ASRock X48TurboTwins-WiFi Motherboard Review

by Eldonko     |     June 30, 2008

Intel X48 Chipset and ASRock X48TurboTwins-WiFi Features

The new X48 chipset by Intel supports a variety of features including: new Intel 1600 MHz Front Side Bus processors, dual-channel 1600 MHz DDR3, Extreme Memory Profiles (Intel XMP), next-generation dual x16 PCI Express 2.0, and Intel Extreme Tuning, allowing for maximum platform performance.

PCIE 2.0 dual x16 graphics enables greater flexibility and reliability in design because it is backward compatible with PCI Express 1.0 and can dynamically manage power and performance through software controls. PCIE 2.0 delivers bandwidth up to 16 GB/s per port, double that of PCI Express 1.0. This capability enables higher levels of performance on graphics-intensive applications such as high-end gaming and video rendering.

ASRock X48TurboTwins-WiFi Features

A few notable features on the ASRock X48TurboTwins-WiFi include the ASRock OC Tuner, 7.1 Channel HD Audio, All Solid Capacitors, Yorkfield and Wolfdale CPU support, CrossFire support, and WiFI capabilities. A brief summary of each of these features is as follows:


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