ASRock Offers New Intel Technologies for Its H61 Motherboards

ASRock Offers New Intel Technologies for Its Existing H61 Motherboards

TAIPEI, Taiwan, February 24, 2012 – ASRock, one of the top 3 motherboard manufacturers worldwide has updated the ME8 BIOS & Driver set, enabling its entire Intel H61 motherboard series to immediately support Intel Rapid Start and Smart Connect Technologies! These new technologies are targeted for Intel’s next gen motherboard platforms, but ASRock offers its existing H61 motherboard customers an early opportunity to experience these new technologies on the company’s H61 motherboards with 2nd Gen Intel Core (Sandy Bridge) processors.

“High-performance functions are not exclusive for high-end motherboards. ASRock's strength is to apply premium functionality to budget-level motherboards, making the high-level features available to most of its users.” commented James Lee, V.P. of Sales and Marketing at ASRock. "Thanks to our excellent R&D team, ASRock is the first motherboard company in the world to make these two new Intel features available for H61 series motherboards!”

In addition to Inte’sl Rapid Start and Smart Connect technologies, ASRock’s H61 Value Motherboard Series can also support Next Gen 22nm Intel Core Processors by updating the motherboards to the latest ME8 BIOS and Driver suite. With Next Gen 22nm Intel Core CPUs, ASRock H61 series motherboards can support up to an amazing DDR3 2200+ (OC) high speed memory frequency!

And for all this new functionality all you have to do is update your ASRock H61 motherboard to the latest ME8 BIOS and driver set, which is available on ASRock’s website.

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About ASRock

ASRock Inc., established in 2002, specializes in motherboards. With its 3C design concept, “Creativity, Consideration, Cost-effectiveness”, the company pushes the envelope of motherboard technology, while developing eco-friendly products.

ASRock has grown rapidly to become the world’s third largest motherboard brand. The company’s headquarters are located in Taipei, Taiwan. There are also ASRock branches in Europe and the USA. The young and vibrant company, with a worldwide reputation for reliability and proficiency, targets the entry level mainstream motherboard market. Further information, please visit