Summary: Final Thoughts
After using the ASRock 890FX Deluxe5 I found it to be an alright motherboard. I found it to have more lockups than the
I previously reviewed. Additionally over several CPU coolers I found all but one to have a clearance issue with the secondary heatsink for the...
Conclusion: While the 890FX Deluxe5 is one of the cheapest AM3+ motherboards we've seen recently, it has a few significant drawbacks. It was a nightmare to overclock, taking far longer than any other motherboard to reach its limits, and regularly failing to recover if we pushed it a little too far.