LGA775 Intel® Core™2 Processor Ready
This motherboard supports Intel® LGA775 Core™ 2 Quad/ Core2 Duo processors, which are excellent for multitasking, multimedia, and enthusiastic gamers with 1333/ 1066/ 800 MHz FSB. This motherboard also supports Intel® CPUs in the 45nm manufacturing process.
Intel® G41 Chipset
The Intel® G41 Express Chipset is the latest chipset designed to support dual-channel DDR2 1066(O.C)/800 / 667 architecture, 1333 / 1066 / 800 FSB (Front Side Bus), and multi-core CPUs. It is embeded with the next-generation Intel® Graphics Media Acceleratior X4500. The Intel® G41 Express Chipset delivers optimized 3D graphics performance and support for Microsoft DirectX10. Shader Model 4.0 and OpenGL 2.1. It especially includes Intel® Fast Memory Access technology the significantly optimized the use of available memory bandwith and reduces the latency of the memory accesses.
Intel® IT Director Technology
Intel IT Director is a reactive software product that monitors security,data protection and health of a PC or network of PCs. It includes a centrally monitored dashboard for overseeing a network of wired or wireless PCs within a Local Area Network.
ASUS CrashFree BIOS 3
ASUS CrashFree BIOS 3 is an auto-recovery tool that allows you to restore a corrupted BIOS file using the bundled support DVD or USB disk that contains the latest BIOS file.
ASUS Turbo Key allows you to turn the PC power button into an overclocking button. After you easy setup, Turbo Key boosts performances without interrupting ongoing work or games, simply through pressing the button.
EZ Flash 2
Simply update BIOS from a USB flash disk before entering the OS
ASUS EZ Flash 2 is a utility that allows you to update the BIOS without using an OS-based utility.
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.
High Definition Audio
Enjoy high-end 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, 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.
ASUS Q-Fan technology intelligently and automatically adjusts CPU fan speeds according to system load and temperature, enabling users to work in a distraction-free environment with minimal noise.
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.
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Intel® Socket 775 Core™2 Quad/Core™2 Duo/Celeron® dual-core/Celeron® Processors
Support Intel® 45nm Multi-Core CPU
*Refer to www.asus.com for Intel CPU support list
Intel® G41 /ICH7
- Front Side Bus
2 x240 DIMM, Max. 8 GB, DDR2 1066(O.C.)/800/667 Non-ECC,Un-buffered Memory
Dual Channel memory architecture
Please refer to www.asus.com or user manual for Memory QVL.
- Expansion Slots
1 x PCIe x16
2 x PCIe x1
1 x PCI
Integrated Intel Graphics Media Accelerator (Intel® GMA X4500)
1 xUltraDMA 100
4 xSATA 3 Gb/s ports
ALC662-VC1 High Definition Audio 6-Channel CODEC
Supports Jack-detect and Multi-Streaming teconologies
8 USB 2.0/1.1 ports (4 ports at mid-board, 4 ports at back panel)
- ASUS Unique Features
ASUS EZ Flash2
- Back Panel I/O Ports
1 x VGA
1 x PS/2 Keyboard
1 x PS/2 Mouse
1 x LAN(RJ45) port
4 x USB 2.0/1.1
1 x COM port
6 -Channel Audio I/O
- Internal I/O Connectors
2 x USB connectors support additional 4 USB 2.0 ports
1 x IDE connector
4 x SATA connectors
1 x CPU Fan connector
1 x Chassis Fan connector
1 x High Definition front panel audio connector
1 x System Panel connector
1 x Internal Speaker connector
24-pin EATX power connector
4-pin ATX 12V Power connector
8 Mb Flash ROM , AMI BIOS, PnP, DMI2.0, WfM2.0, ACPI2.0, SMBIOS 2.5
1 x I/O Shield
2 x SATA cable(s)
1 x UltraDMA 100/66 cable
- Support Disc
ASUS PC Probe II
Anti-virus software (OEM version)
ASUS LiveUpdate Utility
Intel IT Director
- Form Factor
uATX Form Factor
9.6 inch x 7.2 inch ( 24.4 cm x18.3 cm )