Sorry, this product is currently out of stock

Enter your email address below if you would like to be informed when this product is back in stock.

ASRock Z97 Anniversary Socket 1150 7.1 Channel Audio ATX Motherboard

  • Intel Z97 Chipset
  • Intel Socket 1150
  • 7.1 CH HD Audio
  • ATX Form Factor

View full description

QuickFind: 666808

Mfr part code: Z97 ANNIVERSARY

  • {{ title }}
  • {{/lists}}

    ASRock Z97 Anniversary Socket 1150 7.1 Channel Audio ATX Motherboard Product Description

    ASRock Z97 Anniversary Socket 1150 7.1 CH HD Audio ATX Motherboard

    Product Specifications


    Unique Feature

    ASRock Super Alloy

    Premium Alloy Choke (Reduces 70% core loss compared to iron powder choke)


    Sapphire Black PCB

    ASRock Full Spike Protection

    ASRock Cloud

    ASRock APP Shop


    Supports 5th Generation Intel Core i7/i5/i3/Pentium/Celeron Processors (Socket 1150)

    Supports New 4th and 4th Generation Intel Xeon/Core i7/i5/i3/Pentium/Celeron Processors (Socket 1150)

    Digi Power design

    4 Power Phase design

    Supports Intel Turbo Boost 2.0 Technology

    Supports Intel K-Series unlocked CPUs

    Supports ASRock BCLK Full-range Overclocking

    Chipset - Intel Z97


    Dual Channel DDR3 Memory Technology

    4 x DDR3 DIMM Slots

    Supports DDR3 3100+(OC)/2933(OC)/2800(OC)/2400(OC)/2133(OC)/1866(OC)/1600/1333/1066 non-ECC, un-buffered memory

    Max. capacity of system memory: 32GB*

    Supports Intel Extreme Memory Profile (XMP) 1.3 / 1.2

    *Due to the operating system limitation, the actual memory size may be less than 4GB for the reservation for system usage under Windows 32-bit OS. For Windows® 64-bit OS with 64-bit CPU, there is no such limitation.


    64Mb AMI UEFI Legal BIOS with multilingual GUI support

    ACPI 1.1 Compliant wake up events

    SMBIOS 2.3.1 supportCPU, DRAM, PCH 1.05V Voltage multi-adjustment

    Audio, Video and Networking


    Supports Intel HD Graphics Built-in Visuals : Intel Quick Sync Video with AVC, MVC (S3D) and MPEG-2 Full HW Encode1, Intel InTru 3D, Intel Clear Video HD Technology, Intel® Insider, Intel® HD Graphics 4400/4600

    Pixel Shader 5.0, DirectX 11.1

    Max. shared memory 1792MB

    Supports HDMI with max. resolution up to 1920x1200 @ 60Hz

    Supports Auto Lip Sync, Deep Color (12bpc), xvYCC and HBR (High Bit Rate Audio) with HDMI Port (Compliant HDMI monitor is required)

    Supports HDCP with HDMI Port

    Supports Full HD 1080p Blu-ray (BD) playback with HDMI Port

    *Intel HD Graphics Built-in Visuals and the VGA outputs can be supported only with processors which are GPU integrated.

    **Due to chipset limitation, the Blu-ray playback of Intel HD Graphics is only supported under Windows 8 / 8 64-bit / 7 / 7 64-bit.

    ***Intel InTru 3D is only supported under Windows 8 / 8 64-bit / 7 / 7 64-bit.


    7.1 CH HD Audio (Realtek ALC887 Audio Codec)

    Supports Surge Protection (ASRock Full Spike Protection)

    ELNA Audio Caps

    *To configure 7.1 CH audio, please use an HD front panel audio module and enable the multi-channel audio feature through the audio driver.


