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ASUS ROG Crosshair VIII Formula (AMD X570) Motherboard Review (Page 3)

Steven Bassiri | Sep 11, 2019 at 05:06 am CDT - 0 mins, 42 secs reading time for this page
Rating: 95%Manufacturer: ASUSModel: CROSSHAIR VIII FORMULA

Circuit Analysis

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The Crosshair VIII Formula shows us the goods with the heat sinks removed!

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The VRM is in a 14+2 phase configuration, and it's a 7 phase VRM doubled to 14 phases through doubling components. ASUS says that this method offers quicker response to large transient loads, and that's why they opted to not use doublers. The PWM controller is most likely an IR35201 rebranded to an ASP for ASUS. The power stages are rated 60A and they are the IR3555. The two SoC VRM phases utilize the same 60A PowIRstages. The VRM is overkill, which is a nice thing.

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The memory VRM uses an ASP1103 PWM controller with two phases made up of On Semiconductor small form factor PowerPAKs. The memory VRM is more than enough to satisfy memory overclocking requirements.

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Steven went from a fledgling forum reader in 2003 to one of the internet's brightest tech stars by 2010. Armed with an information systems degree, a deep understanding of circuitry, and a passion for tech, Steven (handle Sin0822) enjoys sharing his deep knowledge with others. Steven details products down to the component level to highlight seldom explained, and often misunderstood architectures. Steven is also a highly decorated overclocker with several world records.

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