The board consists of 4 DDR3 slots supporting up to 8GB of DDR3-1333/1066/800 non-ECC unbuffered memory. The board supports CrossFire with the 2 PCIe x16 slot, one operating in 16x while the other in 4x mode.
The ICH9R supports 6 SATA II RAID 0,1. There is an additional PATA and SATA controller based on Jmicron JMB363 and it supports SATA RAID 0,1, and JBOD. Other features on this board includes Dual GbE featuring AI NET2, ASUS WiFi_AP Solo for Wireless LAN connection or change it to a Access point mode. The audio on board uses the ADI AD1988b 8 ch hda codec with Coaxial optical S/PDIF out ports at the back of the panel. 1394a is also available on board powered by the Agere chipset.
The motherboard looks pretty nice and features huge copper heatsinks and heatpipes.