The venue may be the same but this time we were back at Ibis Singapore for the ASRock Power User gathering. Gracing this event is Johnathan "Fatal1ty" Wendel, one of the best known professional gamers in North America to showcase the latest Intel Z77 Express chipset motherboard bearing his "Fatal1ty" branding. Also present was Mr. Chris Lee, Deputy Director of ASRock's Marketing Department, to deliver a keynote presentation of the exciting new 7-series motherboards from the company.
The Fatal1ty Z77 Professional also features the Fatal1ty mouse port that allows the user to poll the connected mouse at an optimized rate of 500Hz. This ensures smoother game play and faster response time to the mouse, a boon for gamers looking for that extra edge.
Mr Chris Lee took to the floor to deliver his keynote address to introduce the new 7-series form ASRock as well as to highlight the exciting new technology featuring in this series. Exclusive to ASRock is its XFast 555 technology that allows users to experience an improvement system performance due to its XFast RAM that creates a virtual disk from the system memory to caching. XFast RAM is touted to speed up Photoshop processing by up to 5 times! XFast LAN can lower latency in games after setting online game priority higher and drive 5X faster performance for gamers. XFast USB is the world's fastest USB transfer technology and provides up to 5X faster performance boost in USB data transfer speed.
ASRock 7-series motherboard support Lucid Virtu Universal MVP technology that improves your PC's graphics performance especially during gaming. Its Virtu GPU-tasking capabilities are touted to dynamically assign tasks to either the integrated graphics processor of the CPU or the GPU of a discrete graphics card. This version has added two 3D features: Virtual Vsync to reduce screen tearing and HyperFormance to increase frame rates.