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Reviews and Problems with ASRock Z87E-ITX

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Overall 6

Great features, high frequency of bad boards

Anonymous, Newegg
4 weeks ago
  • Summary: If you get your hands on a solid one, these boards are an amazing value. If you lose the motherboard roulette, you've burned $130-160 and/or loads of your valuable time, depending on time of purchase and whether you try to RMA it or you just write it off as a loss.
  • Pros: Great features for such a small board. Boots really, really fast.
  • Cons: I've owned two of these boards, as well as a Z97E-ITX later. The first Z87E-ITX died within the first day. The second Z87E-ITX lasted admirably until recently. The Z97E-ITX died out within the first day.
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Overall 2

Avoid this

Anonymous, Newegg
15 March 2016
  • Pros: NONE
  • Cons: There is a serious power issue with this mobo. First off, the factory WiFi/BT card was killed by the mobo (well the BT side of it, the WiFi side started to get wonky). I replaced that card with the Intel Wireless AC 7620 which is SUPERIOR. After a few months, the BT side of the card started havin...
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Overall 2

Failed after 1 year

Michael H., Newegg
12 November 2015
  • Pros: No real issues while worked
  • Cons: Failed after 1 year, not posting and in a permanent reboot loop. Called asrock support they said they would send me an email for an RMA never did, called again still no email. I'd personally say avoid asrock.
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Overall 10

NAS Storage

Dan B., Newegg
10 November 2015
  • Pros: Has been running for about a year, with 100% uptime, in a poorly ventilated closet for a home NAS server.
  • Cons: Wanted to boot with a keyboard attached at first, but I just turned that off.
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Overall 2


Brian M., Newegg
31 October 2015
  • Pros: It is a feature filled motherboard while it works
  • Cons: After just under two years the motherboard stopped working. I have tested all other components of the PC with a known working motherboard with no issues. ASRock support has not responded to a support ticket submitted a few days ago.
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Overall 2

not reliable

SOHEIL B., Newegg
26 July 2015
  • Summary: i had nothing but trouble with this board since day 1. first of all, like many others, i had trouble with memory bank B, and i had to go through constant "clear CMOS" and disassemble / reassembles for it to finally start seeing the RAM in bank B (both RAM modules tested fine on this computer and...
  • Pros: mSATA, WiFi, excellent UEFI
  • Cons: not reliable at all -- troublesome memory bank B -- random shutdowns while working / browsing/ gaming since day 1 -- random shutdowns while in sleep ... after about a year, one day it never woke up from sleep. it's completely dead.
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Overall 10

Still Going Strong

Marcus H., Newegg
16 April 2015
  • Summary: This is an update for this board. I've had it for two years now. Bought it in December 2013. There have been a few changes to my configuration. The biggest was adding an i7-4790K. It overclocked to 4.5 GHz with ease. No additional firmware update was necessary.
  • Pros: Highly compatible, Fast.
  • Cons: None.
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Overall 2

Typical ASRock

LINDA L., Newegg
13 January 2015
  • Summary: My motherboard stopped working after a few months, and ASRock told me to contact Newegg, who told me my item was not valid for return. Looing back at ASRock's site it says items are valid for a 1, 2, or 3 year warranty. I'm just confused and without a computer.
  • Pros: Works while it lasts
  • Cons: No support directly from asrock
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Overall 8

Having great results with this board so far.

MIKE R., Newegg
12 November 2014
  • Summary: Never been much of a fan of ASROCK boards but after buying this one in a pinch, I am pleased so far.
  • Pros: Working out for our display systems nicely. I like the Msata port most of all.
  • Cons: Just one thing I didn't like. I would rather see the Msata port mounted on the bottom of the board like some others. Not really that big of a deal though.
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Overall 4


Adam B., Newegg
3 October 2014
  • Summary: I originally bought this board almost a year ago. The first board I received was DOA, so I returned it for an RMA. In the meantime I installed an MSI board and have been with that since...until today.
  • Pros: Lots of features, mSATA support
  • Cons: Weird wireless antenna
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