Due to the COVID-19 crisis, some orders may be delayed in fulfillment and shipping. Our sales team is able to advise on product availability and hardware recommendations. We are working very hard to support our customers and ensure safe conditions for our staff. Read More about how we’re handling COVID-19 Here. Due to the COVID-19 crisis, some orders may be delayed in fulfillment. Our sales team is able to advise on product availability and hardware recommendations. Read more Here.
Scroll Back to Top menu
AVADirect Custom Computers
My Cart
menu

W480 Creator, Intel® W480 Chipset, LGA 1200, 2x Thunderbolt™ 3, ATX Motherboard

SKU: 13436019

Manufacturer: ASROCK

MPN: W480 CREATOR

Availability: Available


Price: $496.79
or as low as $16/month
Quantity:
  • Supports 10th Gen and future generation Intel® Core™ Processors / Xeon® W Processors (WE3/WE2/WE1)(Socket 1200)
  • Supports DDR4 4600MHz+ (OC)
  • 3 PCIe 3.0 x16, 2 PCIe 2.0 x1
  • 8 SATA3, 1 Ultra M.2 (PCIe Gen3 x4), 2 Ultra M.2 (PCIe Gen3 x4 & SATA3)
  • 2 Intel® Thunderbolt™ 3 Type-C
  • 5 USB 3.2 Gen2 10Gb/s (Front : 1 Type-C, Rear : 1 Type-C, 3 Type-A)
  • 8 USB 3.2 Gen1 (4 Front, 4 Rear)
  • 7.1 CH HD Audio (Realtek ALC1220 Audio Codec)
  • ESS SABRE 9218 DAC (130dB SNR) + WIMA Audio Caps
  • AQUANTIA® 10 Gigabit LAN + Intel® 2.5 Gigabit LAN
  • Wi-Fi 6 802.11ax (2.4Gbps)
Unique Feature ASRock USB 3.2 Gen2
- ASRock Front Panel USB 3.2 Gen2 Type-C Header (10 Gb/s)
- ASRock USB 3.2 Gen2 Type-A Port (10 Gb/s)
- ASRock USB 3.2 Gen2 Type-C Port (10 Gb/s)
ASRock Super Alloy
- XXL Aluminum Alloy Heatsink
- Premium 60A Power Choke
- 50A Dr.MOS
- Premium Memory Alloy Choke (Reduces 70% core loss compared to iron powder choke)
- Combo Caps (Nichicon 12K Black Caps)
- Nichicon 12K Black Caps (100% Japan made high quality conductive polymer capacitors)
- Matte Black PCB
- High Density Glass Fabric PCB
- 2oz Copper PCB Server-Grade Low-Loss PCB
AQUANTIA® 10G LAN
Intel® 2.5G LAN Intel® 802.11ax WiFi
ASRock Steel Slots
ASRock Full Coverage M.2 Heatsink
ASRock Ultra M.2 (PCIe Gen3 x4 & SATA3)
ASRock Ultra USB Power
ASRock Full Spike Protection (for all USB, Audio, LAN Ports)
ASRock Live Update & APP Shop
CPU - Supports 10th Gen and future generation Intel® Core™ Processors and Xeon® W Processors (WE3/WE2/WE1)(Socket 1200), up to 10 Cores and 125W
- Digi Power design
- 17 Power Phase design
- Supports Intel® Turbo Boost Max 3.0 Technology
- Supports Intel® K-Series CPUs
- Supports ASRock BCLK Full-range Overclocking
- Supports ASRock Hyper BCLK Engine III
Chipset - Intel® W480
Memory - Dual Channel DDR4 Memory Technology
- 4 x DDR4 DIMM Slots
- Supports DDR4 4600+(OC)* / 4500 / 4400 / 4333/4266(OC) / 4133(OC) / 4000(OC) / 3866(OC) / 3800(OC) / 3733(OC) / 3600(OC) / 3200(OC) / 2933 / 2800 / 2666 / 2400 / 2133 non-ECC, un-buffered memory
- Supports ECC UDIMM memory modules with Intel® Xeon® processors
- Supports DDR4 ECC, un-buffered memory with Intel® Xeon® processors W series in the LGA 1200 Socket
- Max. capacity of system memory: 128GB** (with 10th Gen and Xeon® CPU)
- Supports Intel® Extreme Memory Profile (XMP) 2.0
- 15μ Gold Contact in DIMM Slots


*Please refer to Memory Support List on ASRock's website for more information.
Xeon® W(WE3/WE2) support DDR4 up to 2933, Xeon® W(WE1) support DDR4 up to 2666.

