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ASRock Z170 Extreme 7+
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ASRock Z170 Extreme 7+


8/10
Overall rating 8/10

The ASRock Z170 Extreme 7+ has a wide array of connectivity options and comes bundled with a USB 3.1 Type-A and Type-C front panel.

Performance:
8
Features:
8
Value:
8.5
THE GOOD
More affordable than competing boards
Good overclocking performance
Wide range of connectivity options
THE BAD
Stock performance loses out slightly to rival boards
Legacy PS/2 port has little use

Product Specification

Processor Support and Chipset Type
  • Supports 6th generation Intel Core processors in the LGA1151 package
  • Intel Z170 Express Chipset
Memory
  • Dual Channel Memory Technology
  • 4 x DDR4 DIMM support
  • DDR4 3866+(OC)*/3600(OC)/3200(OC)/2933(OC) / 2800(OC) / 2400(OC)/2133MHz
  • Supports non-ECC memory modules
  • Supports Extreme Memory Profile (XMP) memory modules
  • Maximum system memory capacity of 64GB
Storage
  • Intel Z170 Express Chipset:
  • 6 x SATA 6Gb/s ports
  • Supports RAID 0, RAID1, RAID 5 and RAID 10
  • Supports Intel Smart Response Technology, Intel Rapid Start Technology and Intel Smart Connect Technology
  • 3 x M.2 Socket3 with M Key, type 2230/2242/2260/2280/22110 storage devices support (both SATA & PCIe mode)
  • 3 x SATA Express ports
  • ASMedia ASM1061:
  • 4 x SATA 6Gb/s ports
Audio
  • 7.1 CH HD Audio with Content Protection (Realtek ALC1150 Audio Codec)
  • 115dB SNR DAC with differential amplifier
  • TI® NE5532 Premium Headset Amplifier (Supports up to 600 ohm headsets)
  • Supports Purity Sound 3
Video
  • Intel HD graphics
  • 1 x HDMI port, supporting a maximum resolution of 4096 x 2160 @ 24Hz / 3840 x 2160 @ 30Hz
  • 1 x DisplayPort port, supporting a maximum resolution of 4096 x 2304 @ 60Hz
  • 1 x DVI-D port, supporting a maximum resolution of 1920 x 1200 @ 60Hz
Networking
  • 1 x Giga PHY Intel® I219V
  • 1 x GigaLAN Intel® I211AT
  • Supports teaming
Rear I/O
  • 1 x PS/2 Mouse/Keyboard Port
  • 1 x DVI-D Port
  • 1 x HDMI Port
  • 1 x DisplayPort 1.2
  • 1 x Optical SPDIF Out Port
  • 2 x USB 2.0 Ports (Supports ESD Protection (ASRock Full Spike Protection))
  • 1 x USB 3.1 Type-A Port (10 Gb/s) (ASMedia ASM1142) (Supports ESD Protection (ASRock Full Spike Protection))
  • 1 x USB 3.1 Type-C Port (10 Gb/s) (ASMedia ASM1142) (Supports ESD Protection (ASRock Full Spike Protection))
  • 4 x USB 3.0 Ports (Intel® Z170) (Supports ESD Protection (ASRock Full Spike Protection))
  • 2 x RJ-45 LAN Ports with LED (ACT/LINK LED and SPEED LED)
  • HD Audio Jacks: Rear Speaker / Central / Bass / Line in / Front Speaker / Microphone
Internal Connectors
  • 1 x COM Port Header
  • 1 x TPM Header
  • 1 x Power LED and Speaker Header
  • 2 x CPU Fan Connectors (4-pin) (Smart Fan Speed Control)
  • 4 x Chassis Fan Connectors (4-pin) (Smart Fan Speed Control)
  • 1 x 24 pin ATX Power Connector
  • 1 x 8 pin 12V Power Connector (Hi-Density Power Connector)
  • 1 x Front Panel Audio Connector
  • 1 x Thunderbolt™ AIC Connector
  • 3 x USB 2.0 Headers (Support 6 USB 2.0 ports) (Supports ESD Protection (ASRock Full Spike Protection))
  • 2 x USB 3.0 Headers (Support 4 USB 3.0 ports) (ASMedia ASM1074 hub) (Supports ESD Protection (ASRock Full Spike Protection))
  • 1 x Dr. Debug with LED
  • 1 x Power Switch with LED
  • 1 x Reset Switch with LED
  • 1 x Clear CMOS Switch
  • 1 x BIOS Selection Switch
Expansion Slots
  • 4 x PCI Express 3.0 x16 Slots
  • 1 x PCI Express 3.0 x1 Slot (PCIE5) (Flexible PCIe)
  • 1 x PCI Express 2.0 x1 Slot (PCIE1)
  • 1 x Half-size Mini-PCI Express Slot
  • Supports NVIDIA® Quad-GPU SLI™ Technology
  • Supports NVIDIA® 2-Way SLI™ Technology
  • Supports AMD Quad-GPU CrossFireX™ Technology
  • Supports AMD 3-Way CrossFireX™ Technology
Other Features
  • ASRock Full Spike Protection
  • ASRock Live Update & APP Shop
  • ASRock Super Alloy
Form Factor ATX Form Factor; 30.5 x 24.4cm

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