After launching at the beginning of the year The first motherboard designed for the high market, ASRock continues its latest wave of success and expands its line of products for this market.
The company unveiled a variety of models for both the Intel and AMD ATI platforms.
In the Intel chipset segment, the company unveiled a single motherboard that uses the latest chipset, the X48, which supports the Core 2 Duo processors Based on Penryn core. The name of the model is X48TurboTwins-WiFi, as it allows support for both types of memories, one is DDR2 memories and the other is its future successor, DDR3 memories. In addition to the variety of features, which include a variety of motherboards today, the company has also equipped the above model with a wireless network card.
In the NVIDIA chipset segment, the company introduced three models, the Penryn1600SLIX3-WiFi, the K10N750SLI-WiFi and the K10N780SLIX3-WiFi. From the names of the models it can be concluded that they are the first model to use a slightly old chipset, the nForce 680i SLI designed for Intel processors, while the other two use the new and leading chipsets in the NVIDIA series, the nForce 750 SLI and the nForce 780 SLI which support In Phenom processors. The company has equipped all models with a wide range of features, including 6 SATA connections, a sound card that supports 7.1 configuration, a wireless network card that supports the 802.11g standard, support for a video card system (SLI), since the leading models, or for the one-eyed - The models with the name X3 in their name, allow an array of Three Way SLI, which allows you to connect up to 3 video cards in parallel. Another thing the leading models have in common is the cooling system - for the first time since it hit the market, ASRock launches motherboards that use Heat Pipe technology, which indicates designations for the high market segment.
In addition to the introduction of new models, the company unveiled a demonstration system that shows the performance differences between a standard system based on the NVIDIA chipset, the nForce 780G, which has not yet been officially launched, and the same system that uses the graphics card machine SLI Hybrid, A feature that allows you to create an SLI array with the built-in video card on the motherboard. As you can see in the pictures, performance differences are up to 35 percent, a pretty significant figure for those who want more performance to provide a minimal gaming experience, and a little more.
Improved 35% in array SLI The hybrid