ASRock Fatal1ty Z97 Killer

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About this Product


Product Specifications
General
Unique Feature ASRock Super Alloy
- XXL Aluminum Alloy Heatsink
- Premium Alloy Choke (Reduces 70% core loss compared to iron powder choke)
- NexFET™ MOSFET
- 12K Platinum Caps (100% Japan made high quality conductive polymer capacitors)
- Sapphire Black PCB
ASRock Full Spike Protection
ASRock Cloud
ASRock APP Shop
CPU - Supports 5th Generation, New 4th and 4th Generation Intel® Core™ i7/i5/i3/Pentium/Celeron® Processors (Socket 1150)
- Digi Power design
- 8 Power Phase design
- Supports Intel® Turbo Boost 2.0 Technology
- Supports Intel® K-Series unlocked CPUs
- Supports ASRock BCLK Full-range Overclocking
Chipset - Intel® Z97
Memory - Dual Channel DDR3 Memory Technology
- 4 x DDR3 DIMM Slots
- Supports DDR3 3000+(OC)/2933(OC)/2800(OC)/2400(OC)/2133(OC)/1866(OC)/1600/1333/1066 non-ECC, un-buffered memory
- Max. capacity of system memory: 32GB*
- Supports Intel® Extreme Memory Profile (XMP) 1.3 / 1.2

*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 - 2 x 64Mb AMI UEFI Legal BIOS with multilingual GUI support (1 x Main BIOS and 1 x Backup BIOS)
- Supports Secure Backup UEFI Technology
- ACPI 1.1 Compliant wake up events
- SMBIOS 2.3.1 Support
- CPU, DRAM, PCH 1.05V, PCH 1.5V Voltage Multi-adjustment
Audio, Video and Networking
Graphics - Supports Intel® HD Graphics Built-in Visuals : Intel® Quick Sync Video with AVC, MVC (S3D) and MPEG-2 Full HW Encode1, Intel® InTru™ 3D, Intel® Clear Video HD Technology, Intel® Insider™, Intel® HD Graphics 4400/4600
- Pixel Shader 5.0, DirectX 11.1
- Max. shared memory 1792MB
- Three graphics output options: D-Sub, DVI-D and HDMI
- Supports Triple Monitor
- Supports HDMI with max. resolution up to 4K x 2K (4096x2304) @ 24Hz
- Supports DVI-D with max. resolution up to 1920x1200 @ 60Hz
- Supports D-Sub with max. resolution up to 1920x1200 @ 60Hz
- Supports Auto Lip Sync, Deep Color (12bpc), xvYCC and HBR (High Bit Rate Audio) with HDMI Port (Compliant HDMI monitor is required)
- Supports HDCP with DVI-D and HDMI Ports
- Supports Full HD 1080p Blu-ray (BD) playback with DVI-D and HDMI Ports

*Intel® HD Graphics Built-in Visuals and the VGA outputs can be supported only with processors which are GPU integrated.

**Due to chipset limitation, the Blu-ray playback of Intel® HD Graphics is only supported under Windows® 8 / 8 64-bit / 7 / 7 64-bit / Vista™ / Vista™ 64-bit.

***Intel® InTru™ 3D is only supported under Windows® 8 / 8 64-bit / 7 / 7 64-bit.
Audio - 7.1 CH HD Audio with Content Protection (Realtek ALC1150 Audio Codec)
- Premium Blu-ray Audio support
- Supports Surge Protection (ASRock Full Spike Protection)
- Supports Purity Sound™ 2
- Nichicon Fine Gold Series Audio Caps
- 115dB SNR DAC with differential amplifier
- TI® NE5532 Premium Headset Amplifier (Supports up to 600 ohm headsets)
- Direct Drive Technology
- EMI shielding cover
- PCB isolate shielding
- Supports DTS Connect
LAN - PCIE x1 Gigabit LAN 10/100/1000 Mb/s
- Qualcomm Atheros Killer™ E2200 Series
- Supports Qualcomm Atheros Security Wake On Internet Technology
- Supports Wake-On-LAN
- Supports Lightning/ESD Protection (ASRock Full Spike Protection)
- Supports Energy Efficient Ethernet 802.3az
- Supports PXE
Expansion / Connectivity
Slots - 1 x PCI Express 3.0 x16 Slot (PCIE2: x16 mode)
- 1 x PCI Express 2.0 x16 Slot (PCIE4: x4 mode)
- 2 x PCI Express 2.0 x1 Slots
- 2 x PCI Slots
- Supports AMD Quad CrossFireX™ and CrossFireX™

