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Asus demos PCIe 3.0

Mat Bettinson
Asus demos PCIe 3.0

Asus has published a video explaining the PCIe 3.0 functionality in the new P8Z68 Gen 3 motherboard including a demonstration of performance differences between 'gen 2' and 'gen 3' PCI-Express.

'Richard' from Asus Global's marketing showed that with PCIe 3.0, the OCZ Revo drive SSD clocked 400MB/s in 'gen 2' mode versus 546MB/s in 'gen 3' mode.

Asus also revealed that the firm has updated previous motherboards with a "brand new UEFI BIOSes" to make them compatible with the next generation of Intel 22nm CPUs.

See the video below:

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