ASRock B365 Pro4 Motherboard Review

The technical data …

Manufacturer ASRock
Name B365 Pro4
Type / Chipset Intel LGA 1151 v2 CPU / Intel B365 chipset
Dimensions +++ 15 mm (28 mm radius) around the socket to the next capacitor or other mainboard parts – for further information see Fit for Fan. The space to the next bigger heatsink is approx. 35 mm (50 mm radius). The overall size of this ATX motherboard is 305 x 230 mm.
Slots +++ PCIe 3.0: 2×16, 2×1, 4x DDR4-800 – DDR4-2666, max 128GB RAM
Connectors +++ 6x SATA3, 2x Ultra M.2, 1x M.2 WIFI/BT, 1x PS/2, 1x 10/100/1000 Mbps base-T Ethernet (Intel I219V), 1x USB 3.1 Gen1 Typ-C, 7x USB 3.1 Gen1 Typ-A (2x internal, slot bracket not included), 5x USB 2.0 (3x of them optional, slot bracket not included), 8-Channel Realtek ALC892 onboard 7.1 sound with 3x 3.5 mm connectors (1x int. Aux, ext. Line in, ext. Mic, ext. Front out), 1x DVI-D, 1x D-Sub, 1x HDMI and 5x fan (5x 4Pin).
VCore +++ In the VCore BIOS of 0.900V up to 1.5200V or -0.100 to +0.200 Offset.
Multiplier –– Cannot be changed in BIOS
BCLK –– Cannot be changed in BIOS
VIO/VDD +++ DRAM Voltage (DDR4 Voltage) 1.200 to 1.350V, 1.0V PCH Voltage 0.900 to 1.300, VCCST Voltage 0.950 to 1.350V, GPU Voltage 0.900 Volt to 1.520V, GPU LLC 1 to 5, CPU Load Line Calibration 1 to 3.
Performance* ++++ Benchmark values comparison with different graphics cards and benchmark tools.

SiSoftware Sandra benchmark values with Intel Core i9-9900K CPU.
SiSoftware Sandra Arithmetic Processor Performance: 280.18 GOPS
SiSoftware Sandra Multimedia Processor Performance: 759.62 MPixel/s

Benchmark results with Intel Core i9-9900K processor.
1x MSI Radeon R9 280 Twin Frozr gaming 3 GB PCIe 3.0 graphics card:
3DMark: Fire Strike 7503, Cloud Gate 35625, Ice Storm 138165
PCMark10: Overall 4568, Essentials 7487, Produktivität 6681, Digital Content Creation 5170

OnBoard Intel UHD Graphics 630 GPU (9900K):
3DMark: Fire Strike 1355, Cloud Gate 12618, Ice Storm 96347

Manual and Labeling ++ Well placed, complete motherboard description and good manual with a lot of tips about topics like CPU installation, memory installation, etc.. The manual comes in different languages. The manual comes in different languages. The software setup guide with the UEFI settings is unfortunately not included.

ASRock B365 Pro4 Layout, Design and Features …