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ASRock Z97 Extreme6 LGA 1150 Intel Z97 HDMI SATA 6Gb/s USB 3.0 ATX Intel Motherboard

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  • Limited Warranty period (parts): 3 years
  • Limited Warranty period (labor): 3 years


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  • Nicholas D.
  • 8/29/2014 1:47:42 PM
  • Tech Level: Average
  • Ownership: 1 week to 1 month
  • Verified Owner

5 out of 5 eggsFantastic!

Pros: - Very easy to setup.
- DVD drivers solved all USB 3.0 issues that were listed from previous reviews.
- The A-tuning software by ASRock was also easy to use to overclock my 4790k (to 4.5 GHz with 38 C idle/60 under load) using a Corsair H60. I have not attempted to manually overclock yet (due to the hot temperatures in my house and don't really need the extra speed for what I'm doing atm)

Cons: Maybe some regular USB 2.0 on the rear panel would be nice.

Other Thoughts: I highly recommend!

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  • Zhe Y.
  • 8/26/2014 3:40:15 PM
  • Tech Level: High
  • Ownership: 1 week to 1 month
  • Verified Owner

1 out of 5 eggsNot user friendly nor fully functional

Pros: features and easy bios

Cons: faulty fan controller, no boot from bios, one usb 2.0 type A port, mini-pcie not fully working w/wireless ac, wrong sata placement, breakable heatsinks, outdated sata controller, no Q-connector, no easy RAM overclocking above XMP, faulty RAM OC settings, lack fan connectors, faulty boot recovery, lack boot support, useless manual, faulty pcie slots, useless dehumidifier, useless and faulty A-tuning, not future-proof, still uses Molex, faulty bios driver install using flash memory and the list goes on and on

Other Thoughts: overall this is not a good mobo although barely functional. no one should be buying this since this is essentially going to be phased out

Manufacturer Response:

Dear ASRock Customer

We sincerely apologize for any inconvenience this may have caused you.
The Fan control required 4 pins connector (especially on CPU fan) and can be set at UEFI BIOS, H/W Monitor or A-Tuning utility.
For more information, please visit user manual link under page 117 at " ftp://66.226.78.21/manual/Z97%20Extreme6.pdf ".
As always, we appreciate your purchase. Honest and constructive reviews are welcome.
If you have any technical inquiry or warranty questions please contact us at http://www.ASRock.com/support/tsd.asp. We will assist you shortly.

Thank you

ASRock SUPPORT
Tech Support Email: http://www.ASRock.com/support/tsd.asp

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  • Anonymous
  • 8/22/2014 8:59:13 AM
  • Tech Level: High
  • Ownership: 1 day to 1 week
  • Verified Owner

5 out of 5 eggsvery happy

Pros: lots of data ports. the z97 chip set is nice

Cons: I'm gonna write this here, it might have been something I was doing wrong, I'm not sure. I have an ssd plugged in to install an operating system. after installing windows 7 and all the drivers every time I restarted the computer it would have start up issues. I switched witch sata port the sad was plugged into and its been fine since. maybe it won't boot from certain sata ports? still a great motherboard

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  • W J.
  • 8/20/2014 2:59:29 PM
  • Tech Level: High
  • Ownership: 1 week to 1 month
  • Verified Owner

2 out of 5 eggsMy Experience

Pros: The listed features are great.

Cons: Here is where the problem lies. I put together my build 2 weeks ago, but when I tried to load the software, the system would not talk with the monitor. I have a video card with my build, so I moved the video card to a different PCIe slot. That would not work either. So, then I took out the video card completely and plugged the monitor directly to the MoBo. Still, there was no interaction between the monitor and the MoBo.

I set up the new build beside my existing computer and just switched the monitor from the back of one to the back of the other, so it is not the monitor either. The only conclusion is that it has to be the MoBo. That is the only common denominator.

The system would power up, but there was no way to monitor it, since the MoBo would not work with the display. The display is HDCP compatible, so there is no issue there. I purchased it new 3 years ago from Newegg with an 1156 MoBo and an Intel i5 CPU.

