ASRock Fatal1ty AB350 Gaming K4 AM4 Motherboard Review
Peter Donnell / 4 years ago
Ryzen is here and with it a lot of really cool motherboards! We’ve already taken a look at some of the X370 offerings, but today we kick things off with a look at our first B350 chipset motherboard, with the Fatal1ty AB350 Gaming K4. Not only does this motherboard offer support for the latest Ryzen CPUs, but it also allows for overclocking of all Ryzen CPUs, meaning you can get the best performance even though this board is design to be more affordable than the high-end X370 chipset boards.
“Prepare yourself well to enjoy the impressive world of Virtual Reality. Before that, you have to make sure everything is qualified, including hardware, software and drivers. Motherboard is the key to connect every critical components and ASRock’s VR Ready motherboards are definitely the one you’re looking for. The premium qualify is assured by rigorous testing during development. The sturdy components and rock-slid performance makes you completely immersive in the VR scenario. Users can be assured to experience VR enjoyments without any compatibility problems.” – ASRock
Equipped with ASRock Super Alloy features, such as Premium Power Choke, Steel Slots, Ultra M.2, Spike Protection, a matte black PCB design, and a PCB design that uses high-density glass fibre construction with 2oz of copper. On top of all that, you’ll also find a 9 power phase design, with Digi Power control, 15μ Gold Contact in DIMM Slots, 28Mb AMI UEFI Legal BIOS with multilingual GUI support, and much more!
- ASRock Super Alloy
- Supports AMD Socket AM4 A-Series APUs (Bristol Ridge) and Ryzen Series CPUs (Summit Ridge)
- Supports DDR4 3200+ (OC) (Ryzen CPU) / 2400 (A-series APU)
- 2 PCIe 3.0 x16, 4 PCIe 2.0 x1
- AMD Quad CrossFireX™
- Graphics Output: HDMI, DVI-D, D-Sub
- 7.1 CH HD Audio (Realtek ALC892 Audio Codec), Supports Creative SoundBlaster Cinema3
- 6 SATA3, 1 Ultra M.2 (PCIe Gen3 x4), 1 M.2 (SATA3)
- 8 USB 3.0 (1 Type-C, 2 Front, 5 Rear)
- Realtek Gigabit LAN
Check out the full specifications here.
Creative Sound Blaster™ Cinema 3
Sound Blaster™ Cinema 3 is the latest software that is designed with SBX Pro Studio to deliver a holistic audio experience. Whether you’re gaming or watching a movie, Reality 3D technology lets you enable 5.1/7.1 surround sound for an additional layer of transience to your listening experience even with just a pair of headphones or stereo speakers.
Build your own colorful lighting system! Onboard LED and RGB LED header allows users to connect LED strip and create their unique PC style easily. The ASRock RGB LED utility can be downloaded directly or from an all-in-one utility ASRock Live Update & APP Shop!
Packaging and Accessories