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ASRock M8 Mini ITX Gaming PC 4th Gen Intel Core i7/i5/i3/Xeon/Pentium/Celeron Intel Socket LGA1150 Intel Z87 1 x HDMI Barebone

  • Intel Socket LGA1150 Intel Z87
  • 2 x 204Pin DDR3 1600/1333/1066
  • Standard Mini-ITX Chassis
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General

Brand
ASRock
Model
M8
Color
Storm Black

CPU Supported

CPU Type
4th Gen Intel Core i7/i5/i3/Xeon/Pentium/Celeron
CPU Socket
Intel Socket LGA1150

Chipset

North Bridge
Intel Z87

Memory Supported

Memory slot
2 x 204Pin SO-DIMM
Memory Type Supported
DDR3 1600/1333/1066
Max Memory Supported
16GB

Expansion Slots

PCI Express
1 x PCI Express x16

Audio

Onboard Audio
Creative Sound Core3D
Channel
7.1-CH

Communications

First LAN
Intel Gigabit LAN
Wireless LAN
WiFi 802.11ac
Bluetooth
BT v4.0
Max LAN Speed
10/100/1000Mbps

Front Panel Ports

Front USB
4 x USB 3.0
Front Audio Ports
2 jacks
Card Reader
4 in 1

Back Panel Ports

HDMI
1 x HDMI
Rear USB
4 x USB 3.0
4 x USB 2.0
Rear e-SATA Ports
1 x eSATA2
RJ45
1
Rear S/PDIF Out
Yes
Rear Audio Ports
5 jacks
Other Rear Ports
1 x DP

Power Supply

Power Supply
SFX PSU 450W

Physical SPEC

Dimensions
15.75"(L) x 14.65"(W) x 4.84"(H)

Features

Features
M8 is sold as a barebone system, which only includes a chassis, power supply, mini-ITX motherboard, fans and optical disk drive.

Standard Mini-ITX Chassis

Flexible to Adopt Standard PCIe x16 Graphics Card

A-Command with G-sensor integrated

Creative SoundCore 3D 7.1 CH HD Audio

2T2R WiFi 802.11ac + BT v4.0 support

XSplit 3 Months Premium License

Supports ASRock Key Master

Quick Info

Warranty

  • Limited Warranty period (parts): 1 year
  • Limited Warranty period (labor): 1 year


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  • allan c.
  • 7/10/2015 6:35:15 PM
  • Tech Level: Somewhat High
  • Ownership: 1 day to 1 week
  • Verified Owner

3 out of 5 eggsNice Machine after Third Try

This review is from: ASRock M8 Mini ITX Gaming PC 4th Gen Intel Core i7/i5/i3/Xeon/Pentium/Celeron Intel Socket LGA1150 Intel Z87 1 x HDMI Barebone

Pros: Newegg is the best.The first one I received the A command did not work.The second one had a bad motherboard.Finally the third works like a charm.All I can say is thank you Newegg for the quick turn around on returns.

Cons: ASRock support is virtually non existent.They sent an email telling me to contact the merchant for tech problems and returns.Shame on you Asrock.

Other Thoughts: My son wanted a small form factor pc for his dorm room the M8 works well finally after three tries.I can not give it five stars only because Asrock customer support is so bad.If only I could give Newegg support a rating they are worthy of Five Stars they really came through for me.

Manufacturer Response:

Dear Valued ASRock Customer

Thank you for your purchase and review. It might be automatically generated email.
Our technical support will contact you and offer trouble shooting instruction for the unit.
However, we do reply both email and phone promptly except on week-end and holidays.
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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  • Anonymous
  • 6/23/2015 5:36:24 PM
  • Tech Level: High
  • Ownership: 1 month to 1 year
  • Verified Owner

4 out of 5 eggsBarebones Beast

This review is from: ASRock M8 Mini ITX Gaming PC 4th Gen Intel Core i7/i5/i3/Xeon/Pentium/Celeron Intel Socket LGA1150 Intel Z87 1 x HDMI Barebone

Pros: Powerful performance from an SFF box. Beautiful design, great portability. The handles EASILY support the entire weight of the case, making this super portable.

Cons: Fan orientation- there fans on each end of the unit, one intake the other, exhaust. On BOTH ends. While this is correctable, it's troublesome to have to disassemble the frame to flip each fan. I set the CPU side of the case to intake, the GPU side to exhaust.

