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Old April 9, 2010, 09:57 AM
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Default ASRock Unveils 870 Extreme3 Motherboard

The advent of AMD's 800 series chipset has seen many new boards surfacing in the marketplace. Latest in this lineup is ASRock's 870 Extreme3. Based off of the 870 and SB850 chipset combination this board looks to pack a lot of punch for the mainstream user. Crossfire is supported via twin PCI-e 16X slots although they do run at 8x/8x electrical w... [ Read full article ]
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Old April 9, 2010, 10:11 AM
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That color scheme is simply fugly.
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lets ee how it clocks, and maybe while blue slots on black pcb might not be the latest trend or win, under a neon light it should look ok :)
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Looks like a nice enthousiast board. Definitaly not the best OC'er around but to get an extra kick out of your AMD without breaking the back and going to the extremes. Sounds like it fits the bill to me.
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I assume the 870 chipset is equivalent to 770?
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Most enthusiast AMD users have black edition CPU. So we pretty much just need a board that has voltage control. Hell without the unlock muti AMD chips can be easily overclocked due to its huge multiplier, just make sure to add volts.

I don't care what board look like as long as its cheap and competitive.
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I don't think this board looks bad. What really is bad is that it's an ASRock board.
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I don't think this board looks bad. What really is bad is that it's an ASRock board.
Speaking from experience?

I find Asrock boards are cheaper for a reason
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