ASRock have changed in over the past couple of years from a choice of last resort for the budget conscious to creating some intriguing products. Look at how clean the design of their Z270 Extreme4 is, with heatsinks covering the majority of the components and a nice silver and black colour scheme. Aesthetics aside, it also has some nice features, such as a 1.5 amp water pump header, a pair of M.2 slots, USB 3.1 in both A and C flavours, three PCIe 3.0 16x slots of which two are reinforced metal and yes, it has Aura RGB LED controls. TechPowerUp tested it with an i7-7700K, check out their results here.
"It's Here! Our first look at Intel's Kaby Lake-supporting motherboards comes from none other than ASRock, with their white and black mainstream motherboard the ASRock Z270 Extreme4. With all the base features of Intel's latest, including a bit of ASRock's engineering magic thrown in, the ASRock Z270 Extreme4 is the perfect example of what you can expect from Intel's Kaby Lake platform."
Here are some more Motherboard articles from around the web:
- ASRock Z270 Extreme4 @ Hardware Secrets
- AORUS Gigabyte Z270X – Gaming 7 @ Hardware Secrets
- MSI Z270 Gaming Pro Carbon @ Kitguru
- MSI Z170A Gaming Pro Carbon Review @ Neoseeker