Intel LGA775 Platform Intel® P43 chipset ASUS Express Gate Japan-made 5000hrs VRM Solid Capacitors (VRM 5000hrs lifespan @105°C, 500,000hrs @65°C) Shop Modal header LGA775 Intel® Core™2 Processor ReadyThis 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 1600 / 1333 / 1066 / 800 MHz FSB, Intel® Core™2 processor is one of the most powerful and energy efficient CPU in the world. PCIe 2.0Double Speed; Double Bandwidth & Triple Performance This motherboard supports the latest PCIe 2.0 devices for double speed and bandwidth which enhances system performance. AI NapMinimize noise and power consumption when temporarily away! With AI Nap, users can instantly snooze your PC without terminating the tasks. System will continue operating at minimum power and noise when user is temporarily away. It keeps downloading files or running applications in quietest state while you´re sleeping. Simply click keyboard or mouse, you can swiftly wake up the system in few seconds. 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. Japan-made 5000hrs VRM Solid Capacitors(VRM 5000hrs lifespan @105°C, 500,000hrs @65°C)This motherboard uses Japan-made 5000hrs VRM high-quality conductive polymer capacitors onboard for durability, improved lifespan, and enhanced thermal capacity. 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 Flash2Simply update BIOS from a USB flash disk before entering the OS EZ Flash is a user-friendly BIOS update utility. Simply press the pre-defined hotkey to launch this tool and update BIOS from a floppy disk before entering the OS. Noise FilterEliminate background noise while recording This feature detects repetitive and stationary noises like computer fans, air conditioners, and other background noises then eliminates it in the incoming audio stream while recording. MyLogo2Personalize 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. S/PDIF-out on Back I/O PortThis 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. 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.