Other Thoughts: I like the features that this board provides, but have been unable to get it working with a monitor. I work overseas, on a Naval Base. So, it is also difficult for me to send or receive items through the U.S. Postal Service. It is possible, but takes quite a bit of time to receive packages.

Manufacturer Response:

Dear ASRock Customer

We sincerely apologize for any inconvenience this may have caused you.
Please trouble shoot the mainboard whether the issue is resolved.
Remove the mainboard from chassis, place it on mainboard’s box.
Clear the CMOS.
Reseat the CPU and heatsink fan.
Test with single memory module.
Test with onboard VGA.
Plug the 24 + 8 or 4 pins ATX power.
Turn the power on (using onboard power button) to check if its post.
If you have any technical support inquiry, please contact us at http://www.ASRock.com/support/tsd.asp. We will assist you shortly.

Thank you

ASRock SUPPORT
Tech Support Email: http://www.ASRock.com/support/tsd.asp

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  • Srdjan M.
  • 8/18/2014 8:17:24 AM
  • Tech Level: High
  • Ownership: 1 week to 1 month
  • Verified Owner

5 out of 5 eggsgreat board!

Pros: nice features, two M.2 slots, once is super fast, unfortunately not too many cards currently available for these slots. Plextor M6e maybe the only option atm. Bios was a pleasure to work with.

Cons: so far so good, no cons. board is not quite as good looking as some other ones but in the closed case, that is not a big deal

Other Thoughts: After my poor experience with the other more renowned manufacturer it was a pleasure working with this board. Everything just worked and putting system together was a breeze. Great job Asrock!

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5 out of 5 eggsSolid Great Value

Pros: Decent voltage regulation and lots of advanced features for the ever decreasing price. Easy BIOS upgrade, and the UEFI is more feature laden than I will ever use. This board just plain works Advanced storage socket options when there are few products yet on the market to utilize them. Plenty of configurable fan headers. Lots of SATA USB 3.0 ports. I could go on but this board is worth at least 30% more than you will pay for it.

Cons: Memory socket spacing is at minimum Intel spec to the processor socket. If you have ram with heat sinks that stick up an aftermarket cooler may conflict with the ram in the first dimm socket. Easy to get around if you know this ahead of time.

Other Thoughts: While I have not stressed this board or its CPU with overclocking, it is made for it. As such it's reasonable that I have had zero issues with stability. The pricing on this board is amazing for the features you get, IF this fits your needs. True dedicated gamers wanting to use multiple video cards should look elsewhere. If you want advanced storage options on a stable board with good quality components at a great price, go for it. Conduct a search for current reviews and you will be pleasantly surprised at what you find in addition to what you see here. I am not an IT guy but have been building computers since 1994.

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  • Adolfo R.
  • 8/14/2014 5:25:32 PM
  • Tech Level: Low
  • Ownership: 1 week to 1 month
  • Verified Owner

3 out of 5 eggsFirst time Asrock buyer

Pros: 1. Baby Blue color components.
2. Three heat sinks.
3. Beautiful power, and reset buttons.
4. Debug LED.
5. Intel LAN.
6. Intel/Z97 chipset.
7. UEFI

Cons: 1. One fan speed setting for both CPU fan connections.
2. Six instead of 7 fan connections.
3. Motherboard temperature sensor may be faulty - not sure.
4. -shaky screen.
5. Asrock technical support

Other Thoughts: I contacted Asrock technical support via their website form on Saturday, it's been 5 days and I have yet to receive a response from them.

I requested an RMA with Newegg because with the screen shaking, everything seems blurry and is very annoying.

Newegg is all too happy to sell you anything, but not so quick to resolve please the customer when an issue arises, even to long time (since 2003) and Premier customers. Because this is my work computer, I requested an Advanced (cross ship) RMA, but was refused. Their solution, purchase a motherboard, once they receive the defective one, they'll issue a refund. It may seem like it's a solution, but it's not, because the refund amount is for $15 less than what I paid for. This is disappointing, considering all the parts I've bought from them over the years and the thousands of dollars in sales from friends, family and clients I've referred to Newegg. So either I lose $15 or spend approximately 1 ½ weeks unable to work. I will be looking for an alternative vendor on pcpartpicker.com

Manufacturer Response:

Dear ASRock Customer

We sincerely apologize for any inconvenience this may have caused you. We always do our best to support customers. Unfortunately, it does not meet your needs.
However, we do reply both email and phone promptly except on week-end and holidays.
For the screen shaking issue, please set the UEFI BIOS default.
Test with another monitor.
Test with another monitor cable.
For the Fans header, please visit mainboard's specification at link " http://www.asrock.com/mb/Intel/Z97%20Extreme6/?cat=Specifications " .

