This summer’s Crosshair update maybe a small one, but for AMD fans it’s always noteworthy. Without a new FX chipset update to yet grace an ROG PCB, the Crosshair remains on its 5th version, however the new -Z suffix indicates the 2012 revision. Of course all AM3+ CPUs are still supported, but a year’s worth of R&D tweaks for the FX architecture – including enhancements for upcoming Piledriver – have been put into the new C5F-Z.
Let’s take a side-by-side look at the differences between the two C5Fs.
The Crosshair V Formula-Z is available soon and boasts significant hardware upgrades from its predecessor. Read inside for an exclusive video and some 1080p wallpapers of this AMD powerhouse!
Anandtech recently went back to the AMD 990FX chipset and rounded up a half dozen motherboards to test, in order to find out which was the best for your AMD FX CPU. ROGers who already own the Crosshair V Formula will probably not be surprised at the result…
“A mainboard like that makes you a king. It will be very hard to find a better mainboard than ASUS Crosshair V Formula.” Awesome!
Addendum 11/08/2011 Andre Yang has done it again! Just last week Andre Yang crept passed AMD’s world record of 8.43GHz to 8.46Ghz, well, guess what? This hardcore overclocker managed to smash his previous record again. Increasing the overclock a well respected 120MHz, from 8.46GHz to 8.58GHz! The only notable changes during the overclocking were 2.076V core [...]
If you’re gearing up to build an AMD FX (Bulldozer) machine soon, then Hothardware has a helpful roundup of the latest 990FX motherboards. In it, the ROG Crosshair V Formula gets an Editors Choice stamp of approval when it comes to features and stability;