ASROCK | Z87M Extreme4 | Z87M Extreme4 - Ingram Micro GmbH

Intel® Z87 Chipset
Product Brief
•A-Style : Home Cloud, Purity SoundTM
•Supports 4th Gen Intel® CoreTM i7 / i5 / i3 / Xeon® / Pentium® / Celeron® in
LGA1150 Package
•Premium Gold Capacitor Design, Digi Power, 8 Power Phase Design
•Supports Dual Channel DDR3 2800+(OC)
•2 x PCIe 3.0 x16, 1 x PCIe1 2.0 x16, 1 x PCIe 2.0 x1
•Supports AMD Quad CrossFireX, 3-Way CrossFireX, CrossFireX
•Supports NVIDIA Quad SLI and SLI
•Multi-VGA Output Options : DVI-D, D-Sub, HDMI
•Intel Gigabit LAN
•7.1 CH HD Audio with Content Protection (Realtek ALC1150 Audio Codec)
•6 x SATA3, 1 x eSATA, 6 x USB 3.0, 8 x USB 2.0
•Supports A-Tuning, XFast 555, Easy Driver Installer, FAN-Tastic Tuning, USB Key
A-Style
Purity Sound
Home Cloud
Premium Gold
Caps
Digi Power
8 Power Phase
Design
4K/2K
A-Tuning
Triple Monitor
FAN-Tastic
Tuning
Easy Driver
Installer
Detail Specification
Platform
- Micro ATX Form Factor
- Premium Gold Capacitor design
(100% Japan-made high-quality Conductive Polymer Capacitors)
A-Style
- Home Cloud
- Purity SoundTM
CPU
- Supports 4th Generation Intel® CoreTM i7 / i5 / i3 / Xeon® / Pentium® / Celeron®
in LGA1150 Package
- Digi Power Design
- 8 Power Phase Design
- Supports Intel® Turbo Boost 2.0 Technology
- Supports Intel® K-Series unlocked CPU
- Supports ASRock BCLK Full-range Overclocking
Chipset
- Intel® Z87
Memory
- Dual Channel DDR3 memory technology
- 4 x DDR3 DIMM slots
- Supports DDR3 2800+(OC)/2400(OC)/2133(OC)/1866(OC)/1600/1333/1066 non-ECC,
un-buffered memory
- Max. capacity of system memory: 32GB
- Supports Intel® Extreme Memory Profile (XMP) 1.3 / 1.2
Expansion Slot
- 2 x PCI Express 3.0 x16 slots (PCIE1/PCIE3: single at x16 (PCIE1);
dual at x8 (PCIE1) / x8 (PCIE3))
- 1 x PCI Express 2.0 x16 slot (PCIE4: x4 mode)
- 1 x PCI Express 2.0 x1 slot
- Supports AMD Quad CrossFireXTM, 3-Way CrossFireXTM and CrossFireXTM
- Supports NVIDIA® Quad SLITM and SLITM
Graphics
Audio
LAN
Rear Panel I/O
* Intel® HD Graphics Built-in Visuals and the VGA outputs can be supported only with
processors which are GPU integrated.
