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ASRock M3A770DE Motherboard - AMD's Discrete Value Chipset - Test System Setup and Comments

ASRock sure are pumping out boards lately & they're clearly a big supporter of AMD. On the table today we have the first AMD 770 based board in hand.

| Socket AM3/AM3+ in Motherboards | Posted: Oct 5, 2009 11:38 am
TweakTown Rating: 81%      Manufacturer: ASRock

Test System

 

Processor: AMD Phenom II 965
Memory: 2GB Kingston KHX12800D3T1K3/3GX (Supplied by Kingston)
Hard Disk: Intel X25-M 80GB SSD (Supplied by Intel)
Graphics Card: GIGABYTE GTX285 1GB (Supplied by GIGABYTE)
Cooling: Cooler Master Hyper 212 (with an extra fan) (Supplied by Cooler Master)
Operating System: Microsoft Windows 7 Ultimate RTM x64
Drivers: ATI Catalyst 9.8. ForceWare 190.62

 


Comments

 

Everything on the ASRock M3A770DE board worked as it should and we had no compatibility issues. Windows 7 RTM x64 loaded without any problems and all the drivers were installed as normal. We ran our suites with stock and overclocked settings to see how things changed with a few extra MHz and compared them to our reference 785GX board from ASRock also.

 

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