ASUS Crosshair V Formula-Z Desktop ATX Motherboard

ASUS Crosshair V Formula-Z Desktop ATX Motherboard

ASUS Crosshair V Formula-Z Desktop ATX Motherboard

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Product Highlights

  • ATX Form Factor
  • AMD 990FX/SB950 Chipset
  • AMD Socket AM3+ Multi-Core Processors
  • Supports DDR3-2400 (O.C.) Memory
  • 4 x PCIe 2.0 x16 Slots
  • 2 x PCIe 2.0 x1 Slots
  • SupremeFX III On-board Audio Solution
  • SLI/CrossFireOn-Demand Technology
  • GameFirst II Feature
  • Intel Gigabit LAN
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  • 1Description

The Crosshair V Formula-Z Desktop ATX Motherboard from ASUS is an ATX form factor motherboard that supports AMD AM3+ FX/Phenom II/Athlon II/Sempron 100 series processors. It supports processors with up to eight native CPU cores and delivers better overclocking capabilities, with less power consumption. The AMD 990FX chipset is designed to support up to 5.2 GT/s HyperTransport 3.0 interface speed. It is equipped with four DIMM slots and supports DDR3 2400 (O.C.) that provides a faster data transfer rate.

The motherboard is equipped with three PCIe 2.0 x16 (dual x16 or x16/x8/x8), one PCIe 2.0 x16 (x4 mode), and two PCIe 2.0 x1 slots. It has total 18 USB ports of which six are USB 3.0 and 12 are USB 2.0. This motherboard features SLI/CrossFire on-demand technology, supporting up to four graphics cards in a quad-GPU SLI or 3-Way SLI/CrossFireX configuration. It has a dedicated button to access the BIOS directly. The ASUS boot setting provides better flexibility in customizing your PC's startup process.

Windows 8 Features

Fast Boot
ASUS has released hardware and software designs to shorten system boot-up time to 2 seconds for a smoother user experience. This removes annoying delays under Windows 8, and even previous versions of Windows. Faster system boot and restart means Windows starts quickly and with higher efficiency.
ASUS Boot Setting
ASUS boot setting provides flexibility in customizing your PCs start-up process. You can enter the BIOS directly with one click through a user-friendly interface, and quickly select your preferred system boot up method. You can do this to either get to the OS in seconds or opt for regular boot up. Whatever your choice, settings are saved and persistent, with no need to choose every time you power on.
DirectKey
It has a dedicated button to access the BIOS directly. Designed for those requiring frequent BIOS access, you can easily enter the BIOS automatically when the PC is on standby power, with the simple press of a button. It saves you time during boot-up from having to repeatedly press the DEL key.

Chipset

AMD 990FX Chipset
The AMD 990FX chipset is designed to support up to 5.2GT/s HyperTransport 3.0 interface speed and dual PCIe 2.0 x16 graphics. It is optimized with AMD AM3+ and multi-core CPUs to provide excellent system performance and overclocking capabilities.

CPU

FX/Phenom II/Athlon II/ Sempron 100 Series Processors (AM3+ CPU)
This motherboard supports AMD Socket AM3+ multi-core processors with up to 8 native CPU cores and delivers better overclocking capabilities with less power consumption. It features AMD turbo CORE technology 2.0 and accelerates the data transfer rate up to 5200MT/s via HyperTransport 3.0 based system bus. This motherboard also supports AMD CPUs with the 32nm manufacturing process.

Memory

DDR3 2400 (O.C.) Support
This motherboard supports DDR3 2400 (O.C.) that provides faster data transfer rate and more bandwidth to increase memory computing efficiency, enhancing system performance in 3D graphics, and other memory demanding applications.

Multi-GPU Technology

SLI/CrossFireX On-Demand
With the Crosshair V Formula-Z, you will be able to run both multi-GPU set-ups. The motherboard features SLI/CrossFire on-demand technology, supporting up to four graphics cards in a quad-GPU SLI or 3-Way SLI/CrossFireX configuration.

