M4A785G HTPC

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    Build Your Home Theater PC

    • AMD AM3 CPU Support
    • Lossless Blu-ray Audio, Supports 192kHz/ 24-bit
    • ENVY HD Featuring 10-channel
    • DTS Surround Sensation UltraPC
    • Hi-Fi Equipment-Emulated Design
    • ASUS Home Theater Gate
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      CPU, Chipset and Graphics Features

      Phenom™ II/Athlon™ II/Sempron™ 100 Series Processors (AM3 CPU)

      This motherboard supports AMD® AM3 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. This motherboard also supports AMD® CPUs in the new 45nm manufacturing process.

      Hybrid CrossFireX Support

      Boosted Performance with Onboard GPU and Discrete Graphics Card
      ATI Hybrid CrossFireX™ technology is a unique hybrid multi-GPU technology. It takes your gaming experience to the next level boosting PC performance by enabling the chipset’s integrated graphics processor and a discrete GPU to operate simultaneously with combined output for blisteringly-fast frame rates unleashing the graphics performance (Windows Vista® and Windows 7).

      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.

      AMD® Phenom™ X4/ Phenom™ X3/ Athlon™ X2/ Athlon™/ Sempron™ processors (socket AM2+/AM2)

      This motherboard supports AMD® Socket AM2+ multi-core processors. It features dual-channel DDR2 1066 memory support, data transfer rate up to 5200MT/s via HyperTransport™ 3.0 based system bus, and AMD® Cool ´n´ Quiet™ Technology.



      AMD 785G + SB710

      AMD® 785G Chipset is designed to support up to 5200MT/s HyperTransport™ 3.0 (HT3.0) interface speed and PCI Express™ 2.0 x 16 graphics. It features the integrated ATI Radeon™ HD 4200 GPU and fully Directx 10.1 compliant.


      ASUS Absolute Pitch Hi-Fi

      Absolute Pitch delivers a vivid audio experience that is guaranteed to please listeners who appreciate good aural reproduction. The solution gets its name from “Perfect Pitch” which is the ability of reproducing a perfect, flawless note without help from external reference sources. Likewise, the Absolute Pitch series recreates a clear, precise, and non-distorted sound for an exceptional listening experience. It represents ASUS’ pursuit of delivering peak audio output with real sound and heightened dynamism. Both amateurs and professionals alike can enjoy the enhanced clarity in music-playback and exciting HD movie sound. With Absolute Sound, get ready to be overwhelmed by an amazingly live performance!

      BD 192/24

      Lossless Blu-ray Audio, Supports 192kHz/ 24-bit
      ASUS BD 192/24 delivers 192kHz/ 24-bit Hi-Fi Blu-ray lossless and extreme fidelity sound. Experience true Blu-ray audio technology in a home theater PC setup when playing Blu-ray Disc content.

      Independent Audio Power

      Enhanced Audio Clarity with Low Electronic Noise!
      Power is a key factor affecting audio quality. Professional AV equipment usually isolates power supply for different channels or analog and digital signals for high-quality sound reproduction. Equipped with the revolutionary ASUS Absolute Pitch Hi-Fi technology, the ASUS HTPC motherboard series utilizes audio components with independent power connector for purer sounds and a significant reduction in electronic noise.

      ENVY HD

      Be Overwhelmed by the Prodigious 10-channel Experience on a PC!
      The critically acclaimed ENVY HD provides a professional, high-end audio experience that is highly regarded by discerning audio fans. With ASUS introducing the ENVY HD to its motherboards, the professional surround sound and rich acoustic experience is now available to the PC user. Enjoy prodigious 10-channel High Definition audio with a fine-textured graphical user interface.

      Gold-plated RCA Connector

      Direct Plug and Play with Home Theater Equipment
      Gold-plated RCA stereo audio connectors, which are compatible with high-end amplifiers, makes it simple to link PCs to home theater equipment. Additionally, the connector´s gold-plated shielding maximizes conductivity and signal transmission while enhancing durability!

      DTS Surround Sensation UltraPC

      Enjoy a Real Home Theater Experience
      DTS UltraPC Surround Sound delivers an exceptional surround sound experience even with common PC audio tools such as existing stereo speakers or headphones. Besides experiencing virtual surround sound, you can also enjoy stronger low frequency bass sounds with “Bass Enhancement”, and clearer human speech even with loud background sounds with “Voice Clarification”. Thus these technologies provide an enhanced home-theatre audio experience with minimal effort. Simply plug in two stereo speakers or a pair of headphones to experience high-definition surround sounds featuring center and rear channels just like in the cinemas--wherever you are!


      ASUS HTPC Unique FeaturesFeatures

      Home Theater Gate

      The Gateway to Home Entertainment!
      The ASUS Home Theater Gate´s specially-designed large icons and intuitiveness of the software make it easy for you to operate the media applications via a remote control up to 10 feet away from the monitor or TV. With its user-friendly interface, you can easily launch the most common media applications quickly via an integrated menu that brings various media types together.

      Tranquil Mode

      Super Silent for Multimedia Enjoyment
      The tranquil Mode can lower the noise from CPU and chassis fans instantly by up to 28%. Also, it dramatically boosts energy efficiency and cost-effectiveness. By lowering the noise generated by fans, users will be able to enjoy their movies and music in a more conducive environment.

      Soundwave Heatsink

      Cooling Solution that is Both Stylish and Effective
      The uniquely-styled heatsink is modelled after the bars of a sound wave graphical equalizer - symbolic of the motherboard´s emphasis on audio supremacy. Featuring a 0-dB thermal solution that delivers a noiseless PC environment, it provides users with extremely silent cooling with an elegant appearance!


      Express Gate

      Express Gate

      0 to Internet in Seconds!
      Express Gate™ is an ASUS exclusive OS that provides you with quick access to the Internet and key applications before entering Windows®.


      ASUS EZ DIY

      Q-Connector

      ASUS Q-Connector allows you to easily connect or disconnect the chassis front panel cables to the motherboard. This unique module eliminates the trouble of connecting the system panel cables one at a time and avoiding wrong cable connections

      EZ Flash 2

      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.

      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.

      RoHS

      GreenASUS

      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.