Sunday, March 4, 2012

ASUS Maximus V Gene - mATX (intel Z77 chipset) specifications revealed!

Asus does it again! Beautiful and a lot of features on a micro ATX (mATX) motherboard for the latest Intel Core i7/i5/i3 3nd generation processors (LGA1155 socket), that even fits in compact gaming PC case! It's the ASUS Republic of Gamers motherboard based on upcoming Intel Z77 chipset.

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ASUS ROG Maximus V GENE LGA1155 Z77 Motherboard Details:


- LGA1155 socket for 3nd generation Intel Core procesor-based platform and 2nd Generation Core i7/ i5/ i3/ Pentium/ Celeron processors
- 8 phase CPU power design + 4 -phase iGPU power design Extreme Engine DIGI+ II power design
- 4 DIMM, Dual-channel DDR3 2600+ MHz (O.C.)
- 2 x PCI-Express 3.0 x16 slots
- 1 x PCI-Express 2.0 x4 slot
- 1 x mPCIe combo add-on card
- supports both NVIDIA SLi and AMD Crossfire
- 2 x SATA 3Gb/s (Black)
- 4 x SATA 6Gb/s (Red)
- 1 x eSATA 2 Gb/s
-  2 x USB 3.0 (blue)
- 4 x USB 2.0 (1 for ROG Connect)
- 1 x Clr CMOS switch
- 1 x ROG connect button
- 1 x S/PDIF out (Optical)
- Intel Gb LAN
- 7.1 channel HD audio I/O (SupremeFX III circuitry).

It comes with an HDMI and a DisplayPort for display connectivity.

One of new interesting features is called a mPCIe COMBO! 


Video: How To Use The Maximus V GENE mPCIe Combo card

Finally some impressive mATX motherboard! Really like the arrangement on this motherboard. It looks much better than the Gigabyte Z77 G1. Sniper M3.

The exact pricing details and release dates are unknown, but we could expect them to be released soon!

By: Air T.

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