This frequency response chart is tested under 32ohm loading to simulate normal headphones. It indicates how traditional audio solution's frequency response drops drastically at low frequencies, while Purity Sound™ maintains its frequency response and provides better bass with the TI® NE5532 amplifier.
HDMI-In - The Smart Way to Connect Your Devices
Tired of constantly switching devices to connect to your one and only monitor? From now on just connect the monitor to your motherboard, and connect your secondary device (such as a PS3 or Xbox) to the motherboard's HDMI-In port. With HDMI-In users may conveniently toggle between the computer's screen and the secondary device's screen with a hotkey, or even use their secondary device without powering on the computer.
What good is a weapon if you are unable to wield it proficiently? Key Master consists of two major features, Sniper Key and Macro Key. It can enhance your mouse and keyboard with customizable macros, sniper modes, key repeat rates and repeat delay, turning your boring old keyboard and mouse into lethal weapons. Key Master may be prohibited by some games. We suggest disabling Key Master if it violates the game's end user license agreement.
Sniper Key - Use Sniper Key to shift the mouse speed when you're in sniper mode, it will greatly sharpen your accuracy.
Macro Key - Tired of those repetitive keystrokes? Create your own set of keyboard hotkeys and macros with Macro Key to save the trouble.
F-Stream is Fatal1ty's multi purpose software suite with a new interface, more new features and improved utilities, including XFast RAM, OC Tweaker and a whole lot more.
Premium Gold Caps
This motherboard uses Premium Gold Caps that are 100% made in Japan. These solid capacitors are sleek, high gloss caps with a premium gold coating that represents its long lasting durability and ultra stable performance.
8 Power Phase Design
With an 8 Power Phase design, this motherboard features sturdy components and completely smooth power delivery to the CPU. Hence, this motherboard offers unmatched overclocking capabilities with the best system stability, plus enhanced performance with the lowest temperature for advanced gamers and extreme overclockers.
More Precise, More Efficient
Unlike traditional motherboards that use analog power, this motherboard uses a next generation digital PWM (Pulse-Width Modulation) design, which provides CPU Vcore voltage more efficiently and smoothly, so that the stability and lifespan of the motherboard is greatly enhanced.
4K / 2K
4K is a new standard for display resolutions with a minimum of 3840 x 2160 pixels, which is twice the horizontal and vertical resolution of the 1080p format and four times as many pixels overall. Get ready to lose yourself in this eye popping virtual reality.
Graphics, graphics and even more graphics! You've demanded for more eye candy, so this motherboard supports Triple Monitor. You may choose up to three display interfaces from the rear I/O ports to connect monitors and use them simultaneously without installing another graphics card.
Tired of listening to crappy audio that makes your ears bleed? Experience high-quality surround sound from your personal computer. DTS Connect is a blanket name for a two-part system, including DTS Interactive and DTS Neo:PC, it is used on the computer platform only, in order to convert PC audio into the DTS format.
DTS, DTS-HD, the Symbol, & DTS or DTS-HD and the Symbol together are registered trademarks of DTS, Inc. © DTS, Inc. All Rights Reserved.
Configure different fan speeds for respective temperatures using the graph. The fans will automatically shift to the next speed level when the assigned temperature is met.
Easy Driver Installer
For users that don't have an optical disk drive to install the drivers from our support CD, Easy Driver Installer is a handy tool in the UEFI that installs the LAN driver to your system via an USB storage device, then downloads and installs the other required drivers automatically through the internet. Completely no CD or optical disk drive required!
UEFI Tech Service
Contact ASRock Tech Service by sending a support request from the UEFI setup utility if you are having trouble with your personal computer. Users may try to choose the category of the issue they have encountered, describe the problem in detail, and then attach an optional picture or log file for our technical support team.
In a world where time is money, why waste precious time everyday typing usernames to log in to Windows? Why should we even bother memorizing those foot-long passwords? Nobody has time for that! Just plug in the USB Key and let your computer log in to windows automatically!
With ASRock's exclusive Fast Boot technology, it takes less than 1.5 seconds* to log on to Windows® 8 from a cold boot. No more waiting! The speedy boot will completely change your user experience and behavior.
*The boot time may vary with a different configuration.
Hi-Density Power Connector
Hi-Density Power Connectors can reduce power loss by 23% and decrease the power connector's temperature up to 22°.
SLI / CrossFireX Power Connector
The additional four pin SLI / CrossFireX Power Connector provides more juice and stability for graphics cards.
Qualcomm® Atheros® Killer™ LAN
Identify and accelerate traffic to your game, Killer LAN delivers fast networking with a new level of online gaming performance.
Purity Sound™ is a combination of several hardware, software audio solutions and technologies that will satisfy even the pickiest audiophiles.
XSplit Broadcaster is a desktop application designed to make your multimedia broadcasting, live-streaming, and recording a lot easier and more fun. We are giving away the three-month premium license for free
! A $24.95(USD) value!
Fatal1ty Mouse Port
Fatal1ty Mouse Port is a customizable technology for PC gamers that is a part of F-Stream. After plugging the USB mouse into the Fatal1ty Mouse Port and running F-Stream, gamers can use Fatal1ty's personal preferred mouse polling rate at 500Hz. F-Stream also provides the flexibility for gamers to adjust the mouse polling rate from 125Hz to 1000Hz. This is helpful for professional gamers to experience smoother game play and faster response time to the mouse.
Online Management Guard
1. Some USB mice may not support 1000Hz mouse polling rate.
2. The Fatal1ty mouse port will not support a USB 2.0 mouse.
3. The Fatal1ty mouse port may not support some wireless USB mice.
4. The Fatal1ty mouse port does not support the USB mouse which is connected to the USB hub.
Limit and control your children's time spent on the internet. ASRock Online Management Guard (OMG) technology allows you to establish an internet curfew or restrict internet access at specified times. Administrators are able to schedule the starting and ending hours of internet access granted to other users.
Restart to UEFI
Fast Boot is so fast that it is impossible for users to enter the UEFI setup utility during POST. Therefore, ASRock Restart to UEFI technology allows users to easily enter the UEFI setup utility automatically when turning on the PC next time. It is designed for those who constantly need to enter the UEFI setup utility.
Dampness kills most electronics, so it's a better idea to keep your personal computer dry. Now users may prevent motherboard damages due to dampness by enabling Dehumidifier. When it is enabled, the computer will power on automatically to dehumidify the system after entering S4/S5 state.
XFast RAM will create a virtual disk from the system memory to boost the performance. For Photoshop, it can even perform 5X faster than before.
XFast USB technology offers the world's fastest transfer speed. It boosts up USB speed up to 5X faster, making daily tasks more efficiently.
High-Definition Multimedia Interface™ (HDMI)
This motherboard supports HDMI™ which is an interface standard for transferring uncompressed video data and delivering multi-channel audio through a single cable. Both video and audio data signals transferred through the HDMI™ interface are digital without being converted into analog, therefore it delivers the richest pictures and the most realistic sounds.