The ASUS Computex Taipei 2013 booth at M0810 displays a range of new motherboards boasting groundbreaking technologies. Try one-tap connectivity with ASUS NFC Express, the Republic of Gamers Maximus VI Formula cool-running motherboard, the no-compromise Impact mini-ATX and the record-breaking Extreme, the ruggedized AUS TUF motherboard series and 4K Ultra HD graphics from the mini-ITX Z87I-Deluxe motherboard displayed on the 31.5-inch ASUS PQ321 display.
ASUS TUF Series ATX Sabertooth Z87 and micro-ATX Gryphon Z87 motherboards use exclusive thermal designs to enhance cooling, stability, and reliability. They pass military component and server-grade system operation tests. Features include TUF Fortifier, Thermal Armor, Dust Defender*, and highly survivable power delivery. The sold-separately Gryphon Armor Kit upgrade pack allows users to add premium TUF-exclusive components to the value-priced Gryphon Z87.
Three new ASUS ROG motherboards devoted to the highest-grade gaming and overclocking feature the Intel® Z87 chipset for 4th generation Core™ processors. Maximus VI Extreme delivers leading overclocking capabilities, Maximus VI Gene offers ROG excellence on micro-ATX, and Maximus VI Hero arrives fully loaded yet priced for value-conscious customers to make the ROG experience more readily available.
ASUS Z87 motherboards deliver better user experiences. Dual Intelligent Processors 4 with 4-Way Optimization and an updated UEFI BIOS put PC management within easy reach. Wi-Fi GO! includes 802.11ac Wi-Fi, as NFC EXPRESS allows convenient pairing of PCs with Android devices using one tap. The ASUS Z87-DELUXE/DUAL is the first Intel® 8 series-based motherboard certified for Thunderbolt™, while the Z87-EXPERT motherboard was also unveiled today.
ASUS announced a new look for its range of Z87 motherboards, based on a custom-formulated gold application on heatsinks. It emphasizes the ASUS philosophy of providing the most innovative motherboards and the best quality and long-term reliability. The new gold color offers a seamless match with components for visually attractive builds, while gear-shaped multi-tiered heatsinks increase surface area to improve dissipation and cooling.
The ASUS P9X79-E WS motherboard offers scalable expandability with seven PCI Express 3.0 slots and up to 4- way NVIDIA® GeForce® SLI™ or AMD CrossFireX™ in x16 links. ASUS Dr. Power helps prevent sudden shutdowns with power supply monitoring, while dual server-grade Intel® Ethernet uses the Intel® i210 controller. Customers enjoy up to 91% energy efficiency, enhanced cooling, and fast storage and data transfers.
ASUS has launched new microATX motherboards with native HDMI and DVI outputs for use with Intel® and AMD processors that feature integrated graphics. The motherboards also incorporate exclusive ASUS USB 3.0 Boost technology for faster data transfers with compatible storage, and solid capacitors industry-rated for a lifespan of over 50 years under average operating temperatures of 65 degrees Celsius.
The ASUS TUF Series SABERTOOTH 990FX/GEN3 R2.0 is the world's first AMD-based motherboard with PCI Express 3.0 for three-way NVIDIA® SLI™ or AMD CrossFireX™ DirectX® 11 graphics card support. Tested to military and server-grade standards, it features dual-heatpipe heatsinks with CeraM!X micro-ridged coating to provide significantly improved heat dissipation. It also uses Thermal Radar technology for accurate temperature monitoring with independent fan speed control.
ASUS plans to expand industrial PC motherboard offerings in 2013, leveraging motherboard design and production expertise and focusing on the EPIC form factor. ASUS IPC motherboards integrate greater customization to meet large-scale organizational needs, and are backed by strict quality and reliability standards. ASUS launched seven IPC motherboards since 2012: the LID25A, LIH61A, LIB75A, LMH61A, LMB75A, LAH61A, and LEN26A.
ASUS performance brand ROG continues to empower overclocking champions worldwide. On motherboards designed for Intel® and AMD processors, multiple fresh records have been clocked in CPU frequencies, SuperPi 32M, and wPrime 32M/1024M, proving ROG is at the forefront of delivering highly tunable and extra-stable motherboards.