Posts Tagged ‘asrock’
4 CommentsPosted by Jon Martindale on January 17, 2017 under Base Unit, Gaming PC
Long gone are the days where to have a powerful gaming PC you needed to have a full-ATX case, with screaming fans and a giant power supply. Today you can get by with something much more compact, like ... more.
2 CommentsPosted by Luke Hill on January 3, 2017 under Highlights V, Motherboard, Reviews
Today sees the launch of Intel's new Z270 chipset and the Kaby Lake CPUs. There's no change to the LGA 1151 socket but the new chipset brings with it additional features that may tempt users into an u... more.
1 CommentsPosted by Ryan Martin on October 21, 2016 under Highlights, Motherboard, Reviews
X99 holds a relatively exclusive status in the PC market, even among DIY builders and enthusiasts, since the entry costs to the platform are higher in a variety of areas. ASRock addresses this price-l... more.
9 CommentsPosted by Ryan Martin on September 8, 2016 under Component, Highlights, Motherboard, Reviews
Since the launch of Intel's Broadwell-E CPU family for the X99 platform KitGuru has seen and tested a of variety refreshed motherboards from ASUS, Gigabyte and MSI. However, no assessment of new X99 m... more.
2 CommentsPosted by Matthew Wilson on July 7, 2016 under Motherboard
Intel's Broadwell-E processors are now out in the wild, which means this is also the perfect time for some exciting new motherboard launches. This week, ASRock has announced that its new Taichi and Fa... more.
5 CommentsPosted by Matthew Wilson on April 13, 2016 under CPU
It looks like we are gearing up to the official announcement of Intel's Broadwell-E series of processors as motherboard maker ASRock has confirmed the new series of chips, including the 10-core 6950x ... more.
8 CommentsPosted by Matthew Wilson on March 22, 2016 under Motherboard
Last year, Intel unveiled its new 5x5 platform in an effort to create even smaller, yet upgradeable systems with full support for LGA based CPUs and a feature rich I/O all while being 29 percent small... more.
0 CommentsPosted by Matthew Wilson on March 9, 2016 under Motherboard
Earlier this year, Intel issued a microcode update to motherboard manufacturers to close the loophole that allowed customers to overclock their locked, non-K series Intel Skylake CPUs. However, it loo... more.
8 CommentsPosted by Matthew Wilson on February 5, 2016 under CPU
Earlier this week, rumours began circulating suggesting that Intel is due to release a BIOS update in order to block BCLK overclocking on locked (non-K) Skylake p... more.
0 CommentsPosted by Luke Hill on January 6, 2016 under Highlights, Motherboard
The availability of multiplier-locked Skylake chips has sparked an even greater emphasis on the need for low-cost motherboards to partner with such processors. ASRock's affordable Z170 Extreme4 utilis... more.
3 CommentsPosted by Jon Martindale on December 17, 2015 under CPU
Traditionally overclocking has been something that though enabled, wasn't a major feature of CPUs. It was more to do with luck of the draw (or bin) but in recent years overclocking potential is someth... more.
2 CommentsPosted by Jon Martindale on December 4, 2015 under Motherboard, Software & Gaming
As much as many of you could be considered hardware enthusiasts, who love building, tweaking and overclocking for the pure fun of it, the majority of us also use those systems for gaming. Which means ... more.
0 CommentsPosted by Jon Martindale on November 3, 2015 under Motherboard
ASRock has pulled out all the stops for the launch of its new Fatal1ty Z170 pro-gaming motherboard, with the inclusion of a bundle of features to help it appeal to a wide range of system builders; as ... more.
7 CommentsPosted by Anton Shilov on September 30, 2015 under PC, Workstation
Boxx Technologies, a well-known maker of workstations from the U.S., has introduced its new Apexx 1 mini-ITX workstation that can integrate an Intel Xeon microprocessor with up to 18 cores or a factor... more.
7 CommentsPosted by Anton Shilov on September 26, 2015 under Motherboard
Asrock has introduced its new Fatal1ty-branded mini-ITX high-end motherboard for gaming PCs. The new system board is designed for Intel “Skylake” processors and sports numerous advanced features t... more.
