The Maximus IV Formula is slated to handle absolute everything that could possibly be thrown at it, sporting 4 x PCIe 2.0 x16 slots, allowing for 3/4-way SLI and CrossFireX, four USB 3.0 ports and SATA 6Gbps, also being a part of the ROG family it boasts all the typical ROG exclusive features. Pricing is anticipated at around $300.
Introduce with the x58 chipset, Asus is expanding its new “TUF” series with the TUF Sabertooth P67, which promotes high durability and stability with ceramic heatsinks and high grade components. Also, what may look like a cover to keep prying eyes out, is actually a protective scaffolding that is calling a ‘Tactical Vest’, to help protect the vulnerable motherboard PCB. The board features only two PCIe 2.0 x16 slots. No pricing expectations revealed.
For the mainstream, Asus has launched the P8P67 Deluxe and P8P67. The base model supports dual PCIe x16 slots and all the regular connections, while a ‘deluxe’ nets you an additional PCIe x16 slot, USB 3.0, SATA 6Gbps, bluetooth and 8.2 channel audio. Early reports indicate final prices of $200 for the Deluxe and $150 for the base model.