ASUS Maximus III Gene P55

ASUS Maximus III Gene P55

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Introduction



The ASUS Maximus III Gene, today's subject, is one of the many ROG-branded motherboards supporting the 1156 socket. However, the Micro-ATX form-factor and the huge number of features packed into such a small footprint is what makes this board stand out from among others. The ASUS Maximus III Gene is geared towards either high-end home theatre, or semi-portable gaming configurations. To start off, let's take a look at those features:

Specifications

ASUS Maximus III Gene
CPU SUPPORT:Intel Socket 1156 Core i7/i5/i3 Processor
POWER DESIGN:CPU Power: 8 Phases
VTT Power: 2 Phases
Memory Power: 2 Phases
CHIPSET:Intel P55 Express
INTEGRATED GRAPHICS:Not Applicable
MEMORY:4x DDR3 DIMM, Max. 16 GB, DDR3-1066 to DDR3-2133
BIOS:16 Mb Flash ROM, AMI BIOS
SLOTS:2x PCIe 2.0 x16 (support single at x16 or dual at x8/x8 mode)
1x PCIe x4
1x PCI 2.2
HDD CONNECTIVITY:6x SATA 3.0 Gb/s ports (Intel P55)
1x SATA 3.0 Gb/s port (JMicron 363)
1x External SATA 3.0 Gb/s port at rear (JMicron 363)
RAID 0, 1, 5, 10 supported
NETWORKING:Realtek RTL8112L Gigabit LAN via PCI-Express
PORTS:2x 1394a ports
9x USB 2.0/1/1 ports (1 reserved for ROG Connect)
AUDIO:SupremeFX X-Fi 8-channel HD Audio CODEC (VIA VT2020)
FORM FACTOR:microATX Form Factor (9.6 inch x 9.6 inch)
ASUS FEATURES:
  • MemOK!
  • MemPerfect
  • ProbeIt
  • Onboard Switches: Power / Reset / Clr CMOS (at rear)
  • ASUS Q-LED (CPU, DRAM, VGA, Boot Device LED)
  • ASUS Q-Connector
  • ASUS Q-Slot
  • ASUS Q-DIMM
  • ASUS EPU
  • ASUS Fan Xpert
  • ASUS MyLogo3
  • ASUS EZ Flash 2
  • ASUS CrashFree BIOS 3
  • ROG Connect
  • CPU Level Up
  • iROG
  • Extreme Tweaker
  • Loadline Calibration
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