ASRock has released its Z790 PG SONIC motherboard to coincide with Sonic Frontiers’ (which launches on PC soon. The newest and fastest mainstream desktop processors from Intel, Raptor Lake, are intended to be utilized with this motherboard. ASRock’s PG Sonic motherboard features a tonne of Sonic-themed artwork, from the box to the heatsink and PCB designs. This motherboard’s UEFI even features a Sonic theme, which is fantastic for devoted fans of the show.
Only the A-RGB illumination frequently uses color with modern mainboards. Otherwise, the majority of models are uniformly black. But ASRock has now significantly increased the Z790 PG SONIC’s playfulness. The ATX mainboard is decorated with blue and silver color accents as well as several Sonic the Hedgehog references. On the I/O panel’s cover, a rotating 16-bit portal ring is visible. On the rear of the board, as well as the heat sinks and even the socket cover, a stylized Sonic is inscribed.
ASRock hopes to commemorate the launch of the newest Sonic game, Sonic Frontiers, with this motherboard. The platformer is currently available on Windows PCs, Xbox One, Nintendo Switch, PlayStation 5, PlayStation 4, and PlayStation 3. The game is much anticipated by gamers and streamers alike as it styles new gameplay and is the first sonic free-roam game. The game does not have a solid release date yet but is expected to release in 2023 at some point.
Leading motherboard maker ASRock proudly introduces the ASRock Z790 PG SONIC, a Sonic the Hedgehog-themed motherboard that is legally licensed by SEGA. The rear IO cover is decorated with a 16-bit spinning ring, and on the back side, you can see Sonic running. To coincide with SEGA’s new Sonic Frontiers video game’s debut, the ASRock motherboard is also made available. Offers will be soon coming to the table of getting a free copy of the game along with the purchase of this motherboard.
The Z790 PG SONIC supports the most recent 12th and 13th-generation Intel Core CPUs as a Z790 mainboard. The voltage converters are constructed in a 14+1+1 phase configuration. Maximum DDR5 6800+ MHz (OC) bars can fit into four memory slots. It is possible to employ one PCIe 5.0 x16 slot, one PCIe 4.0 x16 slot, and one PCIe 3.0 x1 slot. There are also four PCIe M.2 Gen4x4 and eight S-ATA 3 connections in addition to one M.2 PCIe Gen5x4 slot. Along with Killer 2.5G LAN, a 7.1-channel audio solution with Realtek ALC897 audio codec is available.
The ASRock Z790 PG SONIC has the fastest PCI-Express 5.0 for the newest generation of add-in and graphics cards, as well as a Blazing M.2 PCI-Express 5.0 M.2 slot that is ready for brand-new, ultra-high speed NVMe SSDs, reducing load times for gamers! Along with the 20 Gbps USB Type-C and ASRock’s patent-pending Lightning Gaming Ports, which are intended for high-speed keyboards and mice and reduce input jitter and click latency, the Killer E3100G 2.5G Ethernet is also featured.
The I/O panel has three audio jack sockets and two USB 2.0 ports in addition to one HDMI, one DisplayPort 1.4, two USB 3.2 Gen2 Type-A (10 Gb/s), one USB 3.2 Gen1 Type-C, four USB 3.2 Gen1 Type-A, and one HDMI. The antennas of an additional W-LAN module have cutouts. The ASRock Z790 PG SONIC motherboard is designed to host 12th and 13th-generation Intel processors on LGA 1700 sockets. It will allow the assembly of a powerful and versatile configuration capable of performing all tasks.
With gaming, streaming, intensive multitasking, and multimedia creation, it is the ideal solution for designing a high-end PC with high performance. It also supports DDR5 RAM, PCI-Express 5.0 16x graphics cards, PCI-E 4.0 and 5.0 M.2 SSDs, and 3.1 and USB 3.2 devices. For using the gaming technologies you want, the 13th generation Intel Core desktop processors provide the most comprehensive platform. You can choose the memory configuration you want thanks to support for DDR4 and DDR5. Support for Thunderbolt 4 provides a rapid and simple method of connecting accessories.