**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.
BIOS - 256Mb AMI UEFI Legal BIOS with multilingual GUI support
- ACPI 6.0 Compliant wake up events
- SMBIOS 2.7 Support
- CPU Core/Cache, GT, DRAM, VPPM,VTTDDR, VCCSFR, VCCPLL_OC, PCH Voltage, VCCIO, VCCST, VCCSA, VPERGCOMP, CPU Internal PLL, GT PLL, Ring PLL, System Agent PLL, Memory Controller PLL Voltage Multi-adjustment
Graphics - Hardware Accelerated Codecs: AVC/H.264, HEVC/H.265 8bit, HEVC/H.265 10bit, VP8, VP9 8bit, VP9 10bit, MPEG 2, MJPEG, VC-1*
- Graphics, Media & Compute: Microsoft® DirectX 12, OpenGL 4.5, Intel® Built In Visuals, Intel® Quick Sync Video, Hybrid / Switchable Graphics, OpenCL 2.1
- Display & Content Security: Rec. 2020 (Wide Color Gamut), Microsoft® PlayReady 3.0, Intel® SGX Content Protection, UHD/HDR Blu-ray Disc
- Supports HDMI 1.4 with max. resolution up to 4K x 2K (4096x2160) @ 30Hz
- Supports Auto Lip Sync, Deep Color (12bpc), xvYCC and HBR (High Bit Rate Audio) with HDMI 1.4 Port (Compliant HDMI monitor is required)
- Supports HDCP 2.3 with HDMI 1.4 Port
- Supports 4K Ultra HD (UHD) playback with HDMI 1.4 Port

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

**VP9 10bit and VC-1 are for decode only.* VP8 and VP9 encode are not supported by Windows® OS.
Audio - 7.1 CH HD Audio with Content Protection (Realtek ALC1220 Audio Codec)
- Premium Blu-ray Audio support
- Supports Surge Protection
- WIMA Audio Capacitors (For Front Outputs)
- ESS SABRE9218 DAC for Front Panel Audio (130dB SNR)
- Pure Power-In
- Direct Drive Technology
- PCB Isolate Shielding
- Impedance Sensing on Rear Out port
- Individual PCB Layers for R/L Audio Channel
- Gold Audio Jacks
- 15μ Gold Audio Connector
- Nahimic Audio
LAN 1 x 10 Gigabit LAN 100/1000/2500/5000/10000 Mb/s (AQUANTIA® AQC107):
- Supports Wake-On-LAN
- Supports Lightning/ESD Protection
- Supports PXE
1 x 2.5 Gigabit LAN 10/100/1000/2500 Mb/s (Intel® I225LM)
- Supports Wake-On-LAN
- Supports Lightning/ESD Protection
- Supports Energy Efficient Ethernet 802.3az
- Supports PXE
Wireless LAN - Intel® 802.11ax WiFi Module
- Supports IEEE 802.11a/b/g/n/ax
- Supports Dual-Band (2.4/5 GHz)
- Supports WiFi6 802.11ax (2.4Gbps)
- 2 antennas to support 2 (Transmit) x 2 (Receive) diversity technology
- Supports Bluetooth 5.1 + High speed class II
- Supports MU-MIMO
Slots - 3 x PCI Express 3.0 x16 Slots (PCIE1/PCIE4/PCIE5: single at x16 (PCIE1); dual at x8 (PCIE1) / x8 (PCIE4); triple at x8 (PCIE1) / x8 (PCIE4) / x4 (PCIE5))*
- 2 x PCI Express 2.0 x1 Slots
- Supports AMD Quad CrossFireX™, 3-Way CrossFireX™ and CrossFireX™
- Supports NVIDIA® Quadro graphics cards
- 1 x Vertical M.2 Socket (Key E) with the bundled WiFi-802.11ax module (on the rear I/O)
- 15μ Gold Contact in VGA PCIe Slot (PCIE1 and PCIE4)

*PCIE5, M2_3 and SATA3_3 share lanes. If either one of them is in use, the others will be disabled.
Supports NVMe SSD as boot disks
Storage - 6 x 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*
- 2 x SATA3 6.0 Gb/s Connectors by ASMedia ASM1061, support NCQ, AHCI and Hot Plug*
- 1 x Ultra M.2 Socket (M2_1), supports M Key type 2260/2280 M.2 PCI Express module up to Gen3 x4 (32 Gb/s)**
- 1 x Ultra M.2 Socket (M2_2), supports M Key type 2260/2280 M.2 SATA3 6.0 Gb/s module and M.2 PCI Express module up to Gen3 x4 (32 Gb/s)**
- 1 x Ultra M.2 Socket (M2_3), supports M Key type 2260/2280/22110 M.2 SATA3 6.0 Gb/s module and M.2 PCI Express module up to Gen3 x4 (32 Gb/s)**

*M2_1, SATA3_0 and SATA3_1 share lanes. If either one of them is in use, the others will be disabled.
M2_2, SATA3_4 and SATA3_5 share lanes. If either one of them is in use, the others will be disabled.
PCIE5, M2_3 and SATA3_3 share lanes. If either one of them is in use, the others will be disabled.

