innovative Design & Modern Materials Supports 12th Gen Intel® Core™ Processors (LGA1700) 20 Phase SPS Dr.MOS Power Design Supports DDR5 6400MHz (OC) 2 PCIe 5.0 x16 1 PCIe 4.0 x16 1 PCIe 3.0 x1 Graphics Output Options: HDMI 2 Thunderbolt™ Type-C Realtek ALC1220 7.1 CH HD Audio Codec ESS SABRE 9218 DAC WIMA Audio Caps 6 SATA3 1 Independent SATA3 2 Hyper M.2 (PCIe Gen4 x4) 1 M.2 (PCIe Gen3 x2 & SATA3) 2 Thunderbolt™ 4/USB4 Type-C 1 USB 3.2 Gen2x2 Front Type-C 2 Rear USB 3.2 Gen2 Type A 8 USB 3.2 Gen1 (4 Rear 4 Front) 1 Independent USB 3.2 Gen1 Type A Port Killer E3100 2.5G LAN Intel® Gigabit LAN Killer AX1675 802.11ax (WiFi 6E) + Bluetooth Lightning Gaming Ports ASRock Graphics Card Holder Optimised VRM Design SPS (Smart Power Stage) Dr.MOS design features the latest SPS (Smart Power Stage) technology. It’s optimized for monitoring current and temperature of each phase thus delivering smoother and neater power to the CPU with enhanced performance and OC capability. 20 Power Phase Design Featuring sturdy components and completely smooth power delivery to the CPU. Plus it offers unmatched overclocking capabilities and enhanced performance with the lowest temperature for advanced gamers as well. 8 Layer PCB The 8 Layer PCB provides stable signal traces and power shapes delivering lower temperature and higher energy efficiency for memory overclocking! Thus it’s able to support the latest memory modules with most extreme memory performance! 2oz Copper PCB 2 ounce copper inner layers that provide stable signal traces and power shapes! Delivering lower temperature and higher energy efficiency for overclocking. DDR5 Memory with Protection Circuit Reinforced DIMM Slot The reinforced DIMM slot is surfaced mounted onto the motherboard to give better physical strength as well as a more stable memory signal with this superior revolutionary design it is able to dramatically overclock DRAM module up to insane frequency. DIY Friendly Design Due to the unique electrical architecture of DDR5 DIMM there’s a high risk of damaging the memory module if AC power isn’t disconnected properly during removal or installation. To prevent this ASRock has implemented a trouble free protection circuit on every DDR5 motherboard lowers the risk of damaging your memory module. PCIe 5.0 + Surface-Mount Tech Compares to conventional DIP style PCIe slot the SMT type PCIe slot improves signal flow and maximize stability under high speed a key breakthrough to fully support the lighting speed of the latest PCIe 5.0 standard. The latest PCI Express 5.0 is capable to perform a breathtaking bandwidth of 128GBps ready to unleash the full potential of future high end graphic cards. KiLLER Networking KiLLER E3100 + AX1675 The Killer Ethernet controller is designed specically for competitive gamers and performance-hungry users this motherboard comes with both Killer E3100 2.5G Ethernet & WiFi 6E solution the enhanced detection and prioritization engine provides the ultimate networking experience for gaming and multimedia applications. KiLLER Doubleshot Pro Killer DoubleShot Pro allows the use of both the Killer Wireless and Killer Ethernet interfaces work at the same time which will give the end user max throughput as high as 4.9 Gbps it automatically utilizes the fastest network connection for high priority traffic this ensures the highest priority traffic will always be put on the fastest and most reliable link. Benefits Speed: DoubleShot Pro Technology delivers the maximum speed and throughput possible for your computer by allowing your computer to use all of your network adapters at the same time. Intelligence: The Killer Prioritisation Engine to automatically classify and prioritize high priority traffic like online games streaming video and high quality audio to be handled by the systems fastest network interface. This will provide users with a higher quality experience with fewer interruptions. Maximum Control: Utilise the Killer Control Center 2.0 to see and manage which network connection your applications are using. Set limits using Visual Bandwidth Control or shut them down completely with application blocking so they don’t interfere with higher priority apps. Thunderbolt Technology Thunderbolt 4/USB4 Type-C Thunderbolt 4/USB4 technology brings speed and versatility to the most advanced USB Type-C offering a fast and simple level of connection for work or home. It enables lightning-fast data transfer up to 40Gbps and connects external monitors Thunderbolt and USB devices with a single Thunderbolt 4 cable. Fast Charging Technology Enjoy the superfast charging rate up to 9V@3A 27W with the next generation PD 3.0! *Actual charging rate may differ between devices. High Definition Sound Effects ESS SABRE9218 DAC Embrace the audio stunning performance with ES9218 SABRE DAC! True Hi-Fi Audio. No distorted digital signal 130dB SNR 112dB THD+N and supports higher impedance up to 600 Ω headphone WIMA Audio Cap Optimised for high end audio applications! Deliver crystal and balanced sound to satisfy even the pickiest audiophile. Nahimic Audio Whether you are using headphones a headset external or internal speakers via USB Wi-Fi analog output or even HDMI Nahimic Audio offers you the most engaging listening experience vibrant and rich with details. Independent SATA & USB Port Protect your valuable data from hackers! ASRock has built in one SATA & USB port that is independent from others once this feature is activated from BIOS setting the independent SATA & USB port is cutoff from other ports to prevent malwares and ransomware from accessing. Lightning Gaming Ports Aimed for die hard gamers and enthusiasts! Lightning Gaming Ports are sourced from two different controller interfaces that assist gamers in connecting the high speed mice/keyboard with the lower jitter and latency! Polychrome RGB In addition to the built-in RGB illumination it also features onboard RGB headers and an addressable RGB header that allow motherboard to be connected to compatible LED devices such as strip CPU fans coolers chassis and so on. Users may also synchronize RGB LED devices across the Polychrome RGB Sync-certified accessories to create their own unique lighting effects. *The addressable RGB LED header supports WS2812B addressable RGB LED strip (5V/Data/GND) with a maximum power rating of 3A (5V) a max of 80 LEDs and length within 2 meters. *The RGB LED header supports standard 5050 RGB LED strip (12V/G/R/B) with a maximum power rating of 3A (12V) and length within 2 meters. High Speed M.2 Solution PCIe Gen4 x4 for SSD This motherboard is capable of accomadating multiple M.2 storage devices one of which can support PCI Express 4.0 M.2 SSD it is capable of performing twice the speed compared to previous 3rd generation giving a lightning fast data transferring experience. Anti-Drop Screw Tired of dropping screws or screws missing inside chassis? The enhanced M.2 heatsink with anti-drop screw design that make sure installation process more easily. Front USB 3.2 Gen2x2 Type-C The latest USB 3.2 Gen2x2 Type-C delivers up to 20 Gbps data transfer rate which is 2x as fast as previous generation providing a blazing fast data transfer interface with reversible USB Type-C design that fits the connector either way. EZ Setting Auto Driver Installer No need to worry about lack of disk drive! Asrock preinstall LAN driver to ensure that you are able to install all drivers needed in an easier way than using SCD. Install Auto Driver Installer Update drivers needed Done! BIOS Flashback Get the most convenient BIOS flashing with just a simple click. Users can easily achieve the latest BIOS support with a USB and power supply No CPU RAM or other components required. Flexible Integrated IO Shield Unlike most so called pre-mounted I/O shield that is only decorated with fancy color schemes. We reserve more tolerance space and allow IO shield is adjustable when installing thus fitting chassis perfectly without any mechanical issue.