Overview

Features

  • ATX
  • ASRock Super Alloy
  • Supports AMD AM4 Socket Ryzen Series CPUs (Summit Ridge)
  • Supports DDR4 3200+(OC)
  • Supports DDR4 3200+(OC)
  • 2 PCIe 3.0 x16, 1 PCIe 2.0 x16, 2 PCIe 2.0 x1
  • NVIDIA® Quad SLI™, AMD Quad CrossFireX™
  • 7.1 CH HD Audio (Realtek ALC1220 Audio Codec),
  • Supports Purity Sound™ 4 & DTS Connect
  • 10 SATA3, 1 Ultra M.2 (PCIe Gen3 x4 & SATA3), 1 M.2 (PCIe Gen2 x4)
  • 2 USB 3.1 Gen2 (1 Type-A, 1 Type-C), 10 USB 3.1 Gen1 (4 Front, 6 Rear)
  • Intel® Gigabit LAN
  • Intel 802.11ac+ BT 4.2

Overview

All-Rounder

"Taichi" represents the philosophical state of undifferentiated absolute and infinite potential. It's ASRock's biggest offering in the easy-to-use, rock-solidly stable line of motherboards that fulfills every task with style! Specially designed for the all-round PC user who wants a motherboard packed with premium features.

RGB LED

Build your own colorful lighting system! RGB LED and header allows users to connect LED strip and create their unique PC style easily. The ASRock RGB LED utility can be downloadeddirectlyor from an all-in-one utility ASRock Live Update & APP Shop!

Hyper BCLK Engine II

An additional external base clock generator that supports PCIe frequency overclocking. It provides a wider range of frequencies and more precise clock waveforms, allowing any user to get most from their CPU investment with precise, stable overclocking.

16 Power Phase Design

Designed with 16 Power Phase design, this motherboard features sturdy components and completely smooth power delivery to the CPU. Plus, it offers unmatched overclocking capabilities and enhanced performance with the lowest temperature for advanced gamers as well.

IR® Digital PWM

The onboard IRDigital PWM controller delivers the most precise and stable power so that users may achieve optimal performance.

Dual Band 802.11ac WiFi

No one has time for weak WiFi signals and sluggish internet! That's why this motherboard comes with a 802.11ac WiFi (2.4G / 5G WiFi) module which supports wireless networks and Bluetooth v4.2.

Dual USB 3.1 Gen2 (Type-A + Type-C)

This motherboard has a pair of onboard Type-A and Type-C USB 3.1 Gen2 ports built on the rear i/o for supporting next generation USB 3.1 Gen2 devices and to deliver up to 10 Gbps data transfer rates.

USB 3.1 Gen2 doubles the data transfer rate

USB 3.1 Gen2 Type-C doubles the charge speed!

Dual M.2 For SSD

One PCIe Gen3 x4 Ultra M.2 interface that pushes data transfer speeds up to 32Gb/s, and is compatible with ASRocks U.2 Kit for installing some of the worlds fastest U.2 PCIe Gen3 x4 SSD. The other one supports PCIe Gen2 x4 20Gb/s transfer speed.

Purity Sound 4

It's time to enjoy the most purified audio performance with ultra high definition. Purity Sound4 is a combination of several hardware, software audio solutions. 7.1 CH HD audio with the latest Realtek ALC1220 audio codec, individual PCB layers for R/L audio channel, 120dB SNR DAC and other technologies to deliver the crispest sound effects.

120dB SNR DAC

Gold Audio connector

TINE5532 Premium Headset Amplifier

Individual PCB Layers for R/L Audio Channel

Impedance Sensing on Front Out port

PCB Isolate Shielding

Pure Power-In

Nichicon Fine Gold Series Audio Caps

Gold Audio Jacks

PCI-E STEEL SLOTS

The advanced PCI-E Steel Slots packed with solid cover that prevent any signal interference with graphics cards. It also ensures the heavy graphics cards to be well-installed in the PCI-E slots safely.

XXL Aluminum Alloy Heatsink

Extra large aluminum alloy heat sinks that effectively take away heat from the MOSFET and chipset so that your whole system may perform more stable.

