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.
I Heard that You Like Storage, So Here's ASRock's X99 Extreme11 with SAS3 12Gb/s ports
Have you ever tried to move files around only to find a system warning about running out of storage space? It's a heart wrenching moment when you must involuntarily decide which files to keep and which should be deleted, arguably one of the toughest life decisions one must make. Luckily now there's ASRock X99 Extreme11, a monstrous LGA 2011-3 motherboard that holds a total of 18 SATA3 6.0 Gb/s ports, including ten ports that are provided by Intel's X99 chipset, and the other eight ports SAS3 12.0 Gb/s or SATA3 made possible by an added LSI SAS 3008 controller chip. The data transfer rate is fascinating too. With a couple of SSDs, ASRock's testing lab reached a ludicrous file transfer speed of 6.1 GB/s!
ASRock X99 OC Formula Sets New World Record by Hitting 6620.73 MHz on Intel® Core i7 5960X
How can you speak in defense of Intel®
X99 chipset's performance without setting up a robust build and push it to the limits with extreme voltages? Until now, you couldn't, but over the weekend ASRock has done it by breaking another world record. The undisputed overlord of overclocking, Nick Shih has managed to overclock an Intel®
Core™ i7 5960X (Haswell-E) on ASRock X99 OC Formula to 6620.73 MHz, placing him numero uno on HWBOT!
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.
Born To Be the Fastest! ASRock Ultra M.2 Gen3 x4 32Gb/s Socket Provides the Ultimate Transfer Speed
As motherboard manufacturers unveiled their new Intel®
9 Series products one after another, we can see the proliferation of PCIe Gen2 x2 M.2 interface on Desktop motherboards very clearly. However, ASRock Inc. took the lead among other competitors once again. This time it's the Z97 Extreme6 which boasts "Ultra M.2 PCIe Gen3 x4" socket stands out. With its doubled transfer bandwidth, ASRock Ultra M.2 is able to completely break through the speed limit of SATA3 6Gb/s and blow others away!
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!
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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