Type-A and Type-C 10 Gb/s USB 3.1 Connectors are on Their Way to ASRock X99/Z97 Motherboards
Once upon a time, not so far ago, USB became the most common standard for connecting peripherals to our computers. It has also received several upgrades over the years, including this year's jump to USB 3.1. Needless to say, PC builders are going to find these new interfaces on their forthcoming motherboards from all brands, but ASRock's X99 and Z97 motherboards have more up their sleeves. Besides the traditional Type-A connectors, they're going to be the first in the world to carry the Type-C 10 Gb/s SuperSpeed+ USB 3.1, which supports next generation mobile devices.
ASRock Introduces its Most Powerful HTPC to Date: VisionX 471D
Despite appearances, ASRock VisionX 471D is actually the most powerful HTPC around. This compact device concentrates an Intel®
Core™ i7 4712MQ mobile Haswell processor, 2 x 4GB DDR3 modules, AMD's Radeon™ R9 M270X graphics card, 2TBs of hard disk space plus 256GB mSATA SSD disk space and much more, all into a tiny case no larger than a cookie box!
ASRock M8 Receives 2015 Taiwan Excellence Award
More awards!! In collaboration with BMW Group DesignworksUSA, the ASRock Gaming PC M8 was honored with the distinguished 2015 Taiwan Excellence Award. Held annually, the Taiwan Excellence Award is presented to products that demonstrate the five key indicators: "R&D", "Design", "Quality", "Marketing", and "Made in Taiwan". The five indicators are of equal importance, and each is judged on its "Innovation Value," the most important standard of all.
ASRock X99M Extreme4 and Fatal1ty X99M Killer Dominates the Micro ATX Category with Tom's Hardware 2014 Smart Buy and Approved Awards
With technology advancing and space becoming rather expensive, the demand for small form factors such as micro ATX motherboards is growing as well. At one time, users held back to these micro ATX systems, assuming that they would be inferior both in hardware specifications and overall performance, but not anymore. Now that ASRock's X99M Extreme4 has picked up the Smart Buy award and Fatal1ty X99M Killer has collected the Approved award from the globally renown authority on tech – Tom's Hardware, ASRock has demonstrated once again "good things come in small packages"!
Breaking Speed Limits with ASRock X99 WS-E/10G and Intel® 10G BASE-T LANs
Stop waiting. If you are unsatisfied with your internet bandwidth but at the same time reluctant to succumb to those malevolent internet providers, now is the time for a major hardware upgrade! ASRock's latest X99 WS-E/10G is a motherboard, workstation board hybrid that boasts Dual Intel®
10G BASE-T LAN ports powered by an Intel®
X540 Ethernet controller chip, plus Dual Intel®
gigabit LAN ports powered by two Intel®
I210AT Ethernet controller chips. Add in the fact that users may use Teaming to combine all four connections into a single one with a gigantic 22Gbps bandwidth!
ASRock Partners with Ubisoft to Bundle the Ghost Recon Phantoms Assassin's Creed Pack
The leading motherboard maker ASRock is offering a limited number of redemption codes for limited-edition "Assassin's Creed Pack" items of Tom Clancy's Ghost Recon Phantoms with every ASRock Intel®
8/9 series, Intel®
Bay Trail-D series and AMD FM2+ series motherboards. Tom Clancy's Ghost Recon Phantoms will be available in ASRock's APP Shop starting from Nov 19, 2014, ASRock motherboard buyers will be granted a FREE offer of "Assassin's Creed Pack" gear worth US$15!
【Three Z97 Express Motherboards, $220 To $280, Reviewed】 ASRock Z97 Extreme9 Gets Tom's Hardware's Stamp of Approval
If you're unsure of which motherboard can give you a bigger bang for the buck, know this: Tom's Hardware, the authority on tech which is renowned globally for reviewing and comparing these products, is always there to provide insight for undecided minds. Their chief editor, Thomas Soderstrom reviewed three Z97 express motherboards ranging from $220 to $280 this month, and gave ASRock's Z97 Extreme9 the Tom's Hardware's 2014 Approved award for being one of the Z97 chipset boards that offers the most value!
ASRock's X99 Extreme11 Takes Computing to Another Level with SAS 12.0 Gb/s Ports
Even though nearly all motherboards are composed by pretty much the same chips, same connectors and share similar features, still there's a handful of phenomenally designed game changers that shine like a beacon across the endless sea of mediocrity. ASRock X99 Extreme11 is one of those motherboards that elevate technology and computing to another level, especially with its unparalleled 18 SATA ports that can hit 6.1GB/s data rates! "…noting of course that much of the testing conducted here cannot be completed on any other consumer enthusiast level motherboard in the world." There simply isn't any other X99 motherboard on the market that supports SAS 12Gb/s ports, so it wins the Editor's Choice from "The SSD Review.
ASRock's Upgraded Super Alloy X99 Series Motherboards Unveiled!
We have been here before, haven't we? Back in the days when we were used to having X79-chipset based motherboard for building up the supercomputers, and setting up the incredible rig on the face of earth, a brand new chipset motherboard with unassuming power came along and changed everything. It is ASRock's Super Alloy X99 motherboard series. The long-awaited X99 gears based on Haswell-E architecture were born today, including the prestigious Extreme Series, gamers' most wanted Fatal1ty Killer Series and crazy Nick Shih's Overclocking Series.
