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The ASRock X99 Extreme6/3.1 has power and reset buttons, and a two-digit POST status display. Additionally, it has two BIOS chips selectable by a small switch. The motherboard supports installation of a TPM (Trusted Platform Module), which stores encryption keys in order to improve the computer security.

ASRock X99 Extreme6/3.1Figure 7: BIOS chips, buttons, and display

Besides having one USB 3.1 port at its rear panel, this motherboard brings two USB 3.1 type A ports on a PCI Express x4 expansion card, shown in Figure 8. This card uses an ASMedia ASM1142 chip.

ASRock X99 Extreme6/3.1Figure 8: USB 3.1 card

Figure 9 shows the other accessories that come with the motherboard.

ASRock X99 Extreme6/3.1Figure 9: accessories