Protect 3.0 Technology - Protect the Earth, Protect the system, Protect you ALL solid capacitor - 100% All High-quality Conductive Polymer Capacitors USB 3.0 - 10 x Faster Transfer Rate with USB 3.0 Auto Tuning - Auto System Level Up! Shop Modal header Intel® Core™2 Extreme / Core™2 Quad / Core™2 Duo CPU support This motherboard supports Intel® LGA775 Core™ 2 Extreme / Core2 Quad/ Core2 Duo processors, which are excellent for multitasking, multimedia, and enthusiastic gamers with 1333/ 1066/ 800 MHz FSB. This motherboard also supports Intel® CPUs in the 45nm manufacturing process. Intel® G41 Chipset The Intel® G41 Express Chipset is designed to support dual-channel DDR3 1333 (O.C.)/1066/800 architecture, 1333/1066/800 Front Side Bus (FSB), PCIe 1.1, and mutli-core CPUs. It especially includes Intel® Fast memory bandwidth and reduces the latency of the memory accesses. USB 3.0 Experience ultra-fast data transfers at 4.8 Gb/s with USB 3.0–the latest connectivity standard. Built to connect easily with next-generation components and peripherals, USB 3.0 transfers data 10X faster and is also backward compatible with USB 2.0 components. Dual channel DDR3 1333 (O.C.)/1066/800 support This motherboard supports DDR3 memory that features data transfer rates of 1333 (O.C.)/1066/800 MHz providing great performance for 3D graphics and other memory-demanding applications.*For this motherboard to support DDR3 1333MHz RAM, use a CPU with 1333MHz or higher Front Side Bus (FSB) speed. Refer to your CPU specifications for the FSB value. *For this motherboard to support DDR3 1333MHz RAM, use a CPU with 1333MHz or higher Front Side Bus (FSB) speed. Refer to your CPU specifications for the FSB value. 100% All High-quality Conductive Polymer Capacitors! This motherboard uses all high-quality conductive polymer capacitors onboard for durability, improved lifespan, and enhanced thermal capacity. SATA 3Gb/s This motherboard supports hard drives based on the Serial ATA (SATA) 3Gb/s storage specifications, delivering enhanced scalability and doubling the bus bandwidth for high-speed data saving and retrieval. Auto Tuning ASUS Auto Tuning is an intelligent tool that automates overclocking to achieve a total system level up. Even O.C. beginners can achieve an extreme yet stable overclocking results with Auto Tuning. EPU The ASUS EPU (Energy Processing Unit) provides total system power management by detecting current PC loadings and intelligently moderating power in real-time. It automatically provides the most appropriate power usage to save power and money. Turbo Key ASUS Turbo Key allows you to turn the PC power button into an overclocking button. After you easy setup, Turbo Key boosts performances without interrupting ongoing work or games, simply through pressing the button. Anti-Surge Protection This special design prevents expensive devices and the motherboard from damage caused by power surges from switching power supply (PSU). Express Gate Express Gate is a unique OS built into the motherboard. Five seconds after bootup, you can instantly surf the Internet without entering the Windows OS. AI NET2 ASUS AI NET2 remotely detects the cable connection immediately after turning on the system, and any faulty cable connections are reported back up to 100 meters at 1 meter accuracy. EZ Flash2 ASUS EZ Flash 2 is a utility that allows you to update the BIOS without using an OS-based utility. CrashFree BIOS 3 ASUS CrashFree BIOS 3 is an auto-recovery tool that allows you to restore a corrupted BIOS file using the bundled support DVD or USB disk that contains the latest BIOS file. C.P.R.(CPU Parameter Recall) The BIOS C.P.R. feature automatically restores the CPU default settings when the system hangs due to overclocking failure. C.P.R. eliminates the need to open the system chassis and clear the RTC data. Simply shut down and reboot the system, and the BIOS automatically restores the CPU parameters to their default settings. Q-Fan ASUS Q-Fan technology intelligently and automatically adjusts CPU fan speeds according to system load and temperature, enabling users to work in a distraction-free environment with minimal noise. 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. MyLogo2 This feature allows you to convert your favorite photo into a 256-color boot logo for a more colorful and vivid image on your screen.