ASUS AMD 990X Motherboard Pictured

👤by Tony Le Bourne Comments 📅05.05.2011 15:06:52

The ASUS M5A99X EVO AM3+ motherboard sports 8 SATA 6Gb/s, 6 controlled by the SB950 and 2 from an additional controller, 8 DIGI VRMS powering the AM3+ socket, cooled by an ever impressive heatsink, designed fresh from the ASUS cooling design pit, at least 2 USB 3.0 controllers by ASmedia as well a USB 3.0 front header for cases that support it, it may even come with a 3.5" adapter like we see with existing boards. finished off with realtek 8channel audio. As confirmed by Nvidia, this board will support NVIDIA's SLI in 8:8 mode.

The up coming AMD FX processors have a native 1866mhz dual channel memory controller thus it is likely the board supports 2133mhz+ speeds OC. This board looks feature packed and will likely be an affordable option compared to the coming 990FX.

ASUS' M5A99X EVO motherboard

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