Intel® Quad-Core Pentium® Processor J2900
Intel® Quad-Core Pentium® Processor J2900 brings whole new computing experiences to life with improved performance, lower power consumption, and new multimedia capabilities.
The Best Motherboard for building a Mini PC
Built with an Intel® Quad-Core J2900 Processor and a Micro ATX motherboard, this motherboard packs plenty of expandability, superb integrated performance, and abundant graphics outputs. With its excellent hardware configuration and software support, it is your ideal solution to do business work, play games, or enjoy video and music entertainment. ASRock presents you the best motherboard to build your own Mini PC!
Unlike other mini-ITX counterparts, this motherboard is uniquely based on micro ATX form factor and therefore offers more choices for choosing a chassis. The ground breaking build design, rich upgrade options and sufficient graphics outputs lined up on this micro ATX motherboard makes it different from others.
DDR3 LONG DIMMs
ASRock breaks limitation and is the only one who adds two standard DDR3 Dual Channel Long DIMM slots onboard! Compared to the default SO-DIMM slots, Long DIMM design provides more than enough DRAM module choices and also reserves huge potential for future upgrades.
The CPU is covered by a specially designed heatsink which allows advanced heat dissipation. Utilizing an ultra quiet fanless design, this ASRock motherboard provides the most silent computing environment.
3 Graphics Outputs
Complete with all three types of most used connectors! Packed with a D-Sub + DVI + HDMI combo. Plus the HDMI port supports Full HD 1080p Blu-ray (BD) playback.
Supports Windows® 7 & 8/8.1
This motherboard supports not only Windows® 8/8.1 but also Windows® 7 32-bit/64-bit. Therefore, users have more options to install their operating systems.
Supports Standard & Low Voltage Memory Modules
Compared with other counterparts that support DDR3 low-voltage memory modules only, this motherboard is capable of supporting both standard and low-voltage memory modules, therefore provides more DRAM compatibilities.
Your Personal Cloud, Easy and Always Connects
ASRock Cloud* technology makes your mobile devices connect to your PC seamlessly and supports multi devices for accessing File Explorer cloud service simultaneously! We offer a one-year subscription to Orbweb.ME Professional version, a personal cloud service which is $49.99 per year. It allows you to get connected with your PC's files, music, photos, and video clips remotely with tablets anytime, anywhere. Plus an additional one-month upgrade to Orbweb.ME Ultimate package with Remote Desktop function is also available. Now, download Orbweb Me Host, enter ASRock Cloud promotion code "ASR2014B", ASRock's users are allowed to enjoy all services above.
Personal Cloud for Everyone
Cloud service should be simple and personal. Don't take time to upload the files to the public cloud again. Stop spending money on setting up another NAS device you don't know. Orbweb ME's file browser is your solution to zero adaption, managing your folders and files in the cloud. Accessing and exchanging files instantly among all of your PC and storages. All your folders and files are sitting just where you know they are.
Media Library and Streaming
Orbweb Personal's media library takes care of your media content. Organize all your photos, videos and music across your PCs and online storages. Diverse, intuitive and smart sorting help finding desired movies in few clicks. Progressive streaming lets you enjoy your music collection almost no download time. Web browser based and mobile app portal keep you connected in any device any time.
Access File Explorer From Multiple Devices
Orbweb ME allows you to access your own personal File Explorer from multiple devices, bringing your tablets, laptops and PC together. Forgot an important file in your computer at home which you need for the next meeting? Another hard day hiding in the office bathroom, missing your massive collection of funny videos and music clips? You can get it all by connecting your tablets or laptops to access File Explorer and immerse into the paradise in few seconds.
Remote Desktop Anywhere
Laying in the bedroom or sitting in the office, tablet in your hands just becomes smarter. Pick up any work sheet left in office or start any application from you home PC. Orbweb ME's remote desktop not only mobilized your PC but also empower your tablet. No matter the device, No matter the location, Orbweb ME always keeps your PC by you.
* Remote Desktop comes with the Ultimate package which is only free for the first month.
