The ASRock X470 Master SLI is a feature-rich motherboard with several unique features. It includes ASRock USB 3.1 Gen2 ports (Type-A and Type-C) that offer high-speed data transfer rates of 10 Gb/s. The motherboard is built with ASRock Super Alloy components, such as an XXL aluminum alloy heatsink, premium 45A power choke, and Nichicon 12K black caps for reliable and high-quality performance. It also features I/O Armor, a Sapphire Black PCB, high-density glass fabric PCB, and a 2oz copper PCB for durability and stability.
The ASRock X470 Master SLI supports AMD AM4 Socket Ryzen processors, including Ryzen 2000, 3000, 4000 G-Series, 5000, and 5000 G-Series desktop processors. It utilizes a Digi Power Design with a 12 power phase design for efficient power delivery. The motherboard is based on the AMD Promontory X470 chipset.
In terms of memory, it supports dual-channel DDR4 memory technology with four DDR4 DIMM slots. The supported memory configurations vary depending on the specific CPU model but generally support DDR4 speeds ranging from 2133 MHz to 3466+ MHz. The maximum capacity of system memory is 64GB.
The motherboard features an integrated AMD Radeon Vega Series Graphics for Ryzen series APUs, supporting DirectX 12 and offering shared memory of up to 16GB. It includes an HDMI 1.4 port for 4K resolution and supports premium audio with its Realtek ALC892 Audio Codec.
For connectivity, the ASRock X470 Master SLI offers Gigabit LAN with Intel I211AT controller, supporting Wake-On-LAN, Lightning/ESD protection, and Energy Efficient Ethernet. It also includes multiple expansion slots, including PCI Express 3.0 x16 slots for graphics cards and PCI Express 2.0 x1 slots for other devices. It supports AMD Quad CrossFireX, CrossFireX, NVIDIA Quad SLI, and SLI configurations.
In terms of storage, the motherboard provides six SATA3 6.0 Gb/s connectors with support for RAID configurations and hot plug. It also features two M.2 slots, one supporting both SATA3 and PCI Express Gen3 x4 modules and the other supporting SATA3 and PCI Express Gen2 x2 modules.
The ASRock X470 Master SLI offers a range of connectors for various purposes, including USB headers, fan connectors, power connectors, and audio connectors. The rear panel I/O includes various ports such as HDMI, USB 3.1 Gen2 Type-A and Type-C ports, USB 3.1 Gen1 ports, LAN port, and audio jacks.
The motherboard comes with software utilities like ASRock A-Tuning, ASRock Polychrome SYNC, and ASRock XFast LAN. It also has a user-friendly UEFI BIOS with features like ASRock Full HD UEFI, Instant Flash, and Easy RAID Installer. The hardware monitor allows temperature and fan speed monitoring, as well as voltage monitoring for various components.
The ASRock X470 Master SLI follows the ATX form factor and features a 2oz copper PCB for enhanced durability and better heat dissipation.