ASRock Z97 Extreme4 M.2 socket and SATA Express interface along with a 4 graphics outputs combo! Product Specifications Stand: 12.05.2014 General ASRock Super Alloy - XXL Aluminum Alloy Heatsink - Premium Alloy Choke (Reduces 70% core loss compared to iron powder choke) - Dual-Stack MOSFET (DSM) - NexFET™ MOSFET Unique Feature - 12K Platinum Caps (100% Japan made high quality conductive polymer capacitors) - Sapphire Black PCB ASRock HDD Saver Technology ASRock Full Spike Protection ASRock Cloud ASRock APP Shop - Supports 5th Generation, New 4th and 4th Generation Intel® Core™ i7/i5/i3/Pentium®/Celeron® Proce (Socket 1150) - Digi Power design CPU - 12 Power Phase design - Supports Intel® Turbo Boost 2.0 Technology - Supports Intel® K-Series unlocked CPUs - Supports ASRock BCLK Full-range Overclocking Chipset Memory - Intel® Z97 - Dual Channel DDR3 Memory Technology - 4 x DDR3 DIMM Slots - Supports DDR3 3200+(OC)/2933(OC)/2800(OC)/2400(OC)/2133(OC)/1866(OC)/1600/1333/1066 n ECC, un-buffered memory - Max. capacity of system memory: 32GB* - Supports Intel® Extreme Memory Profile (XMP) 1.3 / 1.2 - 15μ Gold Contact in DIMM Slots *Due to the operating system limitation, the actual memory size may be less than 4GB for the reservation for system u under Windows® 32-bit OS. For Windows® 64-bit OS with 64-bit CPU, there is no such limitation. BIOS - 2 x 64Mb AMI UEFI Legal BIOS with multilingual GUI support (1 x Main BIOS and 1 x Backup BIOS - Supports Secure Backup UEFI Technology - ACPI 1.1 Compliant wake up events - SMBIOS 2.3.1 Support - CPU, DRAM, PCH 1.05V, PCH 1.5V Voltage Multi-adjustment Audio, Video and Networking Graphics - Supports Intel® HD Graphics Built-in Visuals : Intel® Quick Sync Video with AVC, MVC (S3D) and M 2 Full HW Encode1, Intel® InTru™ 3D, Intel® Clear Video HD Technology, Intel® Insider™, Intel® HD Graphics 4400/4600 - Pixel Shader 5.0, DirectX 11.1 - Max. shared memory 1792MB - Four graphics output options: D-Sub, DVI-D, HDMI and DisplayPort 1.2 - Supports Triple Monitor - Supports HDMI with max. resolution up to 4K x 2K (4096x2304) @ 24Hz - Supports DVI-D with max. resolution up to 1920x1200 @ 60Hz - Supports D-Sub with max. resolution up to 1920x1200 @ 60Hz - Supports DisplayPort 1.2 with max. resolution up to 4K x 2K (4096x2304) @ 24Hz or 4K x 2K (3840x2160) @ 60Hz - Supports Auto Lip Sync, Deep Color (12bpc), xvYCC and HBR (High Bit Rate Audio) with HDMI Por (Compliant HDMI monitor is required) - Supports HDCP with DVI-D, HDMI and DisplayPort 1.2 Ports - Supports Full HD 1080p Blu-ray (BD) playback with DVI-D, HDMI and DisplayPort 1.2 Ports *Intel® HD Graphics Built-in Visuals and the VGA outputs can be supported only with processors which are GPU integ **Due to chipset limitation, the Blu-ray playback of Intel® HD Graphics is only supported under Windows® 8 / 8 64-bit / 64-bit. ***Intel® InTru™ 3D is only supported under Windows® 8 / 8 64-bit / 7 / 7 64-bit. Audio LAN - 7.1 CH HD Audio with Content Protection (Realtek ALC1150 Audio Codec) - Premium Blu-ray Audio support - Supports Surge Protection (ASRock Full Spike Protection) - Supports Purity Sound™ 2 - Nichicon Fine Gold Series Audio Caps - 115dB SNR DAC with differential amplifier - TI® NE5532 Premium Headset Amplifier (Supports up to 600 ohm headsets) - Direct Drive Technology - EMI shielding cover - PCB isolate shielding - Supports DTS Connect - Gigabit LAN 10/100/1000 Mb/s - Giga PHY Intel® I218V - Supports Intel® Remote Wake Technology - Supports Wake-On-LAN - Supports Lightning/ESD Protection (ASRock Full Spike Protection) - Supports Energy Efficient Ethernet 802.3az - Supports PXE Expansion / Connectivity - 3 x PCI Express 3.0 x16 Slots (PCIE2/PCIE5/PCIE6: single at x16 (PCIE2); dual at x8 (PCIE2) / x8 (PCIE5); triple at x8 (PCIE2) / x4 (PCIE5) / x4 (PCIE6) - 3 x PCI Express 2.0 x1 Slots Slots - Supports AMD Quad CrossFireX™, 3-Way CrossFireX™ and