With stock Mobo, and a larger cooler, CPU 4pin, cpu fan and corner Mobo screw are EXTREMELY difficult to access.

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  • Sean B.
  • 5/20/2015 1:31:44 PM
  • Tech Level: Somewhat High
  • Ownership: 1 week to 1 month

4 out of 5 eggsFun little machine, though a bit hot

This review is from: ASRock M8 Mini ITX Gaming PC 4th Gen Intel Core i7/i5/i3/Xeon/Pentium/Celeron Intel Socket LGA1150 Intel Z87 1 x HDMI Barebone

Pros: Everyone knows that this is an awesome looking case. Some other benefits that may not be as widely known:
- Came with an updated BIOS that supports Devil's Canyon CPUs
- All cable management is done, which makes building very easy
- Stock Intel heatsink/fan fits
- Graphics card is very easy to install (you don't have to remove the riser card, just open the top and pop in the card). I used a Gigabyte GTX 960.
- Surprisingly tolerable noise at desktop

Cons: - Not much ventilation down by the CPU so it runs pretty hot. I used an i5 4590S (65 watts TDP) and it gets in the mid 70's at load.
- Motherboard would have to be removed to install CPU backplate for aftermarket CPU cooler
- Power Supply has to be unscrewed in order to access one of the 2.5 inch bays. If you're going to use a 3.5 inch drive in the top bay, then your 2.5 inch OS drive has to go behind the PSU.
- Gets pretty loud and hot during extended gaming sessions

Other Thoughts: Overall, an awesome product, but not a good value at the original price.

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  • p j.
  • 4/18/2015 10:42:50 PM
  • Tech Level: High
  • Ownership: more than 1 year

5 out of 5 eggsgreat PC gaming rig for strong power efficient

This review is from: ASRock M8 Mini ITX Gaming PC 4th Gen Intel Core i7/i5/i3/Xeon/Pentium/Celeron Intel Socket LGA1150 Intel Z87 1 x HDMI Barebone

Pros: - DESIGN / SIMPLICITY
- small, yet can pack very strong setup
- easy to configure as you want

i got mine as open box from here and saved big $$$
I did not want complete custom with random case, these look really nice and fairly easy to take apart and setup with parts you require. running i5 Haswell 65W and GTX 980 MSI. excellent rig for ULTRA on 1440p gaming.

Cons: - default fan exhaust / intake direction design

look up asrock m8 review on youtube, also on the vents diagram on airsick web. i've reversed the top fans to both blow outside, rather then one in / one out as it was by factory. definitely breaths better this way. was not able to fix the bottom fans that way. now runs stable.

Other Thoughts: ASROCK needs to fix the fan issues and optimize cooling with doing proper testing on cooling etc.

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  • Jaemin L.
  • 4/18/2015 3:22:02 PM
  • Tech Level: Somewhat High
  • Ownership: 1 day to 1 week
  • Verified Owner

4 out of 5 eggsGreat case, horrible Wifi

This review is from: ASRock M8 Mini ITX Gaming PC 4th Gen Intel Core i7/i5/i3/Xeon/Pentium/Celeron Intel Socket LGA1150 Intel Z87 1 x HDMI Barebone

Pros: Compact, strong metal, great design & appearance. Using Pentium G3258 OC'd at 3.5 Ghz with stock fan, and the case is doing great keeping hot air out, despite the compact size. Usually I think that a case is a case, but this one make me feel like "hey, I got a cool case".

Cons: Horrible on-board wi-fi performance (getting barely 5Mbps if lucky). Tried everything from re-installing driver to making sure that antenna cables are srtraight and attached to the case. Ended up ordering an external USB wifi antenna. I know it's not my router problem because even my phone gives me solid 80Mbps, and my previous 802.11n card gave me 30-40 Mbps. This was a huge disappointment since on-board WiFi was one of the main decision makers for me to get this case.

Difficult to install components if you have big hands, and especially for me installing the 2.5" hard drive next to ODD was the most challenging. But which mITX case is not difficult to install components on?

