ASRock has been teasing its upcoming LiveMixer motherboard designs for a while on social media. Right this moment the PC parts maker lastly launched the primary two LiveMixer merchandise; one for Intel and one other for AMD processors. On the floor they combine graffiti-style writing and splashes of coloration in a Jackson-Pollock-meets-fruit-infused-energy-drink aesthetic. Beneath the floor, these are claimed to be dependable motherboards which were tailor-made to satisfy the calls for of creators and streamers.
First, let’s handle the design — as a result of that is what actually units these motherboards aside in a crowded area. You would possibly suppose there’s a point of user-customizability with a reputation like “LiveMixer.” ASRock goes together with that concept in its press launch by saying you may “present your character,” with the selection of motherboard / design.
Nevertheless, there is only one ASRock LiveMixer motherboard design for the Intel Z790 chipset, and one for the AMD B650 chipset. Each designs characteristic graffiti and splashes of coloration: Intel is generally purple, whereas AMD is basically orange.
Shifting onto options, ASRock highlights that the LiveMixer boards supply “excellent reliability, cutting-edge efficiency and an prolonged connectivity,” which the corporate says is a boon for sport streaming duties.
Regardless of the platform chipset variations, these motherboards share a whole lot of “designed for streaming” qualities to enchantment to customers who usually depend on a plethora of USB linked gadgets (controllers, cameras, mics, and so on). Widespread options throughout each boards are highlighted within the screenshot under, and embody: 23 onboard USB ports, Dragon 2.5G LAN, DDR5 reminiscence assist, Nahimic audio, Auto driver installer, and Polychrome Sync lighting.
Each boards characteristic ASRock Blazing M.2 storage connectors (PCIe Gen5 x4) with heatsinks, twin PCIe x4 slots and Thunderbolt headers, optimized VRM designs with Japanese capacitors, low latency USB ports for keyboard and mouse, Extremely USB energy for secure peripheral assist, and (claimed) high quality building.
The product pages for the ASRock Z790 LiveMixer (Intel) and the ASRock B650 LiveMixer (AMD) motherboards are actually dwell. In case you’re thinking about digging deeper into a specific product’s specs you may test the intensive particulars supplied by ASRock. Your selection most likely relies upon not on coloration preferences, however whether or not you might be extra thinking about Intel Raptor Lake, or AMD Ryzen 7000 CPUs. ASRock hasn’t but talked about something about availability or pricing.