— ASUS invited power users in Cebu to a technical seminar last July 4 in Radisson Blu Cebu where the latest AMD-based motherboards currently available in the Philippine market were introduced. These ASUS AMD motherboards, such as the ASUS FM2A85-V PRO, Sabertooth 990FX R2.0, and Crosshair V Formula Z, are compatible with the most recent AMD APU and FX processors and incorporate exclusive innovations from ASUS.
We also got the chance to hear about its features and functions about their powerful motherboards and how it can be fully utilized. The speaker also caters questions about the product itself and allowed the audience to try the working device itself in a fully setup PC using ASUS motherboard with the popular game Chrysis 2 which is know to use a lot of video graphic memory and functions which is handle properly by the ASUS PC setup with its motherboard which shows the fluid graphics display.
APU Powered FM2A85-V PRO
F2A85 Series motherboards come with a variety of ASUS-exclusive features to get users more out of their APU, including Dual Intelligent Processors 3 (DIP3)with new DIGI+ Power Controls to save up to 65% in system energy, GPU Boost to enhance integrated graphics up to 17%, a worry-free USB BIOS Flashback tool and Remote GO! to complement the multimedia experience. In addition to the ASUS exclusive features is a superior design built with high quality components.Examples includea more efficient and silent heat-pipe cooling design that provides better overclocking ability,along with Super Alloy Chokesthat give the motherboard both a high current capability and low heat generation. Combined, they make the F2A85 Series motherboards the perfect platform for everything from HTPCs to mainstream PCs.
Built to be TUF Sabertooth 990FX R2.0
A TUF motherboard built with high-end components ensures quality and tested server-grade reliability and are certified TUF only after a series of extreme stress tests including maximum temperature and humidity tolerance, so users get nothing but the best and most reliable motherboard on the market. This was showcased and thoroughly explained with the newest addition to the ASUS TUF Series motherboards, SABERTOOTH 990FX, which also has the distinction of being the first AMD-based system in the TUF Series of motherboards. The SABERTOOTH 990FX motherboards feature the use of CeraM!X, an exclusive aerospace-grade cooling material that effectively conducts heat away from vital system components, 50% larger cooling area for maximum heat dissipation. Another feature is ASUS’ Thermal Radar technology, which consists of 10 sensors located on various vital components, giving users the ability to monitor each one individually and automatically adjusts fan speeds to ensure the system maintains a level of high stability without overheating.
ROG Crosshair V Formula Z
The ROG Crosshair V Formula Z is the best motherboard solution for AMD based systems for gaming and overclocking. It utilizes an AM3+ socket making it compatible with the latest AMD FX processors. Among the ASUS exclusive features incorporated in the Formula Z is Extreme Engine Digi+ II for precise power management, SupremeFX III with Red Line Shielding onboard 8-channel HD audio solution for exceptional audio clarity and high fidelity, and GameFirst II which ensures that online gaming experience is lag free. It also features easy to use UEFI BIOS interface and is certified Windows 8 ready. Truly a motherboard worthy of the Republic of Gamers name.
Pricing and Availability
The F2A85-V PRO, Sabertooth 990FX R2.0 and Crosshair V Formula Z are currently available locally. SRPs are as follow:
Sabertooth 990FX R2.0
Crosshair V Formula Z