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TAIPEI, TAIWAN, May 18, 2012 – World’s top 3 motherboard maker, ASRock Inc., today excited to launch the company’s top-of-the-line Z77 motherboard, model name Z77 Extreme9. ASRock Z77 Extreme9 is a combination of primo materials, overwhelming performance and an abundance of features which will be able to deliver golden-standard performance to any dedicated gamers or overclockers. Featuring ASRock unique XFast 555 Technology (XFast RAM, XFast LAN and XFast USB), support for 4-Way SLI/CrossFireX by PLX PEX 8747 Bridge, this feature-rich motherboard provides desirable configurations and everything essential to build up an unbeatable rig!
“Our goal was to offer more mobo specifications compared to other standard products! Beyond the standard Z77 fare, you can get multiple configurations from Z77 Extreme9, such as onboard 2T2R Dual-Band WiFi and BT v4.0 module, Wi-SB BOX and 4-Way SLI/CrossFireX Support from PLX PEX 8747 bridge.” Commented by James Lee, V.P. of ASRock Marketing and Sales. “Apart from allowing users to enjoy extreme performance, we also care about PC’s maintenance! ASRock Dehumidifier was created to prevent motherboard malfunction caused by humid and damp conditions. Hence, PC with ASRock motherboards will be ensured to have higher longevity.”
Luxury Materials and Premium Applications
The top-drawer Z77 Extreme9 motherboard combines luxury materials and overclockable configurations. The fancy LED design was clad in air-channeling heatsink and south bridge. The stylish brushed aluminum heatpipe design also ensures effective heat dissipation. Equipped with Digi Power, 8 + 4 Power Phase Design and Premium Gold Caps, the board provides CPU Vcore voltage more smoothly and offers stable performance. For memory aspect, Z77 Extreme9 mobo breaks the memory overclocking barrier and pushes it up to DDR3 3000+ (OC) MHz!
Like all ASRock high performance motherboards, ASRock Z77 Extreme9 supports exclusive OMG and Internet Flash tools. OMG (Online Management Guard) allows you to establish an internet curfew or restrict internet access at specified times. Internet Flash can auto-detect the latest UEFI from ASRock’s servers and flash them within UEFI setup without entering Windows® OS. There’s also support for LucidLogix Virtu MVP, and users can enjoy 70% performance boost from one of MVP’s features named HyperFormance™.
PLX PEX 8747 Bridge To Boost 4-Way SLI/CrossFireX
ASRock Z77 Extreme9 is a very powerful, future-proofed, highly overclockable machine. It’s unprecedentedly adopted with PLX PEX 8747 bridge which is able to run dual VGA cards (2-Way SLI / CrossFireX) at PCIe Gen3 x16 / x16 mode or four VGA cards (4-Way SLI / CrossFireX) at PCIe Gen3 x8 / x8 / x8 / x8 mode.
2T2R Dual-Band WiFi + BT v4.0 Module / Wi-SB BOX
Feature-wise, ASRock Z77 Extreme9 comes with an exclusive 2T2R Dual Band WiFi 802.11 a/b/g/n + BT v4.0 module that offers support for WiFi 802.11 a/b/g/n connectivity standards and Bluetooth v4.0. It supports Dual Band frequency 2.4 / 5 GHz as well. The board even bundles with an exclusive Wi-SB Box (with 2 antennas) that offers superior WiFi and Bluetooth signal quality and 2 front USB 3.0 ports. ASRock believe its rich and exciting Z77 Extreme9 package will definitely make geeks swoon!
The newly launched Z77 Extreme9 also brings the newest Dehumidifier function. Since the most harmful issue to the longevity of your PC would be the moisture. ASRock Dehumidifier has been designed to make sure that humidity is never an issue. When enabling Dehumidifier, the computer will power on automatically to dehumidify the system after entering S4/S5 state. PC with ASRock Dehumidifier can even reduce the level of humidity of nearly 30 percent.
With Intel’s Z77 desktop chipset expose in full swing, the new ASRock Z77 Extreme9 is definitely the most shining model available at launch. It is indeed an all-round motherboard, representing the pinnacle of performance and allows extreme builders to set up their dreaming system!