*If PCIE1 or PCIE3 slot is occupied, PCIE4 slot will run at x2 mode.
Storage - 6 x SATA3 6.0 Gb/s Connectors, support RAID (RAID 0, RAID 1, RAID 5, RAID 10, Intel® Rapid Storage Technology 13 and Intel® Smart Response Technology), NCQ, AHCI and Hot Plug
- 1 x SATA Express Connector (shared with SATAE_4, SATAE_5 and M.2 Socket)
- 1 x M.2_SSD (NGFF) Socket 3, supports M.2 SATA3 6.0 Gb/s module and M.2 PCI Express module up to Gen2 x2 (10 Gb/s)
  • Support to be announced
Connector - 1 x COM Port Header
- 1 x TPM Header
- 1 x Power LED Header
- 2 x CPU Fan Connectors (1 x 4-pin, 1 x 3-pin)
- 3 x Chassis Fan Connectors (1 x 4-pin, 2 x 3-pin)
- 1 x Power Fan Connector (3-pin)
- 1 x 24 pin ATX Power Connector
- 1 x 8 pin 12V Power Connector (Hi-Density Power Connector)
- 1 x Front Panel Audio Connector
- 1 x Thunderbolt™ AIC Connector
- 2 x USB 2.0 Headers (Support 4 USB 2.0 ports) (Supports ESD Protection (ASRock Full Spike Protection))
- 1 x USB 3.0 Header (Supports 2 USB 3.0 ports) (Supports ESD Protection (ASRock Full Spike Protection))
Rear Panel I/O - 1 x PS/2 Mouse/Keyboard Port
- 1 x D-Sub Port
- 1 x DVI-D Port
- 1 x HDMI Port
- 1 x Optical SPDIF Out Port
- 3 x USB 2.0 Ports (Supports ESD Protection (ASRock Full Spike Protection))
- 1 x Fatal1ty Mouse Port (USB 2.0) (Supports ESD Protection (ASRock Full Spike Protection))
- 4 x USB 3.0 Ports (Supports ESD Protection (ASRock Full Spike Protection))
- 1 x RJ-45 LAN Port with LED (ACT/LINK LED and SPEED LED)
- HD Audio Jacks: Rear Speaker / Central / Bass / Line in / Front Speaker / Microphone
Other Features / Miscellaneous
Software and UEFI Software
- ASRock F-Stream
- ASRock Disk Health Report
- ASRock USB Key
- ASRock Key Master
- ASRock APP Charger
- ASRock XFast RAM
- ASRock Restart to UEFI
UEFI
- ASRock Full HD UEFI
- ASRock My Favorites in UEFI
- ASRock UEFI Guide
- ASRock Instant Flash
- ASRock Internet Flash
- ASRock Crashless BIOS
- ASRock OMG (Online Management Guard)
- ASRock UEFI System Browser
- ASRock UEFI Tech Service
- ASRock Dehumidifier
- ASRock Easy RAID Installer
- ASRock Easy Driver Installer
Support CD - Drivers, Utilities, AntiVirus Software (Trial Version), Google Chrome Browser and Toolbar, Start8 (30 days trial), Kloudian Orbweb.ME Professional (Win 8.1 / 7), XSplit, Killer Network Manager
Accessories - Quick Installation Guide, Support CD, I/O Shield
- 4 x SATA Data Cables
- 1 x Screw for M.2_SSD (NGFF) Socket 3
Hardware Monitor - CPU/Chassis temperature sensing
- CPU/Chassis/Power Fan Tachometer
- CPU/Chassis Quiet Fan (Auto adjust chassis fan speed by CPU temperature)
- CPU/Chassis Fan multi-speed control
- Voltage monitoring: +12V, +5V, +3.3V, CPU Input Voltage, CPU Internal Voltages
Form Factor - ATX Form Factor
- High Density Glass Fabric PCB
OS - Microsoft® Windows® 8.1 32-bit / 8.1 64-bit / 8 32-bit / 8 64-bit / 7 32-bit / 7 64-bit
Certifications - FCC, CE, WHQL
- ErP/EuP ready (ErP/EuP ready power supply is required)

Official URL

http://www.asrock.com/mb/Intel/Fatal1ty%20Z97%20Killer/index.asp

Reviews

ASRock Fatal1ty Z97 Killer Reviews Rating: 90 out of 100 based on 3 ratings.

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HardOCP  --- Jul 02 '14
ocaholic 4.5/5 May 12 '14
pcGameware.co.uk 9/10 Jun 25 '14
PureOverclock.com  --- Jul 02 '14
ThinkComputers 9/10 Jul 23 '14
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HardOCP on Jul 03 '14

"The ASRock Fatal1ty Z97 Killer motherboard was an excellent performer overall. In terms of overclocking it simply kicked ass for a budget motherboard solution. Its no-frills approach is something..."

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pcGameware.co.uk on Jun 25 '14

"After a few minor grievances, the ASRock Fatal1ty Z97 Killer has proven rock solid throughout its two week testing period, very easy to use, overclock and the utilities and software is great. It’s..."

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PureOverclock.com on Jul 02 '14

"Finally… if you take into consideration some of the minor quibbles we have with the motherboard’s SATA layout and PCIe lanes available for multiple graphics cards, despite these issues, we feel..."

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ThinkComputers on Jul 23 '14

"As I said in the introduction of this review the ASRock Fatal1ty Z97 motherboard is first and foremost targeted at gamers. ASRock has done a great job adding features to this board that gamers will..."

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