Intel LGA 1200 socket: Ready for 11th and 10th gen Intel Core processors. Enhanced power solution: 8+1 DrMOS power stages, six-layer PCB, 8-pin ProCool connector, alloy chokes and durable capacitors for stable power delivery. Comprehensive cooling: Large VRM heatsinks, PCH heatsink, hybrid fan headers and Fan Xpert 4. ASUS OptiMem II: Careful routing of traces and vias, plus ground layer optimizations to preserve signal integrity for improved memory overclocking. Next-gen connectivity: PCIe 4.0, Intel 1 Gb Ethernet , USB 3.2 Gen 2x2 Type-C, Thunderbolt 4 header support.