ASRock 970 Extreme3
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ASRock 970 Extreme3 Review

ASRock DuraCap (2.5 x longer life time), 100% Japan-made high-quality Conductive Polymer Capacitors
Digi Power, Supports AM3+ Processor, 8-Core CPU
Supports Dual Channel DDR3 2100(OC)
Supports AMD Quad CrossFireX™ and CrossFireX™
2 x USB 3.0, 5 x SATA3, 1 x eSATA3
Supports XFast USB, XFast LAN Technologies
Supports On/Off Play Technology, Graphical UEFI BIOS, AXTU, APP Charger, SmartView, Turbo UCC
7.1 CH HD Audio with Content Protection, supports THX TruStudio™
Free Bundle : CyberLink MediaEspresso 6.5 Trial, ASRock MAGIX Multimedia Suite


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ASRock 970 Extreme3 Technical Specifications
CPU Make
Chipset
Form Factor
Total RAM
Total USB
Motherboard Details
AMD
970
ATX
Socket AM3+
32GB
10 USB slots
GPU Interface
GPU Onboard
SLI
Crossfire
Expansion Slots
Motherboard Graphics
PCIe v2.x
1 Nvidia GPU
2 AMD/ATI Crossfire GPUs
2 x PCI 32bit
1 x PCIe 2.0 x1
1 x PCIe 2.0 x4
1 x PCIe 2.0 x16
Memory Type
Memory Type(ECC)
Memory Channel
Memory Capacity
Memory Total
Memory Slots
Memory Speed
Motherboard Memory
4xDDR3
Non-ECC
Dual
32GB DDR3
32GB
4xDIMM
DDR3 1333Mhz, DDR3 1600Mhz, DDR3 1866Mhz,
SATA 1
SATA 2
SATA 3
SATA Speed
External SATA
HDD RAID
Motherboard SATA
5 x SATA 3
6Gb/s
1 x eSATA
Internal USB
Internal I/O
Internal I/O Connectors
4 x USB 2.0
1 x 24 pin power connector
1 x 8 pin power connector
1 x 4 pin fan connector
6 x fan header
Back Panel USB
Back Panel I/O
Back Panel Connectors
4 x USB 2.0
2 x USB 3.0
7.1 Surround Sound
PS/2 keyboard connector
PS/2 mouse connector
1 x eSATA
8.9
ASRock 970 Extreme3 Extras
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i have this mobo whit R 2.0 at the end, Will this mobo support ANY kind of NVIDIA GPU ?
thnx for the help

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Can I overclock on this mobo?

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You sure can. I recommend getting an after market cooler for the processor if you do.

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I do already have an after market cpu cooler

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What cooler do you have?

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Cooler Master Evo 212

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I'm using the same cooler and have been able to overlcock my processor beautifully. Between the cooler and the motherboard, yes, you'll have a lot of room for overlcoking. Good luck.

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Thanks for the help

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Is this mobo good enough for overclocking FX-8350

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I had difficulties when I tried to overclock my FX-8370. I'm no expert but I would recommend something better.

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2011
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Actually, This board supports up to 64GBs of RAM. I read a long thing about it when I bought it. And when the board came out, 16GB sticks were not out yet/very high priced. So in turn they just said it could only hold 32GB.

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2014
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can i use amd radeon hd 6770 msi md 1gb graphics card on this motherboard??

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You can virtually use any video card you want with full performance as long as ram and CPU are good variants for it. Only thing you can't do with this board is SLI. But you can CAN crossfire though.

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will this overclock my fx 6300 to 4.5 ghz with no issues?

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It most definitely will. With proper cooling of course. :) and giving the basics of overclocking safely.

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can i use this with my fx-8350 and r9 280x?

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Yes

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hi all, im thinking of upgrading my graphics card from HD 7770 to GTX 660 ti or above, does this motherboard support anykind of anvidia, even if it is AMD based chip set ?

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2014
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$187.00
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Hey guys i need some help.This mobo support memory RAM frequency 1600 mhz?I wanna buy this and an fx-8320 and one pair 8 gb ddr3 RAM

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Yes, that is exactly what I am using.

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can i upgrade my GPU to this mobo with my FX 6350 ? or is this mobo bottleneck in GPU ?

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