January. 7th , 2010, Taipei, Taiwan – ASRock Inc. the leading motherboard manufacturer today proudly announce the great launch of new motherboard series based on the Intel® H55 chipset. As you might know, the much-anticipated Intel H55 chipset is renowned for the embedded graphics technology as well as HD media performance. As the industry’s leader, ASRock is keen on providing the most demanding skills to users. The newly ASRock Intel H55 platform motherboards support Intel Core i7, Core i5, Corei3 processors, are not only embedded the awesome graphics capability, but also allow users to take advantage of ASRock user-friendly overclocking tools. Let’s read on the following pages for the fresh introduction of the latest OC technology named Turbo 50 which can increase the system performance up to 50% effortlessly.

Nothing catches users’ attention more than the latest Intel® H55 chipset, and we are assured that you will be impressed by the uniqueness and specialty of ASRock H55 Series Motherboards! ASRock H55 series motherboards come with 4 models – H55M Pro, H55M, H55DE3 and H55 Pro.

H55M Pro, a mATX board featuring with the unique ASRock DuraCap featuring 100% Japan-made high-quality Conductive Polymer Capacitors which can last 2.5 times longer lifespan. The CPU is powered by 4+1 power phase design. For memory aspect, it comes with the world’s fastest Dual Channel DDR3 2600+ (OC), non-ECC, un-buffered memory, 4 DIMM slots, Max. capacity up to 16GB. Supporting 2 PCIE 2.0 x 16 slots which are compatible of running ATI™ CrossFireX™ and Quad CrossFireX™, alongside with 1 PCIE x1 slot, 1 PCI slot, Gigabit Ethernet and 5 SATA2 ports. The rear panel includes connectors for 7.1 ch HD audio, IEEE 1394 port and powered eSATA/USB connector. Particularly, H55M Pro motherboard is equipped with novelty multi-VGA outputs: D-Sub, DVI-D and HDMI. Please note that Intel processor with integrated graphics is required to utilize these ports. By adopting the Intel latest Core i5 / i3 processor, ASRock H55M Pro motherboard is able to support Auto Lip Sync, Deep Color (12bpc), xvYCC and HBR (High Bit Rate Audio) with HDMI 1.3a (Compliant HDMI monitor is required). Not only this, through HDMI audio, it can also support Dolby True HD and DTS HD Master Audio which provides home cinema-style audio.

To talk about the software, ASRock H55 series motherboards feature all ASRock exclusive function, such as C.C.O., OC DNA, OC Tuner, Intelligent Energy Saver, Instant Boot, Instant Flash, Good Night LED and ASRock Software Suite. Additionally, ASRock H55 series motherboards match the green computing concept as well and have achieved European EuP standard.

In order to satisfy the increasing demand for easy overclocking, we’re going to share a fantastic OC technology to you – Turbo 50. The function name itself – Turbo 50 literally tells you what it is capable of. Simply click the Turbo 50 button in BIOS, the system performance will boost up to 50% increase by automatically overclocking CPU, Memory, GPU frequency and all related voltage settings!