If you've followed what goes on with the ASRock model
numbers, you would know that the -M refers to the board using the mATX Format.
The mATX boards from ASRock, though, don't only bring with it a smaller board,
they also bring with it a cheaper price and at the time of writing the ASRock
Extreme4-M is the cheapest X79 motherboard available at Newegg, coming in at
It will be interesting to see how the cheapest X79 board performs today.
Before we see how the X79 Extreme4-M performs, though, we need to check out the
package and bundle to see what ASRock are offering us in that department; once
we've done that we'll take a closer look at the board before we move into the
BIOS. @ TweakTown