Please read the Disclaimer before you do anything. We had to reset CMOS with a jumper. Using this option the BIOS would report the right memory size but no boot would take place. It should be noted that the cables may not be included into the bundle we had no such cables in our bundle , they are mentioned as optional components in the manual. Membership is free, and your security and privacy remain protected. Every now and then, my microsoft mouse is dead, but powered on. The PCB has no empty seats – it’s the only motherboard on this chipset in the line of ASRock products, so it has a unique design.

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As you change the options, the stock status will automatically update depending on your selection. This is good news for newer power supplies as it means you won’t have to purchase a pin adapter cable. Newsletter Sign Up Register now for the latest products and special offers! Even though this board is inexpensive alivexdire-esata2 has two eSATA ports, it’s still quite limited.

Fastidious users may grumble about the location of the floppy connector in the very bottom as well as about ssrock way eSATA ports are connected.

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Would you buy this? I was too quick placing blame on Asrock for this one. The item is out of stock and estimated delivery date is not known at this time. Consider this board only if you’re on a tight budget and if you’re not going to be using a lot of expansion cards and USB devices. Besides, we have gripes with the function that rolls back to default BIOS settings, when your system freezes.


At that, simply changed to C: I found out that having USB disk connected, even if the boot order is correctly configured would stop the boot process with a blinking cursor. This needs to be done so that a single graphics card can run in PCIe x16 mode.

It boots fine with another external hard disk always connected.

It’s a balanced choice for an inexpensive motherboard. Sign in with LinkedIn Sign in with Facebook.

Supported by the biggest tech community forums. The PCB has no empty seats – it’s the only motherboard on this chipset in the line uxb ASRock products, so it has a unique design. Proprietary technologies and peculiarities AM2 Boost — this mode automatically raises frequencies alivexfrie-esata2 reduces timings, it’s declared to increase memory performance by Please enter the text in the following text field.

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The motherboard is running fine now. It does not happen very often. Post was not sent – check your email addresses!


The Item is built to order. The motherboard does not allow to increase CPU voltage.

The board already suffers from a shortage of fixed USB 2. Sandy Bridge Trying out the new method. But on the other hand, the bundle has a bracket for another two ports, and the total number of ports supported by the motherboard reaches 10 owing to SB Southbridge.


This business deliverers as promised – excellent. Support for the external SATA asrovk, even if not quite elegant, also seems like a good point for this model, if you are thinking about an external hard drive with the most progressive connection method.

CrossFire has already become no less popular than SLI. Other boot modes crashed endlessly.

ASRock ALiveXFire-eSATA2, AM2+, AMD Motherboard

Fixed disabling Legacy USB in the bios. Items that are bought by us when a purchase asrick made, this generally is for highly expensive items, items with a very slow run rate or speciality items. Overclocking In order to evaluate the motherboard and its BIOS, we overclock our testbed processor to a maximum stable level.