Prepare yourself well to enjoy the impressive world of Virtual Reality. Before that, you have to make sure everything is qualified, including hardware, software and drivers. Motherboard is the key to connect every critical components and ASRock’s VR Ready motherboards are definitely the one you’re looking for. The premium quality is assured by rigorous testing during development. The sturdy components and rock-solid performance makes you completely immersive in the VR scenario. Users can be assured to experience VR enjoyments without any compatibility problems.
A SOLID M.2-SOLUTION PERFORMER
Dual M.2 For SSD, Supports Type 22110 M.2
Ready for higher capacity and even faster Type 22110 M.2 NVMe SSD to fulfill the need of performance. Two Ultra M.2 sockets that support both SATA3 6Gb/s and PCIe Gen3 x4 modes, pushing data transfer speeds up to 32Gb/s, and is compatible with ASRock’s U.2 Kit for installing some of the world’s fastest U.2 PCIe Gen3 x4 SSD.
Good M.2 SSD protection is important for longevity and stability. ASRock provides a completed M.2 armor solution on B365 platform that makes SSDs to run in a certain low temperature.
RULE YOUR OWN LIGHTING WAY - POLYCHROME RGB
In addition to the built-in RGB illumination, it also features onboard RGB headers and an addressable RGB header that allow motherboard to be connected to compatible LED devices such as strip, CPU fans, coolers, chassis and so on. Users may also synchronize RGB LED devices across the Polychrome RGB Sync-certified accessories to create their own unique lighting effects.
Post Status Checker
An easy troubleshooting tool that shows the CPU / DRAM / VGA / BOOT operation every time you start up the system. Post Status Checker is an fast and easy way to identify the source of the problem.
Stable & Reliable
Intel® LAN provides the best throughput performance, lower CPU utilization and enhanced stability and is able to deliver ultimate network experience to users!
Intel® Optane™ Memory Ready
Supports Intel® Optane™ memory technology and Intel® Optane™ storage technology that redefines a new standard of high performance and responsiveness.
M.2 (KEY E) For WiFi
Besides the onboard LAN port, users may also choose 802.11ac wireless connections by M.2 (Key E) slot.
*Wi-Fi module is not included.
Live Update & APP Shop
ASRock Live Update & APP Shop is designed for your convenience. We provide various apps and support software for users to download. You can also easily optimize your system and keep your motherboard up to date with ASRock Live Update & APP Shop.
Supports 9th and 8th Gen Intel® Core™ Processors (Socket 1151)
Supports CPU up to 95W
Digi Power design
8 Power Phase design
Supports Intel® Turbo Boost 2.0 Technology
Dual Channel DDR4 Memory Technology
4 x DDR4 DIMM Slots
Supports DDR4 2666 / 2400 / 2133 non-ECC, un-buffered memory
Supports ECC UDIMM memory modules (operate in non-ECC mode)
Max. capacity of system memory: 64GB*
Supports Intel® Extreme Memory Profile (XMP) 2.0
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 usage under Windows® 32-bit OS. For Windows® 64-bit OS with 64-bit CPU, there is no such limitation.
Supports Intel® UHD Graphics Built-in Visuals : Intel® Quick Sync Video with AVC, MVC (S3D) and MPEG-2 Full HW Encode1, Intel® InTru™ 3D, Intel® Clear Video HD Technology, Intel® Insider™, Intel® UHD Graphics
HWA Encode/Decode: AVC/H.264, HEVC/H.265 8-bit, HEVC/H.265 10-bit, VP8, VP9 8-bit, VP9 10-bit (Decode only), MPEG2, MJPEG, VC-1 (Decode only)
Dual graphics outputs: HDMI 1.4 and DisplayPort 1.2
Supports HDMI 1.4 with max. resolution up to 4K x 2K (4096x2160) @ 30Hz
Supports DisplayPort 1.2 with max. resolution up to 4K x 2K (4096x2304) @ 60Hz
Supports Auto Lip Sync, Deep Color (12bpc), xvYCC and HBR (High Bit Rate Audio) with HDMI 1.4 Port (Compliant HDMI monitor is required)
Supports HDCP 2.2 with HDMI and DisplayPort 1.2 Ports
Supports 4K Ultra HD (UHD) playback with HDMI 1.4 and DisplayPort 1.2 Ports
*Intel® UHD Graphics Built-in Visuals and the VGA outputs can be supported only with processors which are GPU integrated.
