| Support AMD Socket AM2 Athlon 64 FX / Athlon 64 X2 / Athlon 64/ Sempron|
This motherboard supports the latest AM2+ CPUs with better overclocking capabilities and less power consumption. It provides extremely high performances and shortened data access times by supporting for 2000 / 1600 MT/s HyperTransport Bus, dual-channel un-buffered DDR2 1066 memory support and AMD Cool ´n´ Quiet! Technology.
| AMD Cool ´n´ Quiet! Technology|
Supports AMD Cool ´n´ Quiet! Technology, which monitors system operation and automatically adjusts CPU voltage and frequency for a cool and quiet environment.
| NVIDIA GeForce ™6100/nForce ™430 |
The NVIDIA® GeForce™ 6100 GPU Northbridge supports Microsoft® DirectX 9.0 Shader Model 3.0,NVIDIA® PureVideo Technology with unprecedented integrated video quality,and PCI Express interface. The NVIDIA® nForce™ 430 MCP delivers NVIDIA® Gigabit LAN, and NVIDIA® MediaShield storage management technology allowing easy RAID configuration (RAID 0, RAID 1,RAID0+1,RAID5) for Serial ATA 3Gb/s.
| DDR2 1066 Support|
DDR2 1066 memory provides great performance for 3D graphics and other memory demanding applications on next generation memory technology.
*DDR2 1066 is supported by CPU AM2+ only.
| PCI Express Architecture|
PCI Express is the latest I/O interconnect technology that will replace the existing PCI. With a bus bandwidth 4 times higher than that of AGP 8X interface, PCI Express x16 bus performs much better in applications such as 3D gaming.
| Serial ATA 3Gb/s|
M2N-X supports next-generation SATA hard drives based on the new SATA 3Gb/s storage specification. Furthermore, the chipset has two dedicated SATA controllers delivering more scalable performance and doubles the bus bandwidth for fast hard drive data retrieval and saves.
| Gigabit LAN |
Easy connectivity to your network or broadband connection with onboard LAN port, lets you take gaming online without buying expensive additional LAN cards.
| H.D.Audio |
Enjoy high-quality sound system on your PC! The onboard 6-channel HD audio (High Definition Audio, previously codenamed Azalia) CODEC enables high-quality 192KHz/24-bit audio output with Jack-detect feature.
| CrashFree BIOS 2|
Simple BIOS auto-recovery process
The CrashFree BIOS 2 feature now includes the BIOS auto-recovery function in a support CD. Users can reboot their system through the support CD when a bootable disk is not available, and go through the simple BIOS auto-recovery process. ASUS motherboards now enable users to enjoy this protection feature without the need to pay for an optional ROM.
| ASUS EZ Flash|
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 |
ASUS Q-Fan technology intelligently adjusts CPU fan speeds according to system loading to ensure quiet, cool and efficient operation.
| MyLogo2 |
Personalize your system with customizable boot logo
You can convert your favorite photo into a 256-color boot logo for a more colorful and vivid image on your screen.
The motherboard and its packaging comply with the European Union´s Restriction on the use of Hazardous Substances (RoHS). This is in line with the ASUS vision of creating environment-friendly and recyclable products and packaging to safeguard consumers´ health while minimizing the impact on the environment.