Manufacturer Response:

Dear Valued ASRock Customer

Thank you for purchase and review.
For the Wi-Fi performance issue, please uninstall the Intel smart connect driver to check if its address the issue.
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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  • Anonymous
  • 12/22/2014 8:28:36 AM
  • Tech Level: Average
  • Ownership: 1 week to 1 month

1 out of 5 eggsZero eggs

This review is from: ASRock M8 Mini ITX Gaming PC 4th Gen Intel Core i7/i5/i3/Xeon/Pentium/Celeron Intel Socket LGA1150 Intel Z87 1 x HDMI Barebone

Pros: Case

Cons: Motherboard with defective memory slots
Unresponsive ASROCK service department

Other Thoughts: I received a unit with a defective motherboard. Newegg refuses to provide a replacement because I already sent the UPC code to claim the rebate and has directed me to contact Asrock. Contacting Asrock by phone has resulted in a promise to provide a link to the RMA request form (which was never provided) and a follow up call resulted in a message that their offices are closed (I called on Monday morning during regular business hours). Contacting the service department through Asrock's website resulted in an email suggesting that I return the product to Newegg. A follow up email from me to Asrock explaining that I needed to return the item to Asrock because the box was missing its UPC has been ignored. Unless Asrock can pull their act together, I will not be purchasing anything from them in future, and would suggest you steer clear of any Asrock products.

Manufacturer Response:

Dear Valued ASRock Customer

Thank you for your purchase and review. 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.
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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  • Karen W.
  • 9/11/2014 7:01:59 PM
  • Tech Level: Somewhat High
  • Ownership: 1 month to 1 year
  • Verified Owner

3 out of 5 eggsNice attempt at an SFF gaming barebones, but not perfect

This review is from: ASRock M8 Mini ITX Gaming PC 4th Gen Intel Core i7/i5/i3/Xeon/Pentium/Celeron Intel Socket LGA1150 Intel Z87 1 x HDMI Barebone

Pros: Cool looks and design. It has a "gamer" appearance which is subdued by the industrial look of the side panels and their use of aluminum. I like the use of a riser card for the GPU. That seems to be getting popular these days for achieving a thinner "console" appearance for SFF systems. The OLED dial is kind of cool, but also somewhat gimmicky. The fit and finish of the aluminum is great, the F/F of the steel interior is adequate as well. The motherboard is excellent in my experience. This is my first ASRock board and I'd have no issue going to them in the future. It's got a great selection of features and has been extremely stable. POSTs very quickly and has all the features you'd expect from the more expensive brands. The 450W power supply is also of high quality. It's an 80+ bronze FSP unit with a beefy +12v output. I originally put together a system using an i7 4771 along with a GTX 780 and the PSU handled it perfectly fine. This is actually beyond what ASRock recommends, but it ran without a hiccup for the few months I was using the 780. Don't let people tell you you need a 1KW unit for a high end GPU; as long as you're building a "normal" system (stock CPU, stock GPU, 1-2 drives, air cooling) you're more than okay with QUALITY lower wattage units. The high power consumption I saw from the wall was about 370W. Even assuming peak efficiency, that's only 325W DC output. Don't get me wrong, I wouldn't recommend overclocking on a system like that with this power supply. But for a stock system, it will be fine for just about any single GPU you could fit in here. On that note, the clearance for GPUs in quite good. You should have no problems cramming a high end card in here. Lastly, even though the case may look confusing, the paperwork is excellent and documents how to install your components without issue. Even the process of building in it is easier than expected.

Cons: Unfortunately, this barebones isn't all good. Even though the case itself has some high quality use of aluminum, it uses far too much plastic in its construction. This isn't a problem in and of itself, but the plastic tends to creak as the system's temperature changes which gives off a bit of a "cheap" impression when the barebones is anything but when you see the price. The price is another point. The price would probably be appropriate if say the PSU were 80+ gold, more use of aluminum, way less plastic, etc. Instead, it feels overpriced by perhaps as much as $100. You can build a similar system from the Silverstone RVZ01 case, ST45SF power supply, an ASRock Z87 / Z97 ITX board, and a laptop DVD drive for less than $350. Maybe even less than $300. Probably the single largest issue with the case in the utterly poor cooling. The four 70mm fans are not only loud, but they don't cool well either. Reversing the fan positions helps, but is tedious to accomplish and the results aren't dramatic. Even though you can fit high end components in here, the cooling is really only up to the task of dissipating maybe a total power draw of 150W. Higher than that, and you'll probably want to leave the side panel off to let the system breathe. It's a bit nit picky, but this case isn't that particularly small for an SFF rig either. It could easily shed a couple liters of volume while supporting the same hardware.

