++++ The ASRock X470 Gaming K4/A/ASRK motherboard is available for approx. 160 Euro (05/2019) and is therefore in the middle price range of AMD AM4 motherboards.
The ASRock X470 Gaming K4 AMD AM4 DDR4 motherboard offers an excellent basic equipment with fast Ultra M.2 slot, some PCI Express slots, addressable RGB lighting and many other features, which can be used in combination with an attractive design and good OC results for a powerful AMD Ryzen Gaming PC.
As basic equipment the ASRock Fatal1ty X470 Gaming K4 motherboard offers six PCI Express slots, six SATA3 ports, a fast Ultra M.2 32Gb/s slot, a further M.2 10Gb/s slot, one USB 3.1 Gen2 Type-C, one USB 3.1 Gen2 Type-A, up to ten possible USB 3.1 Gen1 ports, up to four possible USB 2.0 ports, one 1 Gigabit LAN port, 7.1 sound output with Creative Sound Blaster Cinema 5 support analog via five jack sockets, digital via optical S/PDIF, four DDR4 slots, HDMI output, ASRock F-Stream software for easy AMD Ryzen overclocking and fan control in Windows, ASRock RGB LED lighting as well as Polychrome RGB for addressable RGB LEDs and much more.
All in all, the ASRock X470 Gaming K4 mainboard is a powerful motherboard with excellent basic equipment and control of addressable RGB LEDs, with which one likes to build up a high-performance AMD AM4 Gaming PC.
Special thanks to ASRock for their support.
* All AMD AM4 motherboard reviews since 01.08.2018 are based on an AMD Ryzen 5 2400G processor, MSI Radeon R9 280 Twin Frozr Gaming 3GB PCI Express 3.0 video card, 2x 4GB Crucial Ballistix Sport DDR4-2400 / PC4-19200U memory modules, Cooler Master Silent Pro M 600W power supply unit and the following software configuration: Microsoft Windows 10 Pro, SiSoftware Sandra, Futuremark PCMark10 and 3DMark (OC software is available in the Links & Downloads section). All benchmark results only offer a comparison among themselves for a rough motherboard performance comparison.