ASRock has silently launched the 990FX Extreme9 motherboard for AMD AM3+ processors. The ASRock 990FX Extreme9 is the most high-end 990FX chipset motherboard ASRock has to offer delivering the best performance for enthusiasts and overclockers.
ASRock 990FX Extreme9 – Extreme AM3+ Overclocking Board
ASRock 990FX Extreme9 makes use of a beefed up 12 + 2 Phase Digi Power VRM, Dual-Stack MOSFETs (DSM) and Premium Golden capacitors to deliver intense power to the CPU enhancing its overclocking capabilities. ASRock’s 990FX Extreme9 is equipped with four DDR3 DIMM slots that support upto 64 GB of memory with frequency upto 2450 MHz (O.C). Expansion slots consist of four PCI-express 2.0 x16 (PCIE1 @ x16 mode; PCIE3 @ x4 mode; PCIE4/ PCIE5: single at x16 (PCIE4) / x8 (PCIE5) or dual at x8/x8 mode), one PCI-express 2.0 x1 and a single PCI slot. The board allows for 3-Way SLI and 3-Way CrossFireX support with NVIDIA and AMD GPU solutions.
For storage, the 990FX Extreme9 offers Six SATA 6 Gbps ports provided by the onboard AMD SB950 chipset while the ASMedia ASM1061 chipset provides an additional two SATA 3 Gbps ports. There are a total of 6 USB 3.0 ports on the 990FX Extreme 9 (Four on Rear, Two on Front).
I/O on the ASRock 990FX Extreme9 includes 1 x PS/2 Mouse PortPS/2 Keyboard, PortCoaxial, SPDIF Out Port, Optical SPDIF Out Port,4 Ready-to-Use USB 2.0 Ports, 4 Ready-to-Use USB 3.0 Ports, 2 eSATA3 ConnectorsRJ-45 LAN Port with LED (ACT/LINK LED and SPEED LED), IEEE 1394 Port, Clear CMOS Switch with LED and an HD Audio Jack. The ASRock 990FX Extreme9 also supports ASRock exclusive features such as ASRock X-Boost, XFast 555, Fast Boot, Restart to UEFI, Dehumidifier, OMG, Internet Flash, Easy RAID Installer.
Launch is to be expected within this month, as far as pricing is concerned expect the 990FX Extreme9 to cost a bit more than the 990FX Professional from ASRock. Head over to the official product page for more details.