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ASRock P67 Transformer
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Launch SRP S$215

ASRock P67 Transformer


Overall rating 7.5/10

The ASRock P67 Transformer is the first P67 motherboard supporting Intel Lynnfield Core i7 / i5 Processors in LGA1156 package in the world. It combines the Intel P67 Express chipset with the LGA1156 socket, giving users who have an older-gen Core processor, an upgrade path.


Performance:
8
Features:
8
Value:
6.5
THE GOOD
Interesting, unique attempt to address a niche problem
Decent layout with good mix of features
THE BAD
Too costly for a niche solution

Product Specification

Processor Support and Chipset Type
  • Supports Intel Lynnfield Core i7 / i5 Processors in LGA1156 Package
  • Supports Intel Turbo Boost Technology
  • Supports Hyper-Threading Technology
  • Intel P67 Express chipset
Memory
  • Dual Channel DDR3 memory technology
  • 4 x DDR3 DIMM slots
  • Supports DDR3 2600+(OC)/2133(OC)/1866(OC)/1600/1333/1066 non-ECC, un-buffered memory
  • Max. capacity of system memory: 16GB
Storage
  • 5 x SATA 3.0Gbps connectors, support RAID (RAID 0, RAID 1, RAID 10, RAID 5 and Intel Rapid Storage), NCQ, AHCI and Hot Plug functions
  • 2 x SATA 6.0Gbps connectors
  • 1 x ATA133 IDE connector (supports 2 x IDE devices)
Audio Realtek ALC892 Audio Codec
Networking
  • PCIE x1 Gigabit LAN 10/100/1000 Mb/s
  • Realtek RTL8111E
Rear I/O
  • 1 x PS/2 Mouse Port
  • 1 x PS/2 Keyboard Port
  • 1 x Coaxial SPDIF Out Port
  • 1 x Optical SPDIF Out Port
  • 6 x Ready-to-Use USB 2.0 Ports
  • 1 x eSATA2 Connector
  • 2 x Ready-to-Use USB 3.0 Ports
  • 1 x RJ-45 LAN Port with LED (ACT/LINK LED and SPEED LED)
  • 1 x Clear CMOS Switch with LED
  • HD Audio Jack: Side Speaker / Rear Speaker / Central / Bass / Line in / Front Speaker / Microphone
Internal Connectors
  • 5 x SATA 3.0Gbps connectors, support RAID (RAID 0, RAID 1, RAID 10, RAID 5 and Intel Rapid Storage), NCQ, AHCI and Hot Plug functions
  • 2 x SATA 6.0Gbps connectors
  • 1 x ATA133 IDE connector (supports 2 x IDE devices)
  • 1 x IR header
  • 1 x COM port header
  • 1 x HDMI_SPDIF header
  • 1 x Power LED header
  • CPU/Chassis/Power FAN connector
  • 24-pin ATX power connector
  • 8-pin 12V power connector
  • CD in header
  • Front panel audio connector
  • 3 x USB 2.0 headers (support 6 USB 2.0 ports)
  • 1 x Dr. Debug with LED
Expansion Slots
  • 1 x PCI Express 2.0 x16 slot (blue @ x16 mode)
  • 3 x PCI Express 2.0 x1 slots
  • 2 x PCI slots
Other Features
  • ASRock Extreme Tuning Utility (AXTU)
  • Instant Boot
  • ASRock Instant Flash
  • ASRock AIWI
  • ASRock APP Charger
  • SmartView
  • Hybrid Booster:
  • CPU Frequency Stepless Control
  • ASRock U-COP
  • Boot Failure Guard (B.F.G.)
  • Combo Cooler Option (C.C.O.)
  • Good Night LED
  • Turbo 40 / Turbo 50 Technology
Form Factor ATX Form Factor, 30.5 cm x 24.4cm