Tom's Hardware 2014 Approved Award: Z87 Extreme9/ac

Year 2014 has merely begun and ASRock, the wizards of motherboard design is already racking up awards all across the globe! Just earlier ASRock's Z87E-ITX received the "Editor's Choice" from TECHPOWERUP, then later ASRock's M8 acquired the "Editor's Choice Silver Award" from AnandTech, and they even praised it as a Steam Box alternative. Now ASRock Z87 Extreme9/ac has also defeated Gigabyte Z87X-UD7 TH and MSI Z87 XPower with its incredible performance, and takes home the "2014 Approved Award" from the authority on tech Tom's Hardware!

"What does ASRock's Z87 Extreme9/ac give you for an extra $45? How about Thunderbolt, complete with the added four-lane PCIe switch needed to make the on-board devices and slots work after four of the PCH's lanes are devoted to the technology plus an 802.11ac module!" Said Thomas Soderstrom, Editor of Tom's Hardware.

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Tom's Hardware 2013 Smart Buy Award: Z87 Extreme4

ASRock's Z87 Extreme4 stands out of the crowd for various reasons. First of all, the new set of features named A-Style proves themselves to be really useful technology that blends into any user's everyday life, instead of being impractical gimmicks. Home Cloud allows users to remotely power on, remote desktop and then shut down their home computers with another device, while they could be thousands of miles away from home! Purity Sound™ 115dB is the gathering of a Realtek ALC1150 audio chip, two TI® NE5532 amplifiers, EMI Shielding Cover, PCB Isolated Shielding and DTS Connect technology for providing awesome audio effects. And there's also HDMI-In for connecting a secondary device to your PC and toggle between the two device's screens via a hotkey.

Only the best hardware that deserves praise and recommendation receives awards from the world's largest tech site Tom's Hardware, therefore ASRock is proud to say that Z87 Extreme4 is definitely worth the Smart Buy award with its solid build and strong performance!

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Tom's Hardware 2013 Approved Award: Z87 Extreme6

ASRock's Z87 Extreme6 defeated lots counterparts and received 2013 Approved Award from Tom's Hardware. The motherboard possesses ASRock's new features which are code named A-Style. Including the latest Purity Sound™ audio solution for audiophiles, Home Cloud for waking up the PC and remote desktop controlling from anywhere in the world and HDMI-In allows users to toggle between the computer's screen and the secondary device's screen with a hotkey.

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