3-Way SLI and Quad-CrossfireX support bring you the best flexibility for multiple GPU solutions and with the ASUS TurboV feature, finally you are able to tweak your overclocks within windows without the need for constant reboots!
Features LGA1366 Intel® Bloomfield Processor Ready
This motherboard supports the latest Intel® Core™ i7 processors in LGA1366 package with integrated memory controller to support 3-channel (6 DIMMs) DDR3 memory. Supports Intel® QuickPath Interconnect (QPI) with a system bus of up to 6.4 GT/s and a max bandwidth of up to 25.6 GB/s. Intel® Core™ i7 processor is one of the most powerful and energy efficient CPUs in the world.
The Intel® X58 Express Chipset is one of the most powerful chipset designed to support the Intel® Core™ i7 Processors with LGA1366 package and Intel® next generation system interconnect interface, Intel® QuickPath Interconnect (QPI), providing improved performance by utilizing serial point-to-point links, allowing increased bandwidth and stability. It also supports up to 36 PCI Express 2.0 lanes providing better graphics performance.
True SATA 6Gb/s Support - Experience the Future of Storage!
Supporting next-generation Serial ATA (SATA) storage interface, this motherboard delivers up to 6.0Gb/s data transfer rates. Additionally, get enhanced scalability, faster data retrieval, double the bandwidth of current bus systems.
True USB 3.0 Support - 10X Faster Data Rates!
Experience ultra-fast data transfers at 4.8Gbps with USB 3.0-the latest connectivity standard. Built to connect easily with next generation components and peripherals, USB 3.0 transfers data 10X faster and is also backward compatible with USB 2.0 components.
Triple-Channel DDR3 2000(O.C.) / 1333 / 1066 support
This motherboard supports DDR3 memory that features data transfer rates of 2000(O.C.) / 1333 / 1066 MHz to meet the higher bandwidth requirements of the latest 3D graphics, multimedia, and Internet applications. The triple-channel DDR3 architecture enlarges the bandwidth of your system memory to boost system performance.
True ASUS 16+2 Phase Power Design - Unprecedented Innovation with the Best Quality Component for Best Performance
The ASUS Xtreme Phase Power Design automatically utilizes more phases to deliver more power. Utilizing more phases actually results in lower average power loading for each phase, allowing more stable power to obtain higher overclocking performance. Xtreme Phase Power also allows ripple voltage to remain more stable - Less fluctuation in current is better!
The ASUS Xtreme Phase Power Design is also able to automatically switch power phases in relation to current loading-ensuring that the overall power supply is stable. With such increased power efficiency stability is enhanced and smoother operations can be obtained under any loading. As well as the added benefit of reduced power loss, lower operating temperatures are achieved. The ASUS Xtreme Phase Power Design can then maximize power, achieving better performance and increased stability whilst enhancing power efficiency and decreasing temperatures under load.
Furthermore, the Xtreme Phase Power Design utilizes top quality VRM components available in all ASUS motherboard models, which include: Low RDS (on) MOSFETs, Ferrite core chokes and high quality conductive polymer capacitors-allowing users to enjoy greater component durability and an increased product lifespan.
ASUS TurboV - Tweak your system in real time!
Just like racing cars, PC's can be fine tuned for the best possible performance available to the specification. ASUS have developed the TurboV software utility to allow overclocking without having to restart the machine each time or enter the BIOS!!
The user friendly interface makes overclocking simple and achievable for the masses. ASUS even provides a number of pre-set profiles to provide the best options for different scenarios. Using TurboV much better overclocks are obtainable. Accompanied by Xtreme Phase Technology, overclocks are now more stable and more impressive than ever!
MemOK! - No More Memory Compatibility Issues!
Sometimes new memory can cause boot failures when it's first installed. That's why we've developed MemOK! technology. With the press of a button on the motherboard, our MemOK! technology will automatically load the fail-safe settings required to ensure the system boots. You can now rapidly detect and resolve memory issues, even if bad or unstable memory is used!
Up to 20°C Cooler - Stack Cool 3+
Xtreme Design features the innovative Stack Cool3+ to enhance motherboard component longevity.. Stack Cool3+ effectively cools motherboards with additional PCB layers to provide a stable and low operating temperature for optimized data transmissions. By substantially improving heat dissipation, the new series offers users exceptional reliability. This innovation builds on ASUS' pioneering achievement as the first adopter of innovative cooling technology, which transformed the way motherboards are designed. Utilising good circuit design, good thermal designs and tactical placement of components, ASUS Xtreme Design motherboards are cooler than the competitors.
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- 36 months
- Return to base
- DOA Period:
- 28 days
- RTB Period:
- 36 months
- 01442 265548
Date Issued: 20th Oct 2008
What makes a PC tick? Is it the processor, graphics card, RAM, or a plethora of other peripherals. It’s all those and more, but none would be much use without a means of connecting said components in an efficient manner. That’s where your humble motherboard comes in. Its job is to ensure that all devices can communicate correctly, and the beating heart of any motherboard is the chipset it’s based upon.