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M8 Series
iF Product Design Award 2014

  1. M8 is sold as a barebone system, which only includes a chassis, power supply, mini-ITX motherboard, fans and optical disk drive
  2. Standard Mini-ITX Chassis
  3. Flexible to Adopt Standard PCIe x16 Graphics Card
  4. A-Command with G-sensor integrated
  5. Creative SoundCore 3D 7.1 CH HD Audio
  6. 2T2R WiFi 802.11ac + BT v4.0 support
  7. XSplit 3 Months Premium License
  8. Supports ASRock Key Master
This model may not be sold worldwide. Please contact your local dealer for the availability of this model in your region.

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Features




A : Power Supply Unit (450W)
B : Standard Mini-ITX Motherboard (Z87-M8)
C : Standard PCIe x16 VGA card Holder
D : Hard Disk Drive Tray
E : ODD + 2.5” SSD/HDD Tray
Standard Mini-ITX Case for Endless Upgrade Options
M8 is not your typical gaming rig, it has everything packed within a standard mini-ITX sized case with advanced flexibility for future upgrades. Gamers may customize their own gaming machine, including the PCIe x16 graphics card, mini-ITX motherboard, CPU, memory, 1 set of 3.5" hard drive or 4 sets of 2.5" solid state drives and even other components.

Streamline Build with
Aluminum Alloy

Robustly built with 2.5mm of aluminum alloy, the chassis exudes the elegance of simplicity, meanwhile the red and black color scheme screams out hardcore gaming.

Magnetic Case Design
Employing grade N48 magnets to hold the case together, this innovative design makes it easier for users to quickly disassemble or assemble the chassis.

Plus an uniquely designed set of keys to ensure all of the components are sitting safely inside the chassis.


Handles for Portability
Sturdy aluminum handles on both sides of the case for advanced portability.

Creative Front Panel Design
A cunningly designed hidden front panel which includes a 4 in 1 card reader (SD3.0 / MMC / MS / MS PRO) plus microphone and headphone jacks.

Intensive Heat Dissipation Mechanisms
For the system to remain cool while gaming, there's a total of 4 quiet built in chassis fans that suck in cold air and pump out the heat simultaneously.
A multipurpose controller with an OLED display panel and integrated G-Sensor adds more convenience for users to tune or check the system’s status.


Main

After the logo appears for ten seconds, the screen shows the date and time. The display will go off if you leave it idle for five minutes.


Volume

Increase/decrease the volume level by turning the knob right/left.


Mode

Toggle among three power management modes: Eco, Standard or Speed.


Info

Toggle among various types of critical information to check the system’s status. The OLED screen shows the CPU frequency, CPU usage, LAN usage, or APM data.


Light

Turn on/off the light in the case, or enable Good Night LED.


Time

Turn the time on/off. If this option is set to on, the M8 Logo / Date and Time screens are available. If this option is set to off, the M8 Logo / Date and Time screens are hidden.


Remote Desktop
Anytime,
Anywhere
Imagine yourself as a desperado riding into the sunset, an outcast of the society exiled from your country, or simply at the groceries two blocks away from home. You miss your personal computer so much and you'll need Home Cloud for the following real world scenarios:
Documents
Access or send files remotely anywhere.
Mail
Keep your stored mail near at hand whenever you need it.
Monitor
Keep an eye on your pets or children when you are away from home.
Multimedia
Stream your secret stash of vids, music and pics.
TV
Watch your favorite local TV programs by connecting to your PC.
2T2R
802.11ac WiFi
+ Bluetooth v4.0
No one has time for weak WiFi signals and sluggish internet! That's why this motherboard comes with an exclusive 2T2R 802.11ac WiFi (5G WiFi) module that supports up to 867Mbps wireless networks and Bluetooth v4.0. Experience up to 289% speed boost compared to your old WiFi!
Creative
Sound Core3D
The onboard Creative SoundCore 3D quad-core sound and voice processor supports various technologies such as SBX Pro Studio, CrystalVoice, Scout Mode, EAX 1.0 to 5.0. It also comes with ASRock Premium Headset Amplifier (PHA) for up to 600 ohm high-end headsets, bringing truly immersive audio experiences to your ears.

Quad Core Audio Processor (DSP) - Improves System Performance
• Independent audio processing capability and zero-waste of CPU utilization
• Capable of both time and frequency domain audio processing
• Advanced modes optimized for hardware acceleration

Scout Mode™ - Hear the enemy before they hear you
Scout Mode™ technology is a proprietary technology that allows you to hear your enemies from further away, giving you a distinct tactical advantage in combat.

Premium Headset Amplifier (PHA)
For serious gamers and enthusiasts who cannot tolerate mediocre audio, PHA (Premium Headset Amplifier) provides wider bandwidth, higher slew rate with lower noise and distortion. It also supports up to 250 Ohm high-end headsets, which delivers crisper audio into the users ears.
Note: PHA is only supported with front audio.

XSplit
Ever been in a godlike killing spree while gaming that you wish was recorded and broadcasted internationally? XSplit Broadcaster is a desktop application designed to make your multimedia broadcasting, live-streaming and recording a lot easier and more fun. We are giving the 3 months premium license for FREE! A US$24.95 value! Show the rest of the world your best performance and win the internet!
Broadcast Platform
Broadcast Software
Broadcasting
Key Master
Key Master consists of two major features, Sniper Key and Macro Key. It enhances your mouse and keyboard with customizable macros, sniper modes, key repeat rates and repeat delay.
Sniper Key
Use Sniper Key to shift the mouse speed when you're in sniper mode, it will greatly sharpen your accuracy.
Without Sniper Key
With Sniper Key
Mouse
Track
Macro Key
Tired of those repetitive keystrokes? Create your own set of keyboard hotkeys and macros with Macro Key to save the trouble.
Premium
Gold Caps
Premium Gold Caps are 100% made in Japan; these solid capacitors are sleek, high gloss caps with a premium gold coating representing long life Premium Gold and stable performance.
A-Tuning
A-Tuning is ASRock's multi purpose software suite with a new interface, more new features and improved utilities, including XFast RAM, OC Tweaker and a whole lot more.
HDMI™ (High-Definition Multimedia Interface)

This product 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.
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