Wake On WAN
The latest technology that WOWs you with the ability to wake up your PC remotely over the internet. Turn your PC on/off only when you need to. Keep your PC healthy and save energy at the same time.
* Apply on certain motherboards with wake on wan support
* Orbweb ME is provided by Kloudian Systems Inc. Restriction may apply and the offer is subject to change, termination or discontinuation by Kloudian Systems Inc. without prior notice.
Some sensitive digital components on the motherboard are vulnerable to power surges, the excessive current may cause your system to malfunction immediately. ASRock Full Spike Protection includes various technologies to prevent your motherboard’s components from being damaged by these unexpected voltage spikes.
Protects the motherboard from excessive surges from the power supply unit.
The onboard LAN chip is protected against sudden and violent voltage spikes caused by lightning.
- USB : Added ICs to protect the onboard USB ports from electrostatic discharges.
- LAN : Prevents the onboard LAN from being damaged by electrostatic discharges.
- MOSFETs : MOSFETs in critical areas use a special design for protecting them from electrostatic discharge during the installation process.
All Solid Capacitor Design
ASRock is determined to use high quality materials to build the best motherboards, that's why all the capacitors on this motherboard are built with 100% solid capacitors. These solid capacitors bring long lasting durability and ultra stable performance.
This ASRock motherboard uses a Realtek gigabit LAN chip to support extremely fast internet connections.
High Density Glass Fabric PCB
What you’ve never understood about your computer is that it is scared to death of water, H2O, humidity or whatever you’d like to name it. And even though you do not see the water, actually there may be lots of excessive moist in the air killing your motherboard silently and slowly. No, your motherboard doesn’t melt when in contact with water like the wicked witch of the west, but it dies of short circuit. Luckily, ASRock has a new High Density Glass Fabric PCB design that reduces the gaps between the PCB layers to protect the motherboard against electrical shorts caused by humidity.
The USB 3.0 5Gb/s port supports all of your peripherals with fast data transfer speed!
A-Tuning is ASRock's multi purpose software suite with a new interface, more new features and improved utilities, including EZ OC, Auto Tuning, XFast LAN, XFast RAM, OC Tweaker, Live Update, Tech Service and a whole lot more!
ASRock APP Shop
ASRock APP Shop is designed for your convenience. We provide various apps and support software for users to download. You can easily optimize your system and keep your motherboard up to date with ASRock APP Shop.
ASRock XFast RAM fully utilizes the memory space that cannot be used under Windows® 32-bit operating systems. It shortens the loading time of previously visited websites, making web surfing faster than ever. And it also boosts the speed of Adobe Photoshop 5 times faster. Another advantage of ASRock XFast RAM is that it reduces the frequency of accessing your SSDs or HDDs in order to extend their lifespan.
When Internet Explorer loads very slowly for no clear reason, it's usually due to inefficient management. ASRock is rolling out super efficient web management in the motherboard industry. XFast LAN is a convenient tool that controls internet related applications easily and efficiently. Creating a perfect Internet environment, all you need is a smart manager. ASRock XFast LAN allows you to enjoy more speed, easier multitasking, enhanced multimedia experience, and more – all without weighing you down.
In a world where time is money, why waste precious time everyday typing usernames to log in to Windows? Why should we even bother memorizing those foot long passwords? Nobody has time for that! Just plug in the USB Key and let your computer log in to windows automatically!
Restart to UEFI
Fast Boot is so fast that it is impossible for users to enter the UEFI setup utility during POST. Therefore, ASRock Restart to UEFI technology allows users to easily enter the UEFI setup utility automatically when turning on the PC next time. It is designed for those who constantly need to enter the UEFI setup utility.
This motherboard supports HDMI™ (High-Definition Multimedia Interface) which is an interface standard for transferring uncompressed video data and delivering multi-channel audio through a single cable. Both video and audio data signals transferred through the HDMI™ interface are digital without being converted into analog, therefore it delivers the richest pictures and the most realistic sounds.