++++ The ASRock X99M Killer/M/ASRK motherboard has a price of approx. 230 Euro (04/2015) and is thus still in the middle price segment of the Intel LGA 2011-3 motherboards.
With the ASRock Fatal1ty X99M Killer LGA2011-3 DDR4 motherboard ASRock impressively shows that you do not have to make any compromises even with a micro ATX motherboard – you receive a top equipment with lots of settings for LGA2011-v3 CPU overclocking.
The standard equipment of this X99M Killer motherboard provides three PCI Express slots, ten SATA3 ports, one eSATA3 port, the HDD saver function, one Ultra M.2 slot up to 32 GB/s, up to six possible USB 3.0 ports, up to seven possible USB 2.0 ports and the USB 2.0 Fatal1ty Mouse Port, two Gigabit LAN ports, 7.1 purity sound 2 with DTS connect support, analog sound output by five jacks, digital sound output by an optical S/PDIF, internal Thunderbolt AIC connector, TPM, DDR4 slots with DRAM frequency OC presets for DDR4 memory optimization, a new great graphical interface for the fan controller in the UEFI Setup and much more.
All in all the ASRock X99M Killer is a high-end X99 motherboard for gamers and even with the small mATX form factor offers many features and a lot of OC settings.
Special thanks to ASRock for their support.
* All LGA 2011-3 motherboard reviews since 01.10.2014 are based on an Intel Core i7-5930K CPU, MSI Radeon R9 280 Twin Frozr Gaming 3GB PCI Express 3.0 video card, 4x 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 7 Ultimate, SiSoftware Sandra 2013, Futuremark 3DMark and 3DMark06 (OC software is available in the Links & Downloads section). All benchmark results only offer a comparison among themselves for a rough motherboard performance comparison.