ASUS Features the Only USB 3.0-Certified Motherboards for Intel 7-Series Chipsets

 Guaranteed compatibility andstability with USB 3.0 certification

Singapore (September 4th, 2012) —Always dedicated to the pursuit of perfection, ASUS motherboards offer thebest USB 3.0 user experience and have announced that ASUS  is the onlymotherboard manufacturer currently offering USB 3.0-certified motherboardsfor Intel 7-Series chipsets. With the certification, ASUS USB 3.0 certifiedmotherboards provide users assured compatibility and stability, in additionto SuperSpeed USB, which brings significant performance enhancements to theubiquitous USB standard and remains compatible with the billions of USBenabled devices currently deployed in the market.
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Stricter testing procedures

To qualify for USB 3.0 certification, a motherboard is subjected to over180 strict tests and must pass each one, some of which include: signalquality, interoperability, stress testing, compatibility and transmissionspeeds. With a better layout design and high quality connectors and chips,ASUS USB 3.0 certified motherboards better recognize signals from the USB3.0 device, even under distress. In addition, USB 3.0 certifiedmotherboards are required to pass compatibility testing by thirty-sixdifferent devices, including printers, external drives, video cameras, miceand headsets, to ensure users have the widest range of productspossible.  

ASUS exclusive USB 3.0 UAS Protocol

ASUS also leads the industry in motherboard features and design, withthe exclusive ASUS USB 3.0 Boost that accelerates USB 3.0 transmissionspeeds up to 1.7 times faster. It gives users the world’s first USB3.0 UASP support for significant time savings when moving large files suchas HD videos and system back-ups. For more information, please visit:

Over time, additional motherboards will become USB 3.0 certified, butthe current list of USB 3.0 certified ASUS motherboards include:

P8Z77-V LX
P8H77-V LE
P8H77-M LE
M5A99 FX PRO R2.0