M3N WS

    The Extreme Workstation Engine with Hybrid SLI support

    – AMD AM2+/AM2 Platform
    – Support latest AMD Phenom ™ Quad-Core Processor
    – Dual-Channel DDR2 -1066/800/667
    – NVIDIA Hybrid SLI™ and DX10 Support
    – User Friendly Q-Shield Design
    – PCI-X Architecture
    – G.P. Diagnosis Bundled
    – All Solid Capacitors
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      The M3N WS is the ideal foundation for a powerful PC. It delivers awesome power, dependable performance and unparallel multiple /O scalability for the most demanding tasks and future upgrades. The M3N WS intelligently reduces operation noise and dissipates heat through advanced and environmentally friendly methods to accommodate user needs. Donft change yourself for a computer. Instead, let M3N WS improves the quality of your work and life.

      ASUS Workstation Exclusive Features
      Bundled with the M3N WS motherboard, the G.P. Diagnosis card assists users in system checking by effortlessly and quickly providing precise system checks right after they switch on their PCs.

      CPU, Chipset and Graphics Features
      AMDR Socket AM2+ Phenom? FX / Phenom? / Athlon? / Sempron? Support
      This motherboard supports AMDR 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 Socket AM2 Athlon 64 X2 / Athlon 64 FX / Athlon 64/ Sempron Support
      This motherboard supports AMDR Socket AM2 single-core Athlon? 64 / Sempron? and dual-core Athlon? 64 X2 / Athlon? 64 FX processors with 2MB / 1MB / 512KB L2 cache based on 64-bit architecture. It features 2000 / 1600 MT/s HyperTransport?-based system bus, dual-channel un-buffered DDR2 800 memory support, and AMDR Cool fnf Quiet? Technology.

      HyperTransport 3.0 Support
      Provides 2.6 times more bandwidth than HT1.0 that radically improves system efficiency for a smoother, faster computing environment.
      Native DDR2 1066
      This motherboard is the first AMDR platform with native DDR2 1066 support. It provides faster data transfer rate and more bandwidth to increase memory data transfer rate and computing efficiency, enhancing system performance in 3D graphics and other memory demanding applications.
      *DDR2 1066 is supported by AM2+ CPUs only. Refer to www.asus.com for the supported CPU models.

      NVIDIA GeForceR 8200
      NVIDIAR GeForce 8200 offers the latest support of Hybrid SLI Technology, DirectXR 10 graphics features, HD video playback with HDMI/DVI output. It also supports HyperTransport? 3.0 interface, PCI Express? 2.0 bus architecture, Serial ATA 3 Gb/s devices and is optimized with AMDfs latest AM2+ and multi-core CPUs to provide excellent system performance.

      PCIe 2.0 support
      This motherboard supports the latest PCIe 2.0 devices for double speed and bandwidth which enhances system performance.

      Hybrid Hybrid SLI Support
      GeForceR Boost?Boosted Performance with Onboard GPU and Discrete Graphics Card
      HybridPower??Intelligent Graphics Power-Savings and Quiet Operations

      Hybrid SLI? technology is a unique hybrid multi-GPU technology. It includes two primary features: GeForece Boost and HybridPower?. GeForece Boost turbo-charges performance of discrete graphics cards when combined with the motherboard GPUs. HybridPower? unleashes graphics performance for demanding 3D applications and enables low-power operation for everyday computing needs. * GeForceR(R) Boost and HybridPower? are on select GeForceR(R) GPUs. Visit www.nvidia.com/hybridsli for more information.

      HDMI Support
      Enjoy Full HD 1080p Multimedia Home-Theater Entertainment
      High-Definition Multimedia Interface (HDMI) is a set of digital video standards that delivers multi-channel audio and uncompressed digital video for full HD 1080p visuals through through a single cable. Supporting HDCP copy protection such as HD DVD and Blu-ray Discs, HDMI provides you with the highest-quality home theater experience.

      HDMI/DVI/RGB Support
      Flexible Graphics Alternatives
      With bundled HDMI to DVI conversion adapter, this motherboard can support both DVI and HDMI output. DVI (Digital Visual Interface) provides high quality visuals for digital display devices like LCD monitors. The interface of this motherboard supports digital HDMI/DVI and analog D-Sub standards.

