ASrock K8Upgrade-1689 ULi M1689 Socket 754/939 Gallery
We reviewed the K8 Combo-Z board a month ago. To date, it is a popular choice among users who gives them the utmost flexibility to upgrade to Socket 939 on the same board. Although Combo-Z is a good choice, some users might not want to pay for the extra Socket 939 but wants to be able to upgrade in the future.
ASrock introduces the ASrock K8Upgrade-1689, a similarly design board providing an upgrade path to FX-53/55 Socket 939 through a 939board adaptor (daughter board). The major difference between this and the ASrock K8Upgrade-760GX is that the K8Upgrade-760GX is based on 760GX chipset, offers integrated graphics and uses a 2 chip solution and offers 6 ch audio. The K8Upgrade-1689 uses a single chipset solution and offers 8 ch audio.
The board supports all the necessary expansion capabilities and they include SerialATA 1.5Gb/s, RAID 0,1,JBOD, SATA_HDD Hotplug,USB2.0, 7.1channel Audio, 10/100 Ethernet LAN. The board also supports multiplier control, Vcore adjustments, FSB up to 300MHz FSB.
Below are photos of the package and the 939 Upgrade Board.
K8Upgrade-1689 brief specification:
939CPU Board brief specification:
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