ASRock to release P55 Extreme4 Mainboard with 4 USB 3.0 and 4 SATA3 ports

ASRock will release yet another P55 mainboard. This time round the focus is on more USB 3 ports. This mainboard has most of the feature sets of previous P55 mainboards. In addition, it now has 2 front and 2 back USB 3.0 ports. The 4 SATA3 6Gbps ports are supported by Marvell SE9128 . There are two SE9128, each supporting 2 SATA3 6.0Gbps ports. The USB 3.0 ports are supported by NEC MPD720200 chip. 2 ports at the rear and one USB header will connect two USB 3.0 ports for the front panel.

2 x SATA3 6.0 Gb/s connectors by Marvell SE9128, support
hardware RAID (RAID 0 and RAID 1), NCQ, AHCI and “Hot Plug”
functions
– 2 x SATA3 6.0 Gb/s connectors by Marvell SE9123/9120, support
NCQ, AHCI and “Hot Plug” functions
(SATA3_4 connector is shared with eSATA3 port)
– 2 x Rear USB 3.0 ports by NEC MPD720200, support USB 1.0/2.0/
3.0 up to 5Gb/s
– 1 x Front USB 3.0 header (supports 2 USB 3.0 ports) by NEC
MPD720200, supports USB 1.0/2.0/3.0 up to 5Gb/s

– ASRock DuraCap (2.5 x longer life time), 100%
Japan-made high-quality Conductive Polymer
Capacitors
– Supports Dual Channel DDR3 2600+(OC)
– Supports ATITM CrossFireXTM and
Quad CrossFireXTM; NVIDIA® SLITM and Quad SLITM
– 2 x Front USB 3.0 ports, 2 x Rear USB 3.0 ports,
4 x SATA3 6.0 Gb/s connectors
– Dr. Debug, Smart Swith Design: Power/Reset/
Clear CMOS Switch with LED
– Supports ASRock Instant Boot, Instant Flash,
OC Tuner, IES, OC DNA, AIWI, APP Charger,
Good Night LED, Multi-Speed Fan Control
– Combo Cooler Option (C.C.O.)
– 7.1 CH HD Audio (Realtek ALC892 Audio Codec),
THX TruStudio ProTM and Premium Blu-ray audio
support
– Free Software : CyberLink DVD Suite – OEM and
Trial; THX TruStudio ProTM – OEM
– Free Bundle: 1 x ASRock SLI_Bridge_2S Card,
1 x Front USB 3.0 Panel
– ErP/EuP Ready