P4PE socket 478 motherboard is the world's first solution
able to support the next-generation P4 processor up
to 3GHz and beyond and Intel Hyper-Threading Technology. Leveraging
the Intel 845PE chipset to support DDR333 memory,
P4 CPUs on 533MHz FSB and advanced technology such
as Serial ATA and Gbit Ethernet, the P4PE delivers
a full-value, high-performance solution for today's
most demanding tasks.
Serial ATA is the next
generation ATA specification that provides scalable
performance for today and tomorrow. With up to 150MB/s
data transfer rate, Serial ATA is faster than current
Parallel ATA, while providing 100% software compatibility.
LAN Ready (optional)
The P4PE with BroadCom®
Gigabit LAN, delivers transfer speeds up to ten times
faster than conventional 10/100 Ethernet connections.
Gigabit LAN is the networking standards for the future
and is ideal for handling large amounts of data such
as video, audio, and voice.
Digital Audio System (optional)
The SoundMAX Digital Audio System
is the industry's highest performance and most reliable
audio solution for business professionals, audiophiles,
musicians, and gamers. SoundMAX Digital Audio System
can output 5.1 channel surround sound and features
state-of-the-art DLS2 MIDI synthesizer with Yamaha
DLSbyXG sound set, 5.1 Virtual Theater and supports
all major game audio technologies including Microsoft
DirectX 8.0, Microsoft DirectSound 3D,
A3D, MacroFX, ZoomFX, MultiDrive 5.1, A3D and EAX.
CrashFree BIOS allows users to
restore BIOS data from a floppy diskette even when
BIOS code and data are corrupted during upgrade or
invaded by virus. Unlike other competing vendors's
products, ASUS motherboards now enable users to enjoy
this protection feature without the need to pay an
(CPU Parameter Recall)
When the system hangs due to
overclocking failure, there is no need to open the
case to clear CMOS data. Simply restart the system
and the BIOS will automatically restore the CPU default
setting for each parameter.
During the computer POST (Power
On Self-Test), ASUS POST Reporter provides friendly
voice warnings through internal or external speaker,
clearly explaining system errors for quick and easy
optimization. The bundled Winbond Voice Editor software
allows uses to add customized system voice warnings
and multi-language support.
ASUS provides friendly localized
BIOS setup menu to help you configure your system
as easy as possible.
With ASUS EZ Flash, you can update
BIOS before entering operating system. No more DOS-based
flash utility and bootable diskette required.
ASUS Q-Fan technology
ASUS Q-Fan technology intelligently
adjusts fan speeds according to system loading to
ensure quiet, cool and efficient operation.
1394 interface (optional)
IEEE 1394 interface provides
high speed digital interface for audio / video appliances
such as digital television, digital video camcorders,
storage peripherals & other PC portable devices.
ASUS has designed into this
motherboard an AGP Warning LED. The AGP Warning LED
automatically stops you from turning on your system
with incompatible voltage AGP (3.3V) cards, and protects
from permanently damaging your motherboard.
ASUS P4PE offers robust overclocking
options to maximize your system performance.
CPU Core Voltage Adjustments in 0.025V increments
(Stepless Frequency Selection) from 100MHz up to
200MHz at 1MHz increments
FSB/DDR ratio. Fixed AGP/PCI freqencies
(CPU Parameter Recall)
All ASUS motherboards are designed
and tested to meet the highest quality standards.
Responsive customer support and frequent BIOS and
driver updates ensure that you're getting the fastest,
most reliable performance - all the time. All ASUS
motherboards are also backed by a 3-year limited warranty.
All ASUS motherboards include a
valuable software bundle of popular third party programs
that enable you to enjoy the full capabilities of your
- Trend® Micro PC-cillin 2002 anti-virus
- ASUS® PC Probe for system monitoring
- InterVideo® WinCinema (Gold version)
DDR400/PC3200 Memory Module for the P4PE Series
(For optimum performance and overclocking