First look at Asus ROG Crosshair V Formula Socket AM3+
Published on May 26th, 2011
In my previous post, Asus ROG Crosshair V Formula Socket AM3+ Specifications Revealed, we learned what ROG Crosshair V Formula is made of, now it’s time to give it a look. Here we have a few first pictures of Asus ROG Crosshair V Formula which was leaked from Czech press-shots.
Asus ROG Crosshair V Formula is based on AMD 990FX/SB950 chipset with a black socket AM3+ which supports the upcoming AMD Bulldozer FX-series processors and Llano Accelerated Processing Units (APU). Like the other Republic of Gamers motherboard, this new high-end motherboard targets PC enthusiasts/Overclockers and Gamers.
To complete the specifications with the pictures, again here is the ROG Crosshair V Formula specifications and pictures.
- CPU: AMD Socket AM3+ for AMD FX Series CPU up tp 8-core
- Compatible with AMD Socket AM3 Sempron 100 series/Athlon II/Phenom II
- Chipset: AMD 990FX + SB950
- Memory: DDR3 2133(OC)/2000(OC)/1800(OC)/1600/1333/1066 MHz
- Power Phase Design: Extreme Engine Digi+ 8+2
- PCIx x16 Slots: 3 (Dual at x16 speed; Triple at x16/x8/x8), 1 at x4 speed
- Multi-GPU support: CrossFireX and SLI
- Storage: 7 x SATA 6Gbps, 1 Power eSATA 6Gbps
- LAN: Intel Gigabit LAN
- Audio: 8-ch HD, SupremeFX X-Fi 2
- USB: 6 x USB 3.0 (2 at front), 12 USB 2.0 (1 for ROG connect)
- Dual Intelligent Processors 2 with DIGI+ VRM
- ROG Thunderbolt (selected model)
- ROG Connect – GPU TweakIt
- ROG UEFI BIOS – Extreme Tweaker, BIOS Print, GPU.DIMM Post
- CPU Level Up
- Asus TurboV EVO
- Overcloacking Protection: COP-EX (Component Overhead Protection-EX), Voltiminder LED
The ROG Crosshair V Formula will be available in two versions or packages. The first is with the ASUS Thunderbolt card and the other package is without the ASUS Thunderbolt card. Obviously the one without the Asus Thunderbolt will be sold at a cheaper price. Asus Thunderbolt is an addon card from Asus which provides Sound Blaster X-Fi hardware accelerated audio and Bigfoot Killer NIC in one PCB/Card.
Continue reading more about Asus Crosshair V Fomula here.