Thursday, February 23rd 2012

ASRock Introduces the Fatal1ty X79 Professional Motherboard

Gamers need so much more from their PCs! With this concept in mind, Johnathan "Fatal1ty" Wendel worked closely with ASRock engineers to develop a well-featured motherboard based on the exciting Intel X79 chipset. Equipped with top-class components, the new ASRock/Fatal1ty X79 Professional was designed to exceed expectations of even the most dedicated gamer!

"This Fatal1ty motherboard was designed to bring your gaming performance to the highest level. The Fatal1ty X79 Professional comes with a Fatal1ty Mouse Port that delivers the precise control needed to elevate your game." said Fatal1ty. "In addition to gaming functions, the board packs 4 PCIe 3.0 slots, supporting up to 4-Way SLI and 4-Way CrossFireX. This combination will make you deadly and feared in the battlefield."


James Lee, VP of ASRock Sales and Marketing commented "ASRock-Fatal1ty motherboards represent quality. This board is crammed full of features like XFast 555 and F-Stream. The blistering performance will satisfy users who require both overclocking and gaming needs."

XFast 555 Technology : XFast RAM / XFast LAN / XFast USB

ASRock endeavors in delivering the most trusted motherboard products and most convenient software kits to users. Not only focusing on facilitating operating speed, ASRock XFast 555 technologies also increase system performance significantly and provide an enhanced computing environment.



XFast RAM will create a virtual disk from the system memory to boost the system performance. For Photoshop. It can even perform 5X faster than before. XFast LAN can lower latency in game after setting online game priority higher and drive 5X faster performance for gamers. XFast USB is the world's fastest USB transfer technology and provides up to 5X faster performance boost in USB data transfer speed.

Digi Power / 16 + 2 Power Phase

Digi Power provides CPU Vcore voltage more efficiently and smoothly. The advanced 16 + 2 power phase offers sturdy components and unmatched overclocking capability.



Premium Gold Caps / 4-Way SLI, 4-Way CrossFireX

Premium Gold Caps are 100% Japan-made solid capacitors. These caps are sleek, high gloss caps with a premium gold coating representing long life and stable performance. The board comes with 4 x PCI-E 3.0 slots supporting Nvidia® 4-Way SLI and AMD 4-Way CrossFireX.



Fatal1ty Mouse Port

A customizable technology for PC gamers who use F-Stream; with an adjustable wide range of mouse polling rates from 125 Hz to 1000 Hz. Gamers can now obtain the most precise control of their mouse.



Get The Optimized Result : DDR3 2600+ (OC)

The high-performance X79 Professional motherboard was also designed to unleash the maximum performance of memory modules. Testing reveals support for up to an incredible DDR3 2624(OC) MHz. As below figure shows, the system has very powerful OC capability and is stable enough to completely run all the Hyper PI tests.



This astonishing performance unlocks the full potential of Intel's X79 platform and allows users to get the highest quality memory performance from a PC.

For more product information, please visit : http://www.asrock.com/mb/overview.asp?Model=Fatal1ty%20X79%20Professional
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19 Comments on ASRock Introduces the Fatal1ty X79 Professional Motherboard

#1
arterius2
if this is anything like the p67 fatal1ty pro board i have, then this will likely be a good buy.
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#2
entropy13
Looks like this is just a small step-up from the Extreme9.
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#3
THE_EGG
Fighting back at Gigabyte's 333 onboard acceleration are we? ;)
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#4
Octavean
Oh, wow,......

This is great!!!

