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Three-Way X99 LGA 2011-v3 ATX Motherboard Shootout
Sep 18, 2014 - in Reviews
Supporting Intel’s Haswell-E and new DDR4 memory, buyers of Intel’s X99 platform were probably prepared to pay a premium for mid-market boards. Are any of these $240 to $300 models worthy of Intel’s latest CPUs?
Exclusive: ASRock X99 Professional Preview; X99 OC Formula Shared, Too
Aug 25, 2014 - in News
ASRock's X99 Professional and X99 OC Formula both have 1300 W CPU support for extreme overclocking with liquid nitrogen.
First Look At ASRock's X99 Extreme4 Motherboard, Extreme6 Debuts
Aug 22, 2014 - in News
In addition to showing off its X99 Extreme6 motherboard, ASRock decided to also let us have an exclusive early peek at the X99 Extreme4 motherboard.
ASRock Shows Off its X99 WS Workstation Motherboard
Aug 15, 2014 - in News
This is ASRock's workstation-oriented X99 motherboard.
ASRock Takes the Throne for World's First Micro-ATX X99 Motherboard
Aug 15, 2014 - in News
ASRock has built the world's first Micro-ATX X99 motherboard.
Five Z97 Express Motherboards, $160 To $220, Reviewed
Aug 14, 2014 - in Reviews
Intel’s “mainstream” socket continues to spawn enthusiast parts with the company’s fastest-ever gaming-oriented CPU. You’ll probably want a feature-packed motherboard for that, and five companies stepped up to show off the best of the sub-$220 segment.
ASRock Joins The Fray, Shows Off X99X Killer Motherboard
Aug 13, 2014 - in News
ASRock has revealed its X99X Killer motherboard for the upcoming Haswell-E CPUs.
ASRock Intros Two J2900 Bay Trail Motherboards
Aug 6, 2014 - in News
Two new ASRock boards have been revealed carrying the J2900 Bay Trail processor.
A 1400 MB/s SSD: ASRock's Z97 Extreme6 And Samsung's XP941
Jun 5, 2014 - in Reviews
Z97 ushers in new and exciting ways to attach and use storage devices. With support for M.2 PCIe and SATA Express, two sides of the same SSD coin, Z97 improves on Z87. But not everywhere. AsRock add to Z97 with some new tricks, and so we take a look.
ASRock's Z97, Z97M Anniversary Mobos Accompany Unlocked Pentium
Jun 3, 2014 - in News
ASRock reveals two budget Z97 motherboards to accompany the launch of the unlocked Pentium processor from Intel.
Intel Z97 Express: Five Enthusiast Motherboards, $120 To $160
May 13, 2014 - in Reviews
Tom’s Hardware readers set a higher bar for enthusiast-class motherboards, demanding overclocking capabilities and more robust feature sets. Priced from $120 to $160, we welcome the first five Z97 motherboards to our enhanced definition of mainstream!
ASRock Reveals Lineup of Z97 Motherboards
Apr 30, 2014 - in News
Information about a whole bunch of pretty Z97 motherboards from ASRock has surfaced.
Which A88X-Based Board Should You Buy For Your Kaveri APU?
Mar 20, 2014 - in Reviews
AMD’s Socket FM2+ interface introduces official PCI Express 3.0 support to the company's APUs based on the Kaveri architecture. We take a look at four motherboards in order to determine which features and overclocking enhancements are also on the table.
Four Z87 Express Motherboards For Three- And Four-Way SLI
Jan 3, 2014 - in Reviews
Formerly a very exclusive component, the PCI Express switch that makes Intel’s LGA 1150-based platforms three- and four-way SLI-capable is now available across a range of high-end motherboards. Today we compare four premium enthusiast-oriented models.
Steam Machine Prototype Tear Down on Video
Dec 16, 2013 - in News
There's a string of videos showing the unboxing of a Steam Machine prototype to disassembling the unit.
Five Z87 Motherboards For Your Mini-ITX Build, Reviewed
Nov 24, 2013 - in Reviews
Z87 rules the PC enthusiast market by exposing the Haswell architecture's full feature set. We're particularly interested in mini-ITX-based platforms able to integrate Z87 in a compact form factor. Five boards contend for supremacy of compact computing.
ASRock Unveils Motherboards Made for Bitcoin Mining
Nov 19, 2013 - in News
ASRock wants to help you get in on the bitcoin mining trend.
ASRock M8 Mini-ITX Barebones Gaming PC Review
Oct 24, 2013 - in Reviews
Some of us love compact gaming builds, but the best of these have always been pre-configured into custom enclosures. Is ASRock’s M8 the perfect open-architecture alternative? We load this $550 barebones up with hardware and test its mettle.
Z87 Hits The High End: Four Sub-$300 Motherboards
Oct 2, 2013 - in Reviews
Situated barely below the priciest premium boards, which typically exceed $300, high-end Z87 Express-based motherboards offer enthusiasts almost everything they could want except for three-way SLI support. We put four of these platforms to the test.
Fast And Cheap? Five Sub-$160 Z87 Motherboards For Enthusiasts
Aug 13, 2013 - in Reviews
Intel’s Haswell architecture has mainstream leanings. And yet some of the motherboards out there are really high-end. Today we're looking at five platforms under the $160 mark that hopefully put some value back into being an enthusiast.
Adata Launches the XPG V2 3100 Overclocking Memory
Aug 6, 2013 - in News
The XPG V2 3100 is the newest entrant into ADATA’s family of overclocking memory and aims to “bring ultimate performance to gamers using Intel’s 4th Generation processors.”
ASRock Announces the H87E-ITX/ac Mini-ITX Motherboard
Jul 12, 2013 - in News
ASRock has announced its new H87E-ITX/ac motherboard.
System Builder Marathon, Q2 2013: System Value Compared
Jun 25, 2013 - in Reviews
Our top three builders struggled to fit big performance into three tiny ITX-based platforms at three budget levels. Will the more expensive machines once again justify their higher prices through dramatically-improved performance? Read on for more.
ASRock Z87 OC Formula Mobos Will Have 5-Year Warranty
Jun 18, 2013 - in News
ASRock will offer a five-year warranty with its Z87 OC Formula motherboards.
Record DDR3 Memory Overclock on ASRock Micro-ATX Mobo
Jun 13, 2013 - in News
ASRock has managed to reach an effective DDR3 memory speed of 4285.6 MHz on a Micro-ATX motherboard.
ASRock Impresses with 22 Plextor SSDs on Z87-Extreme11/ac
Jun 4, 2013 - in News
ASRock has connected 22 SSDs to a single motherboard, the Z87-Extreme11/ac.
Five Z87 Motherboards Under $220, Reviewed
Jun 3, 2013 - in Reviews
Intel’s Haswell architecture displaces Ivy Bridge in its desktop line-up, bringing with it yet another new CPU interface. We tested six motherboards that claimed to be ready for your overclocking efforts, and included the five survivors in today’s review.
ASRock Shows Live Demo of A-Style Waterproof Coating
May 23, 2013 - in News
ASRock has released a live demo of the Waterproof by Conformal Coating feature for its A-Style motherboards.
ASRock Shows Off 802.11ac WiFi & Bluetooth 4.0 For A-Style Motherboards
May 21, 2013 - in News
ASRock has released a teaser for one of its features that will be present on its A-Style motherboards, 801.11ac WiFi. Now, with ASRock's A-Style motherboards, as seen in the video, you no longer have to wait for your porn.
ASRock's Debuts World's First Thunderbolt-Certified Mobo
May 16, 2013 - in News
ASRock is the first to get Thunderbolt Certification for one of its 8-Series motherboards.