The P43 Pro/USB3 is an entry level ATX motherboard from ASRock. As an Intel-based product, this board features support for a variety of Core 2 processors. DDR3 memory support is standard, and video expansion is enabled by a single PCI Express 2.0 x16 slot. A single USB 3.0 port is also built in for use with accessories.
The ASRock P43 Pro/USB3 is based on the LGA 775 socket, meaning a wide range of Core 2, Pentium and Celeron dual-core processors are compatible. The capacitors used on the P43 Pro/USB3 are 100% Japanese made, and have a 2.5x longer lifetime according to ASRock. Audio is provided by Realtek with 7.1 channel surround sound with Blu-ray audio support. The manufacturer includes several proprietary tools for overclocking and system tweaking. With these, users can instantly boot their machine and overclock their CPU with desktop-based tools. A package of trialware is also included on a CD.
- LGA 775 socket for Intel processors
- 100% Japanese-made capacitors
- DDR3 1600 MHz memory support
- 4x DIMM slots, 16 GB max. memory
- 1x USB 3.0 port
- Gigabit LAN
- 7.1 CH HD Audio
- ASRock Instant Boot, Instant Flash, OC Tuner, IES, OC DNA
- Windows 7 / 64-bit compliant