|CPU, Chipset and Graphics features|
LGA775 Intel® Core™2 Processor Ready
This motherboard supports the latest Intel® Core™2 processors in LGA775 package. It also can support Intel® 45nm Multi-Core CPU. With new Intel® Core™ microarchitecture technology and 1333/1066/800MHz FSB, Intel® Core™2 processor is one of the most powerful and energy efficient CPU in the world.
Intel® G41 Chipset
The Intel® G41 Express Chipset is the latest chipset designed to support dual-channel DDR2 1066(O.C)/800 / 667 architecture, 1333 / 1066 / 800 FSB (Front Side Bus), and multi-core CPUs.
It is embeded with the next-generation Intel® Graphics Media Acceleratior X4500. The Intel® G41 Express Chipset delivers optimized 3D graphics performance and support for Microsoft DirectX10. Shader Model 4.0 and OpenGL 2.1. It especially includes Intel® Fast Memory Access technology the significantly optimized the use of available memory bandwith and reduces the latency of the memory accesses.
ASUS Innovative Features
ASUS Q-Fan technology intelligently adjusts CPU fan speeds according to system loading to ensure quiet, cool and efficient operation.
ASUS Turbo Key allows the user to turn the PC power button into an overclocking button. After the easy setup, Turbo Key can boost performances without interrupting ongoing work or games - with just one touch!!
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.
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.
V-core Solid Capacitors
Stable system operation depends upon the quality of CPU VRM (voltage regulator module). ASUS adopts Japan-made 5000hrs Conductive Polymer Solid Capacitors for CPU VRM to ensure a longer lifespan for systems in daily operation and boost system stability under extreme conditions. CPU VRM with Polymer Capacitors featuring better electronic conductivity, excellent heat resistance enhances system durability even operating in high temperature environment.
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.
High Definition Audio
Enjoy high-end sound system on your PC!
The onboard 6-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.
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.
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.