7.1 CH HD Audio with Content Protection (Realtek ALC1200 Audio Codec)
Premium Blu-ray Audio support
Supports Surge Protection
PCB Isolate Shielding
Gold Audio Jacks
Supports DTS Connect
2 x PCI Express 3.0 x16 Slots (PCIE1/PCIE3: single at x16 (PCIE1); dual at x16 (PCIE1) / x4 (PCIE3))*
1 x PCI Express 3.0 x1 Slot (Flexible PCIe)
Supports AMD Quad CrossFireX™ and CrossFireX™
1 x M.2 Socket (Key E), supports type 2230 WiFi/BT module
15μ Gold Contact in VGA PCIe Slot (PCIE1)
*Supports NVMe SSD as boot disks
6 x SATA3 6.0 Gb/s Connectors, support RAID (RAID 0, RAID 1, RAID 5, RAID 10, Intel® Rapid Storage Technology 17), NCQ, AHCI and Hot Plug*
1 x Ultra M.2 Socket (M2_1), supports M Key type 2242/2260/2280 M.2 PCI Express module up to Gen3 x4 (32 Gb/s)**
1 x Ultra M.2 Socket (M2_2), supports M Key type 2242/2260/2280/22110 M.2 SATA3 6.0 Gb/s module and M.2 PCI Express module up to Gen3 x4 (32 Gb/s)**
*If M2_2 is occupied by a SATA-type M.2 device, SATA3_0 will be disabled.
1 x COM Port Header
1 x TPM Header
1 x Chassis Intrusion and Speaker Header
2 x RGB LED Headers*
1 x Addressable LED Header**
1 x CPU Fan Connector (4-pin)***
1 x CPU/Water Pump Fan Connector (4-pin) (Smart Fan Speed Control)****
3 x Chassis/Water Pump Fan Connectors (4-pin) (Smart Fan Speed Control)*****
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) (Supports ESD Protection)
1 x USB 3.1 Gen1 Header (Supports 2 USB 3.1 Gen1 ports) (Supports ESD Protection)
1 x Post Status Checker (PSC)
*Support in total up to 12V/3A, 36W LED Strip
**Supports in total up to 5V/3A, 15W LED Strip
***The CPU Fan Connector supports the CPU fan of maximum 1A (12W) fan power.
****The CPU/Water Pump Fan supports the water cooler fan of maximum 2A (24W) fan power.
*****The Chassis/Water Pump Fan supports the water cooler fan of maximum 2A (24W) fan power. CPU_FAN2/WP, CHA_FAN1/WP, CHA_FAN2/WP and CHA_FAN3/WP can auto detect if 3-pin or 4-pin fan is in use.
Back Panel Connectors
1 x PS/2 Mouse/Keyboard Port
1 x HDMI Port
1 x DisplayPort 1.2
1 x Optical SPDIF Out Port
2 x USB 2.0 Ports (Supports ESD Protection)
1 x USB 3.1 Gen1 Type-C Port (Supports ESD Protection)
4 x USB 3.1 Gen1 Ports (Supports ESD 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 (Gold Audio Jacks)
Gigabit LAN 10/100/1000 Mb/s
Giga PHY Intel® I219V
Supports Lightning/ESD Protection
Supports Energy Efficient Ethernet 802.3az
Micro ATX Form Factor: 9.6-in x 9.52-in, 24.4 cm x 24.2 cm
Temperature Sensing: CPU, CPU/Water Pump, Chassis/Water Pump Fans
Fan Tachometer: CPU, CPU/Water Pump, Chassis/Water Pump Fans
Quiet Fan (Auto adjust chassis fan speed by CPU temperature): CPU, CPU/Water Pump, Chassis/Water Pump Fans
Fan Multi-Speed Control: CPU, CPU/Water Pump, Chassis/Water Pump Fans
Voltage monitoring: +12V, +5V, +3.3V, CPU Vcore, DRAM, PCH 1.0V, VCCSA, VCCIO, VCCST
128Mb AMI UEFI Legal BIOS with multilingual GUI support
ACPI 6.0 Compliant wake up events
SMBIOS 2.7 Support
CPU, GT, DRAM, PCH 1.0V, VCCSA, VCCST Voltage Multi-adjustment
ASRock Super Alloy
- Premium 50A Power Choke
- Nichicon 12K Black Caps (100% Japan made high quality conductive polymer capacitors)
- I/O Armor
- Shaped PCB Design
- Matte Black PCB
- High Density Glass Fabric PCB
ASRock Intel® 4-Layer Memory POOL (Planes on Outer Layers) Technology
ASRock Steel Slot
ASRock Full Coverage M.2 Heatsink
ASRock Ultra M.2 (PCIe Gen3 x4 & SATA3)
ASRock POST Status Checker (PSC)
ASRock Full Spike Protection (for all USB, Audio, LAN Ports)
ASRock Live Update & APP Shop
- ASRock Phantom Gaming Tuning
- ASRock Polychrome RGB
- ASRock Key Master
- ASRock XFast LAN
- ASRock EZ Mode
- ASRock Full HD UEFI
- ASRock My Favorites in UEFI
- ASRock Instant Flash
- ASRock Internet Flash
*These utilities can be downloaded from ASRock Live Update & APP Shop.