First look at ASRock H55M
Pro motherboard - H55M Pro, H55M and H55DE3
Bluetooth 26 Nov 2009
November. 25, 2009, Taipei, Taiwan – ASRock Inc. the leading motherboard
manufacturer proudly announce the preview for its Intel upcoming chipset
motherboards. This is good news for PC enthusiasts for the great HD media
performance. The ASRock new Intel platform motherboards support Intel Core i7,
Core i5 and the upcoming socket 1156 processors. ASRock new motherboards are not
only inherited the core value of Intel’s upcoming chipset, but also embedded
with distinctly awesome hardware designs. ASRock motherboards allow users to
take advantage of Intel’s upcoming new CPU with integrated graphics technology
H55M Pro, is a mATX board featuring with the unique ASRock DuraCap featuring
100% Japan-made high-quality Conductive Polymer Capacitors which can last 2.5
times longer lifespan. The CPU is powered by 4+1 power phase design. For memory
aspect, it comes with the world’s fastest Dual Channel DDR3 2600+ (OC), non-ECC,
un-buffered memory, 4 DIMM slots, Max. capacity up to 16GB. Supporting 2 PCIE
2.0 x 16 slots which are compatible of running ATI™ CrossFireX™ and Quad
CrossFireX™, alongside with 1 PCIE x1 slot, 1 PCI slot, Gigabit Ethernet and 5
SATA2 ports. The rear panel includes connectors for 7.1 ch HD audio, IEEE 1394
port and powered eSATA/USB connector. Particularly, H55M Pro motherboard is
equipped with novelty multi-VGA outputs: D-Sub, DVI-D and HDMI. Please note that
Intel processor with integrated graphics is required to utilize these ports.
By adopting Intel’s upcoming graphics integrated processor, ASRock H55M Pro
motherboard is able to support Auto Lip Sync, Deep Color (12bpc), xvYCC and HBR
(High Bit Rate Audio) with HDMI 1.3a (Compliant HDMI monitor is required). Not
only this, through HDMI audio, it can also support Dolby True HD and DTS HD
Master Audio which provides home cinema-style audio.
Subsequently, it is featured with ASRock exclusive C.C.O. design which allows
you to adopt either LGA 775 or 1156 CPU FAN. ASRock H55M Pro motherboard not
only come with all our signature functions such as OC DNA, OC Tuner, Intelligent
Energy Saver, Instant Boot, Instant Flash, Good Night LED, and ASRock Software
Suite, but also born for green computing concept and have achieved European EuP
standard as well. As such, ASRock H55M Pro can satisfy all your needs for an
ultimate HD graphics machine.
ASRock H55M Pro + Creative Sound Blaster X-Fi MB = Ultimate Audio Solution!
The ASRock exclusive software suite includes Creative Sound Blaster X-Fi™ MB
trial solution on H55M Pro, H55M and H55DE3 motherboards to enrich your digital
entertainment. ASRock upcoming motherboards feature the Creative Sound Blaster
X-Fi MB technology that breathes life into songs; makes your music, movies and
gaming way better! From now on, you don’t have to spend a lot of money to buy an
additional sound card!
The Sound Blaster X-Fi MB solution ensures you the premium audio quality,
effects and features for PC systems equipped with onboard audio. For instance,
the X-Fi CMSS-3D technology expands your stereo audio into surround sound via
multi-channel speaker, stereo speaker or even headphone; the X-Fi Crystalizer
technology restores the compressed sound source and can even let you hear every
detail in riveting surround sound. Combined with the Creative user-friendly
software and the great ASRock H55 series motherboard, you will be assured to
enjoy a rich variety of program and be entertained by a better way. The Creative
X-Fi software main features include the following:
X-Fi Xtreme Fidelity is the new audio standard from Creative that makes your
music and movies sound way better than before. X-Fi technology breathes life
into songs, restoring the detail and expanding the music to surround sound. X-Fi
consists of two key technologies: X-Fi CMSS-3D and X-Fi Crystalizer.
X-Fi CMSS-3D technology expands your stereo MP3s and digital movies into
surround sound over multi-channel speakers, stereo speakers or even headphones.
Voices are centered in front of you and ambient sounds are moved all around you.
X-Fi Crystalizer technology restores the detail and vibrance to your compressed
music and movies. All the highs and lows are intelligently enhanced, ensuring
you'll hear everything in crystal clear clarity.
ADVANCED HD 4.0 is a collection of powerful, innovative audio technologies
designed by Creative's world-class team of audio professionals.
The sophisticated environment effects of EAX provide a greater sense of realism
to the whole gaming experience. Additional audio cues provided by EAX also give
gamers a competitive advantage in multiplayer games. It is therefore no surprise
that EAX has been widely acknowledged as the premier choice for interactive 3D
audio for games.
Creative ALchemy is a powerful tool that restores the audio for a DirectSound3D
game running on Windows Vista to its former glory - in full surround sound with
hardware accelerated audio mixing, sampling rate conversion and EAX effects.
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