Out of stock
Out of stock
Out of stock
Out of stock
Out of stock

Supports 12th Gen Intel® Core™ Processors (LGA1700) 9 Phase Dr.MOS Power Design Supports DDR4 5000MHz (OC) 1 PCIe 5.0 x16, 1 PCIe 4.0 x16, 2 PCIe 3.0 x1 1 M.2 Key-E for WiFi Graphics Output Options: HDMI, DisplayPort Realtek ALC897 7.1 CH HD Audio Codec, Nahimic Audio 6 SATA3 2 Hyper M.2 (PCIe Gen4 x4) 1 M.2 (PCIe Gen3 x2 & SATA3) 1 Front USB 3.2 Gen2x2 Type-C 1 Rear USB 3.2 Gen2 Type-C 6 USB 3.2 Gen1 (4 Rear, 2 Front) 4 USB 2.0 (2 Rear, 2 Front) Dragon 2.5G LAN


JD179 

Learn More


BrandASRock
ModelB660 STEEL LEGEND
Supported CPU
CPU Socket Type LGA 1700

* Dedicated LGA1700 mounting bracket is required.
CPU TypeSupports 12th Gen Intel Core Processors
Supported CPU TechnologiesTurbo Boost Technology 3.0
Chipsets
Chipset Intel B660
Onboard Video
Onboard Video Chipset Supported only by CPU with integrated graphic
Memory
Number of Memory Slots4x288pin (DDR4)
Memory StandardDDR4 up to 5000+(OC)*

* Supports DDR4 3200 natively.
* Please refer to Memory Support List on ASRock's website for more information. (http://www.asrock.com/)
Maximum Memory Supported128GB
Channel Supported Dual Channel
Expansion Slots
PCI Express 5.0 x161 x PCI Express 5.0 x16*

* Supports NVMe SSD as boot disks.
PCI Express 4.0 x161 x PCI Express 4.0 x16*

* Supports NVMe SSD as boot disks.
PCI Express x12 x PCI Express 3.0 x1
Other Slots1 x M.2 Socket (Key E), supports type 2230 WiFi/BT PCIe WiFi module and Intel CNVi (Integrated WiFi/BT)
15µ Gold Contact in VGA PCIe Slot (PCIE1)
Storage Devices
SATA 6Gb/s 6 x SATA 6Gb/s*

* If M2_2 is occupied by a SATA-type M.2 device, SATA3_0 will be disabled.
M.21 x Hyper M.2 Socket (M2_1, Key M), supports type 2260/2280 PCIe Gen4x4 (64 Gb/s) mode*

1 x M.2 Socket (M2_2, Key M), supports type 2260/2280 SATA3 6.0 Gb/s & PCIe Gen3x2 (16 Gb/s) modes*

1 x Hyper M.2 Socket (M2_3, Key M), supports type 2260/2280/22110 PCIe Gen4x4 (64 Gb/s) modes*

* Supports Intel Optane Technology (M2_3 only).
* Supports Intel Volume Management Device (VMD).
* Supports NVMe SSD as boot disks.
* Supports ASRock U.2 Kit.
Intel Optane ReadyYes
SATA RAID0/1/5/10
Onboard Audio
Audio Chipset Realtek ALC897
Audio Channels 7.1 Channels
Onboard LAN
LAN ChipsetDragon RTL8125BG
Max LAN Speed10/100/1000/2500Mbps
Rear Panel Ports
Back I/O Ports1 x PS/2 Mouse/Keyboard Port
1 x HDMI Port
1 x DisplayPort 1.4
1 x Optical SPDIF Out Port
1 x USB 3.2 Gen2 Type-C Port (10 Gb/s) (ReDriver) (Supports ESD Protection)
4 x USB 3.2 Gen1 Ports (ASMedia ASM1074 hub) (Supports ESD Protection)
2 x USB 2.0 Ports (Supports ESD Protection)
1 x RJ-45 LAN Port with LED (ACT/LINK LED and SPEED LED)
1 x BIOS Flashback Button
HD Audio Jacks: Rear Speaker / Central / Bass / Line in / Front Speaker / Microphone (Gold Audio Jacks)
Internal I/O Connectors
Onboard USB1 x USB 2.0 Header (Supports 2 USB 2.0 ports) (Supports ESD Protection)
1 x USB 3.2 Gen1 Header (Supports 2 USB 3.2 Gen1 ports) (Supports ESD Protection)
1 x Front Panel Type C USB 3.2 Gen2x2 Header (20 Gb/s) (Supports ESD Protection)
Other Connectors1 x SPI TPM Header
1 x Chassis Intrusion and Speaker Header
1 x RGB LED Header
* Supports in total up to 12V/3A, 36W LED Strip.
3 x Addressable LED Headers
* Support in total up to 5V/3A, 15W LED Strip.
1 x CPU Fan Connector (4-pin)
* The CPU Fan Connector supports the CPU fan of maximum 1A (12W) fan power.
1 x CPU/Water Pump Fan Connector (4-pin) (Smart Fan Speed Control)
* The CPU/Water Pump Fan supports the water cooler fan of maximum 2A (24W) fan power.
5 x Chassis/Water Pump Fan Connectors (4-pin) (Smart Fan Speed Control)
* The Chassis/Water Pump Fan supports the water cooler fan of maximum 2A (24W) fan power.
* CPU_FAN2/WP and CHA_FAN1~5/WP can auto detect if 3-pin or 4-pin fan is in use.
1 x Front Panel Audio Connector (15µ Gold Audio Connector)
Physical Spec
Form FactorATX
LED LightingRGB
Dimensions (W x L)12.0" x 9.6"
Power Pin1 x 24 pin ATX Power Connector (Hi-Density Power Connector)
1 x 8 pin 12V Power Connector (Hi-Density Power Connector)
Windows Compatibility
Windows 11Ready
Features
FeaturesUnique Feature:
ASRock USB 3.2 Gen2
- ASRock Front Panel Type C USB 3.2 Gen2x2 Header (20 Gb/s)
- ASRock USB 3.2 Gen2 Type-C Port (10 Gb/s)
ASRock Super Alloy
- XXL Aluminum Alloy Heatsink
- Premium Power Choke
- 50A Dr.MOS
- Nichicon 12K Black Caps (100% Japan made high quality conductive polymer capacitors)
- Matte Black PCB
- High Density Glass Fabric PCB
- 2oz Copper PCB
2.5G LAN
ASRock Steel Slot
ASRock Full Coverage M.2 Heatsink
ASRock Hyper M.2 (PCIe Gen4x4)
ASRock POST Status Checker (PSC)
ASRock Full Spike Protection (for all USB, Audio, LAN Ports)
ASRock Live Update & APP Shop

