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ASRock H97M Pro4 Motherboard Review

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Cutting to the chase, about the only thing missing is a second PCIe 3.0 slot for multiple graphics-card configurations. The board lacks wireless networking, but has the expansion slots and/or USB ports to add this feature easily enough. The board's ALC892 is a good audio codec, with near-pro 97db SNR on its outputs. It even has a Thunderbolt connector, although ASRock says you may need a BIOS update to use it.

Joe Trott is an Associate Contributing Writer for Tom's Hardware US. He tests and reviews motherboards, specializing in budget Intel chipsets.