Asrock comes with the new series of motherboard, For this time is the boards for “Rig” AMD and certainly uses AM3 socket. Asrock 870 Extreme 3 has used chipset AMD 870 that associated with the name. This motherboard has full support processor 6-cores, that is a AMD Thuban. I am going to review this product to the next paragapah
The cooling system in 870 Extreme 3 has used usual system heatsink without using heatpipe. So that among the southbridge, northbridge and mosfet has own heatsink. So the system of motherboard is more cooler than usual.
The interested feature that found in Asrock 870 Extreme 3 is that there are chipset AsRock true 333 bridge which has function to run fully SATA 3.0 and USB 3.0, without to sacrifice the bandwidth from PCIe x16, So the system of motherboard will be clear from bottleneck.
In addition the chipset Asrock true 333, there are also some interested features such as Turbo UCC and Asrock UCC where we as users can unlock the CPU cores that usually is closed down. So the CPU on the Asrock 870 Extreme 3 motherboard will run in maximum. In this amd motherboard is also provided with any additioanl port such as USB 3.0 and port eSATA. The board has been also equipped with smart switch design for power on/off, reset and clr CMOS.
The perfomance in this asrock motherboard is overall enough good, The price of Asrock 870 Extreme 3 is about US$ 121 with 3 years of guarantee from asrock. Are you interested to try the low-end-price of the ASUS product.