Beyond Fast with USB 3.1
A PCIe x4 add on card that provides a Type A USB 3.1 connector for delivering up to 10Gbps data transfer rates, plus a Type C USB 3.1 connector for plugging mobile devices.
Benefits of USB 3.1 Type-C
• Faster device charging with power currents of 3.0 ampere.
• Ultra durable supports over 10,000 plug and removals.
• A reversible design that fits the connector either way.
Killer E2200 Game Networking: No Lag, Just Frag!
ASRock Killer Series features the Killer™ E2200 Intelligent Networking Platform is built for maximum networking performance for online games and high-quality streaming media. Featuring Advanced Stream Detect™, Killer E2200 automatically detects and accelerates game traffic ahead of other network traffic for smoother, stutter-free in-game performance and the competitive edge. With this exclusive, automatic traffic prioritization, games and real-time chat get priority over low-level system chatter, giving you the lowest latency for game data on the most controllable network hardware available.
Fast Networking Performance
Delivering faster networking performance for time-sensitive UDP (User Datagram Protocol) based applications, such as online games and high quality media streaming.
Killer Network Manager
Use Qualcomm Atheros Killer Network Manager to classify and prioritize online games, HD video and high quality audio for better quality and fewer interruptions in your online experience.
See which applications are hogging bandwidth and tune performance for each, so they don't interfere with your online gameplay or other streams. Monitor and manage the health and performance of your gaming rig with graphical displays, detailed logging and complete redesigned user interface.
M.2 Socket (PCIe Gen2 x2/SATA)
ASRock’s motherboard is the world’s first and only motherboard that implements a Gen2 x2 M.2 socket. The onboard M.2 socket is a new interface for connecting Next Generation Form Factor (NGFF) solid state drives or other devices with a smaller and more flexible physical specification, together with more advanced features.
Each M.2 card is identical in width (22 mm) and thickness (approximately 3 mm), they differ only in length. ASRock’s M.2 motherboard supports all 42 mm, 60 mm, 80 mm and 110 mm versions, offering flexible options to satisfy users’ various needs.
ASRock’s motherboard supports M.2 SATA3 6.0 Gb/s modules and M.2 PCI Express modules up to Gen2 x2 10 Gb/s, which is 2X faster compared to other M.2 Gen2 x1 solutions that are limited to 5 Gb/s. It pushes your NGFF SSDs to their limits while reducing tons of load time and boosting overall performance.
Based on stringent CrystalDiskMark read tests conducted by our engineers, we have proved that with the new M.2 SSDs our PCIe M.2 interface is 3X faster than the SATA M.2 interface!
Digi Power: More Precise, More Efficient
Unlike traditional motherboards that use analog power, this motherboard uses a next generation digital PWM (Pulse-Width Modulation) design, which provides CPU Vcore voltage more efficiently and smoothly, so that the stability and lifespan of the motherboard is greatly enhanced.
8+2 Power Phase
This motherboard is designed with a 8 + 2 Power Phase design. It features sturdy components and completely smooth power delivery to the CPU. Plus, it offers unmatched overclocking capability and enhanced performance with the lowest temperature for advanced gamers as well.
Premium Gold Caps
This motherboard uses Premium Gold Caps that are 100% made in Japan. These solid capacitors are sleek, high gloss caps with a premium gold coating that represents its long lasting durability and ultra stable performance.
ASRock APP Shop
ASRock APP Shop is designed for your convenience. We provide various apps and support software for users to download. You can easily optimize your system and keep your motherboard up to date with ASRock APP Shop.
ASRock APP Shop is the only all-in-one software package that delivers you the most practical PC apps and tools, in one integrated interface – from ASRock exclusive tools to the most update-to-date options of the latest technology.
• Orbweb ME: Get Connected with ASRock Cloud Anytime, Anywhere
• App Charger: Fast Charge & Charge Anytime
• Google Chrome: Better Browsing with Google Options
• XFast LAN: Your Smartest Internet Access Manager
Purity Sound™ 2
Purity Sound™ 2 includes 7.1 CH HD audio with Realtek ALC1150 audio codec, 115dB SNR DAC with Differential Amplifier, TI® NE5532 Premium Headset Amplifier, cap less Direct Drive technology, EMI shielding cover, PCB isolate shielding and DTS Connect. As Nichicon audio capacitors are what every audiophile has been longing for on a PC, ASRock applied these high quality capacitors for Purity Sound™ 2.
What good is a weapon if you are unable to wield it proficiently? Key Master consists of two major features, Sniper Key and Macro Key. It can enhance your mouse and keyboard with customizable macros, sniper modes, key repeat rates and repeat delay, turning your boring old keyboard and mouse into lethal weapons. Key Master may be prohibited by some games. We suggest disabling Key Master if it violates the game's end user license agreement.
• Sniper Key - Use Sniper Key to shift the mouse speed when you're in sniper mode, it will greatly sharpen your accuracy.
• Macro Key - Tired of those repetitive keystrokes? Create your own set of keyboard hotkeys and macros with Macro Key to save the trouble.
