ASRock Z97 OC Formula Motherboard
This is an outstanding ATX board from AsRock built around the Z97 chipset and designed with overclockers and gamers in mind. First, the board’s standout feature is it’s been waterproofed with ASRock Conformal Coating to provide worry free water-cooling. It features four DIMM slots for up to thirty-two gigabytes of DDR3 Ram at speeds of thirty-four hundred megahertz (MHz) as well as a twelve phase power section for great power stability at very high CPU speeds.
Continuing the list of excellent features, this motherboard integrates a Qualcomm Atheros Killer E2200 LAN chip for that extra edge over the competition when you’re gaming. You’re also looking at getting one SATA Express port, eight SATAIII ports, and an M.2 socket, for outstanding drive support. Finally, this motherboard features a top notch Realtek ALC1150 audio chip for excellent 7.1 channel surround sound. Although priced high, this Z97 board offers features seldom seen within this particular chipset.