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    The Ultimate Overclocking Board for Tweaking Fun

    • Intel® Core™2 Extreme / Core™2 Quad / Core™2 Duo / Pentium® Extreme / Pentium® D / Pentium® 4 Processors
    • Intel® X48/ICH9R
    • Dual-channel DDR3 2000(O.C.)/1800(O.C.)/1600/1333/1066/800 MHz
    • Fusion Block System
    • Extreme Engine
    • TweakIt
    • BIOS Flashback
    • iROG
    • SupremeFX X-Fi 8-ch Audio
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      CPU & Chipset Features

      LGA775 Intel® Core™2 Processor Ready

      This motherboard supports the latest Intel® Quad-core processors in LGA775 package. It´s excellent for multi-tasking, multi-media and enthusiastic gamers with 1600/1333/1066 MHz FSB. Intel® Quad-core Processor is one of the most powerful CPU in the world.

      PCIe 2.0

      Double Speed; Double Bandwidth
      This motherboard supports the latest PCIe 2.0 devices for double speed and bandwidth which enhances system performance.

      Intel® X48 Chipset

      The Intel® X48 Express Chipset is the latest chipset designed to support the next generation 45nm CPU in high-end desktop and workstation platform; and up to 8GB of dual-channel DDR3 1600/1333/1066/800 MHz memory architecture. It also supports 1600/1333/1066/800 FSB (Front Side Bus), fully dual PCI Express x16 graphics and multi-core CPUs. With the specially included Intel® Fast Memory Access technology, available memory bandwidth usage is optimized and memory access latency is reduced- allowing faster memory speed.

      Graphics Technology

      ATI CrossFireX Technology

      ATI´s CrossFireX 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 CrossFireX system.

      Memory Feature

      Dual-Channel DDR3 2000(O.C.)/ 1800(O.C.)/ 1600 MHz

      The motherboard supports DDR3 memory that features data transfer rates of 2000(O.C.)/1800(O.C.)/1600/1333/1066/800MHz 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.

      ROG Exclusive Features

      Fusion Block System

      H2O ready: Water-cooling ready for optimal heat dissipation.
      The Fusion Block System is a more efficient thermal solution than competing followers with complicated looks. It is a hybrid thermal design that combines the ROG´s renouned heatpipe design with the additional ability to connect to a water cooling system. By taking the entire integrated solution into design consideration , with a single connection, user can enjoy exceptional thermal improvement to north bridge, south bridge, and even VRM. We also provide a super optional thermal kit that is used on NB and MOS to improve in heat dissipation. The Fusion Block System is the most versatile, the most efficient, and the most advanced thermal system there is on a motherboard.


      TweakIT

      Hardcore OV with finger tweaking fun!
      TweakIt is designed for control freaks. Following the success of the Extreme Tweaker overclocking feature, ASUS has engineered TweakIt to give users flexible overclocking control even when running benchmark programs! The joystick-like control puts every overclocking option in the user´s fingertips, allowing the users performance optimizations options during game play to gain the competitive edge. TweakIt brings a brand new dimension to the game of overclocking and benchmarking.

      iROG

      Intelligent multiple control at hand
      The iROG is a special IC which enables several ROG highlitghted functions that gives users full disposal of the motherboard at any stage! This design allows advanced user control and management to be processed purely at a hardware level. iROG greatly increases fun during overclocking for PC enthusiasts and it offers system maintainence and management with more control and efficiency.

      BIOS FlashBack

      Two BIOS ROM. Two BIOS settings. Twice the overclocking flexibility.
      Overclocker´s prayer to have BIOS flexibility is answered! With the new BIOS Flashback, PC enthusiasts can overclock with even more confidence. BIOS Flashback gives overclockers the ability to save two versions of the BIOS simultaneously. Very much like the "SaveGame" function, one BIOS can be used for the overclocking adventure, while the other BIOS is to be stored with any previous version. BIOS Flashback brings the ultimate convenience to overclockers!

      CPU Level Up

      A Simple click for instant upgrade
      Ever wish that you could have a more expansive CPU? Upgrade your CPU at no additional cost with ROG´s CPU Level Up! Simply pick the processor you wanted to OC to, and the motherboard will do the rest!
      See the new CPU speed and enjoy that performance instantly. Overclocking is never as easy as this.

      Extreme Tweaker

      One stop performance tuning shop
      Extreme Tweakers is the one stop shop to fine-tune your system to optimal performance. No matter if you´re looking for frequency adjustment, over-voltage options, or memory timing settings, they´re all here!

      Voltiminder LED

      Friendly reminder on the intentional madness
      In the pursuit of extreme performance, overvoltage adjustment is critical but risky. Acting as the "red zone" of a tachometer, the Voltiminder LED displays the voltage status for CPU, NB, SB, and Memory in a intuitive color-coded fashion. The voltiminder LED allows quick voltage monitoring for overclockers.

      Extreme Engine

      Next-generation dynamic multi-phase power management
      Maximum Overclocking
      The Extreme Engine ensures stable power supply under the most demanding load to mission-critical components such as the processor, the system memory and the north bridge on the motherboard. The special power design of the Extreme Engine menas users have the option to venture into high voltage options in the BIOS, allowing for even higher performance enhancements. The "Extreme" ROG motherboard with the Extreme Engine even armed with high-performance ML-Caps, ensuring extra edge during extreme overclocking.

