870 Extreme3 R2.0 w w w.asrock . com AMD 870 + SB850 Chipsets Detail Specification Platform CPU - ATX Form Factor: 12.0-in x 9.6-in, 30.5 cm x 24.4 cm - All Solid Capacitor design Chipset - Northbridge: AMD 870 - Southbridge: AMD SB850 Memory - Dual Channel DDR3 memory technology - 4 x DDR3 DIMM slots - Supports DDR3 1866(OC)/1800(OC)/1600(OC)/1333/1066/800 non-ECC, un-buffered memory - Max. capacity of system memory: 32GB Expansion Slot - 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 - 2 x PCI Express 2.0 x16 slots (Single at x16 or dual at x8/x8 mode) 2 x PCI Express 2.0 x1 slots 2 x PCI slots Supports ATITM Quad CrossFireXTM and CrossFireXTM Audio - 7.1 CH HD Audio with Content Protection (Realtek ALC892 Audio Codec) - Premium Blu-ray audio support LAN - PCIE x1 Gigabit LAN 10/100/1000 Mb/s - Atheros® AR8151 - Supports Wake-On-LAN Rear Panel I/O I/O Panel - 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: Rear Speaker / Central / Bass / Line in / Front Speaker / Microphone SATA3 - 5 x SATA3 6.0 Gb/s connectors, support RAID (RAID 0, RAID 1, RAID 0+1 and RAID 5), NCQ, AHCI and "Hot Plug" functionss USB 3.0 - 2 x USB 3.0 ports by Etron EJ168A, support USB 1.0/2.0/3.0 up to 5Gb/s Connector - Smart Switch - 1 x Power Switch with LED - 1 x Reset Switch with LED - 1 x Clear CMOS 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 VID, VCCM, NB, SB Voltage Multi-adjustment - Supports AM3+ processor, 8-Core CPU Support CD - Drivers, Utilities, AntiVirus Software (Trial Version), AMD OverDriveTM Utility, AMD Fusion, AMD Fusion Media Explorer, ASRock Software Suite (CyberLink DVD Suite - OEM and Trial; Creative Sound Blaster X-Fi MB - Trial) - Supports Dual Channel DDR3 1866(OC) Unique Feature - ASRock Extreme Tuning Utility (AXTU) - ASRock Instant Boot - ASRock Instant Flash - ASRock AIWI - ASRock APP Charger - ASRock SmartView - ASRock XFast USB - Hybrid Booster: - CPU Frequency Stepless Control - ASRock U-COP - Boot Failure Guard (B.F.G.) Hardware Monitor - OS - Microsoft® Windows® 7 / 7 64-bit / VistaTM / VistaTM 64-bit / XP / XP Media Center / XP 64-bit compliant Certifications - FCC, CE, WHQL - ErP/EuP Ready (ErP/EuP ready power supply is required) Accessories - Quick Installation Guide, Support CD, I/O Shield - 2 x SATA data cables (optional) 8 Core AM3+ Supports Supports CPU CPU Ready Ready CPU CPU Product Brief - 100% All Solid Capacitor design - Supports ATITM Quad CrossFireXTM and CrossFireXTM - 2 x USB 3.0, 5 x SATA3, 2 x IEEE 1394 - Supports XFast USB, AXTU, UEFI, Instant Boot, 5 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 3 x USB 2.0 headers (support 6 USB 2.0 ports) 1 x Dr. Debug (7-Segment Debug LED) 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 Instant Flash, APP Charger, SmartView - 7.1 CH HD Audio with Content Protection (Realtek ALC892 AUdio Codec) 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. 870 Extreme3 R2.0 w w w.asrock . com AMD 870 + SB850 Chipsets ASRock XFast USB Technology Faster Than Your Imagination! (The rear I/O photo is example only) ASRock XFast USB Technology redefines the new standard in high performance computing. Proving once again to be the pioneer in motherboard industry, ASRock XFast USB Series Motherboards integrate with the latest XFast USB Technology which delivers the world's fastest USB data transfer speed. According to the below graph, it shows that the ASRock XFast USB technology can even boost USB performance up to 335.23%! ATTO Disk Benchmark - 4K Read ASRock Motherboard with XFast USB Technology Other Motherboard without XFast USB Technology 181817 KB/s 41775 KB/s ATTO Disk Benchmark - 4K Write Faster ASRock Motherboard with XFast USB Technology Other Motherboard without XFast USB Technology 154624 KB/s 41160 KB/s 335.23% 275.67% Faster 870 Extreme3 R2.0 AMD 870 + SB850 Chipsets w w w.asrock . com AM3+ 8-Core Processor Support 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. Two-Piece Retention Module By adopting the exclusive AMD two-piece retention module that improves the cooling efficiency with AM3+/AM3/AM2+ CPU coolers, this board allows heat dissipation becomes faster and effective. 870 Extreme3 R2.0 AMD 870 + SB850 Chipsets w w w.asrock . com AXTU – The All-in-1 Tuning Software 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 IES. In Hardware Monitor, it shows the major readings of your system. In Fan Control, it shows the fan speed and temperature for you to adjust. In Overclocking, you are allowed to adjust the CPU frequency, ratio and some voltages for optimal system performance. In OC DNA, you can save your OC settings as a profile and share with your friends. Your friends then can load the OC profile to their own system to get the same OC settings. In IES (Intelligent Energy Saver), the voltage regulator can reduce the number of output phases to improve efficiency when the CPU cores are idle without sacrificing computing performance. UEFI – The Revolutionary BIOS Interface Unified Extensible Firmware Interface (UEFI) is a revolutionary BIOS utility which offers tweakfriendly options in an advanced viewing interface. Compared with traditional BIOS design, the latest UEFI utility provides lots improved functions. The major features of UEFI include: 1. Graphical Visual Experience – UEFI provides an improved visual interface with colorful icons and makes your computing environment more versatile to replace the traditional dull BIOS page. 2. Mouse Enabling – Besides keyboard control, you can freely use mouse to select your ideal settings in UEFI as well. *Windows Vista-64bit or Windows 7-64bit OS is required 3. Supports 3TB bootable HDD - UEFI breaks the limitation of 2TB bootable HDD on traditional BIOS. With UEFI, you can enjoy 3TB bootable HDD size. 870 Extreme3 R2.0 w w w.asrock . com AMD 870 + SB850 Chipsets Experience the Brand New Browser Now SmartView is the smart start page for IE that combines your most visited web sites, your history, your Facebook friends and your real-time newsfeed into an enhanced view for a more personal Internet experience. ASRock motherboards are exclusively equipped with the SmartView utility that helps you keep in touch with friends on-the-go. The Major Features of SmartView Visual thumbnail images which categorize and rank your frequently visited websites, as well as provide a chronological view of your browser history. A persistent, real-time Facebook newsfeed located within the Internet Explorer sidebar. A "Friend Wall" that conveniently alphabetizes your Facebook friends by profile photo, allowing immediate access to your friends' profile pages. A "share this" button which allows you to instantly and immediately share webpage posts and links to your friends' Facebook pages. A persistent search box from best-in-class search engines such as Google, Yahoo, Baidu (China only) and Yandex (Russia only). Two mode options that allow you to choose your favored view style. Flow Mode System Requirements OS version: Win7 32/64 bit, Vista 32/64 bit�Browser version: IE8 Flow Mode 870 Extreme3 R2.0 AMD 870 + SB850 Chipsets w w w.asrock . com 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.