After just a few months of raking up, ASRock once again announces their new entry to the Fatal1ty motherboard lineup, Fatal1ty 990FX Professional. The new professional series motherboard from ASRock will carry the new FX CPU series which are greatly accounted on the Bulldozer architecture.
This Fatal1ty board will support the upcoming 8-core AM3+ socket, along with the AMD 990X chipset. Like its intel P67 counterpart, the new Fatal1ty 990FX Pro will have a lot of space for discrete graphic cards - three PCI-E x16 slots. It also has 2 PCI-E x1 slot, 6 SATA ports, amazingly six USB 3.0 ports, 2 Gigabit LAN sockets, 4 DDR3 memory sockets, and 7.1 Channel Realtek-based Audio. To top that up, this AMD-based board will support Fatal1ty XFast USB and LAN technologies, Graphical UEFI. Likewise, it also features Fatal1ty F-Stream On/Off Play Technology and the standard UCC modules. With its 100% High Quality polymer capacitors which are made in Japan, this motherboard will be rock solid as it is.
Although there are still no words on the pricing for this extreme class mobo, we're pretty sure that this will hit the high-end market prices with guaranteed extreme stability. So, for our gamers that want absolute performance coupled with stability and a grappling name, better watch out for this ironclad comes out in the local market.
FSP is certainly throwing away their guns on the market and it is hitting hard. They started off with the basic FSP Supersonic series and then comes the multi-awarded Gold certified FSP Aurum. Just recently, PC Express started to cater the new FSP HEXA power supply.
The HEXA comes in 2 models the 400 watts and the 500 watts. PC Express sells the 500 watts for a measely Php 1,850. That's actually not bad. It features a nice black case with a fairly good looking design on it. Let's look at the specifications. HEXA 500watts follows the ATX 12V 2.3 format and has a high efficiency of >80% which meets the 80 plus certification. This PSU is also armed with dual +12V output circuits, a video card 6-pin connector and features a quiet 120mm fan, just like all the other newly released FSP products. This power supply, as always, carries different protection like the OCP, OVP, SCP, OPP, OTP and UVP. Below is a rundown of its cables.
20+4 Main Connector
4-pin +12V Connector x1
4-pin Floppy Connector x1
SATA Connector x4
4pins Molex Connector x4
PCI-E Connector x2
So if you're looking for a good basic power supply, I think you will never go wrong in picking this product from FSP.