ASRock 970 Pro3 R2.0 ATX Motherboard with USB 3.0

ASRock 970 Pro3 R2.0, AMD 970, AM3+, DDR3, SATA III 6GBs, PCIe 2.0 (x16), AMD Quad CrossFireX and CrossFireX, ATX

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Scan code: LN62755 Manufacturer code: 970 Pro3 R2.0 Request call
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Product Overview X-Boost
ASRock’s X-Boost Technology is a smart auto-overclocking function and is brilliantly designed to unlock the hidden cores of your CPUs. Simply press "X" when turning on the PC, X-Boost will automatically overclock the relative components to get up to 116% performance boost! With the smart X-Boost, overclocking CPU or unlock CPU cores can become a near one-button process.

4 USB 3.0
Rich storage options! This motherboard offers 4 USB 3.0 (2 from onboard header, 2 from rear I/O) to facilitate computing environment.

High Density Glass Fabric PCB
What you’ve never understood about your computer is that it is scared to death of water, H2O, humidity or whatever you’d like to name it. And even though you do not see the water, actually there may be lots of excessive moist in the air killing your motherboard silently and slowly. No, your motherboard doesn’t melt when in contact with water like the wicked witch of the west, but it dies of short circuit. Luckily, ASRock has a new High Density Glass Fabric PCB design that reduces the gaps between the PCB layers to protect the motherboard against electrical shorts caused by humidity.

Fast Boot
With ASRock’s exclusive Fast Boot technology, it takes less than 1.5 seconds* to logon to Windows® 8 from a cold boot. No more waiting! The speedy boot will completely change your user experience and behavior.

Restart to UEFI
Fast Boot is so fast that it is impossible for users to enter the UEFI setup utility during POST. Therefore, ASRock Restart to UEFI technology allows users to easily enter the UEFI setup utility automatically when turning on the PC next time. It is designed for those who constantly need to enter the UEFI setup utility.

AM3+ 8-Core Processor Support
This board is designed to build up the most powerful system and delivers the most demanding technology for users nowadays. Just enjoy next generation computing with ASRock 8-Core CPU Ready motherboard.
Features • 100% All Solid Capacitor design
• Supports AM3+ Processor, 8-Core CPU
• Supports Dual Channel DDR3 2100+ (OC)
• 2 x PCIe 2.0 x16 Slots, Support AMD Quad CrossFireX™ and CrossFireX™
• 4 x USB 3.0 (2 Front, 2 Rear), 6 x SATA3
• Supports XFast 555, X-Boost, Fast Boot, Restart to UEFI, Dehumidifier, OMG, Internet Flash
• 7.1 CH HD Audio with Content Protection (Realtek ALC892 Audio Codec)
• Free Bundle : CyberLink MediaEspresso 6.5 Trial, Google Chrome Browser and Toolbar
Specifications
Core Specifications
Form Factor ATX
CPU Socket AM3+
Chipset AMD 970
RAM Memory Support
Memory Type DDR3
Memory Channel Dual (2)
Memory Type (ECC) Non-ECC
Memory Type (R/U) UDIMM (Unbuffered)
Memory Speed (Mhz)
  • DDR3 - 1066
  • DDR3 - 1333
  • DDR3 - 1600(OC)
  • DDR3 - 1800(OC)
  • DDR3 - 1866(OC)
  • DDR3 - 2100(OC)
  • DDR3 - 2600+
Max. Memory Capacity 64GB
Audio
Audio  
Graphics Support
Primary GPU Interface PCIe 2.0 (x16)
SLI Support N/A
Crossfire Support 2-Way CrossFire
On-Board Graphics Connectors None
Internal Connectivity
Expansion Slots
  • 2 x PCI
  • 1 x PCIe 2.0 x1
  • 2 x PCIe 2.0 x16
SATA Support SATA3
RAID Support via SATA
Storage Mode Support  
Internal I/O
  • 1 x 24-pin (Power)
  • 3 x 3-pin Fan
  • 2 x 4-pin Fan
  • 1 x 8-pin (Power)
  • 1 x Front Panel Audio Header
  • 6 x SATA III - 6Gb/s
  • 1 x Serial (COM) Header
  • 3 x USB 2.0 Header
  • 1 x USB 3.0 Header
External Connectivity
Network Interface Type  
Network Chip/Modules  
Rear I/O Connectors
  • 1 x 10/100/1000 (LAN)
  • 1 x Audio I/O
  • 1 x PS/2 Keyboard
  • 1 x PS/2 Mouse
  • 6 x USB 2.0
  • 2 x USB 3.0
Other Motherboard Specifications
Water Cooled No
QPI Speed N/A
Warranty

