The ASRock B365M Phantom Gaming 4 motherboard offers several unique features and technologies. It is built with ASRock Super Alloy components, including a premium 50A power choke and high-quality Nichicon 12K black capacitors made in Japan. The motherboard also features an I/O armor, shaped PCB design, matte black PCB, and high-density glass fabric PCB for enhanced durability and reliability.
It includes ASRock Steel Slot technology, which provides extra stability and strength to the PCIe slots. The motherboard also comes with a full coverage M.2 heatsink for efficient cooling of M.2 SSDs, as well as support for ASRock Ultra M.2 storage with PCIe Gen3 x4 and SATA3 interfaces.
The ASRock B365M Phantom Gaming 4 supports 9th and 8th generation Intel Core processors (Socket 1151) with a maximum TDP of 95W. It features Digi Power and an 8-phase power design for efficient and stable power delivery. The motherboard supports Intel Turbo Boost 2.0 technology for improved performance.
With the Intel B365 chipset, the motherboard supports dual-channel DDR4 memory technology with four DDR4 DIMM slots. It supports various memory speeds, including DDR4 2666, 2400, and 2133, and can handle non-ECC and ECC UDIMM memory modules.
The motherboard comes with a 128Mb AMI UEFI BIOS with a user-friendly GUI and support for various wake-up events. It also offers extensive voltage adjustment options for CPU, GT, DRAM, PCH 1.0V, VCCSA, and VCCST.
For graphics, the ASRock B365M Phantom Gaming 4 supports Intel UHD Graphics with features like Intel Quick Sync Video, DirectX 12, and various encoding/decoding capabilities. It provides dual graphics outputs with HDMI 1.4 and DisplayPort 1.2, supporting resolutions up to 4K.
The audio system includes the Realtek ALC1200 audio codec, offering 7.1-channel HD audio with content protection. It supports premium Blu-ray audio and features like surge protection, PCB isolate shielding, and gold audio jacks. DTS Connect is also supported for enhanced audio experiences.
Networking capabilities include a Gigabit LAN port with the Intel I219V controller. It supports Wake-On-LAN, lightning/ESD protection, energy-efficient Ethernet, and PXE.
Expansion slots on the motherboard include two PCIe 3.0 x16 slots (single at x16 or dual at x16/x4), one PCIe 3.0 x1 slot, and a Key E M.2 socket for Wi-Fi modules. It supports AMD Quad CrossFireX and CrossFireX technologies.
Storage options include six SATA3 6.0 Gb/s connectors with support for RAID, NCQ, AHCI, and hot plug. Additionally, there are two Ultra M.2 sockets supporting various M Key M.2 PCIe and SATA3 modules.
The motherboard provides a variety of connectors for different purposes, such as COM port, TPM, RGB LED headers, addressable LED header, CPU and chassis fan connectors, ATX power connectors, and USB headers.
The rear panel I/O features a PS/2 mouse/keyboard port, HDMI port, DisplayPort 1.2, optical SPDIF out port, USB ports (including USB 3.1 Gen1 Type-C), RJ-45 LAN port, and HD audio jacks.
Software and UEFI features include ASRock Phantom Gaming Tuning, Polychrome SYNC for RGB lighting control, Key Master, XFast LAN, EZ Mode, Full HD UEFI, and more.
The motherboard also comes with hardware monitoring capabilities for temperature sensing, fan tachometer, quiet fan mode, and voltage monitoring.
In terms of form factor, the ASRock B365M Phantom Gaming 4 is a micro ATX motherboard measuring 9.6 inches by 9.52 inches (24.4 cm x 24.2 cm).