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ASRock X570 Taichi OC Review

WEB: ASRock MSRP: US $299.99 | AUTHOR: Neo

Here we are with the ASRock X570 Taichi, just over a full month after the launch of AMD’s 3rd generation Ryzen CPUs and the matching X570 chipset. Truth be told, it definitely feels like it’s been much longer than a month. As we’ve come to expect with AMD platform launches, plenty of updates coming in fast. Each successive update bringing stability and compatibility improvements. This latest entry in the ASRock X570 Taichi is easily my favorite X570 motherboard thus far. As such, we decided this would be a great candidate for an OC review.

ASRock Announces Mini ITX X299E-ITX/ac

Size matters! For years, Big powerful and tons of expandability has been the golden rule for high-end motherboards especially for Intel X299 Platform, but powerful machine doesn’t have to be huge and bulky, ASRock has successfully crammed all amazing spec and features into a Mini-ITX sized motherboard, the world’s first Mini ITX X299 motherboard is here.

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ASRock Shakes Up Z370 Motherboard Market With Ten Board Assault

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TAIPEI, Taiwan, September 28th, 2017 –The Intel Z370 chipset launch provides a thrilling end to an exciting year of technology breakthroughs for computer enthusiasts. As the CPU competition heats up, there’s never been a better time to buy or upgrade, with an unprecedented range of power and performance options to choose from.

ASRock Unveils X299 OC Formula Motherboard

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TAIPEI, TAIWAN, September 7, 2017 – Unlike other motherboards that are designed by engineers who don’t have adequate experience in extreme overclocking or have never participated in an OC event, X299 OC Formula is the only motherboard in the market that is designed by a genuine overclocker, Nick Shih, who is hands down one of the most talented overclockers alive. ASRock is confident to say that X299 OC Formula is ideally focused on overclocking exclusively, without any other useless features, designs or gimmicks.

TheOverclocker Issue 30

Welcome to issue 30 of TheOverclocker Magazine. This month we look at the happenings of COMPUTEX 2014. We spend time with the amazing GIGABYTE Z97X-SOC Force motherboard. Look at EVGA’s classic GTX 780Ti K|NGP|N Edition graphics card and a host of other hardware and get to hear from the number one Argentinian overclocker, “Nacho Arroyo”. Be sure to check out The OC show episode 4 video as well. This one is a whole 30 min, so grab your favorite drink and tune in.

Another Killer on the Loose! ASRock Fatal1ty B85 Killer

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Christmas is right around the corner, and ASRock is ready to celebrate the upcoming merry holidays with new designed Killer Series motherboards! Standing next in line to the former ASRock Fatal1ty Z87 Killer is yet another serious gaming motherboard, which is equipped with Killer E2200 Series LAN, Gaming Armor, Key Master and XSplit, but this time it adopts an Intel B85 chipset – ASRock Fatal1ty B85 Killer!

Killer LAN: No LAG, just FRAG!

If you once were or currently still are a proud online gamer, then you must understand how tormenting it is to lose due to LAG or how disgraceful it is to blame one’s loss on LAG. Now with Killer LAN you won’t have to succumb to crappy internet connections anymore! Killer LAN is efficient in improving UDP (User Datagram Protocol) based applications up to 5 times faster! Lab tests have proven that Killer LAN reduces the latency in games, for instance, the latency of League of Legends may be lowered by 136%, Diablo 3 lowered by 60% and DOTA2 by 47%*! Besides gaming, users can also prioritize other application’s internet speed with the Killer Network Manager utility.

TheOverclocker: Issue 26

TheOverclocker issue 26 is here, packed with more of the great content you’ve come to expect. Be sure not to miss out on our MSI MOA 2013 grand finals coverage and our time spent with Jonathan Alva, better known as Lucky_n00b. As usual we have plenty of high-end overclocker hardware for you to sink your teeth into. Got on and take a minute to read it, you just may be surprised at what you find inside. Until Issue 27, do take care.


ASRock FM2A88X Extreme6+ sets the new world records in CPU-Z and 3DMark11 Performance!

ASRock FM2A88X Extreme6+sets the new world records in CPU-Z and 3DMark11 Performance benchmarks!

The world’s leading motherboard brand ASRock announced the winner list of FM2 A10 OC COMPETITION with HWBOT, sponsored by AMD, PowerColor, ADATA, and Thermaltake today. CherV, the overclocker from Hong Kong, broke the world record of CPU-Z once again and achieved the highest 3DMark11 Performance with ASRock FM2A88X Extreme6+ and AMD A10-6800K CPU.

The final champion of CPU-Z and 3DMark11 Performance, CherV, achieved an all-time high CPU-Z score of 8520.22MHz and highest 3DMark11 Performance score of P 3177 with ASRock FM2A88X Extreme6+. With the amazing result, the final champion won the prizes worth over $5,000 USD, bonus prize of $2,000 USD, and extra $2,000 USD for breaking world records in 2 overclocking benchmarks.

ASRock’s New FM2+ Motherboards with A-Style Home Cloud are Arriving

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Alas! We’ve all been through this before, through the everlasting pain and beset by the agony of waiting forever and ever. Beneath years of tears and doubt, it takes patience to wait for that special silver lining, and so is the long anticipated AMD FM2+ series. Although the new FM2+ “Kaveri” APUs will not be available until next year, AMD fans can still get the latest ASRock FM2+ motherboards that also support FM2 APUs first right now, and then wait for the upcoming FM2+ APUs, but don’t hold your breath.


The First Wave: FM2A88X Extreme6+

ASRock’s first FM2+ motherboard, FM2A88X Extreme6+ is based on AMD’s most high end A88X chipset, and as aforementioned, the socket will support both FM2+ and FM2 APUs. Major improvements for this next generation AMD motherboard includes support for PCIe Gen 3.0 with FM2+ APUs, Quad Monitor from the onboard DVI, D-Sub, HDMI, DisplayPort connectors, Dual channel DDR3 DIMMs that can reach up to 2600+MHz. And then there’s also AMD Radeon HD 8000/7000 Series graphics with DX11.1, Japan made premium gold capacitors, Digi Power and 8 + 2 power phase design.



ASRock COMPUTEX 2013 – Takes Two Tom’s Hardware Awards And Memory Frequency World Record

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For those who couldn’t make it here to COMPUTEX TAIPEI 2013, it must be a bummer to miss out all the fun and new computing products, especially when ASRock already has two new Intel based Z87 rigs that each won an award from the globally respected IT media Tom’s Hardware! We are honored to inform you that ASRock’s Z87 Extreme6 has won the Approved Award for its innovative new features and incredible design. On the other hand, ASRock and BMW Group DesignworksUSA’s brainchild, the futuristic looking M8 also snatched Tom’s Hardware Best of COMPUTEX 2013 award just earlier. What’s more, the most talented overclocker in the world, Nick Shih just breaks another record again! He has reached an unbelievably DDR3 4281MHz with the newly launched Z87M OC Formula at COMPUTEX 2013.