ASRock Fatal1ty Z270 Gaming-ITX/ac review: all-rounder

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Specifications and BIOS screenshots

In the table below you can find the specifications of the ASRock Fatal1ty Z270 Gaming-ITX/ac and below it all the BIOS screenshots we made.

General
 
BrandASRock
Product nameFatal1ty Z270 Gaming-ITX/ac
Product code90-MXB3U0-A0UAYZ
DetailsProduct info
Processor / Chipset / Memory
Form factorMini ITX
Supported processor(s)Intel Core i3 / i5 / i7
CPU socketSocket 1151
Number of sockets1
ChipsetIntel Z270
Memory
Memory typeDDR4
Module typeDIMM
ECC memory support
Memory ratingDDR4-4133
Number of memory channels2
Memory slots2
Intel XMP compatible
Maximum internal memory64 GB
DDR3 SODIMM slots0
DDR3 DIMM slots0
DDR4 DIMM slots2
DDR4 SODIMM-sloten0
Integrated graphics card
D-Sub (VGA) output
DVI output
HDMI output
DisplayPort output
Expansion slots
PCI Express x16 slots1
PCI-Express x8 slots0
PCI Express x4 slots0
PCI Express x1 slots0
Available lanes for all PCI-Express x16 slots16
Mini PCI Express connectors0
PCI slots0
Multi-GPU
Nvidia SLI compatible
Nvidia SLI (2-way)
Nvidia SLI (3-way)
Nvidia SLI (4-way)
ATI Crossfire compatible
AMD CrossFire (2-way)
AMD CrossFire (3-way)
AMD CrossFire (4-way)
Connectivity
USB 2.0 - Total2
USB 2.0 - Back connectors0
USB 3.0 - Total8
USB 3.0 - Back connectors6
USB 3.1 - Total1
USB 3.1 - Back connectors1
USB 3.1 (USB 3.1 Gen 2) - Type-C connectors1
Bluetooth
Thunderbolt
Thunderbolt 3
USB 3.1 Boost software
Storage
Serial ATA connectors (total)6
Serial ATA II connectors0
Serial ATA III connectors6
Serial ATA Express connectors1
eSATA connectors0
mSATA connectors0
M.2 connectors1
M.2 slot typePCIe 3.0 x4 (4 GB/s)
U.2 connectors0
Extra SATA (RAID) controller
RAID 0 support
RAID 1 support
RAID 5 support
RAID 10 support
Audio
On-board audio - Channels7.1
On-board audio - Codec chipRealtek ALC1220
Onboard audio - Codec typeHDA
S/PDIF in
S/PDIF out
Dolby Digital Live
DTS Connect
Audio software includedCreative Sound Blaster Cinema 3
AmplifierTi Ne5532
Network
Number of network connections1
LAN - ChipIntel WG-I219V
LAN - Speed1000 Mbit/s
WLAN - Standard802.11ac
WLAN - ChipIntel Dual Band Wireless-AC 7265
WLAN - Speed867 Mbit/s
Wireless / Bluetooth moduleGeïntegreerd
Stroomcircuit
CPU power phases8
PWM ControllerIR35201
PWM Controller fase ondersteuning8 Phase PWM Controller
Mosfet typeTI 87350D (DSM)
Mosfet Ampère rating40 A
Mosfets per fase1
Cooling / Overclocking
Fan connectors (total)3
Fan connectors (4 pin)3
Fan connectors (PWM)3
Temperature controlled fan speed
Mosfet coolerPassive
Chipset coolerPassive
Maximum FSB frequency538.2 MHz
CPU voltage tweaking (maximum)1.500 V
I/O Digital voltage tweaking (maximum)1.200 V
VCCSA voltage tweaking (maximum)1.350 V
CPU PLL voltage tweaking (maximum)1.200 V
Memory voltage tweaking (maximum)1.500 V
North bridge / PCH voltage tweaking (maximum)1.200 V
Bundled Windows software for overclocking
Multiplier changeable
Heatsinks on voltage regulators
CPU Turbo Modus on/off switching
HyperThreading on/off switching
Cores on/off switching
PCI-Express slots can be disabled
Voltage of voltage points on motherboard
Heatsink mountingScrews
bClk adjustable
Other
Onboard speaker
100% Solid Capacitors
BIOS typeEFI
Dual BIOS
Boot menu in BIOS
Flash software in BIOS
BIOS profiles
Problem diagnosis
On-board Power / Reset switch
On-board Clear CMOS switch
BIOS chip(s) replaceable
Direct-to-BIOS button
Intel turbo spec
RGB Header

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Product discussed in this review

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ASRock Fatal1ty Z270 Gaming-ITX/ac

Mini ITX, Socket 1151, Intel Z270, DDR4

Specifications Test results Reviews Prices

£152.55

Avg. £199.99
3 shops, 2x stock

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