ASRock Prepares Fatal1ty X79 Professional LGA 2011 Motherboard
ASRock has started preparing its seventh LGA 2011 Series Motherboard which would be known as the Fatal1ty X79 Professional. The new Fatal1ty X79 Series Professional motherboard is a gaming oriented motherboard featuring the LGA 2011 Socket to allow support for Intel’s Sandy Bridge-E Processors.
The motherboard includes four DDR3 slots supporting memory upto 2400Mhz (O.C) Frequency. Additional features include 2oz copper PCB, Premium Gold Caps and a Heatpipe Heatsink running across the VRM/Power Area plus an additional heatsink located over the PCH X79 Chipset.
Four PCI-e 3.0 x16 allow for SLI/CrossfireX MultiGPU Configurations, A PCI-e x1 and 2 PCI slots are also available. Storage options include Six SATA 6Gbps and 4 SATA 3Gbps Ports while connectivity includes six USB 3.0 ports, debug LED, 7.1 channel audio, two eSATA connectors, one Fatal1ty mouse port (USB 2.0, allows users to set the mouse polling rate to 500 Hz), Gigabit Ethernet, a FireWire port, and a Clear CMOS button.
Some extra features on the board include the UEFI BIOS, XFast USB and XFast LAN technologies and a bundled 3.5-inch I/O panel providing two additional USB 3.0 ports. Release date and price are yet to be reveled.