has revealed details about its upcoming lineup of Intel X79-based motherboards, and they’re looking mighty fine.
Essentially every member of the ASUS motherboard family is getting an X79 version, from entry to mainstream boards to workstations to high-end enthusiast boards. These include the P9X79 Series, WS Series, TUF Series, and RoG Rampage IV Extreme.
All of the boards enjoy an updated UEFI with increased granular controls and a variety of minor spruce-ups that make it even easier to navigate.
The P9X79 boards (pictured left) feature ASUS’ latest Digi+ Power and Digi+ DRAM technology for precise control over tuning, Dual Intelligent Processors 3 architecture, SSD caching, and USB BIOS Flashback for easy BIOS flashing without the need for a video card, CPU, or HDD.
The TUF Sabertooth X79 (pictured right) features Thermal Armor and Digi+ Power capabilities to maximize performance and stability, in addition to Thermal Radar technology that places 12 sensors all over the board that help automatically (or manually) adjust fan speeds for optimal cooling.
The new RoG Rampage IV Extreme board (pictured below) is an overclocker's dream; it’s loaded with impressive OC tools that are still under NDA.
Peep the press release below for more details; additional information on the whole ASUS lineup will be available in a few weeks, so stay tuned.
ASUS Showcases the Latest in Innovative Motherboard Design
ASUS reveals a complete lineup of Intel® X79 Express Chipset based motherboards
Fremont, California (October 25, 2011) ? ASUS, the world’s leading motherboard maker, is excited to release a complete roster of Intel® X79 Express Chipset-based motherboards with the new LGA 2011 The new ASUS X79 motherboard offerings cover a wide gamut of PC users with the mainstream P9X79 Series, built-rugged TUF Series, feature laden Work Station (WS) Series and the pinnacle of gaming and enthusiast level motherboard design with the Republic of Gamers (ROG) Rampage IV Extreme. This impressive series of motherboards highlight best-in-class performance, stability, features and a user experience that is unmatched.
P9X79 Series ? Impressive Control Features for Absolute Performance and Reliability
Several exclusive ASUS features make this series of motherboards the ideal choice for PC users who require a combination of performance, enhanced flexibility and incredible system control. This series offers an update to ASUS’ award winning UEFI graphical user interface for system options and the next-generation Dual Intelligent Processors 3 architecture, featuring the latest DIGI+ Power and new Digi+ DRAM technology. ASUS’ exclusive Digi+ technology offers the industry’s leading all-digital power control design that older analog solutions cannot match in performance, stability and control options.
Users will benefit from ASUS SSD Caching, which uses solid state drive speeds to intelligently accelerate frequently-accessed tasks and applications. Offering speeds up to three times faster than mechanical hard drives in most applications, ASUS SSD Caching features an exclusive user interface and storage control options that boosts performance with one click.
Other user enhancements include ASUS USB BIOS Flashback that allows for quick and easy BIOS flashing without the need for a video card, CPU or hard drive attached to the system. BT GO 3.0! with Bluetooth and Wi-Fi onboard enables faster connectivity and convenience without extra adapters, making wireless devices instantly accessible with improved compatibility and versatility on select boards.
TUF SABERTOOTH X79 ? Ultimate in Control and Stability
Ruggedized and server-grade tested TUF boards have quickly garnered a reputation for the best cooling and stability in their class. The TUF Sabertooth X79 continues this tradition with a new generation of TUF Thermal Armor and new DIGI+ Power technology that is perfect for non-stop commercial use and demanding 24/7 applications. New Thermal Radar technology consists of 12 embedded sensors that detect heat levels across the board, adjusting fan speeds automatically or manually to ensure optimized cooling for improved reliability and stability.
ROG Rampage IV Extreme – The Best Platform for Gaming or Overclocking
The new ROG Rampage IV Extreme motherboard puts the new Intel® X79 to perfect use for the highest-spec overclocking or gaming performance available to PC enthusiasts. It offers the ultimate enthusiast platform, providing gamers or enthusiasts with a rich selection of exclusive technologies that will be revealed shortly.
ASUS, the world’s top 3 consumer notebook vendor and the maker of the world’s best-selling and most award winning motherboards, is a leading enterprise in the new digital era. ASUS designs and manufactures products that perfectly meet the needs of today's digital home, office and person, with a broad portfolio that includes motherboards, graphics cards, optical drives, displays, desktops, Eee Box and all-in-one PCs, notebooks, netbooks, tablet devices, servers, multimedia and wireless solutions, networking devices, and mobile phones. Driven by innovation and committed to quality, ASUS won 3,398 awards in 2010, and is widely credited with revolutionizing the PC industry with the Eee PC™. With a global staff of more than 10,000 and a world-class R&D team of 3,000 engineers, the company's revenue for 2010 was around US$10.1 billion.
About ASUS Motherboards
Driven by homegrown innovation and steadfast dedication to absolute quality, ASUS has become the standard for motherboard excellence across diverse product ranges, leading the industry in global sales and positive customer feedback. Acknowledged by numerous accolades, ASUS motherboards propel computing forward with pioneering inventions. These include New DIGI+ Power Control, Dual Intelligent Processors for combined performance boosts and energy savings, and the unique motherboard heat protection offered by the company’s Thermal Armor and Thermal Radar architectures. Additional exclusives such as UEFI BIOS, Disk Unlocker and Protect 3.0 further demonstrate the ASUS commitment to harmonizing technical ingenuity and environmental responsibility with care for the people who actually put technology to use in everyday life.