Premium 60A Power Choke

Compared to traditional chokes, ASRocks premium 60A power chokes effectively make the saturation current up to three times better, thus providing enhanced and improved Vcore voltage to the motherboard.

Premium Memory Alloy Choke

Specifically designed for memory power delivery, these new alloy chokes feature a highly magnetic and heat resistant design, thus delivering more stable and reliable power to the motherboard and memory modules.

Dual-Stack MOSFET (DSM)

Dual-Stack MOSFET (DSM) is another innovative MOSFETs design by ASRock. The silicon die area is increased by stacking two dies into one MOSFET. The larger the die area, the lower Rds(on). Compared to traditional discrete MOSFET, DSM with larger die area provides extreme lower Rds(on) 1.2 m, so the power supply for the CPU Vcore is more efficient

Nichicon 12K Black Caps

Supreme 12K black capacitors with lifespans of at least 12,000 hours. Compared to other counterparts on high-end motherboards that merely have lifespans of around 10,000 hours, ASRock applied Nichicon 12K Black Caps that offer 20% longer lifespans and provide more stability and reliability.

I/O Armor

A new designed protective cover for all of the crucial parts near the motherboard's rear I/O, so that they won't easily be damaged by static electricity.

Matte Black PCB

A new mysterious matte black and copper color scheme to match the prestigious components on ASRock's high-end motherboards.

High Density Glass Fabric PCB

High Density Glass Fabric PCB design that reduces the gaps between the PCB layers to protect the motherboard against electrical shorts caused by humidity.

Intel® LAN

IntelLAN provides the best throughput performance, lower CPU utilization, enhanced stability and is able to deliver ultimate network experience to users!

SLI HB Bridge Free Bundled

The free bundled ASRock's new SLI HB Bridge is compatible with the NVIDIAGeForce GTX 1080 and 1070 graphics cards that doubles the available transfer bandwidth, thus delivering rock stable gameplay and experiencing surround gaming in the best way.

2oz Copper

It comes with 2 ounces copper inner layers, using only carefully selected copper materials for PCB layers, delivering lower temperature and higher energy efficiency for overclocking.

Water Pump Header

This is not only a standard CPU fan header, but also supports water pumps! This header provides a maximum of 1.5A power for supporting the most popular water pumps. User also can adjust the voltage of water pump to get higher cooling performance with lower noise.

A-Tuning

A-Tuning is ASRock's multi purpose software suite with a new interface, more new features and improved utilities.

Live Update & APP Shop

ASRock Live Update & APP Shop is designed for your convenience. We provide various apps and support software for users to download. You can also easily optimize your system and keep your motherboard up to date with ASRock Live Update & APP Shop.

Specifications

Unique Feature

ASRock USB 3.1 Gen2

- ASRock USB 3.1 Gen2 Type-A Port (10 Gb/s)

- ASRock USB 3.1 Gen2 Type-C Port (10 Gb/s)

ASRock Super Alloy

- XXL Aluminum Alloy Heatsink

- Premium 60A Power Choke

- Premium Memory Alloy Choke (Reduces 70% core loss compared to iron powder choke)

- Dual-Stack MOSFET (DSM)

- Nichicon 12K Black Caps (100% Japan made high quality conductive polymer capacitors)

- I/O Armor

- Matte Black PCB

- High Density Glass Fabric PCB

- 2oz Copper PCB

Intel 802.11ac WiFi

ASRock Steel Slots

ASRock Ultra M.2 (PCIe Gen3 x4 & SATA3)

ASRock Full Spike Protection (for all USB, Audio, LAN Ports)

ASRock Live Update & APP Shop

CPU

- Supports AMD AM4 Socket Ryzen Series CPUs (Summit Ridge)

- IR Digital PWM

- 16 Power Phase design

- Supports 300W EX OC

- Supports ASRock Hyper BCLK Engine II

Chipset

- AMD Promontory X370

Memory

- Dual Channel DDR4 Memory Technology

- 4 x DDR4 DIMM Slots

- Supports DDR4 3200+(OC)/2933(OC)/2667/2400/2133 ECC and non-ECC, un-buffered memory*

- Max. capacity of system memory: 64GB**

- 15µ Gold Contact in DIMM Slots

*Please refer to Memory Support List on ASRock's website for more information.

