ASRock recently announced that its new X99 Extreme 4 motherboard has received Windows 8 hardware Certification, and now ASrock X99 Extreme 4 motherboard is the world’s first motherboard to get Windows 8.1 Hardware Certification.
ASRock X99 Extreme 4 – World’s first Windows 8.1 certified X99 motherboard
Although Intel X99 motherboard chipset has not yet officially released, but Haswell -E platform has been identified to released at the end of this month, so each manufacturer has already started to disclose information about its X99 motherboard products. Recently, MSI has come with their MSI X99S SLI Plus ASRock, but ASrock is the first to announce its own X99 motherboard certified by Windows 8.1 hardware manufacturers, I believe there will be more vendors publish appropriate information.
Windows Hardware Certification is for product compatibility and stability of a recognition, usually means that the corresponding hardware can run in the Windows system stability. It is worth mentioning that the ASRock obtaining Windows hardware certification described under the foot work, ASrock is also the first to get Windows Vista/7/8 on their motherboards.