ASRock X570 Extreme4 AMD AM4 Motherboard Review

The technical data …

Manufacturer ASRock
Name X570 Extreme4
Type / Chipset AMD AM4 CPU / AMD X570 chipset
Dimensions ++++ 26 mm (45 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. 38 mm (57 mm radius). The overall size of this ATX motherboard is 305 x 244 mm.
Slots +++++ PCIe 4.0: 2×16, 4×1, 4x DDR4-800 – DDR4-3200, max 128GB RAM
Connectors +++++ 8x SATA3, 2x Hyper M.2 Gen4 x4 64 Gb/s, 1x M.2, 1x PS/2, 1x TPM, 1x 10/100/1000 Mbps base-T Ethernet (Intel I211AT), 1x USB 3.2 Gen2 Type-C, 1x USB 3.2 Gen2 Type-A, 10x USB 3.2 Gen1 (4x of them internal, slot bracket not included), 4x USB 2.0 (all of them internal, slot bracket not included), 8-channel Realtek ALC1220 onboard 7.1 sound with 5x 3.5 mm jacks (1x optical S/PDIF out, 1x int. Aux, ext. Line in, ext. Mic, ext. Front out, ext. Rear out, ext. Center/Subwoofer), 1x HDMI, 1x AMD Fan LED connector and 7x fan (6x 4Pin + 1x 3Pin X570 Fan).
VCore +++++ In BIOS Vcore from 0.900 Volt to 2.500 Volt or -0.500 to +1.000V Offset
Multiplier ++++ In the BIOS from 22.5x to 63x (maximum multi depending on the CPU)
BCLK – In the BIOS not directly changeable.
VIO/VDD ++++ DRAM Voltage (DDR4 voltage) 1.100 to 1.450V, VPPM 2.500 to 2.700V, VDDP 0.800 to 1.200V, VDDCR SOC 0.900 to 1.300V, VDD CLD0 1.100 to 1.500V, CPU VDD +1.8V Voltage 1.700 to 2.100V.
Performance* ++++ Benchmark values comparison with different graphics cards and benchmark tools.

SiSoftware Sandra 2017 benchmark values with AMD Ryzen 7 3800X CPU.
SiSoftware Sandra 2017 arithmetic processor performance in Windows 10: 320,6 GOPS
SiSoftware Sandra 2017 multimedia processor performance in Windows 10: 820,16 MPixel/s

Benchmark results with AMD Ryzen 7 3800X processor.

1x MSI Radeon R9 280 Twin Frozr Gaming 3GB PCIe 3.0 graphics card:
3DMark: Fire Strike 620, Cloud Gate 28064, Ice Storm 129652
PCMark10: Overall 5429, Essentials 9662, Produktivität 9046, Digital Content Creation 4971

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. In addition a separated Software Setup Guide with UEFI settings is contained.

ASRock X570 Extreme4 Layout, Design and Features …