**Supports Intel® Optane™ Technology
Supports NVMe SSD as boot disks
Supports ASRock U.2 Kit
Connector - 1 x SPI TPM Header
- 1 x Power LED and Speaker Header
- 2 x RGB LED Headers*
- 2 x Addressable LED Headers**
- 1 x CPU Fan Connector (4-pin)***
- 1 x CPU/Water Pump Fan Connector (4-pin) (Smart Fan Speed Control)****
- 6 x Chassis/Water Pump Fan Connectors (4-pin) (Smart Fan Speed Control)*****
- 1 x 24 pin ATX Power Connector (Hi-Density Power Connector)
- 2 x 8 pin 12V Power Connectors (Hi-Density Power Connector)
- 1 x Front Panel Audio Connector (15μ Gold Audio Connector)
- 1 x USB 2.0 Header (Supports 2 USB 2.0 ports) (Intel® W480) (Supports ESD Protection)
- 1 x USB 2.0 Header (Supports 1 USB 2.0 port) (ASMedia ASM1074 hub) (Supports ESD Protection)
- 2 x USB 3.2 Gen1 Headers (Support 4 USB 3.2 Gen1 ports) (ASMedia ASM1074 hub) (Supports ESD Protection)
- 1 x Front Panel Type C USB 3.2 Gen2 Header (Intel® W480) (Supports ESD Protection)
- 1 x Clear CMOS Button
- 1 x Dr. Debug with LED
- 1 x Power Button with LED
- 1 x Reset Button with LED

*Support in total up to 12V/3A, 36W LED Strip

**Support in total up to 5V/3A, 15W LED Strip

***The CPU Fan Connector supports the CPU fan of maximum 1A (12W) fan power.

****CPU_FAN2/WP_3A supports the water cooler fan of maximum 3A (36W) fan power.

*****The Chassis/Water Pump Fan supports the water cooler fan of maximum 2A (24W) fan power.
CPU_FAN2/WP_3A, CHA_FAN1/WP, CHA_FAN2/WP, CHA_FAN3/WP, CHA_FAN4/WP, CHA_FAN5/WP and CHA_FAN6/WP can auto detect if 3-pin or 4-pin fan is in use.
Rear Panel I/O - 2 x Antenna Ports
- 1 x HDMI Port
- 1 x Optical SPDIF Out Port
- 2 x USB 3.2 Gen2 Thunderbolt™ 3 Type-C Ports (40Gb/s for Thunderbolt™ protocol; 10 Gb/s for USB3.2 protocol) (Supports ESD Protection)*
- 2 x Mini DisplayPort Input Ports**(For Thunderbolt)**
- 3 x USB 3.2 Gen2 Type-A Ports (10 Gb/s) (ReDriver) (Supports ESD Protection)
- 1 x USB 3.2 Gen2 Type-C Port (10 Gb/s) (Supports ESD Protection)
- 1 x USB 3.2 Gen1 Port (Intel® W480) (Supports ESD Protection)
- 3 x USB 3.2 Gen1 Ports (ASMedia ASM1074 hub) (Supports ESD Protection)***
- 2 x RJ-45 LAN Ports with LED (ACT/LINK LED and SPEED LED)
- 1 x Clear CMOS Button
- 1 x BIOS Flashback Button
- HD Audio Jacks: Rear Speaker / Central / Bass / Line in / Front Speaker / Microphone (Gold Audio Jacks)

*Supports USB-PD 3.0 9V/3A(27W) and 5V/3A(15W)

**Please choose regular mini DisplayPort to DisplayPort adapter Cables instead of right angled ones if you use two mini DisplayPort input ports simultaneously.

***Ultra USB Power is supported on USB3_234 ports.
ACPI wake-up function is not supported on USB3_234 ports.
Software and UEFI Software
- ASRock Motherboard Utility (A-Tuning)
- ASRock Polychrome SYNC
- ASRock XFast LAN
UEFI
- ASRock EZ Mode
- ASRock Full HD UEFI
- ASRock My Favorites in UEFI
- ASRock Instant Flash
- ASRock Internet Flash
- ASRock Easy RAID Installer

*These utilities can be downloaded from ASRock Live Update & APP Shop.
Support CD - Drivers, Utilities, AntiVirus Software (Trial Version), Google Chrome Browser and Toolbar
Accessories - Quick Installation Guide, Support CD, I/O Shield
- 4 x SATA Data Cables
- 1 x ASRock WiFi 2.4/5 GHz Antenna
- 3 x Screws for M.2 Sockets
- 2 x Standoffs for M.2 Sockets
Hardware Monitor - Temperature Sensing: CPU, CPU/Water Pump, Chassis/Water Pump Fans
- Fan Tachometer: CPU, CPU/Water Pump, Chassis/Water Pump Fans
- Quiet Fan (Auto adjust chassis fan speed by CPU temperature): CPU, CPU/Water Pump, Chassis/Water Pump Fans
- Fan Multi-Speed Control: CPU, CPU/Water Pump, Chassis/Water Pump Fans
- Voltage monitoring: +12V, +5V, +3.3V, CPU Vcore, DRAM, VPPM, PCH, VCCSA, VCCST, VCCIO, VCCPLL_OC, VCCSFR, VCCSRF_OC
Form Factor - ATX Form Factor: 12.0-in x 9.6-in, 30.5 cm x 24.4 cm
- 2oz Copper PCB
OS - Microsoft® Windows® 10 64bits
Certifications - FCC, CE
- ErP/EuP ready (ErP/EuP ready power supply is required)