ASUS tease ROG Maximus V motherboard

ASUS ROG Maximus V motherboard teased, more details should be released soon.

@anthony256
Published Mon, Mar 5 2012 11:32 PM CST   |   Updated Tue, Nov 3 2020 12:29 PM CST

Intel's 7-series chipset is only a month away, but the PC motherboard industry is seeing some huge movement, with ASRock and GIGABYTE both teasing us with some new boards, and now we have ASUS joining the ranks.

ASUS tease ROG Maximus V motherboard | TweakTown.com

ASUS are teasing with their Republic of Gamers-based board, the next-gen Maximus V board. It seems as though ASUS have the ROG Maximus V ready, and should sport the latest Intel Z77 chipset. The board will most likely come in three flavors: Extreme, Formula and the micro-ATX-based Gene.

Full pictures, and more details should be made available this week, so a little patience is needed. Personally I run a ROG-based board and love it. Never had a single hiccup on it, whatsoever. The new Maximus V board should be a delight to see, and I'm excited to see where ASUS can take their new ROG board.

After typing up this news, I stumbled across some the Maxishine forums, where they've shown the ASUS ROG Maximus V GENE mATX-based board, and boy does it look pretty. It definitely sports Intel's Z77 chipset, which in turn supports Intel's 3rd-generation processors. We now have some details on the board:

mPCIE Combo

4 x USB 3.0

Intel Z77 Chipset

Intel 3rd Generation processors

Extreme Engine DIGI+ II

The mPCIE Combo gives your PC a drop-in upgrade of your choice, where you don't need to use the valuable graphics card PCIe space, allowing you to use a mini PCIe 2.0/USB 2.0 and mini SATA port combo card. Something unique and very cool indeed.

More details and pics, here.

NEWS SOURCE:techpowerup.com

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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