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COMPUTEX TAIPEI 2008 ASRock showing us that you don’t have to be rich to have a good system these days by showing off their P45 and nForce 730a motherboards.

First up is the top of the line soon to be released Intel P45 board supporting up to FSB 2000MHz with DDR3 (four slots) and two slots for your old DDR2 if you are in between upgrades.

Their top of the line AM2 board, the AMD 790GX supporting AMD’s Overdrive Extreme technology and Hybrid crossfire.


A step down from the 790GX but a post worthy mention is the 780 series AM2 board from ASRock featuring scaled down features but including an all solid capacitor design.
http://www.tweaktown.com/news/9630/a...pei/index.html

pics aren't working for some reason......
post #2 of 11
The board with DDR 2 +3 looks very impressive and pretty neat.

Do I spy a built in Wireless card there too?

I must say I have been impressed with what Asrock has done lately.
Edited by trueg50 - 6/6/08 at 10:52am
    
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Did you mean Asrock?

What's up with the odd placement of the ATX power connector right in between the back panel and socket??? So much for hiding big ugly cables...
    
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post #4 of 11
isn't this asrock not abit?
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Wow. A PCI-E Switchcard? It's been a while since i saw one of those.
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Pink is such a bad colour on mobos
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Pink is such a bad colour on mobos
You mean the memory slots.. Good MB for girls. Anyways i dont look at my MB but even if i do it the GPU and the CPU i look at.
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post #8 of 11
HMMM..... still gonna be an ''ASFAIL'' board under all the glitter

will it still clock like crap ....? it may be rocking a P45 chipset but if they don't sort their bios out ...what's the point
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post #9 of 11
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Wow. A PCI-E Switchcard? It's been a while since i saw one of those.
What is it?
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post #10 of 11
decent boards, lots of features. Hopefully priced good but crap lay out. Look where the 20pin power is located. These boards need an extra 8pin power? crazy.
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