Asus Crosshair IV Formula review

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By  from PCFormat Issue 241
Product Type
Desktop Motherboard
Chipset Manufacturer
AMD
Chipset Model
890FX
Multi GPU Supported
CrossFire
Number of PCI Express x16 Slots
3
Memory Technology
DDR3 SDRAM
Processor Socket
Socket AM3 PGA-941
Brand Name
Asus
Form Factor
ATX
Processor Supported
Athlon II X4, Athlon II X3, Athlon II X2, Phenom II X4, Phenom II X3, Phenom II X2, Phenom II, Athlon II, Sempron
Total Processor Supported
1
Maximum Memory
16 GB
64-bit Processing
Yes
Number of Memory Slots
4
Number of PCI Slots
2
Audio Channels
7.1
Gigabit Ethernet
Yes
Number of SATA Interfaces
8
HyperTransport Speed
2600 MHz
RAID Supported
Yes
Number of Total Expansion Slots
6
eSATA
Yes
Network (RJ-45)
Yes
Total Number of USB Ports
9
Number of USB 3.0 Ports
2
Total Number of FireWire/i.LINK Ports
1
PS/2 Port
Yes
Number of PS/2 Ports
1
Total Number of Onboard USB Ports
3
Total Number of Onboard FireWire/i.LINK Ports
1
Total Number of PCI Express Slots
4
Processor Technology
HyperTransport Technology
Width
304.8 mm
Depth
243.8 mm
Product Series
Republic of Gamers
Manufacturer
ASUS Computer International
Product Model
Crosshair IV Formula
Product Name
Republic of Gamers Crosshair IV Formula Desktop Board
Controller Type
Serial ATA/300
Manufacturer Part Number
90-MIBCN0-G0EAY00Z
Manufacturer Website Address
http://uk.asus.com
Marketing Information

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