Riptide is named after a specific kind of water current with strong waves that occurs in the ocean, representing the philosophy of sea’s double-side, calm and unlimited strength. Built around powerful gaming-related features, the Riptide has given a powerful smash and immersed users in the sense of stability.
- Supports 13th Gen & 12th Gen Intel® Core™ Processors (LGA1700)
- 14+1+1 Power Phase
- Supports DDR5 7200MHz (OC)
- 1 PCIe 4.0 x16, 1 PCIe 4.0 x1, 1 M.2 Key E for WiFi
- Graphics Output Options: HDMI, DisplayPort
- Realtek ALC897 7.1 CH HD Audio Codec, Nahimic Audio
- 4 SATA3, 2 Hyper M.2 (PCIe Gen4x4)
- 2 USB 3.2 Gen1 Type-C (1 Rear, 1 Front)
- 5 USB 3.2 Gen1 Type-A (3 Rear, 2 Front)
- 6 USB 2.0 (4 Rear, 2 Front)
- Dragon 2.5G LAN
- Supports ASRock Auto Driver Installer
Optimized VRM Design
14+1+1 Power Phase Design
Featuring sturdy components and completely smooth power delivery to the CPU, offering enhanced performance for gamers.
6 Layer PCB
The 6 Layer PCB provides stable signal traces and power shapes delivering lower temperature and higher energy efficiency for memory overclocking! Thus, it's able to support the latest memory modules with most extreme memory performance!
DDR5 XMP & EXPO Support
Derived from the “built for stable and reliable” designing concept, ASRock does not compromise on any details. This motherboards is built with low-loss materials, enthusiasts are able to enjoy the boost of DDR5 memory overclocking performance by enabling the pre-tested profiles. Make sure the memory modules are Intel® XMP/AMD EXPO™ capable and overclocking can be made so affordable, satisfying and absolutely no sweat at all.
DDR5 Memory With Protection Circuit
Due to the unique electrical architecture of DDR5 DIMM, there’s a high risk of damaging the memory module if AC power isn’t disconnected properly during removal or installation. To prevent this, ASRock has implemented a trouble free protection circuit on every DDR5 motherboard, lowers the risk of damaging your memory module.
Reinforced Steel Slot [PCIe 5.0 Version]
The reinforced steel slot is capable of supporting PCI Express 5.0 standard. The various benefits include:
– Extra anchor points
– Stronger latch
– Ensure signal stability
– Make sure heavy graphics cards to be well-installed.
Audio That Matters
Whether you are using headphones, a headset, external or internal speakers, via USB, Wi-Fi, analog output or even HDMI, Nahimic Audio offers you the most engaging listening experience, vibrant and rich with details.
Enhance Communication Quality
The Powerful algorithms to ensure the best noise-free conversation, giving a constant vocal level no matter the distance from your mic. The Nahimic audio engine dynamically clear the sound and remove interference noise and lower the voice variation. Result is a better comprehension and less fatigue.
The Sound Tracker is a visual indicator that points out the directions from which predominant sounds are coming. Each sound is properly positioned in 360° on a radar for a full immersion during the game.
Works on any devices!
Enjoy the vibrant and high-quality Surround Sound on all your favorite audio devices: Jack, USB, Bluetooth, HDMI, S/PDIF. Nahimic is compatible with all of your favorite audio tools and ensures the best sound with any of them. Nahimic measure and improve to optimize our technology and offer you the best experience.
In addition to the built-in RGB illumination, it also features onboard RGB headers and an addressable RGB header that allow motherboard to be connected to compatible LED devices such as strip, CPU fans, coolers, chassis and so on. Users may also synchronize RGB LED devices across the Polychrome RGB Sync-certified accessories to create their own unique lighting effects.
High Speed M.2 Solution(PCIe Gen4 X4)
Supports PCI Express 4.0 M.2 SSDs, it is capable of perform twice the speed compared to previous 3rd generation, giving a lightning fast data transferring experience.
Dragon 2.5 Gb/S LAN
The intelligent 2.5Gb/s LAN platform is built for maximum networking performance for the demanding requirements of home networking, content creators, online gamers and high-quality streaming media. Boost networking performance up to 2.5X the bandwidth compared to the standard gigabit Ethernet, you’ll enjoy the faster and uncompromised connectivity experience for gaming, file transfers and backups.
Front USB 3.2 Gen1 Type-C
Front USB 3.2 Gen1 Type-C header delivers up to 10 Gbps data transfer rate and next generation reversible USB design to the front panel of computer case.
Auto Driver Installer
Optical drive or driver DVD is no longer needed! ASRock motherboard already has its Ethernet driver prepacked in BIOS ROM, once finish installing the operation system, simply follow the instructions and allow ADI to download and install all necessary drivers automatically!
Pre-Installed IO Shield
ASRock strives offer only the cutting edge technology with the most user-friendly design. The pre-installed IO Shield design makes motherboard to be well-installed in the chassis precisely for preventing any interferences and speed up the set-up process.