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Asrock-z87m-extreme4.34183205
9.0 out of 10

ASRock Z87M Extreme4

Great Deal: $137.99

Reviews and Problems with ASRock Z87M Extreme4

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Overall 8
8.0

One of

A. Zimmerman, Amazon
2 May 2014
  • Summary: The best motherboards I have ever owned. It has great capability packed into a small mobo. I'm more than impressed, and I believe I am converted. Compared to Asus, Gigabyte, and others, the quality was superb.
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Overall 8
8.0

One issue with Server 2008 R2

Peter C., Newegg
10 February 2014
  • Summary: I haven't tried overclocking it yet, it turns out you need the full 8 pin EPS 12v connector to overclock or use Intel's Turbo Boost technology (on my 4670k), my small 350w PSU only has the 4pin connector so I have to purchase an adapter.
  • Pros: So far it seems stable, have good onboard connectors, 4 RAM DIMM's, 4 PCI-Express slots, and 6 SATA 3 ports, and a large amount of USB3 ports on the back
  • Cons: the HD Audio pin connector is in a weird place, and I cannot neatly hide the cable, it has to run straight across my motherboard (Antec Minuet 350 case)
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Overall 4
4.0

User Review

Anonymous, Newegg
26 January 2014
  • Summary: Ended up purchasing MSI Z87M-G43. Everything worked with it, no audio issues.
  • Pros: Looks pretty. Impressive features.
  • Cons: Two eggs for support. An audio issue developed after NewEgg's 30 day RMA window. Attempted to contact Asrock for RMA, I have yet to hear back from them.
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Overall 2
2.0

buyer beware

nathan c., Newegg
15 January 2014
  • Summary: I'm really surprised that newegg and asrock would both rather lose a customer for life rather than seize the opportunity to earn one, especially for such a trivial sum.
  • Pros: I'm sure this board is excellent. I wouldn't know it because newegg would not rma the board i got even though some of the cpu socket pins were bent.
  • Cons: ASrock wanted to charge me a $50 rma processing fee to handle it--what a joke...
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Overall 8
8.0

great board - annoying BIOS

Jason B., Newegg
10 January 2014
  • Pros: Overclocks well and fully featured for a less than full size board
  • Cons: The BIOS is not organized in a very logical manner and the "flashy" graphics add to the confusion. In addition, there is plenty of room on the right side for settings explanation, I should not have to scan a QR code to get a brief explanation of what the setting is.
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Overall 10
10

Fantastic if its not Dead

Joshua L., Newegg
9 December 2013
  • Summary: So I'm the guy that had tried it for two hours and couldn't get it to post. Returned the old one and went out and bought the same one because I really wanted the board and couldn't wait, paid an extra $10 on top of that. Happy I did because this board is really great. It's got a very easy to use BIOS, worked right out of the box, and hasn't had any issues like the other one did.
  • Pros: Great price, lots of features, good BIOS with the update, SLI capable.
  • Cons: None so far.
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Overall 10
10

Solid board...update the UEFI FIRST!

Kyle A., Newegg
22 September 2013
  • Summary: Intel i5-4670K | Corsair H100i | 16GB Crucial Ballistix DDR3L-1600 | HIS IceQ Radeon 7870 2GB | Samsung 840 EVO 250GB | ASUS BC-12B1ST 12x Blu-Ray | Cooler Master N200 | Seasonic G 450W | 2x ASUS 24" VE248H | Windows 7 Home Premium
  • Pros: Balanced features, wide range of overclocking settings. Bought with BIOS 1.5 loaded, updated to 1.6 via UEFI Instant Flash was the very first thing I did after putting the system together and everything went well after that. Recognized the 1.35v XMP 1.3 profile for my RAM out of the box. Windows 7 up and installed within 15 minutes. Onboard Purity Audio (Realtek ALC1150 w/DAC & Amp) works amazingly well with my Sennheiser HD595s, better clarity than the X-Fi XtremeMus...
  • Cons: No independent disk mode control (IDE/AHCI/RAID per drive) in EFI. Not a big deal for me but I've seen it so often with newer boards I almost expected it.
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Overall 10
10

first asrock mobo

alik w., Newegg
25 June 2013
Overall 10
10

Perfect Placement on the Price/Performance Chart

Derek D., Newegg
24 June 2013
  • Summary: Overclocking seems pretty solid, although I haven't had time to play with it much yet.
  • Pros: Decent UEFI options. Sane layout. Plenty of USB 2 and 3 connectivity. Premium Realtek codec (that is actually quite good). Intel LAN.
  • Cons: Couldn't get the internet firmware flash to work. I am running wired with DHCP, and Windows picked it up immediately so it's not the equipment. Yeah, this is the only thing I could find to complain about, and it's a feature I'd be hesistant to use in first place.
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Overall 10
10

Great!

Katelin C., Newegg
18 June 2013
  • Summary: Overclocking the CPU is easy. It has your basic cpu/cache voltage and cpu/cache multipliers, and tons of other stuff if you seriously want to tweak.
  • Pros: Everything works as advertised. Easy overclocking. Noticeably better audio frequency response.
  • Cons: It makes some space ship sounds on system shut down. I haven't found a way to disable it yet.
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