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    P5K3 Premium/WiFi-AP

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    Powerhouse Performance with Exceptional Overclocking

    - Support Intel® next generation 45nm Multi-core CPU
    - Intel LGA775 Platform
    - Intel® P35 chipset
    - Intel® Core™2 Quad / Core™2 Extreme / Core™2 Duo / Pentium® Extreme / Pentium® D / Pentium® 4 Processors
    - Onboard memory, 2GB, DDR3 1333MHz
    - Onboard memory feature Guaranteed to overclock above DDR3 1500
    - Pure Copper Heat Pipe
    - 6*SATA/2*SATA on the Go/ 1394a
    - Dual Gigabit LAN
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      CPU, Chipset and Graphics features
      LGA775 Intel® 45nm Processor Ready
      This motherboard supports the latest Intel 45nm CPU which introduces new micro-architecture features for greater performance at a given frequency, up to 50% larger L2 caches, and expanded power management capabilities for new levels of energy efficiency.


      LGA775 Intel® Core™2 Processor Ready
      This motherboard supports the latest Intel® Core™2 processors in LGA775 package. It also can support Intel® next generation 45nm Multi-Core CPU. With new Intel® Core™ microarchitecture technology and 1333 / 1066 / 800 MHz FSB, Intel® Core™2 processor is one of the most powerful and energy efficient CPU in the world.

      Intel® P35 Chipset
      The Intel® P35 Express Chipset is the latest chipset designed to support the next generation 45nm CPU; and up to 8GB of dual-channel DDR3 1066/800 MHz or DDR2 800/667 MHz memory architecture. It also supports 1333/1066/800 FSB (Front Side Bus), PCI Express x16 graphics and multi-core CPUs.

      * ASUS unleashes the chipset capabilities to fully support FSB1600

      ATI CrossFire Technology
      ATI´s CrossFire boosts image quality along with rendering speed, eliminating the need to scale down screen resolutions to get the high image quality you want. CrossFire ignites with the higher antialiasing, anisotropic filtering, shading, and texture settings you desire. Adjust your display configurations, experiment with your advanced 3D settings, and check the effect with a real-time 3D-rendered preview within ATI´s Catalyst™ Control Center to rule your CrossFire system.


      Memory Features
      Dual-Channel DDR3 1066
      The motherboard supports DDR3 memory that features data transfer rates of 1066/800 MHz to meet the higher bandwidth requirements of the latest operation system, 3D graphics, multimedia, and Internet applications. The dual-channel DDR3 architecture doubles the bandwidth of your system memory to boost system performance, eliminating bottlenecks with peak bandwidths of up to 17 GB/s. Furthermore, the supply voltage for the memory is reduced from 1.8 V for DDR2 to just 1.5 V for DDR3. This voltage reduction limits the power consumption and heat generation of DDR3 which makes it an ideal memory solution.


      Turbo D3
      The Turbo D3 is an onboard memory feature that provides users with guaranteed memory overclocking above DDR3 1500 and reduces clock cycle timing by 50% for random data access. An innovative 10 layered design provides good power delivery, low latency and a high frequency response that makes it easy to reach higher overclocking frequencies - allowing users to enjoy enhanced performance and faster speeds.
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      ASUS Super Memspeed Technology
      Surpass the Limit with Easy Overclocking Choices
      ASUS´s Super Memspeed Technology keeps you one step ahead by breaking through current FSB and DRAM ratio proportions with full support of native DDR3 1333 to match CAS Latency from 7 to 10. With support for future memory trends, your purchase investment is protected; and it is the best stage for overclocking options when compared to other technologies that run at reduced frequencies of DDR3 1066 or require overclocking to reach DDR3 1333. It is also the only technology that allows overclocking to be more convenient and smart - providing better compatibility and granting great performance for 3D graphics and other memory demanding applications.


      ASUS Thermal Solution
      New Generation 8-Phase Power Design
      Genuine 8-Phase Power Design Excels at Power Efficiency The ASUS 8-Phase Power Design provides highly efficient operation to generate less heat (at least 15°C (27°F)) than other conventional power solutions. It reduces input ripple current and output ripple voltage, which keeps CPU and power module from suffering the risk of high power stress. It has the advantages of quick transient response and stability, especially beneficial when CPU requires more current immediately under heavy loading or overclocking mode.


      Up to 20°C(36°F) Cooler - Stack Cool 2
      StackCool 2 is a fan-less and zero-noise cooling solution offered exclusively by ASUS. It effectively transfers heat generated by the critical components to the other side of the specially designed PCB (printed circuit board) for effective heat dissipation.


