Explore endless entertainment options from the comfort of your couch. With an Intel® Viiv™ technology-based PC and supporting devices, you can enjoy a growing universe of digital media content.
LGA775 Intel® Core™2 Processor Ready
This motherboard supports the latest Intel® Core™2 processors in LGA775 package. With new Intel® Core™ microarchitecture technology and 1066 / 800 MHz FSB, Intel® Core™2 processor is one of the most powerful and energy efficient CPU in the world.
Intel 945G chipset
The Intel 945G is the latest and one of the most powerful chipsets in personal computing. It supports 1066MHz FSB (front-side-bus), PCI Express x16 graphics card interface and dual-channel DDR2 memory, and Intel' s dual-core CPU for fast multi-tasking. Intel Graphics Media Accelerator 950 provides a significant increase in graphics performance. Combined with the Intel ICH7R that provides four Serial ATA II ports with various RAID options and PCI Express interface, this motherboard is an excellent foundation for a powerful desktop.
Intel Graphics Media Accelerator 950
The new Intel Graphics engine has new capabilities that provide a significant increase in graphics performance. DirectX 9 hardware acceleration, 400MHz core clock, and up to 224MB of video memory all together provide a full-value, high performance graphic solution to you. Through a dual-independent display technology, different content can be displayed on each monitor or stretched across both displays for more workspace.
Intel Gb LAN
The on-board LAN controller is a highly integrated Intel GbLAN controller. It is enhanced with an ACPI management function to provide efficient power management for advanced operating systems.
- High-performing, PCI Express-based 10/100/1000 Ethernet connection
- Simple installation and maintenance with Intel® SingleDriver technology and support DMiX
Dual-Channel DDRII 667
DDR2 is the next generation memory technology to replace the current DDR. With initial speeds from 533 and 667MHz, DDR2 memory provides bandwidth up to 5.3GB/s. Doubled by the dual-channel architecture, the widest memory bus bandwidth 10.7GB/s is achieved on this motherboard.
Universal PCI-E Slot
The Universal PCI Express technology offers utilization flexibility of the Southbridge PCI Express interface. It enables users to plug in an additional PCI Express graphics card to set up a dual graphics card platform on a single motherboard. ASUS' own smart quick switch further detects how users installed their PCI Express devices, and intelligently reroutes the PCI Express lanes for optimized bandwidth allocation.
High Definition Audio
Enjoy high-end sound system on your PC! The onboard 8-channel HD audio (High Definition Audio, previously codenamed Azalia) CODEC enables high-quality 192KHz/24-bit audio output, jack-sensing feature, retasking functions and multi-streaming technology that simultaneously sends different audio streams to different destinations. You can now talk to your partners on the headphone while playing a multi-channel network games. All of these are done on one computer.
This motherboard provides convenient connectivity to external home theater audio systems via an optical or coaxial S/PDIF-out (SONY-PHILIPS Digital Interface) jack. It allows to transfer digital audio without converting to analog format and keeps the best.
Green ASUS RoHS Compliant
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.