      Maximum Heat Dissipation
      With the power efficiency as high as 96%, ASUS ROG motherboards with the Extreme Engine produces less energy loss and less heat. The intelligent power phase can be changed on the fly, yeilding even more heat dissapation.


      COP EX

      Maximum OC with confidence with burn proof protection to chipsets and GPU!
      The COP EX allows overclockers to increase chipset voltages without the worries of overheating. It can also be used to monitor and save an overheating GPU. The COP EX allows more freedom and less constraint for maximum performance achievement.

      Loadline Calibration

      Optimal power boost for extreme CPU overclocking!
      Maintaining ample voltage support for the CPU is critical during overclocking. The Loadline Calibration ensures stable and optimal CPU voltage under heavy loading. It helps overclockers enjoy the motherboard´s ultimate OC capabilities and benchmark scores.

      Sound with Clarity

      SupremeFX X-Fi

      Listen with Absolute HD
      SupremeFX X-Fi delivers an excellent high definition audio experience to the gamers of ROG. The SupremeFX X-Fi features unique audio innovations for gamers to spot enemes in 3D environment during game play. SupremeFX X-Fi also provides gamers a special tool to emphasize human voices in games to help make dialogues clearer and more audible.

      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.

      ROG EZ DIY Features

      External LCD Poster

      Debug and read system problems with an new external look!
      The new LCD Poster now posts critical POST information in an ever friendly and flexible external display. When system malfunction occurs, the LCD Poster automatically detects device failure and translates the errors on the LCD during POST. Unlike other competing 2 digit displays, users won´t need to read "gibberish" to find out what´s wrong.

      EL I/O

      Connect in the dark!
      Today´s users demand more than good performance-they demand more heart touching services like user-friendly features. The motherboard comes with the EL I/O, an impressive design that increases convenience in connecting devices on the back I/O. The cool EL lights up your I/O panel under your desk, in the dark, or in a LAN Party. No more jamming devices into the wrong connectors! when you´re in the dark!

      ASUS Q-Connector

      Make connections quick and accurate
      The 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.

      Onboard Switch

      No more shorting pins or moving jumpers
      With an easy press during overclock, this exclusive onboard switch allows gamer to effortlessly fine-tune the performance without having to short the pins or moving jumpers!

      Q-Fan Plus

      Optimized quietness and cooling for more devices!
      The Q-Fan function automatically detects temperature and adjusts fan speed accordingly to achieve quiet and efficient cooling. With Q-Fan Plus, special temperature sensor cable is provided to detect temperature on any device. When used with a optional fans, you may activate Q-Fan function on up to 3 additional devices of your choice!

      ASUS EPU-6 Engine

      System Level Energy Saving
      The new ASUS EPU - the world's first power saving engine, has been upgraded to a new 6 engine version, which provides total system power savings by detecting current PC loadings and intelligently moderating power in real-time. With auto phase switching for components (which includes the CPU, VGA card, memory, chipset, hard drives and CPU cooler/system fans), the EPU automatically provides the most appropriate power usage via intelligent acceleration and overclocking - helping save power and money.

      Rich Software Bundled

      3DMark® 06 Advanced Edition

      The Gamers´ Benchmark
      3DMark is the most popular and authoritative 3D benchmark application used by professionals around the world. The 3DMark06 is the latest version in the popular 3DMark series, including advanced SM2.0 and HDR/SM3.0 Shader graphics tests and now including single, multiple core and multiple processor CPU tests as part of the 3DMark score! The accurate performance and image quality diagnostic tool, designed for DirectX®9.0c, provides you with all the information you need to make all other competitors look bad.

      Kaspersky® Anti-Virus

      The best protection from viruses and spyware
      Kaspersky® Anti-Virus Personal offers premium antivirus protection for individual users and home offices. It is based on advanced antivirus technologies. The product incorporates the Kaspersky® Anti-Virus engine, which is renowned for malicious program detection rates that are among the industry´s highest.

      ASUS Unique Features

      Fan Xpert

      Active Quiet & Cool
      ASUS Fan Xpert intelligently allows users to adjust both the CPU and chassis fan speed according to different ambient temperature , which is caused by different climate conditions in different geographic regions and system loading.Built-in variety of useful profiles offer flexible controls of fan speed to achieve a quiet and cool environment.

      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.

      ASUS O.C. Profile

      Conveniently store or load multiple BIOS 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

      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.

      Stack Cool 2

      Effective Fanless Heat Dissipation at 0dB
      Stack Cool 2 is a fanless cooling solution offered exclusively by ASUS. It effectively and noiselessly transfers heat generated by the critical components to the other side of the specially designed PCB (printed circuit board) for effective heat dissipation - making temperatures cooler by up to 20°C.

      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.

      Q-Shield

      Easy and Comfortable Installations
      The specially designed ASUS Q-Shield does without the usual "fingers" - making it convenient and easy to install. With better electric conductivity, it ideally protects your motherboard against static electricity and shields it against Electronic Magnetic Interference (EMI).

      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 .

      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.

      MyLogo3

      Personalize your system with customizable boot logo
      The ASUS MyLogo 3 is the new feature present in the motherboard that allows you to personalize and add style to your system with customizable and animated boot logos.

      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.

      Quality & RoHS

      100% High-quality Japan-made Conductive Polymer Capacitors!

      This motherboard uses all high-quality Japan-made conductive polymer capacitors onboard for durability, improved lifespan, and enhanced thermal capacity.

      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.