Asus Maximus VII Formula Z97 Motherboard Revealed
Asus has recently revealed the next generation Asus Maximus VII Formula, featuring the latest Z97 Express Chipset, during Computex 2014. The Maximus VII Formula looks very much the same with its predecessor. It also features armor plating on both sides of the motherboard. Just by looking at the board itself, it also supports 3-way SLi or CrossFireX multiple graphics card configuration and has two SATA Express ports that can be converted in to four regular SATA 6GBps ports. Check out the rest of its features below.
UPDATE 2: We’ve published our Asus Maximus VII Formula review.
UPDATE: Asus has officially announced and released the Asus Maximus VII Formula. See its full features and specifications here -> Asus Maximus VII Formula Z97 Motherboard Unleashed
The Asus Maximus VII Formula Features and Specs
The Asus Maximus VII Formula is ROG’s flagship Z97-based ATX gaming motherboard. All-new CrossChill Copper is engineered with a copper cooling channel that’s incredibly effective at removing heat. It’s great on air, and with liquid-cooling critical MOSFET temperatures are lowered by up to 23°C. The G1/4-inch threaded fittings mean CrossChill Copper is ready for existing cooling setups.
The Asus Maximus VII Formula includes ROG’s celebrated SupremeFX Formula 2014 technology for audio that’s as great as a dedicated sound card. With cutting-edge electromagnetic interference (EMI) isolation and exceptionally-premium components, SupremeFX Formula 2014 delivers best-in-class 120dB signal-to-noise ratio (SNR) audio output for gaming punch and Hi-Fi excellence. Exclusive Sonic SenseAmp technology automatically detects headphone impedance and adjusts accordingly, and SupremeFX Formula 2014 is able to drive up to 600ohm headphones. Moreover, hardware-level Sonic SoundStage applies the best audio settings for popular game genres.
The motherboard is pre-fitted with mPCIe Combo III + 802.11ac / Bluetooth 4.0, a compact connectivity module that delivers the latest wireless technologies along with mini PCI Express (mPCIe) and M.2 (10Gbit/s PCIe x2 and 6Gb/s SATA) slots.
Aside from the features mention above, the Maximus VII Formula is expected to support the 4th Gen Haswell, Hawell Refresh, Devil’s Canyon and the upcoming 5th Gen. Broadwell processors. Well find out more about the Maximus VII Formula in the following days to come.
Currently, Asus has not posted its complete specifications on their official website.