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ASUS announce F1A75 Series motherboards, designed for AMD APUs

ASUS unveil F1A75 series AMD APU-based boards

By: Anthony Garreffa from Jun 27, 2011 @ 2:02 CDT

ASUS have today announced the launch of the AMD A75 chipset-based F1A75 Series motherboards. The F1A75 Series are specifically designed to optimize performance for the AMD Llano APUs, the F1A75 Series boards also sport overclocking capabilities for the APU with a variety of integrated graphics built directly into the same die.


The new series is also sporting the latest ASUS-exclusive technologies and features such as Dual Intelligent Processors 2 (DIP2) with DIGI+ VRM for precise power control, a graphical and mouse-controlled UEFI BIOS and easy-to-use auto tuning for better performance.

The first board to be pimped with the new APU-powered chips is the ASUS F1A75-V EVO which is the world's first FM1 socket motherboard with dual x8/x8 PCI-Express for AMD CrossFireX support, it also includes USB 3.0 and SATA 6Gbps and it's also worth pointing out that the entire ASUS F1A75 range includes native support for both USB 3.0 and SATA 6Gbps.

The APU Radeon processor supports DirectX 11 tech, OpenCL Direct Compute and also features superb low power performance that is perfect for the home media entertainment and or gaming without the need for an extra PCI-Express graphics card.

Other boards in the ASUS F1A75 Series are; F1A75-V EVO, F1A75-V PRO, F1A75-M PRO, F1A75, F1A75-M, F1A75-M LE. The entire range supports AMD Fusion A and E2 Series APUs, up to 4 CPU cores on an FM1 socket.