The ASUS company, as you may recall, has published the first graphics accelerators Expedition series, designed for use in the composition of systems in the Internet cafe, which differ conducting more thorough testing before the release. As it became known, is ready for launch and the first motherboard of this line. The model is called the ASUS B150M Expedition (EX-B150M-V5 D3) and offers sufficient strength and reliability to work in the public access to the Internet.
It is noteworthy that this decision is based on the LGA1151 chipset is designed for the installation of DDR3 memory modules. Under them there are two allocated slots capable of accommodating strips DDR3-1866 MHz maximum capacity of 16 GB. I would also like to note the presence in the slots “anti-theft” system, which allows to fix the RAM module with the screws.
Motherboard ASUS B150M Expedition PCB is based on micro-ATX format black, equipped with a 7-phase VRM and is powered through a set of connectors 24-pin ATX and 8-pin EPS. On board the news there was a place for a single connector PCI-Express 3.0 x16, and two PCI-Express 3.0 x1, sold four ports SATA-III. Also note the presence here of eight ports USB 3.0 (six – on the rear panel, two – through pins on the board).
Motherboard ASUS B150M Expedition features Gigabit LAN controller Realtek RTL8111GR, local audio codec Realtek ALC887 is compatible with the 6-channel surround sound system and offers Crystal Audio 2. sound enhancement technology implemented in the latter case, the headphone amplifier, and provides high-quality audiokondensatory isolated area under the sound elements to avoid interference.
Manufacturer yet does not specify the cost of the motherboard ASUS B150M Expedition.