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ASRock Z390 Taichi Ultimate
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Launch SRP S$499
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ASRock Z390 Taichi Ultimate


8/10
Overall rating 8/10
Best Value

The ASRock Z390 Taichi Ultimate comes with a rich selection of networking and storage expansion options.

Performance:
8
Features:
7.5
Value:
8
THE GOOD
Plenty of networking and storage expansion options
Relatively affordable
Good stock performance
THE BAD
Lackluster overclocking performance
Only one M.2 socket features a heatsink
8+4-pin CPU connector instead of dual 8-pin

Product Specification

Processor Support and Chipset Type
  • Supports 9th and 8th Gen Intel® Core™ Processors (Socket 1151)
  • Intel Z390 Express Chipset
Memory Up to 64GB DDR4
Storage
  • 3x M.2
  • 8x SATA 6Gbps (2x by ASMedia ASM1061)
Audio
  • 7.1 CH HD Audio with Content Protection (Realtek ALC1220 Audio Codec)
  • Premium Blu-ray Audio support
  • Supports Surge Protection
  • Supports Purity Sound 4
Networking
  • 1x Intel I219-V, 1x Intel I211-AT
  • 1x 10 Gigabit LAN Aquantia AQC107
Rear I/O
  • 2x Antenna Ports
  • 1x PS/2 Mouse/Keyboard Port
  • 1x HDMI Port
  • 1x DisplayPort 1.2
  • 1x Optical SPDIF Out Port
  • 3x USB 3.1 Gen2 Type-A Ports (10 Gb/s) (ReDriver) (Supports ESD Protection)
  • 1x USB 3.1 Gen2 Type-C Port (10 Gb/s) (ReDriver) (Supports ESD Protection)
  • 4x USB 3.1 Gen1 Ports (Intel® Z390) (Supports ESD Protection)
  • 3x RJ-45 LAN Ports with LED (ACT/LINK LED and SPEED LED)
  • 1x Clear CMOS Button
  • HD Audio Jacks: Rear Speaker / Central / Bass / Line in / Front Speaker / Microphone (Gold Audio Jacks)
Internal Connectors
  • 1x TPM Header
  • 1x Power LED and Speaker Header
  • 2x RGB LED Headers
  • 1x Addressable LED Header
  • 1x CPU Fan Connector (4-pin)
  • 1x CPU/Water Pump Fan Connector (4-pin) (Smart Fan Speed Control)
  • 6x Chassis/Water Pump Fan Connectors (4-pin) (Smart Fan Speed Control)
  • 1x 24 pin ATX Power Connector (Hi-Density Power Connector)
  • 1x 8 pin 12V Power Connector (Hi-Density Power Connector)
  • 1x 4 pin 12V Power Connector (Hi-Density Power Connector)
  • 1x Front Panel Audio Connector (15μ Gold Audio Connector)
  • 1x Thunderbolt™ AIC Connector (5-pin)
  • 2x USB 2.0 Headers (Support 3 USB 2.0 ports) (Intel® Z390) (Supports ESD Protection)
  • 2x USB 3.1 Gen1 Headers (Support 4 USB 3.1 Gen1 ports) (ASMedia ASM1074 hub) (Supports ESD Protection)
  • 1x Front Panel Type C USB 3.1 Gen2 Header (ASMedia ASM1562 Retimer)
  • 1x Performance Mode / Easy OC Header
  • 1x Dr. Debug with LED
  • 1x Power Button with LED
  • 1x Reset Button with LED
Expansion Slots
  • 3x PCIe 3.0 x16
  • 2x PCIe 3.0 x1
  • 1x Vertical M.2 Socket with the bundled WiFi-802.11ac module
Form Factor ATX

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