ASRock Z590 Phantom Gaming-ITX/TB4 – ThinkComputers

Each year when we see new mini-ITX motherboards I always talk about how the mini-ITX industry keeps on getting more popular.  I think this past year more than ever we’ve seen the mini-ITX market explode.  This is due in part to traditional manufacturers offering some pretty amazing mini-ITX cases and of course those really awesome kit cases from the lesser-known brands.  For Z590 ASRock has their Z590 Phantom Gaming-ITX/TB4 which has quite the feature set including Thunderbolt 4, a 10-phase VRM, WiFi 6, 2.5G LAN, and even some RGB lighting.  If you are looking to build a small form factor system on the Z590 platform this board might be for you! Read on as we take a look…

Read more @ ThinkComputers

ASRock Z590 Phantom Gaming-ITX/TB4 – TweakTown

Internal connectivity includes three SATA 6Gb/s ports alongside one Ultra M.2 (Gen3) and one Hyper M.2(Gen4). Networking consists of the full complement from Killer with the AX1675x WiFi6e module and E3100G 2.5Gbe controller.

Rear I/O has a solid complement of USB 3.2 ports next to the Thunderbolt 4 port that is also fully compliant with USB 4.0 at 40Gbps. We also have dual display outputs with HDMI and DP alongside RJ45 2.5Gbe and WiFi6e antennas. Audio is handled by the extremely popular Realtek ALC1220 with a complete set of 3.5mm input/outputs at the bottom.

Read more @ TweakTown

ASRock Z590 Phantom Gaming-ITX/TB4 – TechPowerUp

The ASRock Z590 Phantom Gaming-ITX/TB4 features a robust 10-phase VRM with top of the line power stages and a substantial VRM cooling solution. The ASRock Z590 Phantom Gaming-ITX/TB4 also offers great connectivity with WiFi 6, 2.5 Gb/s Ethernet, and Thunderbolt 4, and the Phantom Gaming ITX line has a history of offering great performance, so let’s see how this latest entry into the family stacks up!

Read more @ TechPowerUp

ASRock Z590 Phantom Gaming-ITX/TB4 – FunkyKit

For a compact mini-ITX motherboard, it’s comes packed with some exciting features including … the Killer E3100G 2.5G LAN, Intel Gigabit LAN, Killer AX1675x 802.11ax(WiFi 6E) + BT 5.2, as well as Intel Thunderbolt 4 (Type-C). For storage, it comes with 3 x SATA3 ports, 1 x Hyper M.2 (PCIe Gen4 x4) and 1 x Ultra M.2 (PCIe Gen3 x4 & SATA3). Other features include the PCIe 4.0 x16 Steel slot, USB 3.2 Gen2 ports (5 rear and 2 front), ASRock Super Alloy, 7.1 CH HD Nahimic Audio and of course ASRock’s Polychrome Sync.

Read more @ FunkyKit

Mini-ITX Z590 Roundup – Tom’s Hardware

In our testing, all boards performed well, easily mixing in with our other test results, including full-size and more-expensive options. Out of the box, the ASRock board is the most hamstrung by Intel’s power limits, while the other boards tend to run a bit more free in comparison. But all you need to do to get the ASRock up to par with the other boards is to raise its power limits. The performance difference was negligible outside of the long-running tests, where the turbo time/limits come into play. Gaming performance was similar among all the boards, as was memory bandwidth and latency testing. Outside of a couple of outliers, all boards performed similarly, especially when the playing field was leveled by removing the stock limits.

Read more @ Tom’s Hardware

ASRock Z590 Phantom Gaming-ITX/TB4 – HKEPC

ASROCK launched the Z590 Phantom Gaming-ITX/TB4 Mini-ITX motherboard, using 10-phase 90A Dr.MOS power supply, with a giant aluminum alloy radiator and active cooling fan, even 11900K Full Load can withstand it, although the board is small but has With Killer E3100G 2.5Gbps Ethernet, Killer AX1675x Wi-Fi 6E dual gaming network, Nahimic Audio audio technology, Thunderbolt 4 high-speed connection and 27W PD 2.0 charging capability, it creates the strongest Z590 ITX gaming demon board.

Read more @ HKEPC (Chinese)