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Details
Duration:
36 months
Type:
Return to base
DOA Period:
28 days
RTB Period:
36 months
Manufacturer Contact Details
Manufacturer:
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Telephone:
0871 472 4747
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Reviews
ASRock 970 Pro3 R2.0, AMD 970, AM3+, DDR3, SATA III 6GBs, PCIe 2.0 (x16), AMD Quad CrossFireX and CrossFireX, ATX is rated 4.2 out of 5 by 5.
Rated 4 out of 5 by from Solid as an AsRock Really pleased with this motherboard paired with AMD FX 6300 (PID LN47458) and using Corsair XMS3 x2 8GB sticks (PID LN33670) The only thing I would say is that this MB has no IDE ports... something which I stupidly forgot to include in my build. I know I'm living in the past but I like my old IDE drives. Anyway I've by no means used this MB to its full potential yet but looking at the Bios options it looks really good.
Date published: 2017-01-23
Rated 4 out of 5 by from A good, feature-rich board, with odd BIOS I paired this with a FX-6300 chip which rattles along at a very nice pace. Plenty of features but a very odd bios which didn't fit on the screen properly (possibly due to using HDMI out on a dedicated GPU) but once I set what I needed to didn't have to do anything else. All-black colour suited to black/red, black/blue, black builds.
Date published: 2016-10-04
Rated 5 out of 5 by from does what it says on the tin for its price all is good not let me down and easy bios
Date published: 2015-12-03
Rated 4 out of 5 by from Good motherboard, no frills, does the job. As like many other motherboards for this chipset it does its job. I don't really get excited about new hardware as I am a system builder and have seen many. It is good value for money and has a very good BIOS that uses mouse navigation, although the BIOS can be a little confusing when setting CPU temp. limits and the manual doesn't explain what each setting means - there is no "Set max. temp. to xxC" it is all jargon. Good value board but then again so are many others.
Date published: 2015-11-20
Rated 4 out of 5 by from quick delivery and perfect condition Needed this motherboard to replace my old one. Wasn't looking for a big upgrade, so this product was the best replacement at a reasonably low price. The board itself has some great features, very much worth not going hi-end 2nd pc.
Date published: 2015-05-21
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Questions & Answers

SUITABLE AMD PROCESSOR.

Will this board be compatible with the amd fx 6300 black edition 6 core processor and running 8 gb of ram.
Asked by: pbar
FX6300; yes. RAM; if its DDR3 otherwise no (look on the stick!)
Answered by: DodoBird
Date published: 2016-01-10

Running it with a fx6300 but aware of outdated BIOS any ways to avoid this?

For a christmas upgrading im upgrading to a fx6300 from my old E8500. I've read around that AMD motherboards don't always come with the most recent BIOS version to support a fx CPU so i was wondering how i would avoid this problem. As this is the first amd build ive done i dont have a any other amd CPU's lieing around to use to update the BIOS. Are there any services i can get that/other ways of making sure that the BIOS will work first time around? Thank you im not a very experienced builder so i want to make sure its a smooth enough sail for me to go on.
Asked by: RemoteFX
I got this notice but fortunately it accepted the CPU fine (Asrock 970 pro3). Check the manual of your M/B, without knowing the M/B can't give much more detail. Some allow updates via USB (Q flash/Q flash+) without a CPU.
Answered by: DodoBird
Date published: 2016-01-10
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ASRock 970 Pro3 R2.0 ATX Motherboard with USB 3.0
ASRock 970 Pro3 R2.0 ATX Motherboard with USB 3.0