Shown at Computex 2016 high-level motherboards ASRock X99 Taichi and Fatal1ty X99 Gaming i7 received official status and show enthusiasts a complete list of its characteristics. Both solutions are designed to work with Intel Haswell-E / EP and Broadwell-E / EP productive processor families.
ASRock X99 Taichi performed using Intel X99 Express logic and uses 12-phase power system. Manufacturer included here support Ultra M.2 ports and USB 3.1 (Type-C), there is a wireless adapter and IEEE 802.11ac dual wired network based on Intel I218V / I211AT controllers.
The product has eight slots for RAM DDR4-3300 MHz maximum total capacity of 128GB, there are ten SATA-III ports, one SATA-Express and two Ultra M.2. Among other things, ASRock X99 Taichi offers access to the connectors PCI-Express 3.0 x16 (× 3), PCI-Express 2.0 x1 (× 2), M.2 (× 1) (for the WiFi / BT module). The work of the 8-channel audio codec Realtek ALC1150 controls.
On the interface panel provides the following ports: USB 3.1 × 2 (Type-A / Type-C), USB 3.0 × 3, USB 2.0 × 3, RJ45 × 2, PS / 2 × 1, mini-jack × 5, S / PDIF × 1.
Motherboard ASRock Fatal1ty X99 Gaming i7 is sharpened by professional gamers option X99 Taichi. The manufacturer used here instead of black and white red and black design of the product and included here for the mouse port Fatal1ty Mouse Port and Macro Key Master Control key. The package includes a tool for streaming XSplit Broadcaster.
The rest of the motherboard follows the characteristics of the previous model, with minor differences.