BIOS Feature:
- 128Mb AMI UEFI Legal BIOS with multilingual GUI support
- ACPI 6.0 Compliant wake up events
- SMBIOS 2.7 Support
- CPU Core/Cache, CPU GT, DRAM, VDD_IMC ,VCCIN AUX, +1.05V PROC, +1.8V PROC, +0.82V PCH, +1.05V PCH Voltage Multi-adjustment

Support CD:
- Drivers, Utilities, AntiVirus Software (Trial Version)

Software and UEFI:
Software
- ASRock Motherboard Utility (A-Tuning)
- ASRock Polychrome SYNC
* These utilities can be downloaded from ASRock Live Update & APP Shop.
UEFI
- ASRock EZ Mode
- ASRock Full HD UEFI
- ASRock My Favorites in UEFI
- ASRock Instant Flash
- ASRock Internet Flash
- ASRock Easy RAID Installer

Hardware Monitor:
- 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
- CASE OPEN detection
- Voltage monitoring: CPU Vcore, PCH, DRAM, VCCIN AUX, VCCSA, +1.05V PROC, +0.82V PCH, +12V, +5V, +3.3V

OS:
- Microsoft Windows 10 64-bit / 11 64-bit

Certifications:
- FCC, CE
- ErP/EuP ready (ErP/EuP ready power supply is required)
Packaging
Package ContentsAccessories:
- Quick Installation Guide, Support CD, I/O Shield
- 2 x SATA Data Cables
- 4 x Screws for M.2 Sockets
- 1 x Standoff for M.2 Socket


Optimized VRM Design

  • Dr. MOS
  • 9 Power Phase Design
  • 6 Layer PCB

Dr.MOS is the integrated power stage solution which is optimized for synchronous buck-set down voltage applications! Compared to traditional discrete MOSFETs, it intelligently delivers higher current for each phase, thus providing improved thermal result and superior performance.

Dr. MOS

PCIe 5.0 + Surface-Mount Tech

Compares to conventional DIP style PCIe slot, the SMT type PCIe slot improves signal flow and maximize stability under high speed, a key breakthrough to fully support the lighting speed of the latest PCIe 5.0 standard.
The latest PCI Express 5.0 is capable to perform a breathtaking bandwidth of 128GBps, ready to unleash the full potential of future high end graphic cards.

PCIe 5.0 + Surface-Mount Tech

Nahimic Audio

Whether you are using headphones, a headset, external or internal speakers, via USB, Wi-Fi, analog output or even HDMI, Nahimic Audio offers you the most engaging listening experience, vibrant and rich with details.

Nahimic Audio

POLYCHROME RGB

In addition to the built-in RGB illumination, it also features onboard RGB headers and an addressable RGB header that allow motherboard to be connected to compatible LED devices such as strip, CPU fans, coolers, chassis and so on. Users may also synchronize RGB LED devices across the Polychrome RGB Sync-certified accessories to create their own unique lighting effects.

*The addressable RGB LED header supports WS2812B addressable RGB LED strip (5V/Data/GND), with a maximum power rating of 3A (5V), a max of 80 LEDs and length within 2 meters.
*The RGB LED header supports standard 5050 RGB LED strip (12V/G/R/B), with a maximum power rating of 3A (12V) and length within 2 meters.



      







ASRock PolyChromeRGB microsite logo


POLYCHROME RGB Features


High Speed M.2 Solution

This motherboard is capable of accomadating multiple PCI Express 4.0 M.2 SSDs, which is capable of performing twice the speed compared to previous 3rd generation, giving a lightning fast data transferring experience.

PCIe 4.0 High Speed M.2 Solution

Dragon 2.5 Gb/s LAN

The intelligent 2.5Gb/s LAN platform is built for maximum networking performance for the demanding requirements of home networking, content creators, online gamers and high-quality streaming media. Boost networking performance up to 2.5X the bandwidth compared to the standard gigabit Ethernet, you’ll enjoy the faster and uncompromised connectivity experience for gaming, file transfers and backups.

Dragon 2.5 Gb/s LAN