ASRock Z590 Extreme WiFi 6E – TweakTown

Z590 brings a sizable refresh to Intel’s enthusiast platform motherboards. Starting with the spotlight feature, PCIe Express Gen4, bringing Intel up to par with AMD on both the storage front allowing for incredibly fast NVMe storage to be deployed and GPUs that extra bandwidth. Additional features include support for Thunderbolt 4, USB4, USB 3.2 Gen2x2 (20Gbps), 2.5Gbe as standard equipment, and Intel CNVi for Wi-Fi 6 and 6e. All of this made possible with Intel doubling DMI link bandwidth to the chipset.

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ASRock B550 Taichi Razer Edition – TweakTown

Taichi has been the pinnacle of ASRock motherboards platforms for years, and the B550 Taichi in itself is one of the more premium motherboards available on the market within the B550 lineup. For gamers wanting to build on a budget, B550 is fantastic, offering reliable connectivity and, admittedly, limited Gen4 capabilities. Still, enough to get your GPU and NVMe on the latest and greatest motherboard tech has to offer.

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ASRock Z490 Taichi: Physical Review – Steve’s Hardware

Overall we were quite impressed with the hardware on this motherboard. We like the VRM very much, but what really impressed us is the feature count. For starters, ASRock’s approach to PCI-E 4.0 is more unique than we have seen, with a separate fourth M.2 slot just to be used with next generation CPUs. We also have USB 3.2 2×2 (20Gb/s), 2.5Gbit LAN, and a lot of USB internal and rear IO connectors. The aesthetics of the motherboard are also quite pleasing. Overall, the Z490 Taichi from ASRock once again fulfils the legacy of the product line and would make its predecessors proud.

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ASRock B550 TAICHI RAZER EDITION

The ASRock B550 Taichi Razer Edition AMD AM4 DDR4 motherboard offers an excellent basic configuration with an unique addressable RGB lighting that can be integrated and extensively customized with Razer compatible products, but the other features are also excellent, which combined with great OC results and attractive design provides the base for a high-end AMD system.

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ASRock B560 Steel Legend

The ASRock B560 Steel Legend motherboard arrived at our office recently, and we thought it would be a good idea if we did a quick unboxing, and a brief look at this motherboard. The ASRock B560 Steel Legend features Intel’s latest mainstream chipset, the B560 and is suitable for the latest Intel 11th Gen (Rocket Lake), as well as the previous 10th Gen (Comet Lake) processors, both of which uses the LGA 1200 socket.

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ASRock X570 PG Velocita

ASRock’s Phantom Gaming brand has quickly been expanding the last couple of years and has also been moving towards a more high-end offering. With the recent launch of AMD’s Zen3 based Ryzen 5000 series processors, ASRock has taken the opportunity to revamp its lineup and add a new flagship, the X570 PG Velocita. Featuring a massive 14-phase VRM The PG Velocita can handle almost every Ryzen processor up to the monster Ryzen 9 5950X with ease.

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ASRock W480 Creator

W480 is a fantastic chipset platform for consumers that want access to features commonly found on HEDT systems. ECC memory support is one of the biggest parts of the ASRock Creator, as is the wide range of compatibility with CPUs from the Core and Xeon Families, and one better ASRock says the W480 Creator will support upcoming 11th Generation processors and is PCIe 4.0 ready!

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ASRock X570 Taichi Razer Edition

The ASRock X570 Taichi Razer Edition is a great-looking motherboard with a sharp and modern aesthetic. The collaboration with Razer feels like a natural progression for the strides ASRock has taken in bringing their motherboard RGB implementations to the forefront of the industry in the last two years. The ASRock X570 Taichi Razer Edition has vibrant lighting with great diffusion, and effects that are properly harnessed by the Razer Synapse software.

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ASRock Z590 Steel Legend WiFi 6E – Previewed

When removing the ASRock Z590 Steel Legend WiFi 6E for the box, we’re greeted by a black PCB with grey and white patterns stenciled on its entirety. The heatsinks and shrouds are all grey/silver, providing a stark contrast against the dark board. I’m personally not a fan of all the patterns, but beauty is in the eye of the beholder. That said, the Steel Legend will fit into most build themes without issue.

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ASRock X570 PG Velocita

ASRock looks to effectively tread a middle ground with the X570 PG Velocita. There’s plenty of good at the mooted £240 price point, including a 14-phase supply, 2.5G Ethernet and WiFi, above average cooling, a fast, intuitive BIOS, and performance about as good as X570 gets.

That’s not to say it’s perfect. We’d like a third M.2 slot, especially if using the Thunderbolt connector, 20Gbps USB certainly wouldn’t go amiss, and we’d prefer ASRock to tone down the aesthetics some. Then there’s competition such as the MSI MAG X570 Tomahawk WiFi, which offers ostensibly the same level of features for £40 less. Choices, choices.

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