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ASUS debuts USB 3.0 motherboard and add-on card

Today ASUS has debuted the P7P55D-E Premium motherboard and U3S6 add-on card, both featuring USB 3.0 support.

Today ASUS has debuted the P7P55D-E Premium motherboard and U3S6 add-on card, both featuring USB 3.0 support.

The P7P55D-E Premium motherboard is a Socket LGA1156 board that not only features two USB 3.0 but also 6-Gbit SATA technology. It's also kitted out with everything else you'd expect of a high-end motherboard -DDR3 support, CrossFireX/SLI support, as well as loads of USB 2.0 and SATA ports.

The U3S6 PCIe x4 add-on card features both a 6-Gbit SATA bridge with two ports as well as two USB 3.0 ports. It will be compatible with the following ASUS motherboards:

  • Maximus III Formula 
  • P7P55D Deluxe
  • P7P55D EVO
  • P7P55D PRO
  • P7P55D
  • P7P55D LE
  • P7P55D LX

Note: USB 3.0 ports are backward compatible with USB 2.0/1.1.

The P7P55D-E Premium motherboard will retail for $299 while the U3S6 add-on card will be $29. Both will be available November.

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