      NVIDIAR PureVideo? HD Technology
      PureVideo HD technology is the core of a complete Blu-ray or HD DVD movie solution, featuring hardware acceleration, post-processing, HDCP circuitry, and integration with leading HD movie software players.

      ASUS Quiet Thermal Solution
      AMD Cool fnf Quiet! Technology
      M3N WS supports AMD Cool fnf Quiet! Technology, which monitors system operation and automatically adjusts CPU voltage and frequency for a cool and quiet environment.

      AI Gear 2
      AI Gear 2 allows you to choose from profiles to adjust CPU frequency and vCore voltage, minimizing system noise and saving CPU power consumption at most. You can real-time change the mode under operating system to suit your needs.

      AI Nap
      With AI Nap, the system can continue running at minimum power and noise when you are temporarily away. To wake the system and return to the OS environment, simply click the mouse or press a key.
      ASUS Q-Fan 2
      Adjusts both CPU fan and chassis fan speeds according to system loading
      ASUS Q-Fan2 technology intelligently adjusts both CPU fan and chassis fan speeds according to system loading to ensure quiet, cool and efficient operation.

      Uses 100% All High-quality Conductive Polymer Capacitors!
      This motherboard uses all high-quality conductive polymer capacitors onboard for durability, improved lifespan, and enhanced thermal capacity.

      CrashFree BIOS 3
      Simply restore corrupted BIOS data from USB flash disk
      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.

      Make Connection Quick and Accurate!
      The ASUS Q-Connector allows you to connect or disconnect chassis front panel cables in one easy step with one complete module. This unique adapter eliminates the trouble of plugging in one cable at a time, making connection quick and accurate.

      Make Connection Quick and Accurate!
      The ASUS Q-Connector allows you to connect or disconnect chassis front panel cables in one easy step with one complete module. This unique adapter eliminates the trouble of plugging in one cable at a time, making connection quick and accurate.

      EZ Flash 2
      Simply update BIOS from a USB flash disk before entering the OS
      EZ Flash 2 is a user-friendly BIOS update utility. Simply launch this tool and update BIOS from a USB flash disk before entering the OS. You can update your BIOS only in a few clicks without preparing an additional floppy diskette or using an OS-based flash utility.

      ASUS overclocking tools
      AI NOS?
      Boost performance when you need it the most!
      Applications such as 3D games and video editing demand a huge chunk of system resource. Inject "nitrous oxide" into your CPU! The patented AI NOS? (Non-delay Overclocking System) technology intelligently detects system load and automatically boosts performance for the most demanding tasks. Unlike other dynamic overclocking techniques, AI NOS? reacts much faster to satisfy your unending need for speeds .

      Precision Tweaker 2
      Super-fine Adjustments to Help Create a Brand New O.C Record!
      Allows the user to adjust the NB Voltage, FSB termination Voltage, CPU PLL Voltage and the DRAM Voltage in 0.02v steps to finetune voltages to achieve the most precise setting for the ultimate customized overclocking configuration.

      ASUS Crystal Sound
      Noise Filter
      Eliminate background noise while recording
      This feature detects repetitive and stationary noises like computer fans, air conditioners, and other background noises then eliminates it in the incoming audio stream while recording.

      Interface Features
      Dual Gigabit LAN
      The integrated dual Gigabit LAN design allows a PC to serve as a network gateway for managing traffic between two separate networks. This capability ensures rapid transfer of data from WAN to LAN without any added arbitration or latency.

      IEEE 1394a interface
      IEEE 1394a interface provides high speed digital interface for audio/video appliances such as digital television, digital video camcorders, storage peripherals & other PC portable devices.

      High Definition Audio
      Enjoy high-end 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-sensing feature, retasking functions and multi-streaming technology that simultaneously sends different audio streams to different destinations. You can now talk to your partners on the headphone while playing a multi-channel network games. All of these are done on one computer.

      S/PDIF-out on Back I/O Port
      This motherboard provides convenient connectivity to external home theater audio systems via coaxial and optical S/PDIF-out (SONY-PHILIPS Digital Interface) jacks. It allows to transfer digital audio without converting to analog format and keeps the best


      The motherboard and its packaging comply with the European Unionfs 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 consumersf health while minimizing the impact on the environment.