LGA775 Intel® Core™2 Processor Ready
This motherboard supports the latest Intel® Core™2 processors in LGA775 package. It also can support Intel® 45nm Multi-Core CPU. With new Intel® Core™ microarchitecture technology and 1333/1066/800MHz FSB, Intel® Core™2 processor is one of the most powerful and energy efficient CPU in the world.
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 provides digital home entertainment of full 1080p high-definition
The ASUS EPU (Energy Processing Unit) provides total system power management by detecting current PC loadings and intelligently moderating power in real-time. It automatically provides the most appropriate power usage for the CPU, VGA card, hard drives, and CPU/chassis fans- helping save power and money!
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.
HDMI (High-Definition Multimedia Interface) is the first and only industry-supported, uncompressed, all digital audio and video interface via a single cable and is HDCP compliant allowing playback of HD DVD, Blu-ray Disc and other protected content.
ASUS 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 Q-Fan technology intelligently adjusts CPU fan speeds according to system loading to ensure quiet, cool and efficient operation.
CrashFree BIOS 3
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.
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 Turbo Key allows the user to turn the PC power button into an overclocking button. After the easy setup, Turbo Key can boost performances without interrupting ongoing work or games - with just one touch!!
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 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.
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.
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.
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.
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 Extreme/Core™2 Duo/Celeron® E1000 Series and 400 Series CPU Support Intel® 45nm Multi-Core CPU
Support Enhanced Intel SpeedStep Technology (EIST)
*Refer to www.asus.com for Intel CPU support list
Intel® G41 /ICH7
- Front Side Bus
2 x240-pin 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.
When installing total memory of 4GB capacity or more, Windows 32-bit operation system may only recognize less than 3GB. Hence, a total installed memory of less than 3GB is recommended.
- Expansion Slots
1 x PCIe x16
1 x PCIe x1
2 x PCI
Integrated Intel Graphics Media Accelerator (Intel® GMA X4500)
Supports Microsoft® DirectX 10
Supports RGB with max. resolution 2048 x 1536@75Hz
Supports DVI/HDMI with max. resolution 1920 X 1200 @60Hz
Intel ICH7 controller
1 xUltraDMA 100/66
4 xSATA 3 Gb/s ports
Atheros L1E PCIE Gb LAN controller
ALC887 High Definition Audio 8-Channel CODEC
Supports Jack-detect and Multi-Streaming teconologies
Support optical S/PDIF output
8 USB 2.0/1.1 ports
- Overclocking Features
SFS (Stepless Frequency Selection)
- FSB tuning from 200MHz to 800MHz at 1MHz increment
- ASUS C.P.R.(CPU Parameter Recall)
- Special Features
ASUS MyLogo 2
ASUS EZ Flash 2
ASUS CrashFree BIOS 3
ASUS AI NET 2
ASUS Turbo Key
- Back Panel I/O Ports
1 x DVI
1 x VGA
1 x PS/2 Keyboard
1 x HDMI
1 x PS/2 Mouse
1 x S/PDIF Out (Optical)
1 x LAN(RJ45) port
4 x USB 2.0/1.1
8 -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 S/PDIF Out connector
1 x CPU/1 x Chassis/ 1 x Power FAN connectors
System Panel connector
1 x CD audio in connector
1 x High Definition front panel audio connector
1 x Printer connector
1 x 24-pin ATX Power connector
1 x 4-pin ATX 12V Power connector
8 Mb Flash ROM AMI BIOS, PnP, DMI v2.0, WfM2.0, SMBIOS v2.5, ACPI v2.0a
WOL by PME,WOR by PME,WOR by Ring
- O/S Compatibility
1 x I/O Shield
1 x SATA cable(s)
1 x UltraDMA 100/66 cable
- Support Disc
ASUS PC Probe II
ASUS LiveUpdate Utility
Intel IT Director
- Form Factor
uATX Form Factor
9.6 inch x 8.2 inch ( 24.4 cm x 20.8 cm )