Please refer to below table for DDR4 UDIMM maximum frequency support.

Ryzen Series CPUs:

UDIMM Memory Slot Frequency(MHZ)
A1 A2 B1 B2
- SR - - 2667
- DR - - 2667
- SR - SR 2667
- DR - DR 2400-2667
SR SR SR SR 2133-2400
SR/DR DR SR/DR DR 1866-2133

SR: Single rank DIMM, 1Rx4 or 1Rx8 on DIMM module label

DR: Dual rank DIMM, 2Rx4 or 2Rx8 on DIMM module label

**Due to the operating system limitation, the actual memory size may be less than 4GB for the reservation for system usage under Windows 32-bit OS. For Windows 64-bit OS with 64-bit CPU, there is no such limitation.

BIOS

- 128Mb AMI UEFI Legal BIOS with GUI support

- Supports "Plug and Play"

- ACPI 5.1 compliance wake up events

- Supports jumperfree

- SMBIOS 2.3 support

- CPU, VCORE_NB, DRAM, VPPM, PCH 1.05V, +1.8V, VDDP, PROM 2.5V, Voltage Multi-adjustment

Graphics

- n/a

Audio

- 7.1 CH HD Audio with Content Protection (Realtek ALC1220 Audio Codec)

- Premium Blu-ray Audio support

- Supports Surge Protection

- Supports Purity Sound 4

- Nichicon Fine Gold Series Audio Caps

- 120dB SNR DAC with Differential Amplifier

- TI NE5532 Premium Headset Amplifier for Front Panel Audio Connector (Supports up to 600 Ohm headsets)

- Pure Power-In

- Direct Drive Technology

- PCB isolate shielding

- Impedance Sensing on Line Out port

- Individual PCB Layers for R/L Audio Channel

- Gold Audio Jacks

- 15 Gold Audio Connector

- Supports DTS Connect

LAN

- Gigabit LAN 10/100/1000 Mb/s

- GigaLAN Intel I211AT

- Supports Wake-On-LAN

- Supports Lightning/ESD Protection

- Supports Energy Efficient Ethernet 802.3az

- Supports PXE

Wireless LAN

- Intel 802.11ac WiFi Module (Free Bundle)

- Supports IEEE 802.11a/b/g/n/ac

- Supports Dual-Band (2.4/5 GHz)

- Supports high speed wireless connections up to 433Mbps

- Supports Bluetooth 4.2 / 3.0 + High speed class II

Slots

- 2 x PCI Express 3.0 x16 Slots (single at x16 (PCIE2); dual at x8 (PCIE2) / x8 (PCIE3))*

- 1 x PCI Express 2.0 x16 Slot (PCIE5 @ x4 mode)**

- 2 x PCI Express 2.0 x1 Slots

- Supports AMD Quad CrossFireX and CrossFireX

- Supports NVIDIA Quad SLI and SLI

- 1 x Vertical M.2 Socket (Key E) with the bundled WiFi-802.11ac module (on the rear I/O)

- 15 Gold Contact in VGA PCIe Slot (PCIE2)

*Supports NVMe SSD as boot disks

**If PCIE5 slot is occupied, M2_2 will be disabled

Storage

- 8 x SATA3 6.0 Gb/s Connectors, support RAID (RAID 0, RAID 1 and RAID 10), NCQ, AHCI and Hot Plug

- 2 x SATA3 6.0 Gb/s Connectors by ASMedia ASM1061, support NCQ, AHCI and Hot Plug

- 1 x Ultra M.2 Socket (M2_1), supports M Key type 2242/2260/2280 M.2 SATA3 6.0 Gb/s module and M.2 PCI Express module up to Gen3 x4 (32 Gb/s)

- 1 x M.2 Socket (M2_2), supports M Key type 2230/2242/2260/2280 M.2 PCI Express module up to Gen2 x4 (20 Gb/s)*

