ASRock Fatal1ty H170 Performance/Hyper (LGA-1151) Motherboard Review

Pushing the Intel H170 chipset to the limit

What do you get when you take a motherboard manufactured by ASRock and blend it with only the components that the original FPS king, Fatal1ty, would approve? If history is anything to go by then we are in for a real treat!

Today we will be test driving the all new ASRock Fatal1ty H170 Performance/Hyper motherboard to see how it handles the modern-day demands as a low-cost and overclocking-friendly, gaming gargantuan of a beast.

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Let us not assume that this motherboard has limited overclocking capabilities just because it is equipped Intel H170 chipset. Not on ASRock’s watch! This board is a force to be reckoned and definitely punches above its own weight class for sure as you will see in this review.


I would like to thank ASRock for providing the review sample. This is a snippet from what ASRock has to say about themselves on their website:


ASRock Inc. is established in 2002, specialized in the field of motherboards. ASRock strives to build up its own brand. With the 3C design concept, “Creativity, Consideration, Cost-effectiveness”, the company explores the limit of motherboards manufacturing while paying attention on the eco issue at the same time, developing products with the consideration of eco-friendly concept.


ASRock has been growing fast and become world third largest motherboard brand with headquarter in Taipei, Taiwan and branches in Europe and the USA. The young and vibrant company targets from mainstream to enthusiast MB segments for different kinds of users, owning reputation around the world market with its reliability and proficiency.

Let us now take a look at the extensive feature set of the motherboard!


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Tinkering with computers and other electronics since the days of the Apple IIe and the Intellivision as the Prodigal 80s child, Jeremy seeks to constantly expand his knowledge of the ever-changing and ever-enticing world of Consumer Electronics. He enjoys tinkering, overclocking, modding, and most of all gaming.