If your current motherboard has more Mountain Dew than CPU, you might be interested in ASRock’s forthcoming Haswell offerings. Among the usual features like dual-band 802.11ac-flavored WiFi, HDMI input and a Home Cloud service, Tom’s Hardware spotted a mention of “Waterproof by Conformal Coating.” The company’s sub-site doesn’t give too much else away, like how extensive the protection will be, instead simply telling us to “A-Style our lifestyle.” The only feature with any amount of detail is a Pure Sound audio system (7.1 channel audio, Realtek ALC1150 audio codec and a TI 5532 pre-amp if you’re interested) that we’ve already seen. Still, if fluid has been getting between you and your high scores, keep an eye on the source for more info.
Update: And just like that, ASRock has added more info about the HDMI input, including a demo video which you can find after the break.
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Via: Tom’s Hardware