- Supports Intel® HD Graphics Built-in Visuals : Intel® Quick Sync Video with AVC,
MVC (S3D) and MPEG-2 Full HW Encode1, Intel® InTruTM 3D, Intel® Clear Video
HD Technology, Intel® InsiderTM, Intel® HD Graphics 4400/4600
- Pixel Shader 5.0, DirectX 11.1
- Max. shared memory 1792MB
- Three VGA Output options: D-Sub, DVI-D and HDMI
- Supports Triple Monitors
- Supports HDMI Technology with max. resolution up to 4K × 2K (4096x2304) @ 24Hz
- Supports DVI-D with max. resolution up to 1920x1200 @ 60Hz
- Supports D-Sub with max. resolution up to 1920x1200 @ 60Hz
- Supports Auto Lip Sync, Deep Color (12bpc), xvYCC and HBR (High Bit Rate Audio)
(Compliant HDMI monitor is required)
- Supports HDCP function with DVI-D and HDMI ports
- Supports Full HD 1080p Blu-ray (BD) playback with DVI-D and HDMI ports
Storage
- 6 x SATA3 6.0 Gb/s connectors, support RAID (RAID 0, RAID 1, RAID 5, RAID 10,
Intel Rapid Storage Technology 12 and Intel Smart Response Technology), NCQ,
AHCI and Hot Plug (SATA3_1 connector is shared with the eSATA port)
- 1 x eSATA connector, supports NCQ, AHCI, Hot Plug and Port Multiplier
Connector
- 1 x IR header
- 1 x COM port header
- 1 x Power LED header
- 1 x Chassis Intrusion header
- 1 x TPM header
- 2 x CPU Fan connectors (1 x 4-pin, 1 x 3-pin)
- 2 x Chassis Fan connectors (1 x 4-pin, 1 x 3-pin)
- 1 x Power Fan connector (3-pin)
- 1 x 24 pin ATX power connector
- 1 x 8 pin 12V power connector
- 1 x Front panel audio connector
- 2 x USB 2.0 headers (support 4 USB 2.0 ports)
- 1 x USB 3.0 header (supports 2 USB 3.0 ports)
BIOS Feature
- 64Mb AMI UEFI Legal BIOS with Multilingual GUI support
- ACPI 1.1 Compliance Wake Up Events
- SMBIOS 2.3.1 Support
- CPU, DRAM, PCH 1.05V, PCH 1.5V Voltage Multi-adjustment
Support CD
Unique Feature
- 7.1 CH HD Audio with Content Protection (Realtek ALC1150 Audio Codec)
- Premium Blu-ray audio support
- Supports Purity SoundTM
- 115dB SNR DAC with differential amplifier
- TI® NE5532 (Premium Headset Amplifier supports up to 600 Ohms headsets)
- Direct Drive Technology
- EMI shielding cover
- PCB isolate shielding
- Supports DTS Connect
- Gigabit LAN 10/100/1000 Mb/s
- Giga PHY Intel® I217V
- Supports Intel® Remote Wake Technology
- Supports Wake-On-LAN
- Supports Energy Efficient Ethernet 802.3az
- Supports PXE
- 1 x PS/2 Mouse/Keyboard Port
- 1 x D-Sub Port
- 1 x DVI-D Port
- 1 x HDMI Port
- 1 x Optical SPDIF Out Port
- 1 x eSATA Connector
- 4 x USB 2.0 Ports
- 4 x USB 3.0 Ports
- 1 x RJ-45 LAN Port with LED (ACT/LINK LED and SPEED LED)
- HD Audio Jack: Rear Speaker / Central / Bass / Line in / Front Speaker / Microphone
Hardware Monitor
- Drivers, Utilities, AntiVirus Software (Trial Version), CyberLink MediaEspresso 6.5 Trial,
Google Chrome Browser and Toolbar, Start8, MeshCentral, Splashtop Streamer
- ASRock A-Tuning
- ASRock Instant Flash
- ASRock APP Charger
- ASRock XFast USB
- ASRock XFast LAN
- ASRock XFast RAM
- ASRock Crashless BIOS
- ASRock OMG (Online Management Guard)
- ASRock Internet Flash
- ASRock UEFI System Browser
- ASRock UEFI Tech Service
- ASRock Dehumidifier Function
- ASRock Easy RAID Installer
- ASRock Easy Driver Installer
- ASRock Interactive UEFI
- ASRock Fast Boot
- ASRock Restart to UEFI
- ASRock USB Key
- ASRock FAN-Tastic Tuning
- Hybrid Booster:
- CPU Frequency Stepless Control
- ASRock U-COP
- Boot Failure Guard (B.F.G.)
