ASRock is set to unveil the latest desktop components and PC solutions at the upcoming CES 2020 in Las Vegas, US.
The ASRock X299 refresh motherboards include the X299 Creator which is targeted at content creators, the X299 Steel Legend for mainstream users, and the X299 Taichi CLX which has all the bells and whistles of a high-end desktop motherboard. These new motherboards are set to enter the peak of an Intel-based high end desktop platform,and with the latest Intel Cascade Lake-X series CPU.
AMD 3rd generation Ryzen Threadripper platform is the highlight for computer fanatics. With the ASRock TRX40 motherboard series, the extreme performance and tons of expendability supporting PCIe 4.0 can be fully optimized. The TRX40 Taichi is packed with 16 Power Phase Design, 90A Dr. MOS & Power Choke to boosts power and performance to the CPU, USB3.2 Gen2x2 pushing data transfer rates to the limit, and last but not least, a bundled Hyper Quad M.2 Card which supports an additional 4 more PCIe Gen4x4 NVMe M.2 storage.
ASRock Radeon RX 5700 / 5500 series graphics cards are included in the Taichi, Phantom Gaming and Challenger series. They are all equipped with AMD's second-generation 7-nanometer process Radeon RX 5700 / 5500 series graphics engines. The total capacity of 8GB GDDR6 video memory and the latest PCI Express 4.0 bus standard can support ASRock Radeon RX 5700 / 5500 series graphics cards. With triple / dual fan thermal design, metal backplane, Polychrome SYNC lighting effects, these graphics cards can meet the needs of every user.
ASRock will also launch the new AM4 One Liter mini PC – Jupiter A320. The device is adopting an AMD A320 chipset to support up to 65 watts AM4 APU and dual-channel DDR4 memory. The mini PC features dual storages M.2 (2280) and 2.5" inch SATA 6Gb hard drive, a total of 8 USB ports including 2 Type-C in the front panel, up to 3 display outputs at the same time, and M.2 wireless module. Furthermore, the Jupiter A320 supports an optional DESH LAN and TPM for business security.
ASRock will also have on display the "HYPER QUAD M.2 CARD" PCIe 4.0 M.2 slot expansion card. it offers up to four PCIe 4.0 x16 connections that can be fitted with M.2 SSDs. Using the "Virtual RAID on CPU (VROC)" technology, you can create a bootable RAID array on an AMD TRX40 / X399 or an Intel X299 platform.
In addition to a thermal pad and a large aluminum cover, a 5cm cooling fan is also gitted on the card, controlled through a software utility.
The card is about 243mm long and supports a maximum of 4 PCIe 4.0 x4 M.2 SSDs(M 2242/2260/2280/22110.) It requires a 12V power supply for the graphics card.