If you have any technical issues or warranty questions please contact us at 909-590-8308 or http://www.ASRock.com/support/tsd.asp. We will assist you shortly.

Thank you

ASRock SUPPORT
Tech Support Email: http://www.ASRock.com/support/tsd.asp

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  • Jerry H.
  • 8/8/2014 7:34:49 AM
  • Tech Level: High
  • Ownership: 1 month to 1 year
  • Verified Owner

5 out of 5 eggsBoard runs great!

Pros: I bought this board based on the number of SATA 3 ports. The extra I/O's didn't interest me due to the 'newness' of the technology.
If you know what you need and want to stick to a price point, the board is a good choice.

Cons: I have two issues:
1. It would have been nice to have a 2.0 4x or 8x slot instead of the 2x slot.
2. The TB2 port is basically useless due to the inability of Azrock and Intel to certify the adapter card.

Other Thoughts: My requirements for a computer are vastly different than most users posting here. I use my systems for Editing HD and 4K video. It is about performance not looks. I felt that this board was well made, especially for the price point. I usually upgrade my boards once a year.
Many of the complaints I have read about this board are either aesthetically related or created from not reading the manual or first doing your homework.
This board installed easily and has been rock solid since the installation over a month ago.
I installed the latest bios for the Devils Canyon chip and off I went.
It is coupled with 32gb of ram, a GTX 780 that is overclocked and a 4790K running at 4.7Ghz. with a Samsung 850 pro. Idle temps on this buid are 32C with a Corsair H110. This is despite the complaint from a user that couldn't install a 140mm fan and radiator. I have 2 140mm fans and a 280mm radiator installed. Not the board's fault.
There is over 25tb of drive space connected to the Intel controller and Asmedia controllers and I have yet to see a burp.
I would have preferred the TB2 option to be gone and a 4x or 8x PCI-E 2.0 slot added instead of the 2x slot.
Overall, this is a good medium priced board.

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  • Jim H.
  • 7/27/2014 10:17:29 PM
  • Tech Level: Average
  • Ownership: less than 1 day
  • Verified Owner

5 out of 5 eggsGreat Board, Bad SATA Placement

Pros: The board is not only very attractive, but feels solid and has a great amount of features for the price. It started right up with no problems and recognized the memory at 1866, the CPU at the right freq., etc. The BIOS is also very nice. Best interface I have seen in a bios. Appears more like an OS.

Cons: SATA placement is terrible for my Lian Li case. They are pointed towards the rear which goes right against the hard drives. It would be better to have them located more near the bottom edge of the board and facing out 90 degrees. The manual is a bit weak.

Other Thoughts: Impressed overall.

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  • Ashley H.
  • 7/23/2014 5:37:20 PM
  • Tech Level: Somewhat High
  • Ownership: less than 1 day
  • Verified Owner

1 out of 5 eggsDOES NOT FIT WITH CLOSED LOOP COOLER ON TOP OF CASES

Pros: Looks fine, probably works fine.

Cons: Due to the overly large heatsinks 140mm fan + raditor won't fit on top of cases.

Manufacturer Response:

Dear ASRock Customer

We sincerely apologize for any inconvenience this may have caused you.
Mainboard could fit most of the standard ATX chassis on the maket.
For mainboard specification, please visit the link at below.
http://www.asrock.com/mb/Intel/Z97%20Extreme6/?cat=Specifications
If you have any technical inquiry or warranty question in the future please contact us at http://www.ASRock.com/support/tsd.asp. We will assist you shortly.

Thank you

ASRock SUPPORT
Tech Support Email: http://www.ASRock.com/support/tsd.asp

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