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- By David_W @Oct 02, 2012
Brilliantly designed for smart overclocking, ASRock X-Boost Technology is able to unleash the hidden power of your CPUs. Simply press “X” when turning on the PC, X-Boost will automatically overclock the relative components to get up to 15.77% performance boost! With the smart X-Boost, overclocking CPU can become a near one-button process.
AMD 2nd Generation A-Series APUs Graphics: Onboard Graphics that break the 3DMark Vantage P7800+ Barrier!
The next generation “Trinity” A-Series APUs provide even more opportunity for tweaking and overclocking, and are better than ever at performing the compute-demanding activities (entertainment, gaming). Supporting AMD Radeon HD 7000 series graphics and DirectX 11 standards, the AMD next-gen A-Series APUs provide 3D gaming experiences similar to discrete-level graphics card solutions. The ASRock FM2 Platform takes advantage of AMD’s Trinity APUs, users can overclock the APU to gain further performance. With the powerful integrated graphics, the ASRock FM2 Motherboard Series can deliver 3DMark Vantage (Performance setting) scores of over 7800 points, providing up to 48.92% performance boost.
|DRAM||G.SKILL DDR3-2666 4Gx2|
|HDD||WD SATA 160G|
Overclocked Onboard Graphics Score3DMark Vantage (Performance)
*Please be noted that 7800+ points in 3DMark Vantage was achieved by overclocking with air cooling.
XFast 555 Technology : XFast RAM / XFast LAN / XFast USB
Fully Optimize Memory Usage
Faster Internet Access
Boosts up your USB speed
5X Faster for
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.
XFast LAN can lower latency in the game after setting online game priority higher.
Time latency in World of Warcraft: Cataclysm
* Lower is better
ATTO Disk Benchmark 4K Read
*The performance boost percentage may vary with a different configuration.
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.
*The boot time may vary with a different configuration.
Restart to UEFI
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.
Support DDR3 2600+
The World's Fastest A75 Motherboard With DDR3 2600+ Support.
AMD Radeon HD 7000 Series Graphics
Engineered for supremacy, designed for efficiency and packed with incredible features, the AMD Radeon HD 7000 Series offers the world’s most advanced graphics.
11 is the very latest in high-speed, high-fidelity gaming and computing. It can enable not just more visually stunning games, but significant performance improvements in some of your favorite websites and everyday applications.
The AMD Dual Graphics technology combines APU and GPU computing power to optimize user's visual experience.
AMD Steady Video™ 2.0
Bringing the best video experience! Compared to v1.0, AMD Steady Video 2.0 provides more tech advances such as Letter/Pillar Boxed Content, Indicator Overlay, Enhanced Algorithm Effectiveness, etc.
4 x DDR3 2600+(OC)
This motherboard unlocks maximum memory performance, coming with 4 DIMM slots for dual-channel memory, supporting up to DDR3 2600+ (OC) MHz!
AMP & XMP
Not only supporting AMD Memory Profile (AMP), ASRock FM2 Motherboard Series also come with Intel®
XMP memory tuning kits, making it’s easy to get maximum memory performance from your system.
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.
ASRock Interactive UEFI is a blend of system configuration tools, cool sound effects and stunning visuals. The unprecedented UEFI provides a more attractive interface and brings a lot more amusing.
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. Normally, ISPs (Internet Service Provider) will charge for internet curfew service. The service controls “all” the PCs connected at home through network remotely but all the PCs in that network will be restricted to access the internet at pre-setup times. However, ASRock OMG is a free tool for controlling internet access of each single PC. Parents can easily control internet access through BIOS setup to protect their kids from using Internet at inappropriate time, and meanwhile, enjoy their own internet space.
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®
Easy RAID Installer
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.
Native USB 3.0 and SATA3 Support
The AMD A75 Hudson D3 chipset provides native support of USB 3.0 and SATA3. ASRock A75 Motherboard Series provide rich storage options including 4 USB 3.0 and 6 SATA3 ports.
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
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.
Free Bundle - Cyberlink MediaEspresso 6.5 Trial
CyberLink MediaEspresso 6.5 trial now supports hardware transcoding and is optimized to accelerate conversion of all your favorite media files for your favorite portable players. Now you can easily display your favorite movies, songs and photos on iPhone, iPad, PSP, Xbox, Youtube, Facebook etc. Compile, convert and enjoy images and songs as much as you want and enhance your videos to new levels with TrueTheater Technology. Try it today!
30-day trial limitation
convert videos to the H.264 format 50 times
MAGIX Multimedia Suite
The ultimate solutions to enhance your media experience. From music management, music creation, video editing to photo management. Simply do more with your media than you ever thought possible.
The next generation music player plays all standard audio formats, manages large music collections, helps you discover music, offers a free online hard drive and more.
Music Maker Silver
The easiest way to arrange, remix, record and create your own music. Develop your musical style now - without any prior skills.
Video easy SE
With this program you can easily edit your movies, add transitions, text and background music, and even quickly enhance image and sound quality.
