Summary: Right from the start, the
was impressive and worked like a charm right out of the box. No issues. No fuss. Despite any odd looking socket colors or any stigmas people might have attached ASRock, the board felt and worked like it was much more than the sum of its branding.
Pros: New Extreme theme, Super design and layout, Quality components used, User friendly BIOS, Solid BIOS performance, Respectable overclocking performance, Extremely stable operations, Can be purchased for as low as $170!
Cons: Semi-bright, odd colored sockets, Might be hard to find
Summary: A full-fledged X58 motherboard for under $170 was just a dream a year ago, fully realized with the ASRock X58 Extreme motherboard. ASRock offers most of the features of the X58 SuperComputer with the exceptions being 3 full length PCI Express slots instead of four and better BIOS options.
Conclusion: Primero que todo, ASRock se anota un hit lanzando la plataforma X58 más accesible del mercado (sí, más barata que una ECS ó Intel, la única que se halla al mismo precio es una MSI MicroATX), ofreciendo una placa llena de prestaciones y tecnologías, cuidando cada detalle –contrario a lo que se...