Let me just check Intel Core i7 3930K avalibility and,....what,...wait,.....nevermind :rolleyes:
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#5
Dj-ElectriC
They don't need the 555 thingy to punch GB right in the noseballs. ASRock is my no.2 choice ofter her step sister
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#6
THE_EGG
by: Dj-ElectriC
They don't need the 555 thingy to punch GB right in the noseballs. ASRock is my no.2 choice ofter her step sister
LOL don't get me started on raging about GB mobo's. I changed to P67-UD5 from an old asus mobo with 1156 because the local shop ran out of asus 1155 boards. What a mistake that was.
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#7
TheLostSwede
by: Dj-ElectriC
They don't need the 555 thingy to punch GB right in the noseballs. ASRock is my no.2 choice ofter her step sister
I take you're aware that Asus and ASRock are anything but friends these days? They're in fact the worst of enemies, as ASRock is owned by Pegatron which had anything but a friendly departure from Asus. Just saying...
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#9
EarthDog
Again...as long as that guy's face isnt in the bios, looks like a winner.. Now please get here review sample......... PLEASE!
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#10
EnergyFX
"Fatal1ty Professional"

oh come on! 1337 Gamer Corporate... really?
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#11
Dj-ElectriC
by: TheLostSwede
I take you're aware that Asus and ASRock are anything but friends these days? They're in fact the worst of enemies, as ASRock is owned by Pegatron which had anything but a friendly departure from Asus. Just saying...
I know they are not friends these days but the similarity in features, BIOS, performance, reliability and overclocking abilities makes them one hellofa' relatives.
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#12
Live OR Die
I dont know i look at the board and the LOGO just puts me right off reminds me of the 90s
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#13
Vancha
by: Live OR Die
I dont know i look at the board and the LOGO just puts me right off reminds me of the 90s
Every piece of branding is painful, from the "Profess1onal" to the lightning logo. Even as a child in the 90s I think I'd have looked at that and gone "really?"
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#14
Frick
Fishfaced Nincompoop
by: Vancha
Every piece of branding is painful, from the "Profess1onal" to the lightning logo. Even as a child in the 90s I think I'd have looked at that and gone "really?"
Asrock has never got the entire logo thing. They have always been terrible imo.
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#15
Wile E
Power User
by: Dj-ElectriC
They don't need the 555 thingy to punch GB right in the noseballs. ASRock is my no.2 choice ofter her step sister
by: THE_EGG
LOL don't get me started on raging about GB mobo's. I changed to P67-UD5 from an old asus mobo with 1156 because the local shop ran out of asus 1155 boards. What a mistake that was.
GB has been flawless for me on both 775 and 1366. Way better than my Asus boards.
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#16
Octavean
by: Wile E
GB has been flawless for me on both 775 and 1366. Way better than my Asus boards.
Funny, for me it's the other way around.

Also for what it's worth, I wanted to buy a Gigabyte X79-UD5 but then there was that whole pesky catching fire thing when OCed. So I though maybe not:rolleyes:
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#17
Dj-ElectriC
by: Wile E
GB has been flawless for me on both 775 and 1366. Way better than my Asus boards.
Ive had the P35DS3L, best motherboard ive ever bought in terms of investment.
Im not ashamed to say that in LGA775 gigabyte rocked.
But then, came the LGA1156 era. Just piles of burned gigabyte board have started to arrive at computer stores. Articles and more costumers kept complaining about their hardware faults.
So back then i decided to get an Asus P7P55D - Best decision ive ever made.
I have been represented to a whole new class of stability and performance.
Then, when the LGA1155 era came and ive read some article about a GB P67 motherboard who had it's VRMs toasted i decided to mark an X on gigabyte's motherboards.
Moreover.

Once you go asus P7P8, you see the features and comfterbility - you never go back.

BTW ive had the GB X58-Extreme, and i hated every minute working with it.
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#18
Wile E
Power User
I have no idea which way I'm gonna go for my next build. It depends on slot layouts and reviews. I'll happily give Asus or ASRock a spin if they are up to snuff.
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#19
Xiphos
I don't care for the Fatal1ty branding at all.
if it was on a mouse, okay, I can relate. it's a high DPI gaming mouse, not your average office mouse.
but on a motherboard? seriously?

It'd be better if they just named it the Asrock x79 Pro.
take away the licensing fee, lower the price = good buy.
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