According to ASRock, the new B365 Phantom Gaming series motherboards aiming at mainstream market, with huge improvement on functionality and aesthetics. The product line includes Mini-ITX, the ever popular PRO series and the latest Phantom Gaming motherboards, giving a wide range of selection for everyone.
While the Intel B365 is part of Intel’s 300 series chipset, it is made using Intel’s 22nm fabrication process and with specifications that resembles the H270 for the previous Kaby Lake series processors. Notable differences as compared to the B360 chipset includes a total of 20 PCIe 3.0 lanes instead of 16, RAID configuration for PCIe and SATA devices, which is an added plus for those who need these features. The only thing that is lacking is the support for USB 3.1 Gen2 on the B365 chipset, as its only limited to USB 3.1 Gen1 specifications.
Other than the new B365 motherboards, ASRock will be showing off its latest DeskMini A300 as well during CES 2019. The DeskMini A300 adopts AMD A300 chipset to support AMD 65W AM4 APU, as well as up to 32GB DDR4-2933MHz memory.
It also supports up to 4 storage devices, including 2x Ultra M.2 (2208) PCIe SSD slots and 2x 2.5” hard drive. This makes it easy a simple home entertainment PC setup, or perhaps, a mini data center for small scale operations.