The Z97 Extreme6 is, for now, the flagship enthusiast motherboard from Asrock. The Z97 features dual Gigabit LAN using an Intel I218V PHY and a Realtek RTL8111GR controller. Sound is provided by the Realtek ALC1150 codec, which has 7.1 CH HD audio with content protection. The Z97 Extreme 6 also includes three PCI Express 3.0 x16 slots, two PCI Express 3.0 x1 slots, Ultra M.2 and M.2 slots (for add-in mini PCI Express cards and SSDs), a separate PCIe power connector at the bottom (for more stability) and ten SATA 6Gb/s ports.
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