ASRock Intel 8 Series Boards For Haswell

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ASRock Intel 8 Series Boards For Haswell

Postby Apoptosis » Fri Mar 08, 2013 2:06 pm

ASRock is showing off these boards at CeBIT:

First up we have the ASRock Z87-Extreme6 ATX motherboard. This board features 10-phase VRM powering the CPU socket, four DDR3 DIMM memory slots, three PCI Express 3.0 x16 slots, and a PCI Express 2.0 x1 slot, plus a mini PCI e and a legacy PCI slot. DVI, HDMI, and D-Sub make up the video outputs, while four USB 3.0 ports and 8-channel audio, plus Gigabit Ethernet, populate the rest of the back panel.

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The ASRock Z87 Pro4-M is a high-end mATX board that has six SATA III ports, a pair of PCIe 3.0 x16 slots and two PCIe x1 slots. It looks to have a 6 phase power setup and a nice layout.

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Then we have an Intel H87 Express board called the ASRock H87 Pro 4.

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The next motherboard is the ASRock B85M, which uses the Intel B85 chipset and is, thus, more of an entry-level platform, with the micro-ATX form factor and just two DDR3 memory slots.

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Re: ASRock Intel 8 Series Boards For Haswell

Postby KnightRid » Sat Mar 09, 2013 6:04 am

Grrrrrrrr

You too may be lucky and get an ASRock motherboard with bent cpu pins that they will then blame on you and not honor the warranty :finga:

Don't worry ASRock, I have not forgotten about you as I look at this MB box every day and think of how great Gigabyte is
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Re: ASRock Intel 8 Series Boards For Haswell

Postby Kaos Kid » Tue Apr 30, 2013 5:38 pm

I was able to fix bent pins on a LGA775 board with a sewing needle, magnifying glass, reading glasses, and a whole lot of patience. YRMV
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