ASRock Fatal1ty Killer Series Motherboards Unleashed
ASRock has unveiled its Fatal1ty Z87 Killer Series motherboards that come integrated with the Killer LAN chip.
The new motherboards adopt the Killer E2200 Intelligent Networking Platform, which boosts the performance of online games, high quality streaming media, and other time sensitive UDP (User Datagram Protocol) based applications up to five times.
Besides boosting the networking performance for UDP based applications, Killer LAN also automatically detects and accelerates game traffic ahead of other network traffic for smoother, stutter free in game performance and the competitive edge, giving users the lowest latency for game data on the most controllable network hardware available.
For CPU power, ASRock Fatal1ty Z87 Killer Series boasts Hi-Density Power Connectors that reduces 23% power loss and decreases the power connector’s temperature. Meanwhile, there’s 15μ Gold Fingers within the VGA PCIe slot that delivers triple performance than usual. An additional SLI/CrossFireX Power Connector to provide more juice and stability for graphics cards.
Also, there's Purity Sound onboard audio solution and 600ohm headphiles, and HDMI-in for connecting a secondary device to your PC while sharing the same monitor. The motherboards also include keyboard and mouse enhancement utility Key Master, and live broadcasting and recording tool XSplit.
The boards feature Premium Gold Caps, and uses Digi Power to provide the CPU Vcore voltage more efficiently and smoothly. The 8 Power Phase design next to the gold caps deliver smooth power with the lowest temperature, while the board features 3050+(OC) MHz Dual Channel DDR3 of memory.