Audio

SupremeFX III
The SupremeFX III on-board audio solution is an 8-channel HD audio equipped with a carefully selected 1500uF capacitor which provides clean, ripple-free audio power and is suitable for enveloping gaming environments. With a metallic EMI cover and special layout design on the PCB, advanced SupremeFX Shielding technology isolates analog audio signals from digital sources for optimal clarity and high fidelity, while a gold-plated jack ensures rich notes reach your ears with minimal distortion.

ROG Exclusive Features

Extreme Engine Digi+ II
The Extreme Engine Digi+ II has been upgraded, while the digital VRM design allows you to achieve optimal performance with adjustable CPU and memory power management frequencies. Precise adjustments create greater efficiency, stability, and performance for total system control.
ROG Connect
You can monitor the status of your desktop PC and tweak its parameters in real-time via a notebook, just like a race car engineer with ROG Connect. ROG Connect links your main system to a notebook through a USB cable, allowing you to view real-time POST code and hardware status readouts on your notebook, as well as make on the go parameter adjustments at a purely hardware level.
GameFirst II
Low Internet latency allows you to frag more, and get fragged less. That's why ROG has introduced GameFirst, a feature that manages the flow of traffic according to your needs so that you can still listen to online music, download, and upload files, and engage in Internet chats without sacrificing the low ping times you need.
CPU Level Up
You can upgrade your CPU at no additional cost with ROG's CPU Level Up. Simply pick the processor you wanted to OC to and the motherboard will do the rest. You can see the new CPU speed and enjoy that performance instantly.

ROG Bundled

ROG CPU-Z
ROG CPU-Z is a customized ROG version authorized by CPUID. It has the same functionality and credibility as the original version, with a unique design. Use the whole new look of ROG CPU-Z to truly report your CPU related information.
Kaspersky Anti-Virus
Kaspersky Anti-Virus personal offers premium anti-virus protection for individual users and home offices. It is based on advanced anti-virus technologies. The product incorporates the Kaspersky Anti-Virus engine.
DAEMON Tools Pro Standard
DAEMON Tools Pro offers essential functionality to backup CD, DVD, and Blu-ray discs. It converts optical media into virtual discs and emulates devices to work with the virtual copies. DAEMON Tools Pro organizes data, music, video, and photo collections on a PC, notebook, or netbook.
Intel Gigabit LAN
The LAN solution from Intel has a better throughput, lower CPU utilization, as well as better stability.
UPC: 610839188628
In the Box
ASUS Crosshair V Formula-Z Desktop ATX Motherboard
  • I/O Shield
  • 6 x SATA 6 Gb/s Cables
  • 3-Way SLI Bridge
  • SLI Bridge
  • CrossFire Cable
  • Q-Connector (2-in-1)
  • ROG Connect Cable
  • 12-in-1 ROG Cable Label
  • Limited 3-Year Warranty
  • Table of Contents
    • 1Description
    Form Factor ATX
    Chipset AMD 990FX/SB950
    CPU AMD AM3+ FX/Phenom II/Athlon II/Sempron 100 series processors
    Supports AM3+ 32 nm CPU
    Supports CPU up to 8 cores
    Supports CPU up to 140 W
    AMD Cool 'n' Quiet technology
    System Bus Up to 5.2 GT/s HyperTransport 3.0
    BIOS 64 Mb flash ROM
    UEFI BIOS
    PnP
    DMI 2.0
    WfM 2.0
    SM BIOS 2.5
    ACPI 2.0a
    Multi-Language BIOS
    Memory RAM Slots
    4 x DIMM

    Type
    2400 MHz (O.C.) DDR3
    2133 MHz (O.C.) DDR3
    2000 MHz (O.C.) DDR3
    1800 MHz (O.C.) DDR3
    1600 MHz DDR3
    1333 MHz DDR3
    1066 MHz DDR3

    Maximum Size
    32GB

    Other Features
    Dual Channel Memory Architecture
    Supports ECC, Non-ECC and un-buffered memory
    Due to OS limitation, when installing total memory of 4 GB capacity or more, Windows 32-bit operation system may only recognize less than 3 GB. Install a 64-bit Windows OS when you want to install 4 GB or more memory on the motherboard.
    Graphics Supports NVIDIA quad-GPU SLI technology
    Supports NVIDIA 3-way SLI technology
    Supports AMD 3-way CrossFireX technology
    Expansion Slots 3 x PCIe 2.0 x16 (dual x16 or x16/x8/x8)
    1 x PCIe 2.0 x16 (x4 mode)
    2 x PCIe 2.0 x1
    Storage AMD SB950 Controller
    6 x SATA 6 Gb/s ports (red)
    Support Raid 0, 1, 5, 10

