Summary: We’ve had some rough experiences with ASRock motherboards since we started reviewing this company's products. So in a HardOCP first, we pit two ASRock boards of the same model against each other and look at matters from another perspective. The perspective of quality and consistency.
Summary: First we will quickly explain our overclocking experience with these Asrock X79 motherboards. Back when I tested the Asrock X79 Extreme9 it was found to be one of the best X79 overclocking motherboards, pushing our Core i7-3960X processors to 4452MHz.
Conclusion: Readers wanting access to the very best CPU technology need to invest in a Sandy Bridge Extreme CPU and X79 chipset-based motherboard. Setting aside the pros and cons of this platform against the mainstream 6-series boards and upcoming Ivy Bridge-support 7-series, X79 simply isn't cheap.
Summary: After the last couple of ASRock boards, I wasn’t sure if I ever wanted to see another one. The ASRock X79 Extreme4 not only surpassed my admittedly low expectations, but proved to be the exact opposite of the last two motherboards. Grab a sandwich and read on. You don’t want to miss this one.
Conclusion: ASRock have released a range of motherboards for X79, and today we have looked at the X79 Extreme4-M, a microATX board with all the Sandy Bridge-E credentials, and its bigger brother, the X79 Extreme4.
Conclusion: Starting with the styling, I instantly fell in love with it as it just looks to be the most sophisticated X79 board on the market, sure we have the Asus ROG board, and the Gigabyte G1 boards but they have a slightly different market, whereas the Extreme4 just goes for the upper higher-end of the...
ASRock X79 Extreme4, miglior prezzo per un daily use su LGA 2011
28 April 2012
Excerpt: Realizzare schede madri per le CPU Sandy Bridge LGA 2011 si è rivelata una sfida più difficile del previsto. Anche ASRock ha proposto la sua gamma di modelli X79, aggredendo il mercato con dei modelli caratterizzati dall’ottimo rapporto qualità prezzo.
Pros: Buon sistema di alimentazione, Tecnologie d’avanguardia, Bundle software abbondante
Cons: Bios perfezionabile, Sistema di dissipazione delle fasi migliorabile