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ASRock Designs 890FX and 890GX Based Deluxe4 Motherboards with More USB 3.0 Ports

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Closely trailing last week's news of ASRock designing the P55 Extreme4 motherboard that has two sets of 2-port USB 3.0 and SATA 6 Gb/s controllers, comes that of the 890FX-Deluxe4 and 890GX-Extreme4. As the names suggest, these motherboards will be based on the AMD 890FX and AMD 890GX chipsets, respectively, supporting socket AM3 processors. Unlike its P55-based counterpart, these boards feature two 2-port USB 3.0 controllers of which one gives out USB 3.0 front-panel header instead of two additional rear panel ports, and since the AMD SB850 southbridge already has a 6-port SATA 6 Gb/s RAID controller, there is only one additional 2-port SATA 6 Gb/s controller, upping the total number of 6 Gb/s ports to eight.

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How would you guys rate this against the MSI 890FXA-GD70 or the Gigabyte GA-890FXA-UD7?
One of the little touches I personally like on my MSI 790FX-GD70 is the blue phase indicator LEDs, which I know the 890FXA-GD70 also has; does this or the GA-890FXA-UD7 have any?
 

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Im not sure but I think Asrock is made by Asus so it should be pretty good.
 
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ASRock isn't the cheap bargain brand that they are often labeled to be. I have one of their 890fx boards myself and I love the thing. It has everything I could need.
 
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AsRock keeps getting better and better:toast:
 
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ya and there support is rly good too. :)