ASRock Z270 Extreme4 Motherboard

Main Specifications

The main specifications for the ASRock Z270 Extreme4 include:

  • Socket: LGA1150
  • Chipset: Intel Z270
  • Super I/O: Nuvoton NCT6791D
  • Parallel ATA: none
  • Serial ATA: eight SATA-600 ports, six controlled by the chipset (RAID 0, 1, 10, and 5) and two controlled by an ASMedia ASM1061 chip
  • External SATA: none
  • USB 2.0: six USB 2.0 ports, available through three headers on the motherboard
  • USB 3.0: eight USB 3.0 ports, four on the motherboard rear panel and four available through two headers, controlled by the chipset
  • USB 3.1: two USB 3.1 ports, one Type A and one Type C, controlled by an ASMedia ASM2142 chip
  • FireWire (IEEE 1394): none
  • Thunderbolt: none
  • On-board video: controlled by the CPU; one VGA, one DVI-D, and one HDMI connectors
  • On-board audio: Produced by a Realtek ALC1220 chip (7.1 channels, 120 dB SNR for the outputs, no more information available), on-board optical SPDIF output, and a TI NE5532 audio amplifier for analog headphones
  • On-board LAN: one Gigabit Ethernet port, controlled by an Intel I219V chip
  • Buzzer: no
  • Infrared interface: no
  • Power supply required: EPS12V
  • Slots: two PCI Express 3.0 x16 slots (working at x16/x0 or x8/x8), one PCI Express 3.0 x16 slot (working at x4), three PCI Express 3.0 x1 slots, two M.2 slots compatible with PCI Express 3.0 x4 and SATA-600 SSDs, and one M.2 2230 slot for Wi-Fi cards
  • Memory: four DDR4-DIMM sockets (up to DDR3-3866, 64 GiB maximum)
  • Fan connectors: two four-pin connector for the CPU cooler, and three four-pin connector for auxiliary fans
  • Extra features: two BIOS chips, RGB LED lights
  • Number of CDs/DVDs provided: one
  • Programs included: motherboard utilities and drivers
  • More Information: http://www.asrock.com
  • Average Price in the U.S.*: USD 150.00

* Researched at Newegg.com on the day we published this article.

Author: Rafael Coelho

Rafael Otto Coelho is a physicist with a master's degree in Education, and is a college professor in Brazil.

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