The company ASRock has released its new Fatal1ty series motherboard, which is designed for demanding players. By the way, this is also the least expensive design that supports AMD FX-9000 “Vishera“.
ASRock Fatal1ty 970 Performance Motherboad
As the color scheme of a model in the series of Fatal1ty, the motherboard is colored in a spectacular black and red. CPU socket is AM3 + and power is 10-phase + DIGI Power section with a solid heat sink – it can handle TDP up to 220W, and therefore also with top models from the FX-9000 series. There are four memory slots that support 2-channel DDR3 memory kits with the frequency of upto 2400MHz (support upto 64 GB Ram).
ASRock 970 Fatal1ty Performance has three PCI-Express 2.0 x16 (x16 / – / x4 or x8 / x8 / x4) slots, two PCI-Express 2.0 x1 and one PCI slot. You can connect up to three Radeon graphics cards in 3-way CrossFireX. For disks and drives allocated six ports for SATA 6Gb/s and one M.2.
You could not miss a good sound in it as this motherboard is featuring Purity Sound 2 with an 8-channel audio codec Realtek ALC1150.
Specifications of ASRock Fatal1ty 970 Performance:
- Format: ATX
- Stand: AM3 +
- Chipset: AMD 970 AMD SB950
- RAM: 4x DDR3 2400 MHz 16 GB
- Slots for expansion cards: 3x PCI-Express 2.0 x16, 2x PCI-Express 2.0 x1, PCI
- Ports for hard disk drives: 6x SATA 6Gb / s, M.2 (2242 – 22110)
- I/O on the rear panel:
- Two PS / 2 ports
- Four USB 2.0 ports
- Four USB 3.0 ports
- RJ45 gigabit network adapter
- Audio connector 8-channel sound card Sound Purity 2 (with optical S / PDIF)
ASRock Fatal1ty 970 Performance motherboard will be on sale from next week and the price will be less than $400.