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Wednesday, 27 Apr 2016

The ASRock DeskMini is the world’s smallest mini PC with an upgradeable CPU

The ASRock DeskMini is the world’s smallest mini PC with an upgradeable CPU

ASRock has unveiled details on the DeskMini, an ultra-compact PC that features Intel's new mini-STX motherboard form factor. This allows it to support socketed desktop CPUs, making it the first system of its size to allow users to upgrade their processor.

Wednesday, 13 Apr 2016

ASRock announces Intel X99 BIOS update, reveals names of upcoming Broadwell-E chips

ASRock announces Intel X99 BIOS update, reveals names of upcoming Broadwell-E chips

ASRock has released BIOS updates for its Intel X99 motherboards, in anticipation of the upcoming Broadwell-E processor launch. It also revealed the names of a handful of the processors, including the flagship 10-core, 20-thread Core i7-6950X chip.

Tuesday, 15 Mar 2016

ASRock silently brings back non-K CPU overclocking on non-Z170 motherboards

ASRock silently brings back non-K CPU overclocking on non-Z170 motherboards

ASRock has decided to enable non-K CPU overclocking on non-Z170 motherboards after all. For better or worse, this means that enthusiasts on a budget can still take advantage of a cheaper overclocking route.

Friday, 29 Jan 2016

Intel Skylake prime numbers bug squashed with BIOS update (Updated)

Intel Skylake prime numbers bug squashed with BIOS update (Updated)

Manufacturers are starting to roll out fixes to kill the Intel Skylake bug that caused systems to crash while running complex workloads. ASRock is one of the first vendors to step up to the plate with a BIOS update for all its Intel 100 series motherboards.

Friday, 22 Jan 2016

Overclocking on a non-Z170 chipset may not be quite worthwhile after all (Updated)

Overclocking on a non-Z170 chipset may not be quite worthwhile after all (Updated)

At CES 2016, ASRock unveiled motherboards that would enable locked multiplier CPUs to be overclocked on even non-Z170 motherboards. But while this sounds like a great development for gamers on a budget, there are still a handful of significant risks and trade-offs to be aware of.

Wednesday, 16 Dec 2015

ASRock's Sky OC lets you overclock even a 'locked' Intel Core i3 Skylake processor (Updated)

ASRock's Sky OC lets you overclock even a 'locked' Intel Core i3 Skylake processor (Updated)

Thanks to ASRock's Sky OC BIOS update, we may be on the cusp of a return to the good old days when nearly any processor could be overclocked by ratcheting up its base clock.

Friday, 27 Nov 2015

ASRock just made it possible for you to overclock DDR4 memory on a non-Z170 motherboard

ASRock just made it possible for you to overclock DDR4 memory on a non-Z170 motherboard

A new feature on ASRock's Intel H170, H110, and B150 motherboards lets you overclock compatible DDR4 memory sticks!

Thursday, 5 Nov 2015

The ASRock Fatal1ty Z170 Professional Gaming i7 has more connectivity options than you can use (Updated)

The ASRock Fatal1ty Z170 Professional Gaming i7 has more connectivity options than you can use (Updated)

ASRock has a new flagship gaming motherboard. Meet the ASRock Fatal1ty Z170 Professional Gaming i7!

Saturday, 6 Jun 2015

Mini PCs at Computex 2015: Computing in your pocket

Mini PCs at Computex 2015: Computing in your pocket

Many ultra-compact mini PCs debuted at Computex 2015, and we've rounded up some of the more interesting ones for you here. As it becomes possible to cram increasingly powerful hardware into smaller devices, the entire computing experience has never been more flexible.

Wednesday, 3 Jun 2015

Intel Z170 boards revealed at Computex 2015, will support Intel sixth-generation processors

Intel Z170 boards revealed at Computex 2015, will support Intel sixth-generation processors

At Computex 2015, motherboard manufacturers have offered glimpses of new Intel Z170 motherboards. These boards are based on Intel's LGA 1151 socket and will support sixth-generation Intel Skylake processors.

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