20 Years of Innovation and Goes on! Taichi Carrara resembles the high strength as well as the esthetic of Carrara marble, the key elements while developing this motherboard.
- Supports 13th Gen & 12th Gen Intel® Core™ Processors
- 24+1+2 Phase Power Design, SPS for VCore+GT
- 4 x DDR5 DIMMs, supports up to 7000+(OC)
- 2 PCIe 5.0 x16, 1 PCIe 4.0 x16, 1 M.2 Key-E for WiFi
- Graphics Output Options: 2 USB4 Type-C, 1 HDMI
- 5.1 CH HD Audio with Content Protection (Realtek ALC4082 Audio Codec), ESS SABRE9218 DAC, WIMA Audio Caps, Nahimic Audio
- 1 Blazing M.2 (PCIe Gen5x4), 4 Hyper M.2 (PCIe Gen4x4), 8 SATA3
- 1 USB 3.2 Gen2x2 Type-C (Front), 2 USB 3.2 Gen2 Type-A (Rear), 10 USB 3.2 Gen1 (6 Rear, 4 Front), 6 USB 2.0 (2 Rear, 4 Front)
- Killer 2.5G LAN, Intel® 1G LAN
- Killer 802.11ax Wi-Fi 6E + Bluetooth
Optimized VRM Design
- SPS (Smart Power Stage) – Dr.MOS design features the latest SPS (Smart Power Stage) technology. It’s optimized for monitoring current and temperature of each phase, thus delivering smoother and neater power to the CPU with enhanced performance and OC capability.
- 24+1+2 Power Phase Design – Featuring sturdy components and completely smooth power delivery to the CPU. Plus, it offers unmatched overclocking capabilities and enhanced performance with the lowest temperature for advanced gamers as well.
8 Layer PCB design
The 8 Layer PCB provides stable signal traces and power shapes delivering lower temperature and higher energy efficiency, ensures a reliable and long-lasting system while delivering ultimate performance without any compromise.
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 up to 7000MHz and beyond 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
- Reinforced DIMM Slot – The reinforced DIMM slot is surfaced mounted onto the motherboard to give better physical strength as well as a more stable memory signal, with this superior revolutionary design, it is able to dramatically overclock DRAM module up to insane frequency.
- DIY Friendly Design – 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.
PCIe 5.0 + Surface-Mount Tech
Compares to conventional DIP style PCIe slot, the SMT type PCIe slot improves signal flow and maximize stability under high speed, a key breakthrough to fully support the lighting speed of the latest PCIe 5.0 standard.
The latest PCI Express 5.0 is capable to perform a breathtaking bandwidth of 128GBps, ready to unleash the full potential of future high end graphic cards.
PCIe Gen5 Blazing M.2
The Blazing M.2 accommodates the latest PCI Express 5.0 standard to perform twice the bandwidth compared to previous generation, with a breathtaking 128Gb/s transfer speed, it is ready to unleash the full potential of future ultrafast SSDs.
12cm Carrara Edition Cooling Fan
Replace the rear fan to give you a consistent carrara style appearance with motherboard.
– 800 – 2500 RPM
– 76.21 CFM
– 2 ball bearing
Tired of dropping screws or screws missing inside chassis?
The enhanced M.2 heatsink with anti-drop screw design that make sure installation process more easily.
- Thunderbolt™ 4/USB4 Type-C – Thunderbolt™ 4/USB4 technology brings speed and versatility to the most advanced USB Type-C, offering a fast and simple level of connection for work or home. It enables lightning-fast data transfer up to 40Gbps and connects external monitors, Thunderbolt™, and USB devices with a single Thunderbolt 4 cable.
- Fast Charging Technology – Enjoy the superfast charging rate, up to 20V@3A 60W with the next generation PD 3.0!
More than USB Transfer Speed
- Lightning Gaming Ports – Aimed for die hard gamers and enthusiasts! Lightning Gaming Ports are sourced from two different controller interfaces that assist gamers in connecting the high speed mice/keyboard with the lower jitter and latency!
- Ultra USB Power – Aimed for die hard gamers and enthusiasts! Lightning Gaming Ports are sourced from two different controller interfaces that assist gamers in connecting the high speed mice/keyboard with the lower jitter and latency!
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.