The Most Cost Effective AM2 Solution with AMD Live!™ Ready - AMD AM2 Platform- Dual-Channel DDR2 800/667/533- ASUS EZ Flash 2 - ASUS CrashFree BIOS 3- ASUS Q-Fan2 Shop Modal header The Most Cost Effective AM2 Solution with AMD Live!™ ReadyThe M2V-X provides an environment for superior performance in CPU, memory and system bus, while incorporating rich features such as EZ Flash2 and CrashFreeBIOS 3. The M2V-X is a great merge of the latest AMD AM2 processor with the 64 architecture and VIA's K8T890 chipset to juice up your life. Supports AMD Socket AM2 Athlon 64 X2 / Athlon 64 FX / Athlon 64 / Sempron The motherboard supports AMD socket AM2 single-core Athlon 64/ Sempron and dual-core Athlon 64 X2/ Athlon 64 FX processors with 2MB / 1MB / 512KB L2 cache, which is based on 64-bit architecture. It features 2000 / 1600 MT/s HyperTransport Bus, dual-channel un-buffered DDR2 800 memory support and AMD Cool ´n´ Quiet! Technology. Dual-Core CPU The advanced processing technology contains two physical CPU cores with individually dedicated L2 caches to satisfy the rising demand for more powerful processing capability. 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. Dual-Channel DDR2 800 DDR2 is the next generation memory technology to replace the current DDR. With the highest speed up to 800MHz, DDR2 memory provides great performance for 3D graphics and other memory demanding applications. 6 Channel AudioThe M2V uses an onboard Audio CODEC that lets you enjoy high-quality 6-channel audio without having to buy advanced sound cards. Coaxial S/PDIF outThis motherboard provides convenient connectivity to external home theater audio systems via coaxial 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. EZ Flash 2 Simply update BIOS from a USB flash disk before entering the OSEZ 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 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. ASUS O.C. Profile 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. ASUS Q-Fan2 Adjusts both CPU fan and chassis fan speeds according to system loadingASUS Q-Fan2 technology intelligently adjusts both CPU fan and chassis fan speeds according to system loading to ensure quiet, cool and efficient operation. ASUS MyLogo2 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. C.P.R.(CPU Parameter Recall)Protect your BIOS data when overclockingWhen 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.