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High Density Glass Fabric PCB
What you’ve never understood about your computer is that it is scared to death of water, H2O, humidity or whatever you’d like to name it. And even though you do not see the water, actually there may be lots of excessive moist in the air killing your motherboard silently and slowly. No, your motherboard doesn’t melt when in contact with water like the wicked witch of the west, but it dies of short circuit. Luckily, ASRock has a new High Density Glass Fabric PCB design that reduces the gaps between the PCB layers to protect the motherboard against electrical shorts caused by humidity.
XFast 555 Technology : XFast RAM / XFast LAN / XFast USB
Fully Optimize Memory Usage
Faster Internet Access
Boosts up your USB speed
5X Faster for Photoshop Execution
XFast RAM will create a virtual disk from the system memory to boost the performance. For Photoshop, It can even perform 5X faster than before.
Lower Latency In Game
XFast LAN can lower latency in the game after setting online game priority higher.
Time latency in World of Warcraft: Cataclysm * Lower is better
USB Performance Comparison
ATTO Disk Benchmark 4K Read
*The performance boost percentage may vary with a different configuration.
Accelerated Processing Unit (APU) is the unique combination of CPU and GPU computing technologies. It is designed to vastly improve today's Internet, video processing, playback, and gaming experiences.
The AMD A50M Hudson M1 chipset can support 4 x native SATA3 ports which provides faster data transfer rate than the third party SATA3 IC.
DirectX® 11 is the very latest in high-speed, high-fidelity gaming and computing. It can enable not just more visually stunning games, but significant performance improvements in some of your favorite websites and everyday applications.
ASRock DuraCap featuring all solid capacitor design, 100% Japan-made high-quality Conductive Polymer Capacitors which can last 2.5 times longer lifespan.
SATA3 & eSATA3
Enjoy SATA 6 Gb/s technology now! Maximum your harddisk performance with SATA3.0. SATA3 technology enables the incredible data transfer rate up to 6 Gb/s speed which is 2X faster speed over SATA2.
Provide the Most Convenient eSATA3 device connectivity eSATA3, the much-anticipated interface, can not only provide the faster transfer speed up to 6 Gb/s but also the hassle-free computing environment.
10X Faster Speed! Speed up to 5 Gb/s
Delivering data transfer rates up to 10X faster than USB 2.0 with optimized power efficiency. USB 3.0 technology advances the data transfer rate up to 5Gb/s.
HDMI™ (High-Definition Multimedia Interface)
This motherboard supports HDMI™ (High-Definition Multimedia Interface) which is an interface standard for transferring uncompressed video data and delivering multi-channel audio through a single cable. Both video and audio data signals transferred through the HDMI™ interface are digital without being converted into analog, therefore it delivers the richest pictures and the most realistic sounds.
Graphical UEFI – The Revolutionary BIOS Interface
Unified Extensible Firmware Interface (UEFI) is a revolutionary BIOS utility which offers tweak-friendly options in an advanced viewing interface. Compared with traditional BIOS design, the latest UEFI utility provides lots improved functions. The major features of UEFI include: 1. Graphical Visual Experience – UEFI provides an improved visual interface with colorful icons and makes your computing environment more versatile to replace the traditional dull BIOS page. 2. Mouse Enabling – Besides keyboard control, you can freely use mouse to select your ideal settings in UEFI as well. 3. Supports 3TB bootable HDD - UEFI breaks the limitations of 2TB bootable HDD on traditional BIOS. With UEFI, you can enjoy 3TB bootable HDD size.*
*Windows® Vista™ 64bit or Windows® 7 64bit OS is required.