    Gigabit LAN 10/100/1000 Mb/s

    Giga PHY Intel® I218V

    Supports Intel® Remote Wake Technology

    Supports Wake-On-LAN

    Supports Lightning/ESD Protection (ASRock Full Spike Protection)

    Supports Energy Efficient Ethernet 802.3az

    Supports PXE

    Expansion / Connectivity


    1 x PCI Express 3.0 x16 Slot (PCIE2: x16 mode)

    3 x PCI Express 2.0 x1 Slots

    2 x PCI Slots

    Storage - 6 x SATA3 6.0 Gb/s Connectors, support RAID (RAID 0, RAID 1, RAID 5, RAID 10, Intel Rapid Storage Technology 13 and Intel Smart Response Technology), NCQ, AHCI and Hot Plug


    1 x COM Port Header

    1 x TPM Header

    1 x Power LED Header

    2 x CPU Fan Connectors (1 x 4-pin, 1 x 3-pin)

    2 x Chassis Fan Connectors (2 x 4-pin)

    1 x Power Fan Connector (3-pin)

    1 x 24 pin ATX Power Connector

    1 x 8 pin 12V Power Connector

    1 x Front Panel Audio Connector

    2 x USB 2.0 Headers (Support 4 USB 2.0 ports) (Supports ESD Protection (ASRock Full Spike Protection))

    1 x USB 3.0 Header (Supports 2 USB 3.0 ports) (Supports ESD Protection (ASRock Full Spike Protection))

    Rear Panel I/O

    1 x PS/2 Mouse/Keyboard Port

    1 x HDMI Port

    2 x USB 2.0 Ports (Supports ESD Protection (ASRock Full Spike Protection))

    4 x USB 3.0 Ports (Supports ESD Protection (ASRock Full Spike Protection))

    1 x RJ-45 LAN Port with LED (ACT/LINK LED and SPEED LED)

    HD Audio Jacks: Line in / Front Speaker / Microphone

    Other Features / Miscellaneous

    Software and UEFI


    ASRock A-Tuning

    ASRock Disk Health Report

    ASRock USB Key

    ASRock APP Charger

    ASRock XFast LAN

    ASRock XFast RAM

    ASRock Restart to UEFI

    ASRock Pentium Anniversary Boost


    ASRock Full HD UEFI

    ASRock My Favorites in UEFI

    ASRock UEFI Guide

    ASRock Instant Flash

    ASRock Internet Flash

    ASRock Crashless BIOS

    ASRock OMG (Online Management Guard)

    ASRock UEFI System Browser

    ASRock UEFI Tech Service

    ASRock Dehumidifier

    ASRock Easy RAID Installer

    ASRock Easy Driver Installer

    Support CD - Drivers, Utilities, AntiVirus Software (Trial Version), Google Chrome Browser and Toolbar, Start8 (30 days trial), Orbweb.ME Professional (Win 8.1)

    Form Factor

    ATX Form Factor

    Solid Capacitor design

    High Density Glass Fabric PCB

    OS - Microsoft Windows 8.1 32-bit / 8.1 64-bit / 8 32-bit / 8 64-bit / 7 32-bit / 7 64-bit



    ErP/EuP ready (ErP/EuP ready power supply is required)

    ASRock Z97 Anniversary Socket 1150 7.1 Channel Audio ATX Motherboard Product Reviews

    Technical Specifications

    Expansion / Connectivity

    Expansion Slot(s) 1 x CPU ¦ 4 x DIMM 240-pin ¦ 1 x PCIe 3.0 x16 ( x16 mode ) ¦ 3 x PCIe 2.0 x1 ¦ 2 x PCI
    Storage Interfaces SATA-600 -connectors: 6 x 7pin Serial ATA - 6 devices - RAID 0 / RAID 1 / RAID 10 / RAID 5
    Expansion Slots 1 x CPU ¦ 4 x DIMM 240-pin ¦ 1 x PCIe 3.0 x16 ( x16 mode ) ¦ 3 x PCIe 2.0 x1 ¦ 2 x PCI
    RAID Features Intel Rapid Storage Technology
    Interfaces 1 x PS/2 keyboard / mouse ¦ 1 x HDMI ¦ 4 x USB 3.0 ¦ 2 x USB 2.0 ¦ 1 x LAN (Gigabit Ethernet) ¦ 1 x audio line-out - mini-jack ¦ 1 x audio line-in - mini-jack ¦ 1 x microphone - mini-jack
    Internal Interfaces 2 x USB 3.0 - header ¦ 4 x USB 2.0 - header ¦ 1 x serial - header
    Power Connectors 24-pin main power connector, 8-pin ATX12V connector


