This motherboard supports Intel LGA775 Core 2 Extreme / Core 2 Quad/ Core 2 Duo processors, which are excellent for multitasking, multimedia, and enthusiastic gamers with 1600 (O.C.)/1333/ 1066/ 800 MHz FSB. This motherboard also supports Intel CPUs in the 45nm manufacturing process.
Intel G31 Chipset
The Intel G31 Express Chipset boosts your gaming and multimedia experience with the integrated graphics engine Intel Graphics Media Accelerator 3100. It supports 1066MHz FSB (front-side-bus), and delivers peakthrough advances in 3D and 2D graphics; and video capabilities. This integrated chipset is able to meet the changing display requirements of visually rich applications and features the Intel Clear Video Technology - which trailblazes new standards in high-definition video, crisp imaging, and accurate color control.
DDR2 1066 (O.C.)/800/667 support
This motherboard supports DDR2 memory that features data transfer rates of 1066 (O.C.)/ 800/ 667 MHz providing great performance for 3D graphics and other memory-demanding applications.
Serial ATA 3Gb/s technology
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.
Gigabit LAN solution
The onboard LAN controller is a highly integrated Gb LAN controller. It is enhanced with an ACPI management function to provide efficient power management for advanced operating systems.
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.
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.
EZ Flash 2
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.
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.
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.
You can convert your favorite photo into a 256-color boot logo for a more colorful and vivid image on your screen.
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.
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.
Intel Socket 775 Core2 Quad/Pentium dual-core/Core2
Extreme/Core2 Duo/Celeron dual-core / Celeron Processors
|Front Side Bus||
2 x DIMM, 4 GB, DDR2 1066(O.C.)/800/667 Non-ECC,Un-buffered
1 x PCIe x16
Integrated Intel Graphics Media Accelerator (Intel GMA
PCIE Gb LAN
VT1708 6 -Channel High-Definition Audio CODEC
8 USB 2.0 ports (4 ports at mid-board, 4 ports at back panel)
|Back Panel I/O Ports||
1 x Parallel
|Internal I/O Connectors||
2 x USB connectors support additional 4 USB ports
8 Mb Flash ROM
WOL, PXE, RPL, WOR by Ring, PME Wake Up
uATX Form Factor