write
152835 KB/s
61845 KB/s
AM3+ 8-Core
Compatible with AM3+ 8-Core
CPU! This board is designed to
build up the most powerful system
performance and deliver the most
demanding technology for users
nowadays. Just enjoy next
generation computing with ASRock
8-Core CPU Ready motherboard.
Combo Cooler
58077 KB/s
On/Off Play
Enjoy great audio experience from the portable audio devices via PC speaker even
when the system is powered off.
The unique combo cooler retention
module greatly improves heat
dissipation and is backward
compatible with AMD previous
AM3/AM2+ coolers.
Free Bundle
3.5mm Audio Cable
Graphical UEFI
AMD CrossFireX
* Graphical Visual Experience
* Mouse Enabling
* Supports 3TB bootable HDD
ASRock Extreme Tuning Utility
(AXTU) is an all-in-one software to
fine-tune different features in an
userfriendly interface, which
includes Hardware Monitor, Fan
Control, Overclocking, OC DNA and
The world's first AMD 970
motherboard supporting NVIDIA
SLI technology.
Supports AMDTM Quad CrossFireXTM,
3-Way CrossFireXTM and CrossFireXTM
6.5 Trial
Turbo UCC
App Charger
THX TruStudio
The best Apple charge companion
Delivering the fullest audio
experience for games, music and
The fastest video media conversation
The All-in-One Solution
v Overclocking
v Unlock CPU Core
v Power Saving
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