CrossFireX™ - Supports NVIDIA® Quad SLI™ and SLI™ - 15μ Gold Contact in VGA PCIe Slot (PCIE2) Storage - 6 x SATA3 6.0 Gb/s Connectors by Intel® Z97, support RAID (RAID 0, RAID 1, RAID 5, RAID 10, In Rapid Storage Technology 13 and Intel® Smart Response Technology), NCQ, AHCI, Hot Plug and ASRock HDD Saver Technology - 2 x SATA3 6.0 Gb/s Connectors by ASMedia ASM1061, support NCQ, AHCI, Hot Plug and ASRock Saver Technology - 1 x SATA Express Connector (shared with SATA3_4, SATA3_5 and M.2 Socket)* - 1 x M.2_SSD (NGFF) Socket 3, supports M.2 SATA3 6.0 Gb/s module and M.2 PCI Express module to Gen2 x2 (10 Gb/s) *Support to be announced. - 1 x COM Port Header - 1 x TPM Header - 1 x Power LED Header - 2 x CPU Fan Connectors (1 x 4-pin, 1 x 3-pin) - 3 x Chassis Fan Connectors (1 x 4-pin, 2 x 3-pin) - 1 x Power Fan Connector (3-pin) - 1 x 24 pin ATX Power Connector - 1 x 8 pin 12V Power Connector (Hi-Density Power Connector) - 1 x HDD Saver Connector Connector - 1 x PCIe Power Connector - 1 x Front Panel Audio Connector - 2 x USB 2.0 Headers (support 4 USB 2.0 ports) (Supports ESD Protection (ASRock Full Spike Protection)) - 1 x USB 3.0 Header (support 2 USB 3.0 ports) (Supports ESD Protection (ASRock Full Spike Protec - 1 x Dr. Debug with LED - 1 x Power Switch with LED - 1 x Reset Switch with LED - 1 x BIOS Selection Switch - 1 x PS/2 Mouse/Keyboard Port - 1 x D-Sub Port - 1 x DVI-D Port - 1 x HDMI Port - 1 x DisplayPort 1.2 Rear Panel I/O - 1 x Optical SPDIF Out Port - 2 x USB 2.0 Ports (Supports ESD Protection (ASRock Full Spike Protection)) - 2 x USB 3.0 Ports (ASMedia ASM1042AE) (Supports ESD Protection (ASRock Full Spike Protection - 4 x USB 3.0 Ports (Intel® Z97) (Supports ESD Protection (ASRock Full Spike Protection)) - 1 x RJ-45 LAN Port with LED (ACT/LINK LED and SPEED LED) - HD Audio Jacks: Rear Speaker / Central / Bass / Line in / Front Speaker / Microphone Other Features / Miscellaneous Software - ASRock A-Tuning - ASRock Disk Health Report - ASRock USB Key Software and - ASRock APP Charger UEFI - ASRock XFast LAN - ASRock XFast RAM - ASRock Restart to UEFI UEFI - ASRock Full HD UEFI Support CD Accessories Hardware Monitor Form Factor OS Certifications - ASRock My Favorites in UEFI - ASRock UEFI Guide - ASRock Instant Flash - ASRock Internet Flash - ASRock Crashless BIOS - ASRock OMG (Online Management Guard) - ASRock UEFI System Browser - ASRock UEFI Tech Service - ASRock Dehumidifier - ASRock Easy RAID Installer - ASRock Easy Driver Installer - Drivers, Utilities, AntiVirus Software (Trial Version), Google Chrome Browser and Toolbar, Start8 (30 days trial), Orbweb.ME Professional (Win 8.1) - 1 x ASRock SLI_Bridge_2S Card - Quick Installation Guide, Support CD, I/O Shield - 4 x SATA Data Cables - 1 x HDD Saver Cable - 1 x Screw for M.2_SSD (NGFF) Socket 3 - CPU/Chassis temperature sensing - CPU/Chassis/Power Fan Tachometer - CPU/Chassis Quiet Fan (Auto adjust chassis fan speed by CPU temperature) - CPU/Chassis Fan multi-speed control - Voltage monitoring: +12V, +5V, +3.3V, CPU Input Voltage, CPU Internal Voltages - ATX Form Factor - High Density Glass Fabric PCB - Microsoft® Windows® 8.1 32-bit / 8.1 64-bit / 8 32-bit / 8 64-bit / 7 32-bit / 7 64-bit - FCC, CE, WHQL - ErP/EuP ready (ErP/EuP ready power supply is required) Caution: Please realize that there is a certain risk involved with overclocking, including adjusting the setting in the BIOS or using the thirdparty overclocking tools. Overclocking may affect your system stability, or even cause damage to the components and devices of your system. It should be done at your own risk and expense. We are not responsible for possible damage caused by overclocking. The specification is subject to change without notice in advance. The brand and product names are trademarks of their respective companies. Any configuration other than original product specification is not guaranteed.