ASRock B660 Steel Legend Motherboard Review

The technical data …

Manufacturer ASRock
Description B660 Steel Legend
Type / Chipset Intel LGA 1700 CPU / Intel B660 Chipset
Dimensions +++ 5 mm from the socket to the next electrolytic capacitor or component – see Fit for Fan. To the next bigger cooler the distance is about 20 mm. The overall size of the ATX board is 305 x 244 mm.
Slots +++ PCIe 5.0: 1×16, PCIe 4.0: 1×16, PCIe 3.0: 2×1, 4x DDR4-2133 – DDR4-5333+, max 128GB RAM
Connection ++++ 6x SATA3, 3x M.2 (2x Hyper M.2 64 Gbit/s Gen4x4 je nach CPU, 1x M.2 via SATA/PCIe Gen3x2), 1x M.2 Connector (Key E) for WiFi module, 1x SPI TPM Header, 1x Power LED and Speaker Header, 1x RGB LED Header, 3x configurable LED headers, 7x fans (8x 4-pin), 1x Front Audio, 1 x USB 2.0 Header, 1x USB 3.2 Gen1 Header, 1x Front Panel Type C USB 3.2 Gen2 Header, 1 x HDMI 2.1 Port, 1x DisplayPort 1.4, 1 x Optical SPDIF Out Port, 4 x USB 3.2 Gen1 Type-A Ports, 1 x USB 3.2 Gen2 Type-C Port, 2 x USB 2.0 Type-A Ports, 1 x BIOS Flashback Button, Audio Connection (Rear Speaker / Central / Bass / Line in / Front Speaker / Microphone), 1x RJ-45 LAN 2,5 Gigabit LAN 10/100/1000/2500 Mb/s (Dragon RTL8125BG)
Miscellaneous Features ++++ ASRock USB 3.2 Gen2, ASRock Super Alloy, Premium Power Choke, 50A Dr.MOS, Nichicon 12K Black Caps, Matte Black PCB, High Density Glass Fabric PCB, 2oz Copper PCB, 2.5G LAN, ASRock Steel Slot, ASRock Full Coverage M.2 Heatsink, ASRock Hyper M.2 (PCIe Gen4x4), ASRock POST Status Checker (PSC), ASRock Full Spike Protection (for all USB, Audio, LAN Ports), ASRock Live Update & APP Shop
Voltage settings +++++ CPU Core/Cache, CPU GT, DRAM, VDD_IMC,VCCIN AUX, +1.05V PROC, +1.8V PROC, +0.82V PCH, +1.05V PCH Voltage multi-setting
Multiplier +++ Limited customizable in BIOS depending on CPU
BCLK – Cannot be changed in BIOS
Manual and Labeling +++ The manual as well as a very detailed quick start guide is included. The pictures are self-explanatory and detailed. A short overview of supported SSDs is also included. The manual is very detailed and covers almost every component on the motherboard as well as the UEFI.

ASRock B660 Steel Legend Layout, design and features …