      Pure Copper Heat Pipe
      Lowers Temperatures by up to 16°C
      The Pure Copper Heat Pipe design effectively directs the heat generated by the chipsets to the heatsink near the back I/O ports - where it can be carried away by existing airflows from the CPU or a bundled optional fan. This innovative and groundbreaking fanless heat pipe design effectively lowers temperatures by up to 16°C without having lifetime problems that a normal chipset fan has. Furthermore, it provides options for users to install side-flow fans or a passive cooler. This Heat Pipe design is the most reliable fanless thermal solution to date.

      Save 50% CPU Power - AI Gear 2
      Power Savings for Environment-Friendly Computing
      AI Gear2 allows users to choose profiles to adjust CPU frequency and vCore voltage to minimize system noise and power consumption. For example, users can change the mode in real-time in the operating system to max power saving mode and can save up to 50% power for the CPU when using word processing applications.

      AI Nap
      Minimize noise and power consumption when temporarily away! With AI Nap, users can instantly snooze your PC without terminating the tasks. System will continue operating at minimum power and noise when user is temporarily away. It keeps downloading files or running applications in quietest state while you´re sleeping. Simply click keyboard or mouse, you can swiftly wake up the system in few seconds.

      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.

      ASUS EZ DIY
      AI Slot Detector
      Assists in Proper Installation for PCIe/PCI Devices
      When PCIe/PCI devices are installed, users can simply plug in the power cable and find out if these devices are successfully installed. Without even switching on the PC or entering the operating system, ASUS´s innovative on-board LEDs provide an efficient way to identify the correct way to set up the PC.


      Q-Connector
      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.

      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.

      O.C. Profile
      Conveniently store or load multiple BIOS settings Freely share and distribute favorite overclocking settings The motherboard features the ASUS O.C. Profile that allows users to conveniently store or load multiple BIOS settings. The BIOS settings can be stored in the CMOS or a separate file, giving users freedom to share and distribute their favorite overclocking settings.


      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
      Achieve system maximum performance!
      It offers ways to raise system performance inch-by-inch and step-by-step to achieve maximum performance! This is about getting the most out of your machine and taking pride in your customized computer.
      vDIMM
      - Take control of how much power is going into the memory modules. This motherboard gives you 13-step voltage control to the DIMM.
      vCore
      - Find out "exactly" how much power your CPU needs. Fine-tune it with 0.0125 volts at a time!
      SFS (Stepless Frequency Selection) allows
      - FSB tuning from 200MHz up to 800MHz at 1MHz increment
      - Memory tuning from 667MHz up to 1333MHz at 1MHz increment
      - PCI Express frequency tuning from 100MHz up to 150MHz at 1MHz increment

      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 Crystal
      AI Audio 2
      Enhance The Audio Experience On Your PC!
      AI Audio 2 creates a virtual center channel that expands the overall sound field without introducing a picket fencing effect. Preserving the dialogue or solo performances with downmixing from multichannels will allow you to experience true-to-life high quality audio.
      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.
      ASUS Unique Features
      Multi-language BIOS
      Help you configure system easier and faster
      The multi-language BIOS allows you to select the language of your choice from the available options. The localized BIOS setup menu helps you configure your system easier and faster.

      MyLogo3
      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.

      Interface Features
      SATA on the Go
      This motherboard supports the next-generation hard drives based on the Serial ATA (SATA) 3Gb/s storage specification, delivering enhanced scalability and doubling the bus bandwidth for high-speed data retrieval and saves. The external SATA port located at the back I/O provides smart setup and hot-plug functions. Easily backup photos, videos and other entertainment contents on external devices.

      Dual RAID
      The Intel ICH9R chipsets incorporate Six Serial ATA connectors with high performance RAID functions in RAID 0, 1. The JMicron controller provides another two Serial ATA connectors for RAID 0, 1, and JBOD functions. This motherboard is the ideal solution to enhance hard disk performance and data back up protection without the cost of add-on cards.

      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.

      ASUS WiFi-AP Solo
      Easily Connect and Share Data Wirelessly
      WiFi AP Solo allows a new level of versatility for your PC, enabling it to create a complete wireless home network in either AP or wireless client mode. Users will be able to play LAN games, connect to the Internet, access and share printers, and use Skype from anywhere within range. WiFi-AP Solo can provide these functions even when the PC is in sleep mode, so users can use Skype as a true replacement for tradition long distance telephone service. WiFi-AP Solo is an on-board feature, which means that user will save the extra WiFi AP cost.

      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 signal quality.

      RoHS & Operation System

      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.