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Monday, 09 April 2012 11:08

ASUS launches Maximus V GENE Motherboard

Written by Nick Farrell



Now it its fifth glorious generation


ASUS Republic of Gamers has launched a new series of Maximus V Series motherboards starting with the Maximus V GENE.

The micro-ATX uses the latest Intel Z77 chipset, which supports Intel’s latest LGA1155 processors. It has full PCI-Express Gen-3 capabilities with Intel’s third Generation processor. The Maximus V GENE ships with features such as the Extreme Engine DIGI+ II power control design. There is aslos SupremeFX III gaming audio, Intel Ethernet with ROG GameFirst software and the newly added mPCIe Combo card.

The board is built for overclocking. The upgraded Extreme Engine DIGI+ II includes a 8+4+2 (CPU, iGPU, DRAM) phase design designed to squeeze the juice from two DIGI+ controllers. There are also UEFI BIOS functions, such as the new pre-configured memory IC profiles, specially sourced electrical components and industry first trace designs.


Nick Farrell

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