ASUS prepares Maximus VI Formula motherboard
The acclaimed Taiwanese maker of PC motherboards ASUS will soon release a new high-end gaming motherboard under the Maximus VI Formula brand name. The novelty will be based on the Intel Z87 chipset and will support all current Intel Haswell processors in the LGA 1150 package. In addition the new company product will belong to the company’s famous Republic of Gamers (ROG) line and will come with ROG Armor coverage that lowers operating temps.
Designed for overclocking the Maximus VI Formula will have an 8-channeled VRM system with NexFET transistors, BlackWing chokes and solid capacitors. Furthermore this advanced motherboard will have four memory slots for up to 32 GB of DDR3-3100 memory, three PCI-E 3.0 x16 slots (SLI – x8 + x8, CrossFireX – x8+x4+x4), ten SATA 3.0 ports, one PCI-E 2.0 x1 slot and one M.2 port. The board has six USB 3.0 ports, 802.11ac Wi-Fi, a 7.1-channeled ASUS ROG SupremeFX Formula sound codec, a POST code indicator and more.
The pricing of the Maximus VI Formula is unknown but given the hardware the board will not be cheap.