The new ASUS, ROG & Strix Z270 motherboards are beautiful – Hungry Geeks

With the latest 7th generation Intel Core processors incoming, ASUS just announced their arsenal of Z270 series motherboards compatible with the new processors. Ultimately, the motherboards from ASUS have various targets from entry level users, gamers, enthusiasts and extreme overclockers depending on the performance needed.

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Extreme Gamers and Overclockers

ROG lineup includes the all-new Maximus IX Extreme, Formula, Code, Apex and Hero which all feature top of the line gaming performance to unlock the 7th generation processors.

The Maximus IX lineup includes Extreme, redefined for water-cooling veterans and gamers who demand cutting edge technologies, Formula for performance-hungry gamers and modders that want to dip their toes into custom water-cooling, and Hero for everyday gaming brilliance.

Worth mentioning is that the Maximus IX Apex currently holds multiple world records by achieving the best CPU-frequency score with Intel Core processors since the X58 platform-based motherboards with a single-core, single-thread frequency of 7.383GHz, and 7.328MHz at four cores and eight threads. It also set a reference clock (BCLK) record at 584MHz and a memory frequency surpassing 5GHz in single channel, with 5041MHz. In total, Maximus IX Apex has secured eight WRs and 13 GFPs.

ROG Strix gaming motherboards for style-conscious enthusiast, the all-new ASUS Prime series for everyday customization and tuning, and the latest ASUS TUF boards with 24/7 stability and newly-added overclocking abilities. The ASUS workstation motherboard series has also been updated for the Z270 revolution — and all boards are loaded with exclusive technologies to enable users to extract every ounce of performance from Intel’s latest CPUs.

Aside from the ROG and Strix motherboards, the all performance motherboards also have tricks up its seelves such as.

Aside from what is mentioned above, all ROG Maximus or Strix motherboards feature 

Gaming connectivity: Best connections

ROG and ROG Strix Z270 motherboards are all equipped with USB 3.1 Type-A ports for ultra-fast transfer speeds of up to 10Gbps with great backward compatibility, and most models also have at least one USB Type-C (USB-C) socket3 — the futureproof reversible connector that makes attaching USB devices quicker and easier. These motherboards also have a USB 3.1 front-panel connector3 for everyday convenience.

Dual M.2 is also a key feature of the latest ROG and ROG Strix Z270 gaming boards, enabling gamers to quickly and easily expand their storage options and tap into a blistering 32Gbps of PCIe bandwidth.

ROG Motherboards 3D-printing friendly

ROG Motherboards are also the world’s first motherboard brand to support 3D-printed components — making it easy for users to print their own parts to customize the motherboard’s appearance, improve system performance or manage cables.

ASUS worked with Shapeways, the world’s largest 3D-printing service company, to launch the ASUS 3D Printing storeThis online store hosts the full selection of ASUS 3D-printable parts, enabling users to select the parts they want to print — replete with preferred materials and color — and order directly via Shapeways.

Pricing and availability

Amazingly is that these motherboards are now available in the Philippines starting January 2017. SRP is yet to be announced by ASUS Philippines.



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