ASRock has just announced a brand new LGA2011v3 motherboard for workstation / PC enthusiasts builds. The X99 WS-E is built in the EATX form factor and is driven by the Intel X99 Express chipset and supports Intel’s Core i7 Haswell-E and Xeon E5-2600 Haswell-EP processors. The board has a 12-phase CPU VRM with a 4-phase memory VRM and draws power from a 24-pin ATX, 8-pin EPS and two optional 4-pin molex connectors.
Intel’s Haswell-E or X99 platform is of course their high-end desktop platform and is made for extreme setups. Well the X99 motherboard we are taking a look at today definitely fits that description. Today we are checking out our first X99 workstation motherboard and it comes from ASRock. It is the ASRock X99 WS and it has all of the features you would want in a high-end motherboard like 4-way SLI and CrossFireX support, a powerful 12 phase power design, server-grade LAN chip support, support for ECC memory, 10 SATA ports, an Ultra M.2 slot and of course ASRock’s Super Alloy design. You can build a pretty insane system with this motherboard, let’s take a look and see how it holds up to our tests.
Just a couple of weeks ago Nick Shih overclocked an Intel Core i7-5960X on the ASRock X99 OC Formula to 6620.73 MHz and now overclocker John Lam has set another record running the Intel Extreme Tuning Utility (XTU) using the same combination that Nick ran giving him 2950 marks in the test.
ASRock has finally unleashed their flagship X99 motherboard, the X99 Extreme 11. This motherboard has been designed from the ground up to suit the needs of hardcore enthusiasts, overclockers and storage junkies! It is giving you the best features available on the X99 chipset, plus a whole lot more!
When Intel launched their Haswell-E processors and accompanying X99 chipset we thought we saw the entire lineup from ASRock, but their beastly flagship motherboard, the X99 Extreme 11 was left out. Why am I calling this motherboard beastly? Well for starters it has 18 SATA 6GB/s ports!
We have been here before, haven’t we? Back in the days when we were used to having X79-chipset based motherboard for building up the supercomputers, and setting up the incredible rig on the face of earth, a brand new chipset motherboard with unassuming power came along and changed everything. It is ASRock’s Super Alloy X99 motherboard series. The long-awaited X99 gears based on Haswell-E architecture were born today, including the prestigious Extreme Series, gamers’ most wanted Fatal1ty Killer Series and crazy Nick Shih’s Overclocking Series.
In addition to their X99 OC Formula, ASRock has also revealed their Fatal1ty X99 Professional Motherboard. This motherboard is actually a lot like the X99 OC Formula in many ways, but since it is a Fatal1ty motherboard it has a lot of gaming features not found on the OC Formula.
If you are familiar with ASRock’s overclocking line you know their OC Formula boards. They have been released for both the Z87 and Z97 chipsets and now ASRock is set to release their X99 OC Formula motherboard for the upcoming X99 chipset.
It looks like today is a big reveal day for X99 motherboards! ASRock has revealed the first Micro-ATX X99 motherboard that we have seen in their Fatal1ty X99M Killer motherboard. This is of course is the little brother to the Fatal1ty X99X Killer and in addition to the X99 WS workstation motherboard that was revealed earlier today.
ASRock has just unveiled their upcoming X99 WS motherboard which is based on the upcoming X99 chipset for workstations. This motherboard is in addition to the X99 Extreme6, X99 Extreme4 and Fatal1ty X99X Killer that ASRock has already revealed.
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