1 CommentsPosted by Leo Waldock on September 15, 2015 under Highlights 2, PC
ASRock Beebox is a small form factor PC with a volume of a mere 0.6 litres that is powered by an Intel Braswell processor. We're looking at an N3000 which runs on a dual core CPU with passive cooling ... more.
3 CommentsPosted by Anton Shilov on September 15, 2015 under Memory, Motherboard
Asrock has quietly unveiled a unique mainboard for Intel Corp.’s latest processors code-named “Skylake”, which features both DDR3 and DDR4 memory slots. The motherboard is an affordable platform... more.
0 CommentsPosted by Anton Shilov on August 19, 2015 under Memory
The 5GHz frequency milestone for computer memory is yet to be achieved, but professional overclockers are probably not far from hitting it. This week Chi-Kui Lam, a well-known computer tweaker, manage... more.
6 CommentsPosted by Anton Shilov on August 14, 2015 under Motherboard, Peripheral
While there are many mainboards with USB 3.1 support available today, they feature type-C ports on their back panels and it is uncomfortable to use such connectors. Asrock this week introduced a speci... more.
2 CommentsPosted by Luke Hill on August 13, 2015 under Highlights V, Motherboard
Exploiting the Skylake CPUs for their allure to gamers, ASRock's Fatal1ty Z170 Gaming K6+ is a motherboard that targets the enthusiast gaming audience by offering a wide range of the bells and whi... more.
7 CommentsPosted by Anton Shilov on August 5, 2015 under Gaming PC, PC
Small form-factor multi-GPU project Quantum concept personal computer that Advanced Micro Devices demonstrated earlier this year was an impressive piece of hardware. Unfortunately, it may never really... more.
3 CommentsPosted by Anton Shilov on July 16, 2015 under Channel, Motherboard
Asustek Computer and Gigabyte Technology remained the top mainboard makers in the first half of this year, according to a media report. Each company shipped about eight million motherboards globally, ... more.
2 CommentsPosted by Anton Shilov on July 14, 2015 under Motherboard, Peripheral
Asmedia and Intel Corp. have started to reduce prices of their USB 3.1 controllers in a bid to gain market share. Intel Corp.’s “Alpine Ridge” chip offers Thunderbolt 3 in addition to USB 3.1, b... more.
1 CommentsPosted by Anton Shilov on June 25, 2015 under Motherboard
Elitegroup Computer Systems has reportedly announced that it will not actively promote its own-brand mainboards aimed at the DIY market going forward. The company will continue to produce motherboard... more.
33 CommentsPosted by Anton Shilov on June 18, 2015 under Gaming PC
Advanced Micro Devices’ project Quantum small form-factor system concept is nothing but impressive. It promises to deliver leading-edge performance in all games in ultra-high-definition resolutions ... more.
0 CommentsPosted by Luke Hill on June 16, 2015 under Motherboard, SSD Drives
We had a chance to take a look at ASRock's USB 3.1 implementation with the company's excellent X99E-ITX/ac motherboard and a custom USB 3.1 RAID testing card. How does ASRock's 10Gbps USB 3.1 solution... more.
1 CommentsPosted by Luke Hill on June 11, 2015 under Highlights, Motherboard
The push for small yet powerful computers has been evident over the past few years. Many enthusiasts are no longer happy with an ATX motherboard and full tower chassis to house their single graphics c... more.
0 CommentsPosted by Anton Shilov on June 4, 2015 under Motherboard
Several months ahead of commercial release, Asrock demonstrated its upcoming mainboards for Intel Corp.’s “Skylake-S” processors at Computex this week. The initial lineup of motherboards with so... more.
2 CommentsPosted by Anton Shilov on June 3, 2015 under Base Unit, Computex, General Purpose PC, HTPC
Intel Corp.’s ultra-small form-factor NUC desktops have become pretty popular on the market and many makers of mainboards, PCs and barebones are now trying to offer something similar. Asrock at Com... more.
1 CommentsPosted by Anton Shilov on April 1, 2015 under Motherboard
Asustek Computer and Gigabyte Technology managed to remain the world’s largest suppliers of branded motherboards in the first quarter of 2015, a media report claims. Gigabyte even managed tom outsel... more.
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