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ASUS Adds Maximus II GENE mATX Motherboard to the GENE Lineup

ASUS added an integral GENE to its lineup of ROG (Republic of Gamers) motherboards. Maximus II GENE is based on the Intel P45 Express chipset and offers a number of features including MemOK!, CPU Level Up, and SupremeFX X-Fi.


  • Model: ROG Maximus II GENE
  • CPU: LGA775 socket for Intel Core 2 Extreme / Core 2 Quad / Core 2 Duo
  • Chipset: Intel P45 Express
  • System bus: 1600/1333/1066/800 MHz
  • Memory: 4 x DIMM, dual-channel, up to 16GB, DDR2 1300/1200/1066/800/667 MHz
  • Expansion slots: 2 x PCIe2.0 x16, 1 x PCIex1, 1 x PCI 2.2
  • Multi-GPU: ATI CrossFireX
  • Storage: 7 x SATA 3.0 Gb/s, 1 x eSATA 3.0 Gb/s, 1 x UltraDMA 133
  • LAN: Gigabit LAN
  • Audio: SupremeFX X-Fi 8-ch. with EAX4.0 support
  • Other I/O ports: 1 x PS/2, 1 x eSATA, 1 x IEEE1394a, 1 x Clr CMOS, 1 x Optical S/PDIF
  • USB / IEEE1394a: 12 x USB2.0 / 2 x 1394a
  • Fan connector: 5 (1 x CPU / 2 x chassis / 2 x optional)
  • Software (Full version): Kaspersky anti-virus, Futuremark 3DMark 06 Advanced Edition
  • Features: MemOK!, SupremeFX X-Fi, CPU Level Up, Keyboard-TweakIt, Extreme Tweaker, iROG, Loadline Calibration, LCD Poster, EPU-6 Engine, Voltiminder LED
  • Form factor: mATX, 9.6x9.6 inches (24.4x24.4cm)

Source: ASUS

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