ASRock 890FX Deluxe 3 review

This motherboard offers a high-end package with a small price

By  from PCFormat Issue 243
Product Type
Desktop Motherboard
Chipset Manufacturer
AMD
Chipset Model
890FX
Multi GPU Supported
CrossFireX
Number of PCI Express x16 Slots
3
Memory Technology
DDR3 SDRAM
Processor Socket
Socket AM3 PGA-941
Brand Name
ASRock
Form Factor
ATX
Processor Supported
Phenom II X6, Phenom II X4, Phenom II X3, Phenom II X2, Athlon II X4, Athlon II X3, Athlon II X2, Sempron
Total Processor Supported
1
Maximum Memory
16 GB
Green Compliant
Yes
Green Compliance Certificate/Authority
RoHS
64-bit Processing
Yes
Number of Memory Slots
4
Number of PCI Slots
2
Audio Channels
7.1
Gigabit Ethernet
Yes
Number of IDE Interfaces
1
Number of SATA Interfaces
8
HyperTransport Speed
2600 MHz
RAID Supported
Yes
Number of Total Expansion Slots
7
eSATA
Yes
Network (RJ-45)
Yes
Total Number of USB Ports
8
Number of USB 3.0 Ports
4
Total Number of FireWire/i.LINK Ports
1
Total Number of Onboard USB Ports
2
Number of Onboard USB 2.0 Ports
2
Total Number of Onboard FireWire/i.LINK Ports
1
PCI Express Standard
PCI Express 2.0
Total Number of PCI Express Slots
5
Processor Technology
Cool'n'Quiet Technology, HyperTransport Technology
Width
304.8 mm
Depth
243.8 mm
Manufacturer
ASRock, Inc
Product Model
890FX Deluxe3
Product Name
890FX Deluxe3 Desktop Motherboard
Controller Type
Floppy Controller, Serial ATA/600, Ultra ATA/133 (ATA-7)
Manufacturer Part Number
90-MXGEZ0-A0UAYZ
Manufacturer Website Address
http://www.asrock.com
Marketing Information

ASRock Inc. is established in 2002, specialized in the field of motherboards. ASRock strives to build up its own brand. With the 3C design concept, "Creativity, Consideration, Cost-effectiveness", the company explores the limit of motherboards manufacturing while paying attention on the eco issue at the same time, developing products with the consideration of eco-friendly concept. ASRock has been growing fast and become world third largest motherboard brand with headquarter in Taipei, Taiwan and branches in Europe and the USA. The young and vibrant company targets from mainstream to enthusiast MB segments for different kinds of users, owning reputation around the world market with its reliability and proficiency.

Package Contents
  • 890FX Deluxe3 Desktop Motherboard
  • Quick Installation Guide
  • Support CD
  • 1 x Ultra ATA 66/100/133 IDE Ribbon Cable (80-conductor)
  • 1 x Ribbon Cable for a 3.5-in Floppy Drive
  • 1 x I/O Panel Shield
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