| Supports AMD Socket AM2+/AM2 for Phenom/ Athlon 64 X2 / Athlon 64 FX / Athlon 64 / Sempron|
This motherboard supports AMD® Socket AM2+ multi-core processors with unique L3 cache and delivers better overclocking capabilities with less power consumption. It features dual-channel DDR2 1066 memory support and accelerates data transfer rate up to 5200MT/s via HyperTransport™ 3.0 based system bus.
| AMD Cool ´n´ Quiet! Technology |
This motherboard supports AMD Cool ´n´ Quiet! Technology, which monitors system operation and automatically adjusts CPU voltage and frequency for a cool and quiet environment.
Dual DDR2 1066
This motherboard is AMD platform with native DDR2 1066 support. It provides faster data access and more bandwidth for increased memory computing efficiency. - enhancing performance for 3D graphics and other memory demanding applications.
*DDR@ 1066 is supported by AM2+ CPU only.
| HyperTransport 3.0 Support|
Latest System Bus Technology
Provides 2.6 times more bandwidth than HT1.0 that radically improves system efficiency for a smoother, faster computing environment.
| NVIDIA® GeForce™ 8200|
NVIDIA GeForce 8200 offers the latest support of Hybrid SLI Technology, DirectX10 graphics features. It also supports HyperTransport™ 3.0 interface, PCI Express™ 2.0 bus architecture, Serial ATA 3 Gb/s devices and is optimized with AMD´s latest AM2+ and multi-core CPUs to provide excellent system performance.
| Hybrid SLI|
Hybrid SLI technology, based on NVIDIA’s industry-leading SLI technology, delivers multi-GPU benefits when an NVIDIA® motherboard GPU is combined with an NVIDIA discrete GPU.
* Hybrid SLI function requires nVidia Hybrid SLI driver. Currently nVidia´s driver is not ready. Please check support.asus.com for the lastest driver release.
| PCIe 2.0 support|
Double Speed; Double Bandwidth
This motherboard supports the latest PCIe 2.0 devices for double speed and bandwidth which enhances system performance.
| 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 with Raid0,1,10,5 and JBOD|
This motherboard supports next-generation SATA hard drives based on the new SATA 3Gb/s storage specification.Allows RAID 0, RAID 1,RAID 10,RAID 5 and JBOD configurations for four SATA connectors.
| Gigabit LAN |
The on-board LAN controller is a highly integrated GbLAN controller. It is enhanced with an ACPI management function to provide efficient power management for advanced operating systems.
| High Definition Audio|
Enjoy high-quality sound system on your PC! The onboard 8-channel HD audio (High Definition Audio, previously codenamed Azalia) CODEC enables high-quality 192KHz/24-bit audio output, jack-detect feature,which automatically detects and identifies what types of peripherals are plugged into the audio I/O jacks and notifies users of inappropriate connection, meaning there will be no more confusion of Line-in, Line-out and Mic jacks.
| C.P.R.(CPU Parameter Recall)|
When the system hangs due to overclocking failure, there is no need to open the case to clear CMOS data. Just simply restart the system, the BIOS would show the previous setting and then users can amend the CPU setting again.
| ASUS Q-Fan|
ASUS Q-Fan technology intelligently adjusts CPU fan speeds according to system loading to ensure quiet, cool and efficient operation.
| ASUS CrashFree BIOS3|
The ASUS CrashFree BIOS 3 allows users to restore corrupted BIOS data from a USB flash disk containing the BIOS file. This utility saves users the cost and hassle of buying a replacement BIOS chip.
| ASUS EZ Flash2 |
With ASUS EZ Flash, you can update BIOS before entering operating system. No more DOS-based flash utility and bootable diskette required.
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.