    ASMedia ASM1061 Controller
    2 x SATA 6 Gb/s ports (red)
    2 x eSATA 6 Gb/s ports (red)
    Audio SupremeFX III built-in 8-Channel High Definition Audio CODEC
    Supports jack-detection, multi-streaming, front panel jack-retasking

    SupremeFX Shielding technology
    Other Audio Feature
    1500 uF Audio Power Capacitor
    Gold-plated jacks
    Blu-ray audio layer content protection
    DTS Ultra PC II
    DTS Connect
    Optical S/PDIF out ports at back panel
    LAN 1 x Intel Gigabit LAN controller
    Back I/O Ports 1 x PS/2 keyboard/mouse combo port
    2 x eSATA 6 Gb/s
    1 x LAN (RJ-45) port
    4 x USB 3.0
    8 x USB 2.0 (one port can be switched to ROG connect)
    1 x Optical S/PDIF out
    6 x Audio jacks
    1 x Clear CMOS button
    1 x ROG connect on/off switch
    Internal I/O Ports 1 x USB 3.0 connector supports additional 2 x USB 3.0 ports
    2 x USB 2.0 connectors supports additional 4 x USB 2.0 ports
    1 x TPM connectors
    8 x SATA 6 Gb/s connectors
    2 x CPU fan connectors
    3 x Chassis fan connectors
    3 x Optional fan connectors
    1 x S/PDIF out headers
    1 x 24-Pin EATX power connector
    1 x 8-Pin ATX 12V power connector
    1 x 4-Pin ATX 12V power connector
    1 x Front panel audio connector (AAFP)
    1 x System panel
    1 x DirectKeybutton
    1 x DRCT header
    8 x ProbeIt Measurement points
    3 x Thermal sensor connectors
    1 x EZ plug connector (4-pin Molex power connector)
    1 x Power-on button
    1 x Reset button
    1 x Go button
    1 x FastBoot switch
    Manageability WOL by PME
    WOR by PME, PXE
    Support Disc Drivers
    GameFirst II
    Kaspersky Anti-virus
    DAEMON Tools Pro Standard
    ROG CPU-Z
    ASUS WebStorage
    ASUS Utilities (AI SUITE II/TurboV EVO/ASUS update)
    Operating System Support Windows 8.1
    Windows 8
    Windows 7
    Windows Vista
    Windows XP
    ROG Features ROG Connect
    RC Diagram
    RC Remote
    RC Poster
    GPU TweakIt

    Extreme Engine Digi+ II: 8 + 2 phase power design
    2 -phase Memory power design

    UEFI BIOS Features:
    ROG BIOS Print
    GPU.DIMM Post
    iROG
    Extreme Tweaker
    Overclocking Protection:

    COP EX (Component Overheat Protection - EX)
    ASUS C.P.R.(CPU Parameter Recall)
    Special Features ASUS Power Design:
    ASUS EPU
    TurboV
    ASUS Exclusive Features:

    AI Suite II
    Ai Charger+
    USB 3.0 boost
    Disk Unlocker
    ASUS Quiet Thermal Solution:
    ASUSfan Xpert
    ASUS EZ DIY:
    ASUS O.C. Profile
    ASUSCrashFree BIOS 3
    ASUS EZ Flash 2
    ASUSMyLogo 3
    ASUS Q-Design:
    sASUS Q-Shield
    ASUS Q-Code
    ASUS Q-LED (CPU, DRAM, VGA, Boot Device LED)
    ASUS Q-slot
    ASUS Q-DIMM
    ASUS Q-connector
    Dimensions 12.0 x 9.6" (30.5 x 24.4 cm)
    Packaging Info
    Package Weight 5.7 lb
    Box Dimensions (LxWxH) 14.7 x 11.8 x 3.6"

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