ASRock Z97 OC FORMULA

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                สวัสดีสาวกขา OC และสาวก ASrock ทุกๆท่านวันนี้ทาง CompleteTV เรามากับความแรงในซีรีส์ OC  FORMULA จากทาง ASRock กันอีกแล้วล่ะครับ โดยในรุ่นนี้มาแบบจัดเต็มเช่นเคยกับการรองรับการทำงานสูงสุดทางด้าน Overclock สมชื่อซีรีส์OC FORMULA เลยล่ะครับ โดยในชิบเซ็ต ที่เราได้มายังคงเป็นรุ่นใหม่ของทาง Intel ชิบเซ็ต Z97 นั้นเอง โดยฟีเจอร์ของซีรีส์ OC FORMULA นั้นยังมีมากมายออกมารองรับหาโหดทั้งหลายเช่น Waterproof by Conformal Coatingในส่วนนี้จะช่วยลดความชื้นที่เกิดจากไอน้ำจากการเล่นชุดระบายความร้อนอย่าง LN2 นั้นเอง   รวมถึงการ OC แบบจัดเต็มต้องมีชุดการจ่ายไฟที่ดีเยี่ยมและไว้ใจได้อย่างฟีเจอร์ที่มีชื่อว่า OC FORMULAKit ที่จะมีส่วนของภาคจ่ายไฟระบบการทำงานหัวการเชื่อมต่อผสมทองคำ ช่วยให้การเชือมต่อเสถียรมากยิ่งขึ้นพร้อมทั้งชุดจ่ายไฟเลี้ยง 12 Phase CPU Power design + 4 Phase Memory Power design ทำให้มั่นใจได้ว่าเค้าเกิดมาเพื่อนัก OverClock จริงๆล่ะครับ เอาล่ะวันนี้เราจะมาแกะกล่องพรีวิวให้เพื่อนได้รับชมกันถึงหน้าตาและความสวยของเค้ากัน

Features

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Specifications

 General

OC Formula Kit

OC Formula Power Kit
- 12 Phase CPU Power design + 4 Phase Memory Power design
- Digi Power (CPU and Memory)
- Dual-Stack MOSFET (DSM)
- Multiple Filter Cap (MFC) (Filter different noise by 3 different capacitors: DIP solid cap, POSCAP and MLCC)
- Jumbo V
OC Formula Connector Kit
- Hi-Density Power Connector (8 pin)
- 15μ Gold Contact (CPU socket, memory sockets and PCIE x16 slots)
OC Formula Cooling Kit
- 8 Layer PCB
- 4 x 2oz copper
OC Formula Monitor Kit
- Multi Thermal Sensor

Unique Feature

ASRock Super Alloy
- XXL Aluminum Alloy Heatsink
- Premium Alloy Choke (Reduces 70% core loss compared to iron powder choke)
- Dual-Stack MOSFET (DSM)
- NexFET™ MOSFET
- Nichicon 12K Platinum Caps (100% Japan made high quality conductive polymer capacitors)
- Sapphire Black PCB
ASRock HDD Saver Technology
ASRock Full Spike Protection
ASRock Conformal Coating
ASRock Cloud
ASRock APP Shop

CPU

- Supports 5thGeneration Intel®Core™ i7/i5/i3/Pentium®/Celeron®Processors (Socket 1150)
- Supports New 4thand 4thGeneration Intel®Xeon®/Core™ i7/i5/i3/Pentium®/Celeron®Processors (Socket 1150)
- Digi Power design
- 12 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 3400+(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
- Supports HDMI with max. resolution up to 4K x 2K (4096x2304) @ 24Hz
- 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 HDMI Port
- Supports Full HD 1080p Blu-ray (BD) playback with HDMI Port

*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.

***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

- 3 x PCI Express 3.0 x16 Slots (PCIE1/PCIE2/PCIE4: single at x16 (PCIE1); dual at x8 (PCIE1) / x8 (PCIE4); triple at x8 (PCIE1) / x4 (PCIE2) / x4 (PCIE4))
- 1 x PCI Express 2.0 x16 Slot (PCIE6: x4 mode)
- 2 x PCI Express 2.0 x1 Slots
- Supports AMD Quad CrossFireX™, 4-Way CrossFireX™, 3-Way CrossFireX™ and CrossFireX™
- Supports NVIDIA®Quad SLI™ and SLI™

Storage

- 6 x SATA3 6.0 Gb/s Connectors by Intel®Z97, support RAID (RAID 0, RAID 1, RAID 5, RAID 10, Intel®Rapid Storage Technology 13 and Intel®Smart Response Technology), NCQ, AHCI, Hot Plug and ASRock HDD Saver Technology
- 2 x SATA3 6.0 Gb/s Connectors by ASMedia ASM1061, support NCQ, AHCI, Hot Plug and ASRock HDD Saver Technology
- 1 x SATA Express 10 Gb/s Connector (shared with SATA3_4, SATA3_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.
**The M.2 Socket, SATA3_4, SATA3_5 and SATA Express share lanes. If either one of them is in use, the others will be disabled.

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)
- 4 x Chassis Fan Connectors (1 x 4-pin, 3 x 3-pin)
- 1 x Power Fan Connector (3-pin)
- 1 x 24 pin ATX Power Connector
- 2 x 8 pin 12V Power Connectors (Hi-Density Power Connector)
- 1 x HDD Saver Connector
- 1 x PCIe Power Connector
- 1 x Front Panel Audio Connector
- 1 x Thunderbolt™ AIC Connector
*
- 1 x USB 2.0 Header (Supports 2 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))
- 1 x Power Switch with LED
- 1 x Reset Switch with LED
- V-Probe™: 2 x 7-set of onboard voltage measurement points laid
- Rapid OC Buttons: +/- buttons to adjust OC frequency
- 1 x Menu Button
- 1 x PCIe ON/OFF Switch
- 1 x Post Status Checker (PSC)
- 1 x Slow Mode Switch
- 1 x LN2 Mode Switch
- 1 x BIOS Selection Switch

*Please update to the latest BIOS to support Thunderbolt™ technology.

Rear Panel I/O

- 1 x PS/2 Mouse/Keyboard Port
- 1 x HDMI Port
- 1 x Optical SPDIF Out Port
- 4 x USB 2.0 Ports
- 4 x USB 3.0 Ports (ASMedia ASM1074 hub) (Supports ESD Protection (ASRock Full Spike Protection))
- 2 x USB 3.0 Ports (Intel®Z97) (Supports ESD Protection (ASRock Full Spike Protection))
- 1 x RJ-45 LAN Port with LED (ACT/LINK LED and SPEED LED)
- 1 x Clear CMOS Switch
- HD Audio Jacks: Rear Speaker / Central / Bass / Line in / Front Speaker / Microphone

 Other Features / Miscellaneous

Software and BIOS

Software
- ASRock Formula Drive
- ASRock Disk Health Report
- ASRock USB Key
- ASRock Fine-Tuning V-Controller
- ASRock Timing Configurator
- ASRock APP Charger
- ASRock XFast RAM
- ASRock Restart to UEFI
UEFI
- ASRock Full HD UEFI
- ASRock My Favorites in UEFI
- ASRock UEFI Guide
- ASRock NickShih's OC Profile
- 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), Orbweb.ME Professional (Win 8.1 / 7), Killer Network Manager

Accessories

- 1 x ASRock Flexible SLI™ Bridge Connector Cable
- Quick Installation Guide, Support CD, I/O Shield
- 4 x SATA Data Cables
- 1 x HDD Saver Cable
- 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
- Multi Thermal Sensor
- 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)


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