- Good Night LED
- CPU/Chassis Temperature Sensing
- CPU/Chassis/Power Fan Tachometer
- CPU/Chassis Quiet Fan (Allow Chassis Fan Speed Auto-Adjust by CPU Temperature)
- CPU/Chassis Fan Multi-Speed Control
- CASE OPEN detection
- Voltage Monitoring: +12V, +5V, +3.3V, CPU Vcore
OS
- Microsoft® Windows® 8 / 8 64-bit / 7 / 7 64-bit compliant
Certifications
- FCC, CE, WHQL
- ErP/EuP Ready (ErP/EuP ready power supply is required)
Accessories
- 1 x ASRock SLI_Bridge Card
- Quick Installation Guide, Support CD, I/O Shield
- 4 x SATA Data Cables
The specification is subject to change without notice. The brand and product names are trademarks of their respective companies. Any configuration other than the original product specification is not guaranteed.
Intel® Z87 Chipset
Intel® Z77 Chipset
Purity SoundTM brings you:
Purity SoundTM
115dB SNR
Purity SoundTM is a combination
of several hardware, software
audio solutions and technologies that will satisfy even the
pickiest audiophiles.
115dB SNR
Excellent Bass
Less Sound Distortion
More Details
Supports up to 600ohm headphones
Purity ™
Sound
115dB SNR
Differential Output
115dB SNR Differential Codec
Direct Drive
115dB SNR Differential Amplifier
Intel® Ethernet
Home Cloud
This motherboard supports remote wake with the onboard Intel
LAN, so you can connect with your PC from anywhere in the world.
You will be able to power your PC on or turn it off, monitor and take
control of it remotely with another smartphone, tablet or computer.
Intel® Z87 Chipset
Intel® Z77 Chipset
Premium Gold
Caps
8 Power Phase
Design
A-Tuning
Premium Gold Caps are 100%
made in Japan; these solid
capacitors are sleek, high gloss
caps with a premium gold
coating representing long life
and stable performance.
Designed with a 8 Power Phase
Design, this motherboard features
smooth power delivery to the
CPU. Plus, it offers unmatched
overclocking capabilities and
enhanced performance with the
lowest temperature for advanced
gamers as well.
A-Tuning is ASRock'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.
By adopting digital Pulse-width
modulation (PWM), the ASRock
motherboard can provide CPU
Vcore voltage more efficiently
and smoothly.
Digi Power
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.
This motherboard supports Triple-Monitor. You may
choose up to three display interfaces to connect
monitors and use them simultaneously.
Triple Monitor
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.
ASRock’s unique XFast 555 technology (XFast RAM,
XFast LAN and XFast USB) allows users to
experience 5 times performance boost in terms of
system performance, LAN speed and USB transfer
speed.
FAN-Tastic
Tuning
XFast 555
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.
Easy Driver
Installer
Contact ASRock Tech Service by sending a support
request form from the UEFI setup utility if you are
having trouble with your PC.
Just plug in the USB Key and let your computer log in to
windows automatically without having to type your
username and password!
USB Key
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.
UEFI Tech Service
With ASRock’s exclusive Fast Boot technology, it takes
less than 1.5 seconds* to logon to Windows 8 from a
cold boot. No more waiting! The speedy boot will
completely change your user experience and behavior.
The UEFI system browser allows you to easily check
your current system configuration in UEFI setup.
*The boot time may vary with a different configuration.
UEFI
Fast Boot
System Browser
Users may prevent motherboard damages due to
dampness by enabling “Dehumidifier Function”. When
enabling Dehumidifier Function, the computer will power
on automatically to dehumidify the system after entering
S4/S5 state.
ASRock "Restart to UEFI" technology is designed for
those requiring frequent UEFI access. It allows users to
easily enter the UEFI SETUP automatically when
turning on the PC next time.
Restart to UEFI
Dehumidifier
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