Other Thoughts: I'd like to see a version 2 of the M8 in the future. I think this is the base of a really great product. If the use of plastic were toned down and cooling significantly improved it could be totally worth the asking price. It could definitely use some vents on the side panel. If you wanted to cut your own 120mm fan mount on the side panel you may even be able to install a 120mm closed loop liquid cooler.

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  • THOMAS F.
  • 7/25/2014 6:18:18 AM
  • Tech Level: Average
  • Ownership: less than 1 day

2 out of 5 eggsNice design but EXPENSIVE

This review is from: ASRock M8 Mini ITX Gaming PC 4th Gen Intel Core i7/i5/i3/Xeon/Pentium/Celeron Intel Socket LGA1150 Intel Z87 1 x HDMI Barebone

Pros: The design is sleek and unique.

Cons: But for $450 you get a case, power supply and motherboard and still have to buy the CPU and video card!! That's expensive. They should have offered them with the CPU's and just left the video card to add. Dealbreaker to me.

Other Thoughts: Nice design but not worth the money. If it was $200.00 maybe.

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  • Denis N.
  • 5/8/2014 11:53:14 AM
  • Tech Level: High
  • Ownership: 1 month to 1 year

3 out of 5 eggsGood with some changes.

This review is from: ASRock M8 Mini ITX Gaming PC 4th Gen Intel Core i7/i5/i3/Xeon/Pentium/Celeron Intel Socket LGA1150 Intel Z87 1 x HDMI Barebone

Pros: You can pack a powerful system into a very small case.
Great for people who don't have room for a case the size of a small child. People who live in small dorm rooms, apartments, etc.

Cons: This case can be a challenge to build in, if you don't have experience with similar cases you will need the instructions to plan your build out.

Other Thoughts: The ASRock M8 is a good barebones PC/Case for someone in need of a small form factor case. It's good for people who live in a small space such as a dorm room, or very small apartment.

You will also likely want to change the fan configuration
In the GPU area one fan pulls and the other blows out.

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  • Ershaid A.
  • 3/18/2014 10:36:45 AM
  • Tech Level: Average
  • Ownership: 1 day to 1 week
  • Verified Owner

1 out of 5 eggsVery disappointed

This review is from: ASRock M8 Mini ITX Gaming PC 4th Gen Intel Core i7/i5/i3/Xeon/Pentium/Celeron Intel Socket LGA1150 Intel Z87 1 x HDMI Barebone

Pros: I like the design BUT I wish i didn't order this case is so small be aware who want to buy it the motherboard is bad because it does require a SODIMM RAM which is BAD also very loud fans!! not recommended this case at all! I returned yesterday and got Corsair 250D very happy with it and cheaper too, in Corsair 250D bigger and best mini case I had also there are 2 120mm on sides and in front can fit 120,140, and 200mm! not just that also the design in 250D cool there was plenty space for wires and can handle any graphics cards evan titan! It cast me 297$ the case and motherboard and power supply very happy with it and cheaper than M8 asrock. I really don't recommend this case.

Cons: I like the design BUT I wish i didn't order this case is so small be aware who want to buy it the motherboard is bad because it does require a SODIMM RAM which is BAD also very loud fans!! not recommended this case at all! I returned yesterday and got Corsair 250D very happy with it and cheaper too, in Corsair 250D bigger and best mini case I had also there are 2 120mm on sides and in front can fit 120,140, and 200mm! not just that also the design in 250D cool there was plenty space for wires and can handle any graphics cards evan titan! It cast me 297$ the case and motherboard and power supply very happy with it and cheaper than M8 asrock. I really don't recommend this case.

Other Thoughts: I am not going to buy produces like this I think build your own PC the best solution for everybody and every body will satisfied.

Manufacturer Response:

Dear PSXQ8,

We sincerely apologize for any inconvenience this may have caused you.
The unit's detail specification has been provided both vendor and manufacturer website, so it can be checked before purchase.
For more Specification, please visit the link " http://www.asrock.com/nettop/Intel/M8%20Series/ ".
As always, we appreciate your purchase and constructive reviews are welcome.

Thank you

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

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