ASUS today announced that all 8 Series motherboards offer support for new 4th-generation Intel® Core™ processors, assuring a quick, safe, and smooth upgrade — immediately. All ASUS 8 series Intel motherboards support new 4th-generation Intel Core processors by following one of two simple procedures, using either the ASUS USB BIOS Flashback feature or an easy-to-use Windows-based BIOS updater application. All updates are available today.
ASUS today announced the launch of its ‘Give Your ASUS Gear Some Gold' competition, inviting fans from around the world to demonstrate their creativity by surrounding ASUS gear with gold to win fantastic prizes. From 9 October 2013 until 13 November 2013, contestants are encouraged to submit creative photo compositions that feature an ASUS product or products.
ASUS today announced the launch of its ‘Gold Rush' competition, inviting PC enthusiasts from around the world to create stylish custom builds. From 1 October 2013 until 11 November 2013, contestants are encouraged to create a blinged-out build based around ASUS gold motherboards to win fantastic prizes, including an ASUS X79-Deluxe motherboard, GeForce GTX770 graphics card and an Intel Core i7 processor.
ASUS today announced the A88X-PRO, A88X-PLUS, A88XM-PLUS, A55BM-PLUS and A55BM-E motherboards for AMD Socket FM2+ APUs (Accelerated Processing Units). The new motherboards accommodate the latest AMD Kaveri APUs that support Microsoft® DirectX 11.1 for incredibly smooth graphics and benefit from exclusive ASUS GPU Boost technology, which speeds up integrated graphics performance of even non-Black Edition APUs by up to 30%.
ASUS today announced X79-Deluxe, an ATX motherboard designed for the latest Intel Core i7-49xx/48xx processors. X79-Deluxe includes Dual Intelligent Processors 4 with 4-Way Optimization technology, which allows PC enthusiasts to take processor and DRAM overclocking to extreme levels easily and safely. Built-in 802.11ac Wi-Fi and Bluetooth 4.0 provides super-fast wireless connectivity, while ASUS SSD Caching II boosts hard disk performance.
Existing ASUS 990FX-based motherboards all support the new flagship AMD FX-9000 Series processors at 4x DIMM memory speeds up to 2400MHz — straight from the box, without a BIOS update. The ASUS Crosshair V Formula-Z, Sabertooth 990FX R2.0 and M5A99FX Pro R2.0 motherboards all feature AM3+ Socket with full support for AMD's extreme-performance FX-9370 and FX-9590 processors.
The ASUS Z87-Deluxe/Quad is the first motherboard in the world with Intel-certified Thunderbolt 2 technology. Two bi-directional 20Gbit/s channels per port mean Thunderbolt 2 can simultaneously deliver extremely high-resolution video to the latest 4K/2K (4096 x 2160) displays via DisplayPort 1.2 and communicate with other bandwidth-hungry devices, such as hard drives.
The new ASUS H81 Series comprises six entry-level motherboards, in a range of form factors, based on the Intel H81 chipset. Designed for 4th generation Intel Core processors, all feature two DDR3 DIMM slots, a PCI-Express x16 (@x16) slot and two SATA 6Gbit/s ports. All models also include Realtek 7.1 audio and 100% high-quality, long-lasting, 5K solid capacitors.
ASUS ROG Maximus VI Impact is a mini-ITX gaming motherboard based on Intel Z87 chipset for the latest 4th generation Intel Core processors. The SupremeFX Impact sound card delivers 115dB SNR audio, Impact Power digital power-management technology ensures ultra-stable overclocking and an mPCIe Combo II card adds 802.11ac Wi-Fi, Bluetooth 4.0, plus an M.2 SSD slot.
ASUS ROG today announced RAIDR Express, the world's first PCI Express-based SSD with DuoMode that allows it to work with modern UEFI or legacy BIOS. Aimed at hardcore gamers and PC enthusiasts and with 240GB capacity and sequential 830/810MB/s read/write speeds, RAIDR Express is made for real speed demons. With an incredible 620,000 hours' mean time between failure (MTBF), RAIDR Express is built to last.