Upgradable Solution for Digital Office Ready for Intel® Upgrade Service Intel® B43/ ICH10D chipset 4 x DDR2 DIMM sockets support up to 16GB of system memory High Speed Gigabit Lan connectivity 3 x PCI Shop Modal header 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. Intel® B43 Chipset *Better cost management and safer computing environmentThe Intel® B43 Express Chipset is the latest chipset designed to support the next generation 45nm CPU; and up to 16GB of dual-channel DDR2 800/667 MHz memory architecture. It also supports 1333/1066/800 FSB (Front Side Bus), PCI Express 2.0 x16 graphics and multi-core CPUs. 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. SATA 3Gb/s This motherboard supports next-generation SATA hard drives based on the new SATA 3Gb/s storage specification. PCIe 2.0 support This motherboard supports the latest PCIe 2.0 devices for double speed and bandwidth which enhances system performance. 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. EZ Flash 2 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. 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.