The ASRock Fatal1ty H370 Performance motherboard offers several unique features and advanced technologies. These include ASRock USB 3.1 Gen2 ports (Type-A and Type-C) with a data transfer rate of 10 Gb/s, ASRock Super Alloy components such as XXL Aluminum Alloy Heatsink and Premium 50A Power Choke, and ASRock Intel 4-Layer Memory POOL Technology.
The motherboard supports 9th and 8th Gen Intel Core processors with a maximum power limit of 95W. It utilizes Digi Power and 10 Power Phase designs, enabling efficient power delivery. It also supports Intel Turbo Boost 2.0 Technology for enhanced performance.
Equipped with the Intel H370 chipset, the motherboard supports Dual Channel DDR4 Memory Technology with four DDR4 DIMM slots. It can accommodate up to 128GB of system memory and supports various memory frequencies, including Intel Extreme Memory Profile (XMP) 2.0. The DIMM slots have 15μ Gold Contacts for improved connectivity.
The motherboard features integrated Intel UHD Graphics with support for Intel Quick Sync Video, DirectX 12, and various video encoding/decoding formats. It provides multiple display options with D-Sub, HDMI, and DisplayPort 1.2 ports, enabling triple monitor setups. The HDMI and DisplayPort ports support 4K Ultra HD resolutions.
For audio, the motherboard offers 7.1 CH HD Audio with Realtek ALC1220 Audio Codec, providing high-quality audio output. It incorporates premium components like Nichicon Fine Gold Series Audio Caps and a 120dB SNR DAC with Differential Amplifier. It also supports features such as Surge Protection, Impedance Sensing, and Creative Sound Blaster Cinema 5.
Networking capabilities include Gigabit LAN with Intel I219V PHY, Wake-On-LAN support, and Lightning/ESD Protection. The motherboard also includes multiple expansion slots, including two PCI Express 3.0 x16 slots (with support for AMD Quad CrossFireX and CrossFireX), four PCI Express 3.0 x1 slots, and M.2 sockets for high-speed storage.
Storage options include six SATA3 6.0 Gb/s connectors with support for RAID configurations and two Ultra M.2 sockets for M.2 SATA3 or PCI Express storage modules.
The rear panel I/O provides various connectivity options, including USB ports (USB 2.0, USB 3.1 Gen1, and USB 3.1 Gen2), audio jacks, PS/2 port, D-Sub, HDMI, DisplayPort, and LAN port.
The motherboard comes with ASRock software utilities like F-Stream, Polychrome SYNC, Key Master, and XFast LAN. It also features a user-friendly UEFI BIOS with options like EZ Mode, Full HD UEFI, and Instant Flash.
The hardware monitor on the motherboard allows temperature sensing and fan control for efficient cooling. It also provides voltage monitoring and features such as Quiet Fan and CASE OPEN detection.
In terms of form factor, the motherboard follows the ATX standard with dimensions of 12.0 inches x 9.6 inches (30.5 cm x 24.4 cm).