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AM2NF3-VSTA

  1. 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
  2. NVIDIA® nForce3 250 Chipset
  3. Hyper-Transport Technology and AMD Cool 'n' Quiet Technology
  4. Supports Dual Channel DDR2 1066/800/667/533 (4 x DIMM slots) non-ECC, un-buffered memory, Max. capacity up to 16GB
  5. ASRock AM2 Boost: ASRock Patented Technology to boost memory performance up to 12.5%
  6. Untied Overclocking : During Overclocking, FSB enjoys better margin due to fixed AGP/ PCI Buses
  7. Hybrid Booster - ASRock Safe Overclocking Technology
  8. 1 x AGP 8X slot
  9. 2 x SATA 1.5 Gb/s, support RAID (RAID 0, 1, JBOD) and Hot Plug functions
  10. 7.1 CH Windows® Vista™ Premium Level Superior Audio (C-Media CM6501 Audio Codec with UAA architecture)
  11. Worldwide the only nForce3 MB with Windows® Vista™ Premium Logo
  12. ASRock 8CH I/O: 4 x Ready-to-Use USB 2.0 Ports, 7.1 channel audio jacks
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 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 AMD's Cool 'n' Quiet Technology
- Supports Untied Overclocking Technology
- Supports Hyper-Transport Technology
- AM3 CPU Ready*

*If you use AM3 / AM2+ CPU on AM2 chipset motherboard, the system bus speed will downgrade from HT3.0 (5200 MT/s) to HT1.0 (2000 MT/s), but the CPU frequency will not be influenced.

*If you adopt AMD Phenom™ X4 AM2+ CPU on this motherboard with AGP VGA cards, please click here for AGP VGA Card support list.
Chipset- NVIDIA® nForce3 250
Memory- Dual Channel DDR2 memory technology
- 4 x DDR2 DIMM slots
- Supports DDR2 1066*/800/667/533 non-ECC, un-buffered memory
- Max. capacity of system memory: 16GB**

*Support with AM3 / AM2+ 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.
BIOS- 4Mb AMI BIOS
- AMI Legal BIOS
- Supports "Plug and Play"
- ACPI 1.1 Compliance Wake Up Events
- Supports Jumperfree
- SMBIOS 2.3.1 Support
 Audio, Video and Networking
Graphics- n/a
Audio- 7.1 CH Windows® Vista™ Premium Level Superior Audio (C-Media CM6501 Audio Codec with UAA architecture)
LAN- Realtek PHY RTL8201CL
- Speed: 10/100 Ethernet
- Supports Wake-On-LAN
- Supports PXE
 Expansion / Connectivity
Slots- 5 x PCI slots
- 1 x AGP 8X slot*

*If you plan to install Windows® XP 64-bit / Vista™ 32-bit / Vista™ 64-bit OS on this motherboard, please click here to read instructions and limitation carefully. For Windows® 2000 / XP OS, there is no such limitation.
Connector- 2 x SATA 1.5 Gb/s connectors, support RAID* (RAID 0, RAID 1, JBOD) and Hot Plug functions
- 2 x ATA133 IDE connectors (support 4 x IDE devices)
- 1 x Floppy connector
- 1 x IR header
- 1 x Game header
- CPU/Chassis FAN connector
- 20 pin ATX power connector
- 4 pin 12V power connector
- CD in header
- Front panel audio connector
- 2 x USB 2.0 headers (support 4 USB 2.0 ports; 2 of them are shared with USB23 ports on the I/O panel)

*RAID function is only available under Windows® 2000, XP or XP 64-bit OS.
Rear Panel I/OASRock 8CH I/O
- 1 x PS/2 Mouse Port
- 1 x PS/2 Keyboard Port
- 1 x Serial Port: COM1
- 1 x Parallel Port (ECP/EPP support)
- 4 x Ready-to-Use USB 2.0 Ports
- 1 x RJ-45 Port
- Audio Jack: Side Speaker / Rear Speaker / Central Bass / Line in / Front Speaker / Microphone
 Other Features / Miscellaneous
Unique FeatureHybrid 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)
Accessories- Quick Installation Guide, Support CD, I/O Shield
- Floppy/ATA 133 Cables
- 1 x SATA Data Cable
- 1 x SATA 1 to 1 Power Cable
Hardware Monitor- CPU Temperature Sensing
- Chassis Temperature Sensing
- CPU Fan Tachometer
- Chassis Fan Tachometer
- CPU Quiet Fan
- Voltage Monitoring: +12V, +5V, +3.3V, Vcore
Form Factor- ATX Form Factor: 12.0-in x 8.0-in, 30.5 cm x 20.3 cm
OS- Microsoft® Windows® 2000 / XP / XP 64-bit / Vista™ / Vista™ 64-bit compliant
Certifications- FCC, CE, WHQL
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.

The specification is subject to change without notice in advance. The brand and product names are trademarks of their respective companies. Any configuration other than original product specification is not guaranteed.

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