Crosshair IV Extreme pushes into the Middle East

By on October 12, 2010
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Boosts AMD performance with multi-GPU CrossLinx 3 technology.

Press release:
ASUS, maker of the world’s best selling and most award winning motherboards, today announced the availability of the new Crosshair IV Extreme in the Middle East.

The new motherboard from ASUS’ Republic of Gamers (ROG) brand delivers compatibility with some of the fastest processors available through the AMD890FX chipset. Featuring a class leading design and innovative features, the Crosshair IV Extreme sets a new standard for a world class enthusiast motherboard based on an AMD chipset.

Rigorously tested and approved by leading enthusiasts, the Extreme series is engineered from the ground up for exceptional performance, stability, overclocking prowess, cutting edge BIOS controls and most of all, reliability under extreme conditions.

“Crosshair IV Extreme comes packed with innovative features thereby allowing for better performance through overclocking.  The highly anticipated product continues the ROG’s established tradition of extreme performance, bringing much needed hardcore overclocking capabilities to the market. The motherboard ships with a full range of performance features, starting with ROG Connect, which enables pure hardware-level tweaking through USB from a remote notebook PC,” said Saqib Hussain, Product Manager, ASUS Middle East.

Graphics Card Flexibility

With CrossLinx 3 technology, Crosshair IV Extreme users gain the ability to mix and match multiple graphics cards from both NVIDIA and ATI, including models of different GPU generations. This technology uses the Lucid HYDRALOGIX engine, which bridges various graphics cards to enable their simultaneous usage. By removing compatibility hurdles, CrossLinx 3 makes it possible to experiment with different configurations of graphics cards for maximum performance.

On Crosshair IV Extreme, a unique layout design features a total of five PCI Express expansion slots. Two provide dedicated native graphics card support for either a single GPU or two in CrossFire configuration. The additional three feature Lucid HYDRALOGIX and CrossLinx 3 technologies, which enable a mixture of graphics cards from different vendors and generations, with a total of four detectable and working at once. Users keen on tuning their system gain greater freedom to do so with the unprecedented five PCI Express slots. Moreover, the technology maintains optimized performance whether in single or multiple-GPU arrangements.

Revolutionary User Control

RC Bluetooth accesses a host of board, memory and CPU overclocking parameters from any Bluetooth-enabled device, while ROG iDirect introduces PC tuning from iPhone. This adds convenience and style to overclocking, a practice that used to be exclusive and cumbersome to get into.

These features simplify overclocking without compromising results, so that any user, novice or hardcore, can tap the full potential of Crosshair IV Extreme and related hardware with minimum difficulty and for maximum gain. The product has been designed by taking into consideration the direct feedback from the PC performance community.

Pricing and availability

Priced at USD 390 with a 3 year warranty, the Crosshair IV Extreme is available across the Middle East from authorized ASUS resellers. For more information on motherboards, kindly visit


Mufaddal Fakhruddin is the Editor for IGN ME and thinks writing in third person about himself in an about me section is weird.

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