ASUS Intros the Expedition B250-V7 Motherboard

ASUS has added another new motherboard to its Expedition line, the new Expedition B250-V7 for Gaming iCafes. The board is based on the Intel B250 Express chipset and built in the ATX form-factor. The Expedition B250-V7 features a 6-phase VRM design which powered by standard 8-pin EPS and 24-pin ATX power connectors. The board supports four DDR4 DIMM slots up to 64 GB of dual-channel memory; and a single reinforced PCI-Express 3.0 x16 slot. Other expansion slots include two PCI-Express 3.0 x16 (both electrical x4 and wired to the B250 PCH), and three x1 slots.

Storage connectivity includes six SATA 6 Gbps ports. Other connectivity comprises six USB 3.0 ports (four on the rear panel, and two by headers) but no 10 Gbps USB 3.1 ports. The boards only display output is an HDMI port. The onboard audio consists of an 8-channel HDA CODEC (Realtek ALC887, <90 dBA SNR), and the gigabit Ethernet connection is driven by an Intel i219-V controller with LANGuard (power surge protection), and GameFirst packet prioritization software. ASUS didn’t announce any pricing.