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ASRock X399 Phantom Gaming 6

Black Haru

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Feb 24, 2010
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A new addition to ASRock's excellent Phantom Gaming lineup aims to bridge the gap between gaming and professional workloads with the new ASRock X399 Phantom Gaming 6. Has ASRock managed to walk the tightrope and balance gaming flare with productive pragmatism?

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May 9, 2012
6,331 (2.59/day)
Ovronnaz, Wallis, Switzerland
System Name Monster Panzer Max [MPM]/Nostalg33k/Shield/Odroid C2/Doogee S70
Processor i5-6600K 3.9 (OC not possible anymore ) /E8500/Tegra K1/S905 4X1.5 A53/Helio P23 4x2.5A53+4x1.5A53
Motherboard Gigabyte Z170X Gaming 7/XFX 650i Ultra/nvidia/Hardkernel Odroid C2/uh?
Cooling Corsair H115i /Alphacool Eisberg /magnesium/Aluminum heatsink/uh?
Memory 4x4gb HyperX Predator 2800 CL14/2gb DDR2 800/2gb/2gb LPDDR3/6gb LPPDDR4X
Video Card(s) MSI GTX 1070 ARMOR 8gb OC/Asus 8800 Ultra/GK20A/Mali 450MP5/Mali G71-MP2 770Mhz
Storage 120gb OCZ VertexIII,60gb Patriot Blaze,1tb/8gb SSHD,2xToshiba 1tb/none/16gb+64gb/32gb/64gb+128gb
Display(s) Medion X58222 32"5ms OC 75hz 2880x1620/Philips 273E3LHSB 27"1ms 1920x1080/8"1920x1200/5.99"2160x1080
Case Cougar Panzer Max/none/well... /None/rugged IP68+IP69K+MIL-STD-810G
Audio Device(s) Creative Recon3Di+Logitec Z333/SB Audigy 2 Platinum/Odroid HiFi Shield+/uh?
Power Supply Seasonic M12II Evo 750 /Enermax Coolergiant 480/5v 2A/RavPower 9-12V 2A
Mouse Crosair Dark Core RGB SE + Adonit fast Qi charging pad/Minix Neo A2 Lite/touch
Keyboard Medion Erazer X81699/Minix Neo A2 Lite/touch
Software Win10 64/none/Android 5.1.1 Zombiepop/Lakka 2.1 or Volumio 2.344/Android 8.1.0
Benchmark Scores bench...mark? i do leave mark on bench sometime, to remember which one is the most comfortable. :o
DO WANT! not too pricey nice features and ... well Threadripper, even the lowest one has quite a price/perf ratio

still pondering if i would go that upgrade path or a more simpler X470 build ...

but at 249$~ that board is cheaper than some X470 top dogs (at last where i live ...)
Nov 24, 2017
197 (0.47/day)
Processor Intel Core i5 4590
Motherboard Gigabyte Z97x Gaming 3
Cooling Intel Stock Cooler
Memory 8GB(2x4GB) DDR3-1600(800MHz)
Video Card(s) Intel HD 4600
Storage Transcend SSD370S 128GB; Toshiba DT01ACA100 1TB
Display(s) Samsung S20D300 20" 768p TN
Case Delux DLC-MV888
Audio Device(s) Realtek ALC1150
Power Supply Corsair VS450
Mouse A4Tech OP-620D
Software Windows 8.1 Pro
Benchmark Scores BaseMark GPU : 250 Point
Good board for TR4. But AsRock need to ditch Gaming form the name. Name should be X399 Phantom 6.
Only negative is no USB Type-C front panel header.
Did you get a golden sample? 4.35GHz at 1.4v.
Oct 17, 2012
9,185 (4.02/day)
System Name Americas cure is the death of Social Justice & Political Correctness
Processor i5 8600k
Motherboard Asrock Z370 Extreme 4
Cooling Corsair H-110i GTX
Memory 2x 4Gb Crucial Sport LT
Video Card(s) MSI GTX 980 Gaming
Storage Samsung 850 evo 250Gb
Display(s) Dell Ultra Sharp Widescreen 24" 1200P
Case Fractal Design Meshify-C
Power Supply Seasonic Focus+ 750 Gold
Mouse Logitech G502 spectrum
Keyboard AZIO MGK-1 RGB (Kaith Blue)
Software Win 10 Professional 64 bit
im sort of confused regarding the unwanted software comment in the review....the only software that Asrock boards ship with is their Bios, all else is on a disc, but noone uses that, & you only install what you want, so im confused, unless hey have changed something since my last Asrock Board Z370. its best to use their Website for the items you Do need, as always discs are best left to the trash.