Just earlier ASRock’s Z87E-ITX received the “Editor’s Choice” from TECHPOWERUP, then later ASRock’s M8 acquired the “Editor’s Choice Silver Award” from AnandTech, and they even praised it as a Steam Box alternative. Now ASRock Z87 Extreme9/ac has also defeated Gigabyte Z87X-UD7 TH and MSI Z87 XPower with its incredible performance, and takes home the “2014 Approved Award” from the authority on tech Tom’s Hardware!
“What does ASRock’s Z87 Extreme9/ac give you for an extra $45? How about Thunderbolt, complete with the added four-lane PCIe switch needed to make the on-board devices and slots work after four of the PCH’s lanes are devoted to the technology plus an 802.11ac module!” Said Thomas Soderstrom, Editor of Tom’s Hardware.
ASRock’s Z87 Extreme9/ac is seriously packed with cutting edge technology – A-Style for Intel 8 Series motherboards. Home Cloud for remote desktop anywhere anytime, Purity Sound™ 115dB SNR for bringing top notch audio quality and 802.11ac WiFi that supports up to 867Mbps wireless connections.
There are also two 4-channel technology Thunderbolt ports for connecting 12 Thunderbolt devices via daisy chain, and an ASRock exclusive DP-In design for supporting your graphics card with Thunderbolt.Robustly built components, exquisite design, creative yet practical features, ASRock Z87 Extreme9/ac will exactly fit your needs if you are in search for an out-of-the-box high end motherboard!