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This time around we have a nice mATX form factor motherboard from ASRock. While it is our experience that mATX motherboards are stripped of both features and performance, we have run the ASRock ConRoe 1333-DVI/H through the paces right next to our top performers! Take a look and see if this little budget board will surprise you!
Title: ASRock Conroe 1333-DVI/H Motherboard Review
When it comes to motherboards, the mATX format is not something that most people are just biting at the bit to get their hands on. While it has its place, it certainly is not mainstream. Even though that is true, it has not stopped ASRock from putting a lot of time into developing these tiny motherboards. They are perfect for HTPCs because of size. They are also great for putting together a budget system because...
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didnt perform too badly actually! if i hadn't heard such bad things about ASRock before i probably wouldn't have been as suprised as i was that it wasnt a complete dud
AMD Phenom II X4 965BE @ 3.5 GHz
10 GB DDR3 1333 CAS-7
GeForce GTX 650 Ti OC 2GB
2TB Seagate HDD, 1TB WD HDD for backups,
Antec P-180B, Antec 450W PSU
ASUS 27" LED LCD Monitor
someday I will get a real GPU and some SSD's...
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The layout is very similar my conroe 945dvi, the power connector placement is annoying at times. The ram slots/vid card closeness is not an issue (yet) as my 6600 isn't long enough to be an issue.
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I like ASRock. I have two systems based on the ASRock boards and they run great.