*If M2_2 is occupied, PCIE5 slot will be disabled

Supports NVMe SSD as boot disks

Supports ASRock U.2 Kit

Connector

- 1 x Power LED and Speaker Header

- 1 x AMD Fan LED Header*

- 2 x RGB LED Headers*

- 1 x CPU Fan Connector (4-pin)**

- 1 x CPU Optional/Water Pump Fan Connector (4-pin) (Smart Fan Speed Control)***

- 2 x Chassis Fan Connectors (4-pin) (Smart Fan Speed Control)****

- 1 x Chassis Optional/Water Pump Fan Connector (4-pin) (Smart Fan Speed Control)*****

- 1 x 24 pin ATX Power Connector (Hi-Density Power Connector)

- 1 x 8 pin 12V Power Connector (Hi-Density Power Connector)

- 1 x Front Panel Audio Connector (15 Gold Audio Connector)

- 1 x AMD LED Fan USB Header

- 2 x USB 2.0 Headers (Support 4 USB 2.0 ports) (Supports ESD Protection)

- 2 x USB 3.1 Gen1 Headers (Support 4 USB 3.1 Gen1 ports) (Supports ESD Protection)

- 1 x Dr. Debug with LED

*Supports in total up to 12V/3A, 36W LED Strip

The AMD Fan LED Header supports LED strips of maximum load of 3A (36W) and length up to 2.5M.

**The CPU Fan Connector supports the CPU fan of maximum 1A (12W) fan power.

***The CPU Optional/Water Pump Fan supports the water cooler fan of maximum 1.5A (18W) fan power.

****The Chassis Optional/Water Pump Fan supports the water cooler fan of maximum 1.5A (18W) fan power.

*****CPU_FAN1, CHA_FAN1, CHA_FAN2 can auto detect if 3-pin or 4-pin fan is in use.

Rear Panel I/O

- 2 x Antenna Ports

- 1 x PS/2 Mouse/Keyboard Port

- 1 x Optical SPDIF Out Port

- 1 x USB 3.1 Gen2 Type-A Port (10 Gb/s) (Supports ESD Protection)

- 1 x USB 3.1 Gen2 Type-C Port (10 Gb/s) (Supports ESD Protection)

- 6 x USB 3.1 Gen1 Ports (Supports ESD Protection)

- 1 x RJ-45 LAN Port with LED (ACT/LINK LED and SPEED LED)

- 1 x Clear CMOS Switch

- HD Audio Jacks: Rear Speaker / Central / Bass / Line in / Front Speaker / Microphone (Gold Audio Jacks)

Software and UEFI

Software

- ASRock A-Tuning

- ASRock RGB LED

- ASRock APP Charger

- ASRock XFast LAN*

UEFI

- ASRock Full HD UEFI

- ASRock Instant Flash

- ASRock Internet Flash

- ASRock Easy RAID Installer

*These utilities can be downloaded from ASRock Live Update & APP Shop.

Support CD

- Drivers, Utilities, AntiVirus Software (Trial Version), Google Chrome Browser and Toolbar

Accessories

- Quick Installation Guide, Support CD, I/O Shield

- 4 x SATA Data Cables

- 1 x ASRock SLI_HB_Bridge_2S Card

- 2 x ASRock WiFi 2.4/5 GHz Antennas

- 2 x Screws for M.2 Sockets

Hardware Monitor

- Temperature Sensing: CPU, CPU Optional/Water Pump, Chassis, Chassis Optional/Water Pump Fans

- Fan Tachometer: CPU, CPU Optional/Water Pump, Chassis, Chassis Optional/Water Pump Fans

- Quiet Fan (Auto adjust chassis fan speed by CPU temperature): CPU, CPU Optional/Water Pump, Chassis, Chassis Optional/Water Pump Fans

- Fan Multi-Speed Control: CPU, CPU Optional/Water Pump, Chassis, Chassis Optional/Water Pump Fans

- Voltage monitoring: +12V, +5V, +3.3V, CPU Vcore, VCORE_NB, DRAM, PCH 1.05V, +1.8V, VDDP

Form Factor

- ATX Form Factor: 12.0-in x 9.6-in, 30.5 cm x 24.4 cm

OS

- Microsoft Windows 10 64-bit*

*For the updated Windows 10 driver, please visit ASRock's website for details.

Certifications

- FCC, CE

- ErP/EuP ready (ErP/EuP ready power supply is required)

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