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Part Number: MB-MAXIMUS-III-GENE
Regular price:$156.98On Sale: $144.99

ASUS Maximus III GENE Intel P55 LGA1156 uATX Motherboard, Supports Intel Core i7/Core i5 Processors, Dual DDR3 2133, SATA 3Gb/s RAID, SLI and CrossFireX Ready, IEEE 1394a


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Features:
  • Intel LGA1156 Core i7 and Intel Core i5 Processors
  • Intel P55 Express chipset / DDR3 2133(O.C.)
  • ROG Connect
  • GameFirst
  • MemPerfect
  • SupremeFX X-Fi built-in
Specifications:
  • CPU:
    - Intel Socket 1156 Core i7 Processor/Core i5 Processor
    - Supports Intel Turbo Boost Technology
  • Chipset: Intel P55 Express Chipset
  • Memory:
    - 4 x DIMM, Max. 16 GB, DDR3 2133(O.C.)*/2000(O.C.)/1600/1333/1066 Non-ECC,Un-buffered Memory
    - Dual Channel memory architecture
  • Expansion Slots:
    - 2 x PCIe 2.0 x16 (support single at x16 or dual at x8/x8 mode)
    - 1 x PCIe x4
    - 1 x PCI 2.2
  • Multi-GPU Support: Supports NVIDIA Quad-GPU SLI Technology / ATI Quad-GPU CrossFireX Technology
  • Storage:
    - Intel P55 Express Chipset built-in:
    6 xSATA 3.0 Gb/s ports
    Intel Matrix Storage Technology Support RAID 0,1,5,10
    - JMicron JMB363 SATA controller:
    1 xExternal SATA 3.0 Gb/s port at rear (SATA On-the-Go)
    1 xSATA 3.0 Gb/s port
  • LAN:
    - Gigabit LAN controller featuring AI NET2
    - GameFirst
  • Audio:
    - SupremeFX X-Fi built-in
    - 8-channel High Definition Audio CODEC
    - EAX Advanced HD 4.0
    - X-Fi CMSS-3D
    - X-Fi Crystalizer
    - Creative ALchemy
    - Blu-ray support
    - Supports Optical S/PDIF out port on rear
  • IEEE 1394: 2 x 1394a ports (1 port at back I/O, 1 port onboard)
  • USB: 14 USB 2.0/1.1 ports (5 ports at mid-board, 9 ports at back panel)
  • Back Panel I/O Ports:
    - 1 x External SATA
    - 1 x S/PDIF Out (Optical)
    - 1 x IEEE 1394a
    - 1 x LAN(RJ45) port
    - 9 x USB 2.0/1.1
    - 1 x PS/2 Keyboard port (purple)
    - 1 x Clr CMOS switch
    - 1 x ROG Connect On/Off switch
    - 8-channel Audio I/O with gold-plated jack
  • Internal I/O Connectors:
    - 3 x USB connectors supports additional 5 USB 2.0 ports (1 port reserved for ROG Connect at rear)
    - 1 x IEEE 1394a connector
    - 7 x SATA connectors (one is from JMicron 363 (black))
    - 5 x Fan connectors: 1 x CPU / 2 x Chassis / 2 x Optional
    - 1 x SPDIF out header
    - 1 x CD audio in
    - 1 x Front panel audio connector
    - 2 x thermal sensor connectors
    - 1 x 24-pin ATX Power connector
    - 1 x 8-pin ATX 12V Power connector
    - 1 x En/Dis-able Clr CMOS header
    - 5 x ProbeIt measurement points
    - 1 x Go Button
    - System panel connector
  • BIOS: 16 Mb Flash ROM , AMI BIOS, PnP, DMI2.0, WfM2.0, SM BIOS 2.4, ACPI2.0a Multi-Language BIOS
  • Manageability: WOL by PME,WOR by PME,PXE
  • Accessories:
    - User's manual
    - 1 x I/O Shield
    - 1 x ROG Connect Cable
    - 1 x ROG Cable Labels (12 in 1)
    - 1 x SLI Cable
    - 1 x 2-in-1 ASUS Q-Connector Kit
    - 3 x 2-in-1 SATA signal cables
    - 1 x Cable Ties
    - 1 x ROG Theme Label
  • Support Disc:
    - Support DVD:
    - Drivers and applications
    -Sound Blaster X-Fi Utility
    -ROG GameFirst Utility
    -ASUS TurboV EVO Utility
    -ASUS PC Probe II
    -ASUS Update
    -ASUS AI Suite
    -Kaspersky Anti-Virus
  • Form Factor:
    - uATX Form Factor
    - 9.6 inch x 9.6 inch ( 24.4 cm x 24.4 cm )


References: | ASUS Maximus III GENE Motherboard Website |

Limited Warranty: One year from invoice date with Directron.com. 3-year from invoice date with manufacturer. 30-Day money back from receiving date with 15% restocking fee for non-defective returns. No credit or refund after 30 days. Customer is responsible for returning defective products including DOA due to manufacturer unless testing is paid before shipping. (Carry-121609)

Notes: (1) How to install? Click here. (2) Refer to www.asus.com for Intel CPU support list. (3) We highly recommend testing When purchasing a motherboard and a CPU together. (4) Hyper DIMM support is subject to the physical characteristics of individual CPUs. (5) Supports Intel Extreme Memory Profile (XMP). (6) Please refer to www.asus.com or user manual for the Memory QVL(Qualified Vendors Lists).

Related Items: | ASUS Motherboards | ASUS Intel-Based Motherboards | Socket 1156 Motherboards | Intel P55 Chipset | CrossFire Ready Motherboards | SLI Ready Motherboards | DDR3 RAM | Accessories - Motherboards |

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