ASRock B365M Phantom Gaming 4

Introduction

ASRock Inc. is established in 2002, specialized in the field of motherboards. ASRock strives to build up its own brand. With the 3C design concept, “Creativity, Consideration, Cost-effectiveness”, the company explores the limit of motherboards manufacturing while paying attention on the eco issue at the same time, developing products with the consideration of eco-friendly concept.

 

Official product link:

https://www.asrock.com/MB/Intel/B365M%20Phantom%20Gaming%204/index.asp

 

Packaging and accessories

The ASRock B365M Phantom Gaming 4 is packaged in a square cardboard box which has an abstract design that includes multiple shades of red. The front side of the box features the Phantom Gaming series emblem. The main features of the motherboard are listed on the lower right corner, with the ASRock emblem placed on the upper left corner.

 

The back of the box has the main features of the motherboard presented with individual descriptions and photos. On the left side, there is a top down photo of the motherboard, and a diagram of the rear I/O panel, with each port described. The full technical specifications are listed on the lower left corner.

 

The sides of the packaging follow the same design pattern, with different shades of RED and black. The ASRock and Phantom Gaming emblems are placed on the top corner of each side of the box, with the Intel supported CPU emblem present at the bottom.

 

The motherboard is protected by an anti-static bag and a soft foam tray, that offers protection for the side and back of the motherboard. This foam tray is attached to the motherboard using plastic zip-ties.

 

Accessories

The product comes with the following accessories:
– 1x Manual
– 1x Quick Installation Guide
– 1x Support CD
– 1x I/O Shield
– 2x SATA Data Cables
– 3x Screws for M.2 Sockets
– 1x Standoffs for M.2 Sockets

 

Specifications

MODEL: B365M Phantom Gaming 4
CPU SUPPORT: Intel 9th and 8th Gen Intel® Core™ Processors
SOCKET: 1151 v2
CHIPSET: Intel B365
POWER DESIGN: 10 Phases
– CPU: 6+1+1 Power Phase design
– Memory: 2 Power Phase design
FORM FACTOR: Micro ATX 24.4 cm x 24.2 cm
INTEGRATED GRAPHICS: No
MEMORY: 4x DDR4 DIMM Slots
– DDR4 2666 / 2400 / 2133 non-ECC, un-buffered memory.
– Max. capacity of system memory: 64GB
– Supports Intel Extreme Memory Profile (XMP) 2.0
BIOS: 1x 128Mb AMI UEFI Legal BIOS with GUI support
Expansion Slots:
– 2x PCI Express 3.0 x16 Slots (PCIE1/PCIE3: single at x16 (PCIE1); dual at x16 (PCIE1) / x4 (PCIE3))
– 1x PCI Express 3.0 x1 Slot (Flexible PCIe)
– 1x M.2 Socket (Key E), supports type 2230 WiFi/BT module
STORAGE:
– 6x SATA3 6.0 Gb/s Connectors, support RAID (RAID 0, RAID 1, RAID 5, RAID 10, Intel® Rapid Storage Technology 17), NCQ, AHCI and Hot Plug
– 1x Ultra M.2 Socket (M2_1), supports M Key type 2242/2260/2280 M.2 PCI Express module up to Gen3 x4 (32 Gb/s)
– 1x Ultra M.2 Socket (M2_2), supports M Key type 2242/2260/2280/22110 M.2 SATA3 6.0 Gb/s module and M.2 PCI Express module up to Gen3 x4 (32 Gb/s)
NETWORKING:
– 1x Gigabit LAN 10/100/1000 Intel I219V
PORTS:
– 1x PS/2 Mouse/Keyboard Port
– 1x HDMI Port
– 1x DisplayPort 1.2
– 1x Optical SPDIF Out Port
– 2x USB 2.0 Ports (Supports ESD Protection)
– 1x USB 3.1 Gen1 Type-C Port (Supports ESD Protection)
– 4x USB 3.1 Gen1 Ports (Supports ESD Protection)
– 1x RJ-45 LAN Port with LED (ACT/LINK LED and SPEED LED)
– HD Audio Jacks: Rear Speaker / Central / Bass / Line in / Front Speaker / Microphone (Gold Audio Jacks)
AUDIO: 7.1 CH HD Audio with Content Protection (Realtek ALC892 Audio Codec)
FAN HEADERS: 5x 4-Pin

Features:

– Premium 50A Power Choke
– 10 Power Phase Design
– Nichicon 12K Black Caps (100% Japan made high quality conductive polymer capacitors)
– M.2 (KEY E) For WiFi
– Shaped PCB Design
– ASRock Steel Slot
– ASRock Full Coverage M.2 Heatsink
– Polychrome RGB
– Post Status Checker

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