ASRock, a renowned player in the motherboard industry, has unveiled its latest offerings, introducing three cutting-edge Phantom Gaming Z790 Series motherboards designed exclusively for Intel’s 14th Generation Core processors. These new releases, namely the Z790 NOVA WiFi, Z790 Riptide WiFi, and Z790 Lightning WiFi, promise to elevate gaming and computing experiences to unprecedented heights.
The launch of the Phantom Gaming Z790 Series signifies a significant leap forward in motherboard technology. Drawing inspiration from the awe-inspiring energy bursts of the universe, such as supernovas and hypernovas, ASRock has channeled this boundless power into their NOVA series motherboards, aiming to unlock extraordinary levels of performance.
The ASRock Phantom Gaming Z790 NOVA WiFi stands at the pinnacle of gaming excellence. It boasts a server-grade, low-loss 8-layer PCB fortified with 2 oz copper, coupled with 20+1+1 Phase SPS Dr.MOS (90 Amp) VRMs and long-lasting 20K 105°C black capacitors. These cutting-edge components synergize to unleash the full potential of any Intel chip. With an optimized board layout, it can achieve DDR5 overclocking speeds of up to 8000 MHz when combined with a premium DDR5 kit.
What sets this flagship motherboard apart is the introduction of brand new WiFi 7 (802.11be) 2X2 connectivity. This advancement provides next-generation multi-gigabit throughput, perfectly suited for latency-sensitive activities like cloud gaming and wireless VR setups. Furthermore, the inclusion of six M.2 PCI-Express NVMe SSD sockets, protected by toolless multi-layer aluminum M.2 heatsinks, offers enthusiasts an unparalleled storage expansion opportunity.
In addition to the NOVA WiFi, ASRock presents the Phantom Gaming Z790 Riptide WiFi, a mainstream motherboard that seamlessly blends powerful gaming capabilities with an array of features for an immersive gaming experience.
Constructed with 16+1+1 Phase SPS Dr.MOS (90 Amp) VRMs and long-lasting capacitors on an 8-layer low-loss PCB, it delivers maximum performance for Intel LGA1700 CPUs. Enthusiasts will be able to push DDR5 speeds to new extremes, fully unlocking the memory potential of K-series processors.
The Z790 Riptide WiFi offers five M.2 PCI-Express NVMe SSD sockets, including one Blazing Gen-5 and four Hyper Gen-4 slots, ensuring rapid storage speeds and ample expansion possibilities. Additionally, it incorporates the latest WiFi 7 (802.11be) 2X2 connectivity, providing gamers with the fastest and most reliable wireless connection.
Completing the trio is the ASRock Phantom Gaming Z790 Lightning WiFi. Despite its affordable price point, it doesn’t compromise on performance. Featuring a robust 8-layer PCB and a capable 16+1+1 phase Dr.MOS VRM, it offers enhanced stability and reliability.
Connectivity options include a Killer E3100 2.5 Gbps LAN and Killer AX1675 Wi-Fi 6E for outstanding wireless speeds. The Z790 Lightning WiFi also includes a toolless heatsink design for the M.2 SSDs, ensuring efficient cooling.
ASRock’s commitment to customer satisfaction is further demonstrated through their promise to continuously update their 700 and 600 series motherboards with new BIOS support for 14th Generation products. Users are encouraged to visit the official ASRock website for the latest BIOS updates, ensuring optimal performance and stability for their motherboards.
ASRock’s latest release of the Phantom Gaming Z790 Series motherboards marks a significant milestone in motherboard technology. These meticulously designed boards cater to the demands of both enthusiasts and mainstream users, promising unmatched performance and reliability for Intel’s 14th Generation Core processors. With innovative features and top-of-the-line components, ASRock reaffirms its position as a leader in the motherboard industry.