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ASUS 9-Series LGA1150 Motherboards Preview

Author: MAC
Date: April 14, 2014
Product Name: ASUS 9-Series
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A few weeks ago we were invited to come take a peak at what ASUS has been working on behind closed doors, and as you might expect, what we were shown was their new Intel 9-Series LGA1150 motherboards. We got a really in-depth look at the new lineup as a whole and each motherboard series individually, so we will be able to give you a nice breakdown of what each model has to offer and what new technology ASUS have developed for this new generation.

At launch, there will be about 15 different models based on the Z-class variant of the 9-series chipset. We haven't yet heard any word of their H-class models, but we expect roughly a half-dozen models with an emphasis on smaller form factors like Micro-ATX and Mini-ITX. If we are correct, that should make ASUS' next generation lineup much more customer friendly than the bewildering 37 models that GIGABYTE have recently announced. On the ASUS side, most of the new models are part of the standard Channel Series, but as you will see there are some very intriguing Republic of Gamers (RoG), The Ultimate Force (TuF), and Workstation models as well.

Now you might be ready to dismiss this new chipset series given that their wasn't a huge difference between the 7 and 8-series, but we have two words for you: connectivity and upgradability. Connectivity in the form of two new high-speed storage interfaces and upgradability in the form of long-term support for current (and unreleased) 4th generation and upcoming 5th generation Intel Core processors. Are you intrigued yet? If so, keep reading!

 
 
 

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