Photo Manager 10
Put an end to your digital photo chaos and organize your photo collection with ease. The program is fully equipped for fast import, photo and video clip management, photo editing and presentation.
- by David_W @Oct 02, 2012
|CPU||- Support for Socket FM2 100W processors|
- 4 + 2 Power Phase Design
- Supports AMD's Cool 'n' Quiet Technology
- UMI-Link GEN2
|Chipset||- AMD A75 FCH (Hudson-D3)|
|Memory||- Dual Channel DDR3 memory technology|
- 4 x DDR3 DIMM slots
- Supports DDR3 2600+(OC)/2400(OC)/2133(OC)/1866/1600/1333/1066/800 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)
*Due to the operating system limitation, the actual memory size may be less than 4GB for the reservation for system usage under Windows® 32-bit OS. For Windows® 64-bit OS with 64-bit CPU, there is no such limitation.
|BIOS||- 64Mb 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
- DRAM, VDDP, VDDR, SB Voltage Multi-adjustment
| Audio, Video and Networking|
|Graphics||- AMD Radeon HD 7000 series graphics|
- DirectX 11, Pixel Shader 5.0
- Max. shared memory 512MB
- Multi VGA Output options: D-Sub, DVI-D and HDMI
- Supports HDMI 1.4a Technology with max. resolution up to 1920x1200 @ 60Hz
- Supports Dual-link DVI with max. resolution up to 2560x1600 @ 75Hz
- Supports D-Sub with max. resolution up to 1920x1600 @ 60Hz
- Supports Auto Lip Sync, Deep Color (12bpc), xvYCC and HBR (High Bit Rate Audio) with HDMI (Compliant HDMI monitor is required)
- Supports Blu-ray Stereoscopic 3D with HDMI 1.4a
- Supports AMD Steady Video™ 2.0: New video post processing capability for automatic jutter reduction on home/online video
- Supports HDCP function with DVI and HDMI ports
- Supports Full HD 1080p Blu-ray (BD) / HD-DVD playback with DVI and HDMI ports
|Audio||- 7.1 CH HD Audio with Content Protection (Realtek ALC892 Audio Codec)|
- Premium Blu-ray audio support
- Supports THX TruStudio™
|LAN||- 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
| Expansion / Connectivity|
|Slots||- 2 x PCI Express 2.0 x16 slots (PCIE1 @ x16 mode; PCIE3 @ x4 mode)|
- 1 x PCI Express 2.0 x1 slot
- 1 x PCI slot
- Supports AMD Quad CrossFireX™, CrossFireX™ and Dual Graphics
|Storage||- 5 x SATA3 6.0 Gb/s connectors, support RAID (RAID 0, RAID 1 and RAID 10), NCQ, AHCI and "Hot Plug" functions|
|USB 3.0||- 2 x Rear USB 3.0 ports, 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), supports USB 1.1/2.0/3.0 up to 5Gb/s
|Connector||- 5 x SATA3 6.0 Gb/s connectors|
- 1 x IR header
- 1 x CIR header
- 1 x Print port header
- 1 x COM port header
- 1 x Power LED header
- 1 x Chassis Intrusion header
- 2 x CPU Fan connectors (1 x 4-pin, 1 x 3-pin)
- 1 x Chassis Fan connector (4-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)
|Rear Panel I/O||I/O Panel|
- 1 x PS/2 Mouse/Keyboard Port
- 1 x D-Sub Port
- 1 x DVI-D Port
- 1 x HDMI 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)
- HD Audio Jack: Rear Speaker / Central / Bass / Line in / Front Speaker / Microphone
| Other Features / Miscellaneous|
|Unique Feature||- 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 On/Off Play Technology
- ASRock Dehumidifier Function
- ASRock Easy RAID Installer
- ASRock Interactive UEFI
- Hybrid Booster:
- ASRock U-COP
|Support CD||- Drivers, Utilities, AntiVirus Software (Trial Version), AMD Live! Explorer, AMD Fusion, CyberLink MediaEspresso 6.5 Trial, ASRock MAGIX Multimedia Suite - OEM|
|Accessories||- Quick Installation Guide, Support CD, I/O Shield|
- 2 x SATA Data Cables
|Hardware Monitor||- CPU Temperature Sensing|
- Chassis Temperature Sensing
- CPU/Chassis/Power Fan Tachometer
- CPU/Chassis Quiet Fan
- CPU/Chassis Fan Multi-Speed Control
- CASE OPEN detection
- Voltage Monitoring: +12V, +5V, +3.3V, Vcore
|Form Factor||- Micro ATX Form Factor: 9.6-in x 9.6-in, 24.4 cm x 24.4 cm|
- All Solid Capacitor design
|OS||- Microsoft® Windows® 7 / 7 64-bit / Vista™ / Vista™ 64-bit / XP compliant|
|Certifications||- FCC, CE, WHQL|
- ErP/EuP Ready (ErP/EuP ready power supply is required)
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