| Support AMD Socket AM2 Athlon 64 FX / Athlon 64 X2 / Athlon 64/ Sempron|
This motherboard supports the latest AM2+ CPUs with better overclocking capabilities and less power consumption. It provides extremely high performances and shortened data access times by supporting for 2000 / 1600 MT/s HyperTransport Bus, dual-channel un-buffered DDR2 1066 memory support and AMD Cool 'n' Quiet! Technology.
| AMD Cool ’n’ Quiet! Technology|
Supports AMD Cool ’n’ Quiet! Technology, which monitors system operation and automatically adjusts CPU voltage and frequency for a cool and quiet environment.
| NVIDIA GeForce ?6100/nForce ?430 |
The NVIDIAR GeForce? 6100 GPU Northbridge supports MicrosoftR DirectX 9.0 Shader Model 3.0,NVIDIAR PureVideo Technology with unprecedented integrated video quality,and PCI Express interface. The NVIDIAR nForce? 430 MCP delivers NVIDIAR Gigabit LAN, and NVIDIAR MediaShield storage management technology allowing easy RAID configuration (RAID 0, RAID 1,RAID0+1,RAID5) for Serial ATA 3Gb/s.
| DDR2 1066 Support|
DDR2 1066 memory provides great performance for 3D graphics and other memory demanding applications on next generation memory technology.
| PCI Express Architecture|
PCI Express is the latest I/O interconnect technology that will replace the existing PCI. With a bus bandwidth 4 times higher than that of AGP 8X interface, PCI Express x16 bus performs much better in applications such as 3D gaming.
| Serial ATA 3Gb/s|
M2N-X supports next-generation SATA hard drives based on the new SATA 3Gb/s storage specification. Furthermore, the chipset has two dedicated SATA controllers delivering more scalable performance and doubles the bus bandwidth for fast hard drive data retrieval and saves.
| 10/100 LAN |
Easy connectivity to your network or broadband connection with onboard LAN port, lets you take gaming online without buying expensive additional LAN cards.
| H.D.Audio |
Enjoy high-quality 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 with Jack-detect feature.
| CrashFree BIOS 2|
Simple BIOS auto-recovery process
The CrashFree BIOS 2 feature now includes the BIOS auto-recovery function in a support CD. Users can reboot their system through the support CD when a bootable disk is not available, and go through the simple BIOS auto-recovery process. ASUS motherboards now enable users to enjoy this protection feature without the need to pay for an optional ROM.
| ASUS EZ Flash|
With ASUS EZ Flash, you can update BIOS before entering operating system. No more DOS-based flash utility and bootable diskette required.
| ASUS Q-Fan |
ASUS Q-Fan technology intelligently adjusts CPU fan speeds according to system loading to ensure quiet, cool and efficient operation.
ASUS MyLogo personalizes and adds style to your system with customizable boot logos.
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.