| 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.
| DDR2 1066 (O.C.) Support|
To attain top performance, ASUS engineers have successfully unleashed the true potential of DDR2 memory. While CPU is running under FSB1333/1066, ASUS´s exclusive technology offers a choice of DDR2 1066(O.C*) - providing great performance for 3D graphics and other memory demanding applications. *Overclock support
| PCIe 2.0 support|
This motherboard supports the latest PCIe 2.0 devices for double speed and bandwidth which enhances system performance.
DVI (Digital Visual Interface) provides high visual quality of digital display devices such as LCD monitors.
Cutting-Edge Digital Interface for High Resolution Multimedia and Easy Upgrades. This motherboard introduces the new digital display interface standard – DisplayPort. This new design features a smaller and user-friendly connector. It delivers higher performances of resolution, refresh rate and color depth and improves digital display connectivity.
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.
| Serial ATA 3Gb/s|
This motherboard supports next-generation SATA 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.
| High Definition Audio |
Enjoy high-quality sound system on your PC! The onboard 8-channel HD audio (High Definition Audio, previously codenamed Azalia) CODEC enables high-quality audio output, jack-detect feature automatically.
| ASUS Express Gate |
Surf the Internet in 5-second-boot time without entering Windows
With a fast bootup speed of only 5 seconds, the ASUS Express Gate offers an optional Linux OS bootup that allows you to enjoy instant access to commonly used functions like accessing the Internet, VoIP, and Web emailing without entering the OS.
* The actual boot time is subject to hardware configurations and product models
| ASUS Q-Fan |
ASUS Q-Fan technology intelligently adjusts CPU fan speeds according to system loading to ensure quiet, cool and efficient operation.
| C.P.R. (CPU Parameter Recall) |
Protect your BIOS data when overclocking.
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.
| AI Net2|
Diagnose LAN connection before entering OS! Network problems are often caused by bad cable connection. AI NET2 remotely detects cable connection the second you turn on the system, and any faulty connections are reported back up to 100 meters at 1 meter accuracy.
| 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.
| 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.
| 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.
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.