++++ The ASRock Z590 Extreme motherboard is available for approx. 210 Euro (04/2021) and is thus in the middle price segment of the Intel LGA 1200 motherboards.
The ASRock Z590 Extreme Intel LGA 1200 DDR4 ATX motherboard an extreme basic configuration with USB 3.2 Gen2 ports over 1 Gigabit LAN and 2.5 Gigabit LAN up to Hyper M.2 with 64Gb/s, has addressable RGB lighting that already illuminates the I/O panel, the chipset and the Extreme lettering and allows overclocking of current Intel LGA1200 processors of the 11th generation, as well as the 10th generation!
As basic equipment the Z590 Extreme motherboard offers five PCI Express slots, six SATA3 ports, three fast Ultra M.2 32Gb/s slots or with new 11th Gen CPU up to Hyper M.2 64Gb/s, one M.2 2230 slot for an optional WIFI/BT module, one USB 3.2 Gen2x2 Type-C front panel connector, one USB 3.2 Gen2 Type-C, one USB 3.2 Gen2 Type-A, up to six possible USB 3.2 Gen1 ports, up to six possible USB 2.0 ports, a 2.5 Gigabit LAN port, an 1 Gigabit LAN port, analog sound output via five jacks, digital sound output via optical S/PDIF, four DDR4 slots, ASRock A-Tuning software also for controlling the fans in Windows, ASRock Polychrome RGB for addressable RGB LED lighting and much more.
The ASRock Z590 Extreme motherboard offers 14 phases power and is not only a good choice for overclockers due to the Intel Z590 chipset. In addition, the stylish ASRock Z590 Extreme motherboard has an extreme basic equipment and convinces with numerous USB ports up to the fast USB 3.2 Gen2x2 as well as the 2.5 Gigabit LAN port.
If you are looking for an extreme good motherboard for current high-end Intel processors with unlocked or locked multiplier, you will get an excellent platform with great features and numerous overclocking possibilities with the ASRock Z590 Extreme, which even earns our OCinside.de Overclocking Dream Award 04/2021.
Special thanks to ASRock for their support.
* All Intel LGA 1200 motherboard tests from 01.04.2021 are based on an Intel Core i5-10500 CPU, ASRock Radeon RX 5700 Challenger D 8G OC PCIe 4.0 video card, 2x 8GB Crucial Ballistix Elite DDR4-4000 memory modules, Cooler Master Silent Pro M 600W power supply unit and the following software configuration: Microsoft Windows 10 Pro, SiSoftware Sandra, Futuremark PCMark10, 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.