ASRock Fatal1ty X370 Gaming-ITX/ac Motherboard Review

ASRock motherboards with AMD X370 chipsets are really popular and are clearly one of the best options on the market. We didn’t have many chances to test ASRock motherboards for AMD Ryzen processors while couple of days ago there was Ryzen based APU premiere so it’s time to present you how much you can achieve combining small but high-end motherboard, full of unique features with the latest AMD APU.

Let’s start from general product description and the key features.



Key Features:

  • ASRock Super Alloy
  • Supports AMD Socket AM4 A-Series APUs (Bristol Ridge) and Ryzen Series CPUs (Summit Ridge & Raven Ridge)
  • Supports DDR4 3466+ (OC) (Ryzen CPU) / 2400 (A-series APU)
  • 1 PCIe 3.0 x16
  • Graphics Output: 2 HDMI
  • 7.1 CH HD Audio (Realtek ALC1220 Audio Codec), Supports Creative Sound Blaster™ Cinema 3
  • 4 SATA3, 1 Ultra M.2 (PCIe Gen3 x4)
  • 6 USB 3.1 Gen1 (1 Type-C, 2 Front, 3 Rear)
  • Intel® Gigabit LAN
  • Intel® 802.11ac+ BT 4.2



Build your own colorful lighting system! RGB LED and header allows users to connect LED strip and create their unique PC style easily. The ASRock RGB LED utility can be downloaded directly or from an all-in-one utility ASRock Live Update & APP Shop!


2T2R 802.11ac WiFi

Dual Band (2.4/5 GHz)
No one has time for weak WiFi signals and sluggish internet! That’s why this motherboard comes with an exclusive 2T2R 802.11ac WiFi (2.4G / 5G WiFi) module that supports up to 867Mbps wireless networks and Bluetooth v4.2. Experience up to 289% speed boost compared to your old WiFi!

Creative Sound Blaster™ Cinema 3

Sound Blaster™ Cinema 3 is the latest software that is designed with SBX Pro Studio to deliver a holistic audio experience. Whether you’re gaming or watching a movie, Reality 3D technology lets you enable 5.1/7.1 surround sound for an additional layer of transience to your listening experience even with just a pair of headphones or stereo speakers.

Intel® LAN

Intel® LAN provides the best throughput performance, lower CPU utilization, enhanced stability and is able to deliver ultimate network experience to users!



The advanced PCI-E Steel Slots packed with solid cover that prevent any signal interference with graphics cards. It also ensures the heavy graphics cards to be well-installed in the PCI-E slots safely.

Ultra M.2 32 Gb/s (PCIe Gen3 x4 & SATA3)

The PCIe Gen3 x4 Ultra M.2 interface pushes data transfer speeds up to 32Gb/s. In addition, it also supports SATA3 6Gb/s M.2 modules.

2oz Copper

It comes with 2 ounces copper inner layers, using only carefully selected copper materials for PCB layers, delivering lower temperature and higher energy efficiency for overclocking.

Full Spike Protection

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.

Live Update & APP Shop

ASRock Live Update & APP Shop is designed for your convenience. We provide various apps and support software for users to download. You can also easily optimize your system and keep your motherboard up to date with ASRock Live Update & APP Shop.


You can buy the ASRock Fatal1ty X370 Gaming-ITX/ac Motherboard for around USD $172 from Amazon –


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