Tech content trusted by users in North America and around the world
6,519 Reviews & Articles | 43,877 News Posts
TweakTown's Computex Taipei 2015 Coverage direct from Taipei, Taiwan - ALL STORIES!

ASRock updates its M8 system to the new Z97 chipset

A new motherboard and few other features see an updated ASRock M8

| Computer Systems News | Posted: Jun 7, 2014 1:04 pm

Computex 2014 - Last year we got a chance to see ASRock team up with BMW Designworks USA to create a new barebone system. The M8 was born and we found ourselves instantly in love with what was being offered by the company. Jump forward a year and ASRock have taken the cover off an updated version of the great looking M8 system.

 

asrock_updates_its_m8_system_to_the_new_z97_chipset_01

 

asrock_updates_its_m8_system_to_the_new_z97_chipset_02

 

While the chassis looks the same; inside we've got a few new key components to bring it into 2014. First we've seen the ITX motherboard get updated to the latest Intel Z97 chipset bringing support for the latest crop of processors. The other big upgrade is the power supply which now sees an SFX 600 Watt unit. This gives us the chance to install a higher-end video card without a problem continuing to show us that you can pack some serious punch into a nice slim system.

 

asrock_updates_its_m8_system_to_the_new_z97_chipset_03

 

As for the rest of the system you can see not too much has changed. We've still got the A-Command OLED button that gives us the ability to see a bunch of different settings. Other features include USB 3.0, 4-in-1 Card Reader and Gigabit LAN alongside Bluetooth 4.0 and 802.11ac support.

Related Tags

Further Reading: Read and find more Computer Systems news at our Computer Systems news index page.

Do you get our news RSS feed? Get It!

Got an opinion on this news? Post a comment below!

Latest News Posts

View More News Posts

Forum Activity

View More Forum Posts

Press Releases

View More Press Releases
Subscribe to our Newsletter
Or Scroll Down