Asus reveals four Intel Z68 Express Chipset mainboards

Asus is bringing a new additions to its motherboard family with the announcement of four Intel Z68 Express Chipset based mainboards, that allow utilizing of 2nd generation Intel Core processors and support for switchable graphics. Three of the new boards are from the P8Z68 Series – P8Z68 Deluxe, P8Z68-V PRO and P8Z68-V and one is from Asus’ Republic of Gamers series – the ROG Maximus IV GENE-Z.

The new mainboards feature company’s DIGI+ VRM technology, offering digital power control for improved response, reliability and more precise system tuning, along with UEFI BIOS that provides mouse input and a BIOS graphical user interface for easier adjustment. The implemented LucidLogix Virtu switchable graphics technology, allows to take full advantages of Intel Quick Sync Video for faster video transcoding and the performance of the latest NVIDIA and AMD graphics cards, by seamlessly switching between integrated Sandy Bridge graphics and a discrete graphics card on demand.


Other feature included is the Intel Smart Response tech, that uses a solid-state cache to deliver the combined benefits of SSD speed and traditional hard drive storage capacity, accelerating hard drive performance and reduce energy consumption.

The boards offer also wide range of connectivity options like Gigabit Ethernet, Bluetooth 2.1, USB 3.0 ports, SATA 3.0/6.0 Gbps, and Maximus IV GENE-Z comes with extras such as ROG Connect, SupremeFX X-Fi 2 audio and others.

Release date and pricing are still unknown

Source: Asus

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