XSplit Broadcaster is a desktop application designed to make your multimedia broadcasting, live-streaming and recording a lot easier and more fun. XSplit Gamecaster is a simplified version of XSplit Broadcaster. We’re giving XSplit Broadcaster & XSplit Gamecaster 3-month premium license bundle for FREE!
* XSplit is provided by SplitmediaLabs, Ltd. Restriction may apply and the offer is subject to change, termination or discontinuation by SplitmediaLabs, Ltd. without prior notice.
Fatal1ty Mouse Port
Fatal1ty Mouse Port is a customizable technology for PC gamers that is a part of F-Stream. After plugging the USB mouse into the Fatal1ty Mouse Port and running F-Stream, gamers can use Fatal1ty’s personal preferred mouse polling rate at 500 Hz. F-Stream also provides the flexibility for gamers to adjust the mouse polling rate from 125 Hz to 1000 Hz. This is helpful for professional gamers to experience smoother game play and faster response time.
*Limitations: 1. Fatal1ty mouse port supports USB 1.1 mice. 2. Some mice might not support polling rates up to 1000Hz. 3. Some wireless USB mice might not be supported by Fatal1ty mouse port. 4. Fatal1ty mouse port does not support USB mice connected to a USB hub.
F-Stream is Fatal1ty's multi purpose software suite with a new interface, more new features and improved utilities, including Key Master, Fatal1ty Mouse Port, EZ OC, Auto Tuning, XFast RAM, OC Tweaker, System Browser, Live Update, Tech Service and a whole lot more!
Restart to UEFI
Fast Boot is so fast that it is impossible for users to enter the UEFI setup utility during POST. Therefore, ASRock Restart to UEFI technology allows users to easily enter the UEFI setup utility automatically when turning on the PC next time. It is designed for those who constantly need to enter the UEFI setup utility.
ASRock OMG (Online Management Guard)
Limit and control your children's time spent on the internet. ASRock OMG (Online Management Guard) technology allows you to establish an internet curfew or restrict internet access at specified times. Administrators are able to schedule the starting and ending hours of internet access granted to other users.
UEFI Tech Service
Contact ASRock Tech Service by sending a support request from the UEFI setup utility if you are having trouble with your personal computer. Users may try to choose the category of the issue they have encountered, describe the problem in detail, and then attach an optional picture or log file for our technical support team.
Dampness kills most electronics, so it's a better idea to keep your personal computer dry. Now users may prevent motherboard damages due to dampness by enabling Dehumidifier. When it is enabled, the computer will power on automatically to dehumidify the system after entering S4/S5 state.
Easy Driver Installer
For users that don’t have an optical disk drive to install the drivers from our support CD, Easy Driver Installer is a handy tool in the UEFI that installs the LAN driver to your system via an USB storage device, then downloads and installs the other required drivers automatically through the internet. Completely no CD or optical disk drive required!
ASRock XFast RAM fully utilizes the memory space that cannot be used under Windows® 32-bit operating systems. It shortens the loading time of previously visited websites, making web surfing faster than ever. And it also boosts the speed of Adobe Photoshop 5 times faster. Another advantage of ASRock XFast RAM is that it reduces the frequency of accessing your SSDs or HDDs in order to extend their lifespan.
Tired of listening to crappy audio that makes your ears bleed? Experience high-quality surround sound from your personal computer. DTS Connect is a blanket name for a two-part system, including DTS Interactive and DTS Neo:PC, it is used on the computer platform only, in order to convert PC audio into the DTS format.
• Gaming Armor
- CPU Power - Hi-Density Power Connector
- VGA Card - 15µ Gold Contact in VGA PCIe Slots + PCIe Power Connector
- Internet - Qualcomm® Atheros® Killer™ LAN
- Audio - Purity Sound™ 2
- Supports Socket AM3+ / AM3 processors
• Supports 8-Core CPUs
• Premium Gold Capacitor Design, High Density Glass Fabric PCB, Digi Power, 8 + 2 Power Phase Design
• Supports Dual Channel DDR3 2450(OC)
• 3 PCIe 2.0 x16, 2 PCIe 2.0 x1
• Supports AMD 3-Way CrossFireX™, NVIDIA® Quad SLI
• 7.1 CH HD Audio (Realtek ALC1150 Audio Codec), Supports Purity Sound™ 2 & DTS Connect
• Qualcomm® Atheros® Killer™ E2200 Series Gigabit LAN
• 5 SATA3, 1 M.2 (Gen2 x2 & SATA3), 1 eSATA3
• 2 USB 3.1 10Gb/s (1 x Type-A + 1 x Type-C) (Supported by the bundled ASRock USB 3.1/A+C)
• 7 USB 3.0 (2 Front, 4 Rear, 1 Vertical Type A), 10 USB 2.0 (4 Front, 5 Rear, 1 Fatal1ty Mouse Port)
• Supports F-Stream, Key Master, X-Boost, XSplit, Full Spike Protection, APP Shop
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