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- Fatal1ty Z370 Gaming-ITX/ac
- Z370 Gaming-ITX/ac
Socket / CPU
Black / Silver
PCI-E x16 Slots
PCI-E x8 Slots
PCI-E x4 Slots
PCI-E x1 Slots
SATA 6 Gb/s
Depends on CPU
Onboard USB3.0 Headers
- 75 points
- 25 months ago
from completed build Littlefoot
- Amazing VRMs.
- Looks good.
- RGB is there if you want it, gone if you don't.
- Long/Short Duration Power Limit can only go up to 200W.
- M.2 is on the back of the board (not specific to just this motherboard), so airflow is reduced. Can cause throttling or reduced lifespan on PCI-based M.2 drives.
- +/-100 mV max offset range (fine depending on LLC level)
- 54 points
- 13 months ago
from completed build So, I did a thing...
Not 100% sure on the current market however when I purchased this board it was the only mini ITX board with 7 Phase power delivery. Word on the street was the other boards struggled to get Coffee Lake >5Ghz. I got 5Ghz on the dot @ 1.32v with my 8600k.
I removed one star only because this board doesn't have overly large heatsinks. This is an ITX board designed to be used in a small, enclosed environment with cables potentially blocking airflow from case vents etc. Couple this with watercooling (no airflow over motherboard at all) and I think you might have a recipe for disaster.
- 48 points
- 22 months ago
from completed build MacBook Pro + eGPU Alternative
Nice looking mobo, all the IO you can think of, and even a Thunderbolt port! Only one usb header, so be sure to grab an internal USB hub or something, but otherwise it works great.
- 45 points
- 16 months ago
from completed build Cute White ITX Lazer3D SFF
Better, than Asus, because ASRock BIOS is more convenient, it’s audio chip is a bit better, it has USB 3.1 gen 2 (aka 3.2, in fact it is Thunderbolt), wifi is 5 mhz ac, cable is 1000 Mbit, and other minor things like better control of fans and mouse polling rate. Also, Asus m.2 heatsink is not really cooling, and the second m2 is not really m2 ). And sometimes they say Asus capacitors whine. Asrock capacitors whine, too, but you could just turn off CPU C-States.
- 30 points
- 19 months ago
from completed build Black Magic Tardis
Thunderbolt 3 (20Gb/s). Solid overclocking. Underboard m.2 sites Optane plus 5 usable SATA ports for mix of HDD's, SSD's and 5.25" Blu-ray.
- 26 points
- 25 months ago
from completed build Vanilla Thunder
I initially went with the non gaming version of this motherboard, but the sensors and VRMs were somewhat funky, so I decided to return and go with this one since I read in forums that it is the only good ITX board for coffee lake that has good VRMs and overclocking capacity. So far, very pleased with it.
- 12 points
- 12 months ago
from completed build Devotion: a Hardcore Shift X [WIP]
Amazing premium ITX board for 8th/9th gen. Overclocks very well and comes with some unique features - like Thunderbolt 3 or PCI-E bifurcation.
The Z390 model is almost identical but improves a little bit on aesthetics and has an extra M.2 slot. Definitely worth checking out.
- 11 points
- 28 months ago
from completed build My Coffee Lake Rig
Got this board for the onboard intel lan, and the 7 phase heatsink. No issues so far.
- 10 points
- 15 months ago
from completed build Wee beastie
Beautiful, very nice to work with, one more fan header than its rivals. I like the high spec power chokes, mosfets and capacitors and the high number of phases. Its also got thunderbolt 3 (although it is the lower throughput version) which is pretty impressive at this price.
- 8 points
- 20 months ago
from completed build Titan XD - A Portable Yet Powerful Gaming and Content Creation Machine
I bought this purely because it's the only mini ITX board with Thunderbolt 3. Still, it does everything else that I want, so I'm very happy with it.
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