Over the years, multiple motherboards have captivated the market at different price points. Models like the Hero and Formula are staples of ASUS’ premium and popular line of his ROG-themed offerings. One such series that has been a staple of ASUS’ Intel models based on the micro-ATX form factor was the Gene, last seen during the era of Intel’s 8th and 9th generation Core series (2019). In what appears to be a return of the Gene series for the release of AMD’s Ryzen 7000 processors based on the latest 5nm Zen 4 microarchitecture, ASUS has announced that Gene is back via the ROG Crosshair X670E Gene. .
Over the years, the ROG Gene series has been synonymous with very premium micro-ATX products, and it looks like the ASUS ROG Crosshair X670E Gene is no exception. ROG Crosshair X670E Gene’s main features include a full-length PCIe 5.0 x16 slot, one PCIe 4.0 x1 slot, and Single PCIe 4.0 x4 M.2 slot. ASUS has included another expansion slot supporting up to two PCIe 5.0 x4 M.2 drives next to the two DDR5 memory slots for the included ROG Gen-Z.2 M.2 add-in card. I’m here.
ASUS ROG Crosshair X670E Gene also features a premium 110A power stage, Intel-based 2.5 GbE and 16+2 phase power delivery with Wi-Fi 6E network pairing, and support for USB 3.2 G2x2 with Quick Charge 4. I’m here. + (60W) capacity. ASUS also states that it will support USB4 on the rear panel as well, but full specs are not provided by ASUS at this time.
At the time of writing, ASUS hasn’t revealed much about the ROG Crosshair X670E Gene.