During Computex 2019, ASRock announced its range of X570 chipset motherboards for launch on 7/7 alongside the Ryzen 3000 series of processors. The ASRock X570 Creator is focused towards content creators with a range of high-end features including 10 G LAN, support for DDR4-4600, and dual Thunderbolt 3 Type-C ports. 

The ASRock X570 Creator is geared towards content creators with a similar feature set to the flagship ASRock X570 Aqua, but without the focus on high-end aesthetics, and water cooling. The X570 Creator has a simplistic and elegant theme with silver heatsinks, with black contrast. Its X570 heatsink is actively cooled, and incorporates an M.2 heatsink, with a standalone heatsink for the top slot; the top M.2 slot supports PCIe 4.0 x4 and SATA, while the bottom slot is geared for just PCIe 4.0 x4 drives. For SATA there are a total of eight ports. On the PCIe front, there are three full-length PCIe 4.0 slots which run at x16/x8/x8, and x8/x8/x4, as well as three PCIe 4.0 x1 slots. 

With the ASRock X570 Creator being one of its more higher-end models, it has two rear panel Thunderbolt 3 Type-C ports. with an Aquantia AQC107 10 G LAN port, an Intel Gigabit port, Intel's AX200 802.11ax Wi-Fi 6 interface, and six rear-panel USB 3.1 G1 Type-A. It also has two DisplayPorts with an input, and output, as well as one HDMI, a 14-phase power delivery; impressively all of this is on an ATX sized PCB. With memory, the ASRock X570 Creator has four slots with support for up to DDR4-4666.

The feature set of the ASRock X570 Creator is similar to its other premium X570 models, but the main difference is primarily in the aesthetic. A cleaner, more professional look, without as much flash and pizazz. ASRock's X570 Creator will be available on 7/7, but the official pricing has still yet to be confirmed.

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  • frank tisdale - Friday, June 7, 2019 - link

    high-end professional audio interfaces, among others.


  • nagi603 - Wednesday, June 5, 2019 - link

    I wonder what exactly the displayport in ports are for? There is no DP out, so it can't be an optional pass-through, and if it had a capture card, it would be a first and on the info card...
  • zepi - Wednesday, June 5, 2019 - link

    I think it is compatible with the APUs that have an iGPU.

    And with decent luck it will also support the next generation of APUs.
  • DigitalFreak - Wednesday, June 5, 2019 - link

    I would assume your plug the DP out of your video card into the DP in, then the video can be routed over TB3.
  • r3loaded - Wednesday, June 5, 2019 - link

    Oh look, TWO Type-C ports!
  • arashi - Wednesday, June 5, 2019 - link

    How would you even feed the internal DP post??
  • arashi - Wednesday, June 5, 2019 - link

  • DanNeely - Wednesday, June 5, 2019 - link

    I've seen a few VR focused GPUs with an internal video port and a drive bay breakout box you could use to route video to the front of your desktop (wonderful for the 3 people whose cases are still old enough to have drive bays not walled off behind a door I guess).

    According to the card next to the board in one picture both display ports are video in not video out; so in this case I guess it's so if you have a GPU with an internal displayport out you can route from the card to the board for thunderbolt passthrough without needing an external cable. If using a discrete GPU the other 99% of users would need to run a DP cable from their GPU to the port in the IO panel to achieve the same.
  • JKJK - Wednesday, June 5, 2019 - link

    Finally a board I could consider to buy that isn't a Asus WS board or a Supermicro WS board.
  • BillyONeal - Thursday, June 6, 2019 - link


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