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960GC-GS FX
Elegant design that matches its outstanding compatibility for legacy components

  1. Supports AM3+ Processor, 8-Core CPU
  2. Supports Dual Channel DDR3 1866(OC) / DDR2 1066
  3. Built-in AMD Radeon 3000 graphics, DX10, PS 4.0
  4. 5.1 CH HD Audio (Realtek ALC662 Audio Codec)
  5. Supports ASRock X-Boost, XFast 555, App Charger
  6. Free Bundle : CyberLink MediaEspresso 6.5 Trial, Google Chrome Browser and Toolbar
This model may not be sold worldwide. Please contact your local dealer for the availability of this model in your region.

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Product Specifications

 General
CPU- Support up to 95W Socket AM3+ processors
- Support for Socket AM3 processors: AMD Phenom™ II X6 / X4 / X3 / X2 (except 920 / 940) / Athlon II X4 / X3 / X2 / Sempron processors
- Support for Socket AM2+ / AM2 processors: AMD Phenom™ FX / Phenom / Athlon 64 FX / Athlon 64 X2 Dual-Core / Athlon X2 Dual-Core / Athlon 64 / Sempron processor
- Supports 8-Core CPU
- Supports AMD OverDrive™ with ACC feature (Advanced Clock Calibration)
- Supports AMD's Cool 'n' Quiet Technology
- FSB 2600 MHz (5.2 GT/s)
- Supports Untied Overclocking Technology
- Supports Hyper-Transport 3.0 (HT 3.0) Technology
Chipset- Northbridge: AMD 760G
- Southbridge: AMD SB710
Memory- Dual Channel DDR3/DDR2 Memory Technology*
- 2 x DDR3 DIMM Slots**
- Supports DDR3 1866(OC)/1600(OC)/1333/1066 non-ECC, un-buffered memory
- Max. capacity of system memory: 16GB***
- 2 x DDR2 DIMM Slots****
- Supports DDR2 1066*****/800/667/533 non-ECC, un-buffered memory
- Max. capacity of system memory: 8GB***

*DDR3 and DDR2 are supported separately.

**DDR3 memory is only supported by installing AM3/AM3+ CPU.

***Due to the operating system limitation, the actual memory size may be less than 4GB for the reservation for system usage under Windows® 32-bit OS. For Windows® 64-bit OS with 64-bit CPU, there is no such limitation.

****DDR2 memory is only supported by installing AM2/AM2+/AM3 CPU.

*****Support with AM3 / AM2+ CPU.
BIOS- 16Mb AMI legal BIOS
- Supports "Plug and Play"
- ACPI 1.1 compliance wake up events
- Supports jumperfree
- SMBIOS 2.3.1 support
- CPU, VCCM, NB Voltage multi-adjustment
 Audio, Video and Networking
Graphics- Integrated AMD Radeon 3000 graphics
- DX10 class iGPU, Pixel Shader 4.0
- Max. shared memory 512MB
- Supports D-Sub with max. resolution up to 2048x1536 @ 60Hz
Audio- 5.1 CH HD Audio (Realtek ALC662 Audio Codec)
LAN- PCIE x1 Gigabit LAN 10/100/1000 Mb/s
- Realtek RTL8111G
- Supports Wake-On-LAN
- Supports LAN Cable Detection
- Supports Energy Efficient Ethernet 802.3az
- Supports PXE
 Expansion / Connectivity
Slots- 1 x PCI Express 2.0 x16 Slot (PCIE2 @ x16 mode)
- 1 x PCI Express 2.0 x1 Slot
- 2 x PCI Slots
Storage- 6 x SATA2 3.0 Gb/s Connectors, support RAID (RAID 0, RAID 1, RAID 10 and JBOD), NCQ, AHCI and Hot Plug
Connector- 1 x ATA133 IDE Connector (Supports 2 x IDE devices)
- 1 x Floppy Connector
- 1 x IR Header
- 1 x Print Port Header
- 1 x Chassis Intrusion Header
- 1 x CPU Fan Connector (4-pin)
- 1 x Chassis Fan Connector (3-pin)
- 1 x Power Fan Connector (3-pin)
- 1 x 24 pin ATX Power Connector
- 1 x 4 pin 12V Power Connector
- 1 x CD In Header
- 1 x Front Panel Audio Connector
- 1 x SPDIF Out Connector
- 3 x USB 2.0 Headers (Support 6 USB 2.0 ports)
Rear Panel I/O- 1 x PS/2 Mouse Port
- 1 x PS/2 Keyboard Port
- 1 x Serial Port: COM1
- 1 x D-Sub Port
- 4 x USB 2.0 Ports
- 1 x RJ-45 LAN Port with LED (ACT/LINK LED and SPEED LED)
- HD Audio Jack: Line in / Front Speaker / Microphone
 Other Features / Miscellaneous
Unique Feature- ASRock OC Tuner
- ASRock Intelligent Energy Saver
- ASRock Instant Boot
- ASRock Instant Flash
- ASRock OC DNA
- ASRock APP Charger
- ASRock XFast USB
- ASRock XFast LAN
- ASRock XFast RAM
- ASRock X-Boost
- Hybrid Booster:
- CPU Frequency Stepless Control
- ASRock U-COP
- Boot Failure Guard (B.F.G.)
- ASRock AM2 Boost: ASRock Patented Technology to boost memory performance up to 12.5%
Support CD- Drivers, Utilities, AntiVirus Software (Trial Version), CyberLink MediaEspresso 6.5 Trial, Google Chrome Browser and Toolbar
Accessories- Quick Installation Guide, Support CD, I/O Shield
- 2 x SATA Data Cables
Hardware Monitor- CPU/Chassis temperature sensing
- CPU/Chassis/Power Fan Tachometer
- CPU Quiet Fan
- CPU Fan multi-speed control
- CASE OPEN detection
- Voltage Monitoring: +12V, +5V, +3.3V, Vcore
Form Factor- Micro ATX Form Factor
OS- Microsoft® Windows® 8 / 8 64-bit / 7 / 7 64-bit / Vista™ / Vista™ 64-bit / XP / XP Media Center / XP 64-bit compliant
Certifications- FCC, CE, WHQL
- ErP/EuP ready (ErP/EuP ready power supply is required)
Caution:
Please realize that there is a certain risk involved with overclocking, including adjusting the setting in the BIOS or using the third-party overclocking tools. Overclocking may affect your system stability, or even cause damage to the components and devices of your system. It should be done at your own risk and expense. We are not responsible for possible damage caused by overclocking.

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