The Crosshair III Formula is a high-end gaming motherboard from Asus, released in mid-2009. This ATX board features support for AMD Phenom II processors, DDR3 memory modules and up to 2 PCI-E x16 graphics cards running in CrossFireX mode. USB 2.0 and SATA 3 GB/s connectors facilitate storage and peripheral connectivity.
The Asus Crosshair III Formula is based on the AMD 790FX/SB750 chipset, meaning a range of multi-core AMD processors can be installed in this board. With 140W and 45nm support, users can push their system for performance with compatible Phenom II, Athlon II and Sempron 100 CPUs. A maximum of 16 GB of DDR3 memory can be installed in its 4 DIMM slots, running at a maximum speed of 1600 MHz. Aside from a variety of included software designed for overclocking and system tweaking, an external LCD display for watching vital information.
- AM3 socket for AMD processors
- AMD CrossFireX support
- 2x PCI-E x16 slots
- DDR3 1600+(OC) MHz memory support
- 4x DIMM slots, 16 GB max. memory
- 5 x SATA 3 Gb/s connectors
- 6x USB 3.0, 1x eSATA port
- Gigabit LAN
- 7.1 CH HD Audio
- External LCD display
- ATX form factor