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ASUS announce Ivy Bridge, PCI-Express 3.0 enabled motherboards

ASUS unveil LGA1155 socket, PCI-Express 3.0 compatible motherboards

Anthony Garreffa | Oct 2, 2011 at 1:46 pm CDT (0 mins, 44 secs time to read)

If you'd like to get your early adopter shoes on now, and head out the door, you could camp out at your local IT retailer and wait for one of the newly announced ASUS motherboards that are equipped with PCI-Express 3.0 The motherboards are capable of supporting Intel's Ivy Bridge chips which are set to debut next year.

ASUS announce Ivy Bridge, PCI-Express 3.0 enabled motherboards 23 | TweakTown.com

The three Z68-powered boards will be called P8Z68-Deluxe/GEN3, P8Z68-V Pro/GEN3 and finally, P8Z68-V/GEN3. All three boards will sport two PCI-Express 3.0 slots, LucidLogix's Vertu graphics-switching technology and of course, USB 3.0. The boards will hit shelves and e-tailers alike in October with the Deluxe model priced at US$310, V-Pro sets you back $250 or so and finally, the V with a price of just $220.

Detailed specs I have listed below if you are the chart lovin' type of person.

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Anthony Garreffa

ABOUT THE AUTHOR - Anthony Garreffa

Anthony is a long time PC enthusiast with a passion of hate for games built around consoles. FPS gaming since the pre-Quake days, where you were insulted if you used a mouse to aim, he has been addicted to gaming and hardware ever since. Working in IT retail for 10 years gave him great experience with custom-built PCs. His addiction to GPU tech is unwavering.

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