Nahimic AudioWhether you are using headphones, a headset, external or internal speakers, via USB, Wi-Fi, analog output or even HDMI, Nahimic Audio offers you the most engaging listening experience, vibrant and rich with details.The Sound Tracker is a visual indicator that points out the directions from which predominant sounds are coming. Each sound is properly positioned in 360 on a radar for a full immersion during the game.Base Frequency Boost BFB TechnologyWho ever said that only K series CPUs and the Z-family platform are capable of being performed with maximum power. Via ASRock BFB Boost Frequency Boost Technology, users may install their non K series CPUs to ASRocks 400 series motherboards even non Z models and enjoy the base frequency boost with the hidden power of processors immediately.While ASRock BFB breathes life into non K series CPUs and non Z series motherboards, the boost frequency currently still depends on the cooling system applied on your rig. BFB frequency performance results may vary between different CPUs and hardware configurations. Frequency shown in this chart is for reference only.10 Power Phase DesignFeaturing 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.Premium 50A Power ChokeCompared to traditional chokes, ASRocks premium 50A power chokes effectively make the saturation current up to three times better, thus providing enhanced and improved Vcore voltage to the motherboard.Heat Dissipating PCB TechnologyLuxurious features extend to the onboard heat dissipating PCB points. Heat Dissipating PCB gives the motherboard a more mysterious touch and this design effectively takes the heat away from PCB and lower down the temperature up to 4.1 degreesRULE YOUR OWN LIGHTING WAY – POLYCHROME RGBASRock motherboards deliver stunning performance and superior aesthetics to rule your own colorful lighting way ASRock offers a very comprehensive control to perform the built-in RGB LEDs or the connected LED strips, CPU fans, coolers, chassis and any RGB devices smoothly. Devices can be synchronized across the Polychrome RGB Sync-certified accessories as well.The addressable RGB LED header supports WS2812B addressable RGB LED strip 5V/Data/GND, with a maximum power rating of 3A 5V, a max of 80 LEDs and length within 2 meters.The RGB LED header supports standard 5050 RGB LED strip 12V/G/R/B, with a maximum power rating of 3A 12V and length within 2 meters.Intel LANIntel LAN provides the best throughput performance, lower CPU utilization, enhanced stability and is able to deliver ultimate network experience to usersA SOLID M.2-SOLUTION PERFORMERM.2 ArmorsGood M.2 SSD protection is important for longevity and stability. ASRock provides a completed M.2 armor solution that makes SSDs to run in a certain low temperature.Dual M.2 For SSD, Supports Type 22110 M.2Ready for higher capacity and even faster Type 22110 M.2 NVMe SSD to fulfill the need of performance. Two Ultra M.2 sockets that support both SATA3 6Gb/s and PCIe Gen3 x4 modes, pushing 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.PCI-E STEEL SLOTThe advanced PCI-E Steel Slot 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 slot safely.Dual USB 3.2 Gen2 Type-A Type-CThis motherboard has a pair of onboard Type-A and Type-C USB 3.2 Gen2 ports built on the rear i/o for supporting next generation USB 3.2 Gen2 devices and to deliver up to 10 Gbps data transfer rates.M.2 KEY E For WiFiBesides the onboard LAN port, users may also choose 802.11ac wireless connections by M.2 Key E slot.Wi-Fi module is not included.Premium 50A Power ChokeCompared to traditional chokes, ASRocks premium 50A power chokes effectively make the saturation current up to three times better, thus providing enhanced and improved Vcore voltage to the motherboard.Sapphire Black PCBPure black PCB appearance. The new Sapphire Black PCB represents rock-solid quality and gives the motherboard a more mysterious touch.High Density Glass Fabric PCBHigh Density Glass Fabric PCB design that reduces the gaps between the PCB layers to protect the motherboard against electrical shorts caused by humidity.Water Pump HeaderThis is not only a standard CPU fan header, but also supports water pumps This header provides a maximum of 2A 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.Live Update & APP ShopASRock 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.moreFull Spike ProtectionSome sensitive digital components on the motherboard are vulnerable to power surges, the excessive current may cause your system to malfunction immediately. ASRock Full Spike Protection includes various technologies to prevent your motherboards components from being damaged by these unexpected voltage spikes.