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ASRock Fatal1ty Z370 Gaming-ITX/ac Motherboard Review (Page 4)

By Steven Bassiri from Nov 8, 2017 @ 8:16 CST
TweakTown Rating: 92%Manufacturer: ASRock

Fatal1ty Z370 Gaming-ITX/ac Circuit Analysis Continued

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ASRock uses the Realtek ALC1220 along with a NE5532 amplifier for the HD audio header. There is also a divide in the PCB to isolate the audio signal, and the motherboard also has Nichicon audio capacitors to improve quality.

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An Intel i219v PHY is used to work with the integrated MAC in the PCH to produce the 1 Gbit NIC. The Intel Wireless AC 8265NGW is used for 867Mbps wireless AC.

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The Thunderbolt 3 controller is the JHL6340, which is a low power Thunderbolt 3 controller with two PCI-E 3.0 lanes. It also will work as USB 3.1. A Texas Instruments TSP65982 power delivery, type-C switch, and CC logic controller is used to provide type-C port capabilities.

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The MegaChips MCDP2800 provides HDMI 2.0. The SuperIO is the NCT6791D, which provides monitoring and PS/2. The motherboard uses a 128Mbit/16MB BIOS ROM.

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The nuvoTon N76E885AT provides RGB LED capabilities.

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