Riptide is named after a specific kind of water current with strong waves that occurs in the ocean representing the philosophy of seas double-side calm and unlimited strength. Built around powerful gaming-related features the Riptide has given a powerful smash and immersed users in the sense of stability.N/AN/AOptimized VRM DesignN/AN/ADr. MOSN/ADr.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.N/AN/A8 Power Phase DesignN/AFeaturing sturdy components and completely smooth power delivery to the CPU. Plus it offers unmatched overclocking capabilities and enhanced performance with the lowest temperature for advanced gamers as well.N/AN/ANahimic AudioN/AWhether 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.N/AN/APOLYCHROME RGBN/AIn 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.N/AN/ALightning Gaming PortsN/AAimed for die hard gamers and enthusiasts! Lightning Gaming Ports are sourced from two different controller interfaces that assist gamers in connecting the high speed mice/keyboard with the lower jitter and latency!N/AN/APhantom Gaming 2.5 Gb/s LANN/AThe intelligent Phantom Gaming 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 youll enjoy the faster and uncompromised connectivity experience for gaming file transfers and backups.N/AAutomatically detects and accelerates game traffic ahead of other network traffic for smoother stutter-free in-game performance and the competitive edge.N/AN/AHigh Speed M.2 SolutionN/AThis motherboard is capable of accomadating multiple M.2 storage devices one of which can support PCI Express 4.0 M.2 SSD it is capable of performing twice the speed compared to previous 3rd generation giving a lightning fast data transferring experience.N/AN/ADual USB 3.2 Gen2 (Type-A + Type-C)N/AThis motherboard has a pair of onboard Type-A and Type-C USB 3.2 Gen2 ports built on the rear i/o for supporting next generation USB 3.2 Gen2 devices and to deliver up to 10 Gbps data transfer rates.