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ASRock Fatal1ty 990FX Professional (AMD 990FX) Motherboard Review (Page 5)

Shawn Baker | Nov 3, 2011 at 8:00 am CDT - 1 min, 5 secs time to read this page
Rating: 91%Manufacturer: ASRock
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We would like to thank the following companies for supplying and supporting us with our test system hardware and equipment: Intel, ASUS, MSI, Western Digital and Corsair.

As for the testbed line-up today, there's nothing out of the ordinary when it comes to the items we're using, so we'll just get into the overclocking side of things. Like we've mentioned before, since our FX-8150 had initially an untimely death, we've just put the overclocking duties on the light side. We're only bumping voltages slightly and while we know it will hinder our maximum OC a little, it's better than running the risk of killing our chip.

So moving to 1.45v on our core, you can see below we managed to get a nice little overclock on our FX-8150 here today.

ASRock Fatal1ty 990FX Professional (AMD 990FX) Motherboard Review 01 | TweakTown.com

Using a 23x Multiplier, we got up and running with no dramas at 4.6GHz even. This is a pretty nice little overclock considering the voltages aren't bumped as high as when we first looked at the FX-8150 and hopefully should yield some nice performance gains.

There's not really much more that needs to be said, so let's just get into the benchmarking side of things to see the kind of performance our ASRock 990FX Fatal1ty Professional can offer us.

Let's get started!

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Shawn takes care of all of our video card reviews. From 2009, Shawn is also taking care of our memory reviews, and from May 2011, Shawn also takes care of our CPU, chipset and motherboard reviews. As of December 2011, Shawn is based out of Taipei, Taiwan.

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