    Product Type Motherboard - ATX
    Chipset Type Intel Z97 Express
    Processor Socket LGA1150 Socket
    Max Processors Qty 1
    Compatible Processors Pentium, Celeron, Xeon, Core i5, Core i3, Core i7 ( supports 4th and 5th Generation Intel Core i3 / i5 / i7 / Pentium / Celeron / Xeon )

    Supported RAM

    Max Size 32 GB
    Technology DDR3
    Bus Clock 1600 MHz, 1333 MHz, 1066 MHz, 2800 MHz (O.C.), 2933 MHz (O.C.), 2400 MHz (O.C.), 2133 MHz (O.C.), 1866 MHz (O.C.), 3100 MHz (O.C.)
    Supported RAM Integrity Check Non-ECC
    Registered or Buffered Unbuffered
    Features Dual channel memory architecture, Intel Extreme Memory Profiles (XMP)


    Max Allocated RAM Size 1792 MB


    Type HD Audio (8-channel)
    Audio Codec Realtek ALC887
    Compliant Standards High Definition Audio


    Network Controller Intel I218V
    Network Interfaces Gigabit Ethernet


    BIOS Type AMI
    BIOS Features Multilingual BIOS, SMBIOS 2.3.1. support, ACPI 1.1 support, UEFI BIOS
    Manual Settings Processor core voltage, memory voltage
    Hardware Monitoring CPU core temperature, chassis temperature, CPU fan tachometer, chassis fan tachometer, system voltage, CPU core voltage, opened case detection
    Sleep / Wake Up Wake on LAN (WOL)
    Hardware Features 4 Phase Power Design, ASRock Instant Flash, HDCP compliant, Intel Extreme Memory Profile (XMP) support, ASRock APP Charger, Intel Turbo Boost Technology 2.0, Intel Clear Video HD Technology, Intel Smart Response Technology, ASRock XFast LAN, ASRock XFast RAM, ASRock Crashless BIOS, ASRock OMG (Online Management Guard), ASRock Internet Flash, Digi Power Design, Intel Insider, Intel Quick Sync Video, ASRock Dehumidifier Function, ASRock Restart to UEFI, ASRock UEFI System Browser, Platform Controller Hub (PCH) 1.05V Voltage Multi-adjustment, Energy Efficient Ethernet 802.3az, Preboot eXecution Environment (PXE), ASRock UEFI Tech Service, ASRock Easy Driver Installer, ASRock USB Key, Supports Intel K-Series unlocked CPU, ASRock BCLK, Premium Alloy Chokes (PAC), NexFET, ELNA Audio Capacitors, ASRock Full Spike Protection, ASRock Cloud, ASRock APP Shop, ASRock Super Alloy, High Density Glass Fabric PCB, ASRock Full HD UEFI, ASRock My Favorites in UEFI, ASRock UEFI Guide, ASRock Easy RAID Installer, Sapphire Black PCB, ASRock Pentium Anniversary Boost


    Included Accessories I/O back plate
    Cables Included 2 x Serial ATA cable
    Software Included Drivers & Utilities, ASRock A-Tuning, Antivirus (Trial version), Start8 (30 days trial), Google Chrome Browser, Google ChromeToolbar, ASRock Disk Health Report, Orbweb.ME Professional (Win 8.1)
    Compliant Standards Plug and Play, WHQL, FCC, ACPI 1.1, EuP Ready, ErP Ready

    Customer Questions

    ASRock Z97 Anniversary Socket 1150 7.1 Channel Audio ATX Motherboard Ask an owner

    ASRock Z97 Anniversary Socket 1150 7.1 Channel Audio ATX Motherboard Product Discussion

    Our comments box is a great way for you to view other people's feedback about products on, and add your own.

    • This tool is open to everyone.
    • You are responsible for the contents of your comments and any consequences that may arise as a result of them.
    • Comments that contain any of the following will be deleted: terms considered explicit and inappropriate; defamatory, obscene, unlawful, harmful, or offensive.