++++ The ASRock Z790 Steel Legend WiFi motherboard is available for approx. 340 Euro (11/2022) and is thus in the mid-price segment of Intel LGA 1700 motherboards.
The ASRock Z790 Steel Legend WiFi Intel LGA 1700 DDR5 ATX motherboard has an excellent basic equipment with USB 3.2 Gen2 ports up to 2.5 Gigabit LAN at the I/O panel including addressable RGB lighting, which is already integrated in the I/O panel, in the chipset and under the M.2 cooler and can current Intel LGA1700 processors of the 12th and 13th generation also extensively overclock!
As a basic configuration, the Z790 Steel Legend WiFi motherboard offers a total of three PCI Express slots, eight SATA3 ports, three fast Hyper M.2 64Gb/s slots and one Blazing M.2 128Gb/s slot, an M.2 2230 slot with pre-installed WIFI/BT module, one USB 3.2 Gen2 Type-C, one USB 3.2 Gen2 Type-A, up to twelve possible USB 3.2 Gen1 ports, one additional USB 3.2 Gen2x2 Type-C front panel port, up to three possible USB 2.0 ports, one 2. 5 Gigabit LAN port, analog sound output via five jack sockets, digital sound output via optical S/PDIF, four DDR5 slots, ASRock A-Tuning software also for controlling the fans in Windows, ASRock Polychrome Sync RGB for addressable RGB LED lighting and much more.
The ASRock Z790 Steel Legend WiFi motherboard is a sensible choice for overclockers due to the Intel Z790 chipset and has a strong SPS power supply. In addition, the stylish ASRock Z790 Steel Legend WiFi motherboard has a great basic equipment and convinces with an enormous number of USB ports up to the fast USB 3.2 Gen2 as well as the high-performance 2.5 Gigabit LAN port.
Special thanks to ASRock for their support.
* All Intel LGA 1700 motherboard tests from 01.01.2022 are based on an Intel Core i7-12700K CPU, ASRock Radeon RX 5700 Challenger D 8G OC PCIe 4.0 graphics card, 2x 8GB Crucial DDR5-4800 Memory, 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.