ASRock, manufacturer of motherboards and video cards, announced the launch of the Z490 Taichi and the Z490, PG Velocita. With this motherboard, the brand completed the Intel 400 series, compatible with the latest processors 10 ma generation, with up to 10 cores using the LGA1200 socket.
“Whatever the user requirements, we have more than 30 models available. ASRock has the motherboard to meet various needs. This includes our flagship Z490 Taichi and Z490 PG Velocita for performance enthusiasts, overclocking. In addition to the well-known Z490 Steel Legend, Pro and Phantom Gaming; like the full mini-ITX options for SFF builds; plus h470, B460 mainstream and h410 as input options, ”said Hernán Chapitel, ASRock’s Director of Sales for Latin America .
“Designed expressly for the latest 10-core K-series processors, ASRock Z490 Taichi and ASRock Z490 PG Velocita are dedicated to overclockers and PC enthusiasts who want to get the most out of their computers. Utilizing the latest Dr.MOS and 2oz copper PCBs, they offer up to 95% VRM efficiency. To ensure that the motherboard VRMs remain cool even when using 10-core processors under heavy and sustained loads, when liquid-cooled or even overclocked, both motherboards feature temperature-reactive active heatsinks on the CPU VRMs to reduce VRM temperatures, ensuring stability even in the most extreme conditions, ”explained Hernán Chapitel.
“ASRock motherboards like Z490 Taichi, PG Velocita, Steel Legend, Extreme4 and even H470 Steel Legend are prepared with PCI-Express Gen-4 support. PCIe 4.0 components such as M.2 sockets and slots were also used to ensure that the motherboard is ready to accommodate the next generation CPU, ”stated Spire and detailed:“ The premium audio quality is a highlight for the motherboards of the ASRock 400 series. Using Nahimic Audio, ASRock has upgraded almost all of its 400 series motherboards with best-in-class sound. Whether you’re using headphones or a set of speakers via USB, analog, or even HDMI, Nahimic Audio gives you the most engaging, vibrant, and richly detailed listening experience. “
ASRock’s high-end 400 series also features ESS 9218 SABER DAC and WIMA audio capacitors specifically tailored to create a high-end audio solution. It has support for headphones up to 600 ohm, ideal for listening to music, movies or playing games.
CPU performance with ASRock’s Rock-Solid mid-range options
The B460 Steel Legend and ASRock B460 Pro series feature a robust VRM design, with heatsinks and best-in-class component selection. Both motherboards include RGB LED headers and support for the ASRock Polychrome RGB utility that allows users to sync their RGB lighting within their PCs.
Base Frequency Boost (BFB) technology allows users to enjoy an immediate performance boost even on non-Z series motherboards. ASRock has installed a robust VRM design and heat sinks for great cooling in both its series of Pro4 and Steel Legend motherboards and even waterfall.