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ASUS Blitz Formula Special Edition (Intel P35)
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ASUS Blitz Formula Special Edition (Intel P35)


Overall rating 10/10

ASUS plays the role of manufacturer and enthusiast modder with their new Blitz Formula Special Edition motherboard, featuring a hybrid water-cooled Northbridge and proper CrossFire support on an Intel P35 chipset. Throw in great overclocking and performance and you've got this year's best P35 motherboard.

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Product Specification

Processor Support and Chipset Type
  • Supports all 90nm/65nm Intel LGA775 processors
  • 45nm ready (Wolfdale & Yorkfield)
  • Quad-Core Optimized
  • Northbridge: Intel P35
  • 533 / 800 / 1066 / 1333MHz front side bus
  • PCI Express x16 for graphics
  • Southbridge: Intel ICH9R
  • Intel High Definition Audio
  • Supports six PCI Express x1 lanes
  • Supports up to twelve USB 2.0 ports
  • Supports six SATA 3.0Gbps ports (with Matrix Storage Technology)
  • Integrated 10/100/1000Mbps MAC
Memory
  • Supports four unbuffered DIMM of 1.8 Volt DDR2 SDRAM
  • Supports 1066/800/677/533 dual channel DDR2 memory architecture
  • 2-phase DDR2 power supply
Storage
  • Intel ICH9R Southbridge
  • 6 x SATA 3.0Gbps interface
  • Intel Matrix Storage Technology
  • Supports RAID 0, RAID 1, RAID 0+1, RAID 5, RAID 10
  • JMicron JMB368
  • 1 x Ultra ATA 33/66/100/133 (data transfer rate up to 133MB/sec.)
Audio
  • ASUS SupremeFX II PCI Express Audio Card
  • ADI AD1988B HD Audio chipset
  • Optical and coaxial S/PDIF
Networking
  • Marvell 88E8056 PCI Express Gigabit Ethernet
  • Marvell 88E8001 PCI Gigabit Ethernet
FireWire (IEEE 1394)
  • VIA VT6308P FireWire-400 controller
  • 2 x 1394a ports @ 400 Mbps speed
Rear I/O
  • 1 x Floppy connector
  • 1 x Ultra ATA IDE connectors
  • 6 x SATA connectors
  • 12 x USB 2.0 ports (6 x rear, 6 x header)
  • 2 x IEEE 1394a ports (1 x rear, 1 x header)
  • 2 x RJ45 LAN port
  • 1 x Optical S/PDIF Output
  • 1 x Coaxial S/PDIF Output
  • 1 x COM port (header)
  • 1 x mini-DIN-6 PS/2 keyboard port
Expansion Slots
  • 2 x PCIe x16 slots, PCI Express Bus specification v1.1 compliant
  • 3 x PCIe x1 slots, PCI Express Bus specification v1.1 compliant
  • 2 x 32-bit PCI slots, PCI 2.3 compliant
Other Features
  • ASUS Fusion Thermal System
  • ASUS Crosslinx Technology
  • 2-Phase DDR2
  • Voltiminder LED
  • Loadline Calibration
  • External LCD Poster
Form Factor ATX Form Factor, 12"x 9.6"(30.5cm x 24.4cm)