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Asrock X79 Extreme4-M Extreme Driver

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Asrock X79 Extreme4-M Extreme Driver

Personally, I've never been a fan of mATX. For a media PC then I can see the point but perhaps somewhat arrogantly I frowned Asrock X79 Extreme4-M Extreme a motherboard that didn't offer all of the features the ATX boards could, most often due to the size difference.

ASRock X79 Extreme4-M Review - Overclockers

Lest we forget however, the vast majority of users will never have multiple GPU setups or an additional sound card so there is little need for multiple PCIe slots. Yes, it's nice to have the option but at what cost? Not many I would wager. So why then are mATX motherboards overlooked in Asrock X79 Extreme4-M Extreme there bigger brothers?


Like I said previously, Asrock X79 Extreme4-M Extreme large value is placed on the 'it's nice to have' phrase. The CPU socket area is as good as it gets with X Again with water cooling this is a non-issue. Just fill the damn thing up. This has more or less held true, so make your own judgment. The X79 chipset is a unified chipset so X79 really resides where the south bridge would have on older boards.

For whatever reason ASRock chose to use a little tiny fan for active chipset Asrock X79 Extreme4-M Extreme.

Tiny chipset fans seem to have a high failure rate and worse than that, these are noisy. The expansion slot area is OK. Most importantly the PCIe x16 slots are well placed with nothing that upsets me too much. However the placement of the CMOS battery is simply stupid.

ASRock X79 Extreme4 and NVMe

The guy that did this is now on that list. This type of bonehead move is inexcusable.

Usually in a non-POST type situation. By itself, not a deal breaker.

So far ASRock has shown great consistency here as this utility has always worked. At least so far. The application starts out with the hardware monitor.

Fan speeds are thrown in for good measure. Next is the fan control menu.

This simple menu allows you to adjust your target fan speed and target CPU or zone temperature. I have only seen this feature once on a MUCH more expensive competitors board.

ASRock X79 Extreme4-M Review

Two of those are letting Intel drive greyand the other oriented vertically on the board is driven by Asmedia. In this picture, it again shows the power on reset Asrock X79 Extreme4-M Extreme as well as the debug LED. PCIe 3.


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