World's First Windows® 8.1-Certified Intel® X99 Chipset Based Motherboard : ASRock X99 Extreme4
Even though nothing much about ASRock's next generation Intel®
X99 series motherboards can be revealed yet, we simply can't restrain ourselves from spilling out the good news that ASRock's X99 Extreme4 is the world's first Intel®
X99 chipset based motherboard to pass Windows®
8.1 hardware certification. So, yeah, users may be ensured that ASRock's X99 Extreme4 will support the latest operating system from Microsoft®
without any problems, and bear in mind that it's coming to you real soon! Kudos to ASRock again!
Stable And Reliable! ASRock Announces Intel® 9 Series Super Alloy Motherboards
ASRock Inc., the global leading motherboard manufacturer, unveils the brand new Intel®
9 series motherboards with ASRock Super Alloy technology! Packing the Intel®
Z97 / H97 chipsets, ASRock 9 series Super Alloy motherboards provide great compatibility and fully support the 5th
, New 4th
Core™ Processors in Socket 1150. The product lines include the Extreme series for high-end PC, the Fatal1ty Killer Gaming series for elite gamers, and the OC Formula series for OC enthusiasts.
Awesome! ASRock Fatal1ty Z97X Killer Wins The BEST CHOICE Award 2014
Best Choice Award, one of the honors at the world's largest in Asia Pacific ICT exhibition COMPUTEX TAIPEI which is going to kick off on 3rd
June this year. The winner list of BC (Best Choice) Award is just unveiled today. ASRock is proud to announce its newly launched Fatal1ty Z97X Killer just takes the award and proves itself to be a real gaming gear designed for all gamers.
Gaming with Style! ASRock M8 has Won an iF Product Design Award 2014
For 60 years, the iF product design award has been an internationally recognized label for award-winning design and the iF brand has become a symbol for outstanding achievements in design. We are delighted to let you know that – out of 3,249 entries – ASRock M8 was entered in the computer category then won an iF product design award 2014 and will be recognized with the renowned iF label!
ASRock Beebox is the Buzz of 2015
Don't let anybody tell you that small form factor PCs are substandard. Just last week, ASRock's first Intel®
NUC named "Beebox" made its appearance at COMPUTEX Taipei 2015, and it has been turning heads ever since. Even Tom's Guide found Beebox worthy of recognition and honored it with the Best of COMPUTEX 2015 award!
Tom's Hardware 2015 Editors' Choice: ASRock X99E-ITXac
Just because something is small, doesn't necessarily mean that it is inferior. Take ASRock X99E-ITX/ac for an example, the world's first and only mini-ITX sized Intel®
X99 chipset motherboard packs more than enough computing power to exceed the expectations of the editor's and testers over at Tom's Hardware. Thus winning the highest honor they bestow, Tom's Hardware 2015 Editors' Choice award!
ASRock Gaming Reinvents Routers with G10
Routers, the woeful wallflowers of computer components that are usually forsaken after the initial setup, only to be brought out for some violent shaking or tapping whenever the WiFi signals are unstable. As a matter of fact, routers could be way interesting than you can imagine. For instance, the first router of ASRock Gaming – G10 is capable of doing much more than merely providing WiFi connections.
ASRock Is Ready to Amaze Tech Junkies At COMPUTEX TAIPEI 2015
Brace yourselves, COMPUTEX TAIPEI 2015 is coming! The annually held tech extravaganza is happening at 4F, Nangang Hall from June 2nd
till June 6th
, and the center of attraction will be at No. L0317a ASRock's booth. This year, ASRock has prepared upgraded Super Alloy motherboards, an army of Intel®
SoC motherboards, plus a full system NUC named Beebox. Moreover, the hardcore PC master race gamers aren't forsaken either, ASRock is about to debut their first wave of gaming peripherals, so sit tight while the reinforcements are on the way.
ASRock Fatal1ty X99X Killer/3.1 Takes Home the COMPUTEX d&i Award 2015
Every year, the largest IT trade fair in Asia – COMPUTEX TAIPEI takes place in Taiwan's capital. The exhibition includes heaps of new gadgets and innovative designs, however only the best of the best will be awarded with the COMPUTEX d&i award. This year, ASRock has outdone their selves again and won a COMPUTEX d&i award 2015 in the gaming hardware category with Fatal1ty X99X Killer/3.1 motherboard!
The World's First and Only Mini-ITX Sized X99 Motherboard: ASRock's X99E-ITX/ac
Intel's X99 chipset used to be represented by a long line of huge and bulky EATX or ATX motherboards, because the CPU, chipset, memory and whole layout required an extra large PCB to contain the extreme performance. But that was all yesterday's history. Now ASRock's research and development team has worked out a way to defy logics, and have built an incredibly small mini-ITX form factor motherboard with Intel®
X99 chipset's extremely huge performance. Hence the world's first and only mini-ITX X99 chipset motherboard – ASRock X99E-ITX/ac is born!
Unstoppable Gamers - ASRock M8 Leads SK Gaming to World Championship!
Collaborating with BMW Group DesignworksUSA, ASRock has created the futuristic gaming PC M8 and it has already proven its unstoppable domination of the world! In September, M8 met Australian end-users at the very first ASRock gaming party in Sydney; in November, ASRock joined TECHLABS CUP 2013 GRAND FINAL in Moscow and brought gamers and journalists all the special features of M8. Recently, M8 has also been recommended by the global well-known gaming team, SK Gaming.
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