ASRock Z68 EXTREME4 GEN3 S1155 Intel Z68 DDR3 ATX

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  • Premium gold caps (2.5 x longer life time), 100% Japan-made high-quality conductive polymer capacitors
  • Digi power, advanced V8 + 4 power phase design
  • 2 x PCIe 3.0 x16 slots, 1 x PCIe 2.0 x16 slot, supports AMD 3-way CrossFireX and NVIDIA quad SLI
  • Supports Intel HD graphics built-in visuals
  • Dr. debug, smart switch design: power/reset/clear CMOS switch with LED
  • Support Intel smart response, lucid virtu switchable graphics
  • Supports ASRock XFast USB, XFast LAN technologies
  • Supports ASRock on/off play, graphical UEFI, ASRock Extreme Tuning Utility (AXTU)
  • Combo Cooler Option (C.C.O.)
  • 7.1 CH HD audio with content protection, supports THX TruStudio

Next-Gen PCI-E 3.0 Support

By adapting PCI-E 3.0 quick switch IC onboard, the ASRock motherboards can support the Next-Gen PCI-E 3.0! PCI Express 3.0 can maximize the bandwidth for the next-gen PCI Express 3.0 VGA cards, provide ultimate graphics performance.

  • Higher bit rate - 8.0GT/s
  • Higher bandwidth per lane - 1GB/s
  • Higher efficiency - 98.5% encoding efficiency
  • 100% backward compatible with previous PCI-E 2.0 / 1.0 standard

XFast LAN Technology

ASRock XFast LAN is a smart productivity tool to help you manage your priorities of internet applications, simplify your digital life and accomplish more. The innovative features include : Internet Application Prioritization, Lower Latency in Game, Traffic Shaping and Real-Time Analysis of Your Data. It's the smartest way to control your web programs.

ASRock XFast USB Technology - Faster Than Your Imagination!

ASRock XFast USB Technology redefines the new standard in high performance computing. Proving once again to be the pioneer in motherboard industry, ASRock XFast USB Series Motherboards integrate with the latest XFast USB Technology which delivers the world's fastest USB data transfer speed. According to the below graph, it shows that the ASRock XFast USB technology can even boost USB 3.0 performance up to 386.14%!



Product Description
ASRock Z68 Extreme4 Gen3 - motherboard - ATX - LGA1155 Socket - Z68
Product Type
Motherboard - ATX
Chipset Type
Intel Z68 Express
Processor Socket
1 x LGA1155 Socket
Compatible Processors
Core i5, Core i3, Core i7
Max RAM Size
32 GB
RAM Supported
4 DIMM slots - DDR3, non-ECC, unbuffered
Storage Ports
4 x SATA-600, 4 x SATA-300 (RAID), 1 x eSATA-600
USB / FireWire Ports
2 x USB 3.0 + 1 x FireWire + 4 x USB 2.0 + (2 x USB 3.0 + 1 x FireWire + 6 x USB 2.0 via headers)
Max Allocated RAM Size
1759 MB
HD Audio (8-channel)
Gigabit Ethernet



Product Type
Motherboard - ATX
Chipset Type
Intel Z68 Express
Processor Socket
LGA1155 Socket
Max Processors Qty
Compatible Processors
Core i5, Core i3, Core i7

Supported RAM

Max Size
32 GB
Bus Clock
1600 MHz, 1333 MHz, 1066 MHz, 1866 MHz, 2133 MHz
Supported RAM Integrity Check
Registered or Buffered
Dual channel memory architecture, Intel Extreme Memory Profiles (XMP)


Max Allocated RAM Size
1759 MB


HD Audio (8-channel)
Audio Codec
Realtek ALC892
Compliant Standards
THX TruStudio PC, High Definition Audio


Network Controller
Broadcom BCM57781
Network Interfaces
Gigabit Ethernet

Expansion / Connectivity

Expansion Slots
1 x CPU , 4 x DIMM 240-pin , 2 x PCIe 3.0 x16 , 1 x PCIe 2.0 x16 , 2 x PCIe 2.0 x1 , 2 x PCI
Storage Interfaces
SATA-300 -connectors: 4 x 7pin Serial ATA - 4 devices - RAID 0 / RAID 1 / RAID 10 / RAID 5 , SATA-600 -connectors: 4 x 7pin Serial ATA - 4 devices
RAID Features
Intel Rapid Storage Technology
1 x PS/2 keyboard , 1 x VGA , 1 x DVI-D , 1 x HDMI , 1 x DisplayPort , 1 x TOSLINK , 4 x USB 2.0 , 1 x storage - eSATA-600 - 7 pin external Serial ATA , 2 x USB 3.0 , 1 x LAN (Gigabit Ethernet) , 1 x FireWire - 6 pin FireWire , 1 x audio line-out (front surround) - mini-jack , 1 x audio line-in - mini-jack , 1 x microphone - mini-jack , 1 x audio line-out (rear) - mini-jack , 1 x audio line-out (center/subwoofer) - mini-jack
Internal Interfaces
1 x floppy , 2 x USB 3.0 , 6 x USB 2.0
Power Connectors
24-pin main power connector, 8-pin ATX12V connector, 4-pin auxiliary power connector


BIOS Features
JumperFree, SMBIOS 2.3.1. support, Hyper-Threading Technology, ACPI 1.1 support, UEFI BIOS
Manual Settings
CPU frequency, processor core voltage, memory voltage, chipset voltage
Hardware Monitoring
CPU core temperature, chassis temperature, CPU fan tachometer, chassis fan tachometer, system voltage, CPU core voltage, power supply fan tachometer
Sleep / Wake Up
Wake on LAN (WOL)
Hardware Features
Diagnostic LEDs, ASRock Hybrid Booster, ASRock U-COP, ASRock Instant Boot, NVIDIA SLI Technology Support, 4 Phase Power Design, ASRock Instant Flash, ASRock CPU Frequency Stepless Control, All-Solid Capacitor motherboard Design, ASRock Boot Failure Guard (B.F.G.), Intel Extreme Memory Profile (XMP) support, NVIDIA Quad SLI Technology Support, Debug Port, ASRock APP Charger, Intel Turbo Boost Technology 2.0, ASRock Combo Cooler Option (C.C.O), ASRock Good Night LED, ASRock SmartView, ASRock XFast USB, Lucid Virtu, AsRock On/Off Play Technology, Intel Smart Response Technology, ASRock XFast LAN, AMD CrossFireX technology support, AMD Quad CrossFireX technology support, AMD 3-way CrossFireX technology support


Included Accessories
Rear USB 3.0 bracket, front USB 3.0 panel, ASRock SLI_Bridge_2S Card
Cables Included
1 x floppy cable
Software Included
Drivers & Utilities, ASRock Software Suite, ASRock Extreme Tuning Utility, Cyberlink MediaEspresso 6.5 (30-day trial)
Compliant Standards
Plug and Play, WHQL, FCC, EuP Ready, ErP Ready
24.4 cm
30.5 cm
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