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More Details On ASUS Blitz Extreme & Blitz Formula

One of the highlights at ASUS booth is certainly Blitz Extreme and Blitz
Formula boards, part of their successful R.O.G line-up. The Blitz Extreme board
features a Fusion Block System that allows a combination of watercooling with
heatpipes to cool down the VRM, NB and SB. There is an interesting Crosslinx
Technology that allows x8/x8 equal PCIe lanes on P35 chipset to remove x16/x4
bottlenecks for better graphics performance. We heard that it is pretty
challenging to implement this technology as circuitry needs to be re-routed and
additional components have to be added to ensure signal integrity. ASUS has also
step up to 2-phase power for memory which suppose to enhance memory
overclockability. The boards come with free STALKER and 3DMark2006 Advanced
Edition too.

One of the highlights at ASUS booth is certainly Blitz Extreme and Blitz
Formula boards, part of their successful R.O.G line-up. The Blitz Extreme board
features a Fusion Block System that allows a combination of watercooling with
heatpipes to cool down the VRM, NB and SB. There is an interesting Crosslinx
Technology that allows x8/x8 equal PCIe lanes on P35 chipset to remove x16/x4
bottlenecks for better graphics performance. We heard that it is pretty
challenging to implement this technology as circuitry needs to be re-routed and
additional components have to be added to ensure signal integrity. ASUS has also
step up to 2-phase power for memory which suppose to enhance memory
overclockability. The boards come with free STALKER and 3DMark2006 Advanced
Edition too.

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