AMD® AM3 Phenom™II /Athlon™II /Sempron™ 100 Series Processors
This motherboard supports AMD® Socket AM3 multi-core processors with unique L3 cache and delivers better overclocking capabilities with less power consumption. It features dual-channel DDR3 1333 memory support and accelerates data transfer rate up to 5200MT/s via HyperTransport™ 3.0 based system bus. This motherboard also supports AMD® CPUs in the new 45nm manufacturing process.
Dual-Channel DDR3 1866(O.C.)
The motherboard supports DDR3 memory that features data transfer rates of 1866(O.C.)/1333/1066 MHz to meet the higher bandwidth requirements of the latest operation system, 3D graphics, multimedia, and Internet applications.
Hybrid CrossFireX™ Support
Boosted Performance with onboard GPU and discrete graphics card ATI Hybrid CrossFireX™ technology is a unique hybrid multi-GPU technology. It takes your gaming experience to the next level boosting PC performance by enabling the chipset’s integrated graphics processor and a discrete GPU to operate simultaneously with combined output for blisteringly-fast frame rates unleashing the graphics performance * Visit www.amd.com for the Hybrid CrossFireX selected GPUs.
Flexible Graphics Alternatives This motherboard supports multiple digital and analog display output interfaces - HDMI, DVI, and D-Sub. With such diversity of display outputs, you are able to choose and upgrade display devices freely.
AMD® 880G/SB710 Chipset
AMD® 880G Chipset is designed to support up to 5200MT/s HyperTransport™ 3.0 (HT3.0) interface speed and PCI Express™ 2.0 x 16 graphics. It is optimized with AMD's latest AM3 and multi-core CPUs to provide excellent system performance and overclocking capabilities.
PCIe 2.0 support
This motherboard supports the latest PCIe 2.0 devices for double speed and bandwidth which enhances system performance.
Enjoy Full HD 1080p Multimedia Home-Theater Entertainment High-Definition Multimedia Interface (HDMI) is a set of digital video standards that delivers multi-channel audio and uncompressed digital video for full HD 1080p visuals through a single cable. Supporting HDCP copy protection such as HD DVD and Blu-ray Discs, HDMI provides you with the highest-quality home theater experience.
ASUS Overclocking Tools
Feel the adrenaline rush of real-time O.C. - now a reality with the ASUS TurboV. This easy O.C. tool allows you to overclock without exiting or rebooting the OS; and its user-friendly interface makes overclock with just a few clicks away. Moreover, the ASUS OC profiles in TurboV provides the best O.C. settings in different scenarios.
Touch-n-Boost! ASUS Turbo Key allows you to turn the PC power button into a physical overclocking button. After the easy setup, Turbo Key can boost performances without interrupting ongoing work or games, simply through pressing the button.
Auto System Level Up Auto Tuning is an intelligent tool that automates overclocking to achieve a total system level up.
ASUS Core Unlocker simplifies the activation of a latent AMD® CPU. Enjoy an instant performance boost by simply unlocking the extra cores, without performing complicated BIOS changes. * The actual overclocking result depends on the system configuration.
GPU NOS technology intelligently detects graphic loading and automatically boosts performance for the most demanding tasks. Unlike other dynamic overclocking techniques, GPU NOS reacts much faster to satisfy your need for graphic power.
Precision Tweaker 2
Allows you to fine-tune the CPU/NB voltage in 0.003125V steps and DRAM voltage in 0.015V steps to achieve the most precise setting for the ultimate overclocking configuration.
System Level Energy Efficiency The ASUS EPU (Energy Processing Unit) provides total system power management by detecting current PC loadings and intelligently moderating power usage for critical PC components in real-time–helping save power and money!
This special design prevents expensive devices and the motherboard from damage caused by power surges from switching power supply(PSU).
Quiet Thermal Solutions
ASUS Q-Fan technology intelligently adjusts both CPU fan and chassis fan speeds according to system loading to ensure quiet, cool and efficient operation.
0 to Internet in Seconds! Express Gate™ is an ASUS exclusive OS that provides you with quick access to the Internet and key applications before entering Windows®.
Other ASUS Features
Uses 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.
High Definition Audio
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.
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.
S/PDIF-out on Back I/O Port
This motherboard provides convenient connectivity to external home theater audio systems via optical 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.
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.
- by David_W @Jul 21, 2010
AMD Socket AM3 ;Phenom™II /Athlon™II /Sempron™ 100 Series Processors Supports 45nm CPU Support CPU up to 140W AMD Cool 'n' Quiet™ Technology
Up to 5200 MT/s ; HyperTransport™ 3.0
4 x DIMM, Max. 16 GB, DDR3 1866(O.C.)/1333/1066 ECC,Non-ECC,Un-buffered Memory Dual Channel memory architecture *AMD AM3 100 and 200 series CPU support up to DDR3 1066MHz. **Due to OS limitation, when installing total memory of 4GB capacity or more, Windows® 32-bit operation system may only recognize less than 3GB. Install a 64-bit Windows® OS when you want to install 4GB or more memory on the motherboard. ***Refer to www.asus.com for the memory QVL (Qualified Vendors Lists)
1 x PCIe 2.0 x16 2 x PCIe 2.0 x1 1 x PCI
Integrated ATI Radeon™ HD 4250 GPU - Supports HDMI™ Technology with max. resolution up to 1920 x 1080 - Supports Dual-link DVI with max. resolution up to 2560x1600 @60Hz - Supports D-Sub with max. resolution 2048x1536 @85Hz - Hybrid CrossFireX™ Support - Dual independent displays support with HDMI / DVI and D-Sub - Supports DirectX 10.1, OpenGL 2.0, Shader Model 4.1, Universal Video Decoder (UVD) 2.0 - Hardware Decode Acceleration for H.264,VC-1, and MPEG-2 - Maximum shared memory of 1GB
Realtek® RTL8111E Gigabit LAN controller featuring AI NET 2
VT1708S 8-Channel High Definition Audio CODEC - Supports Jack-Detection, Multi-Streaming, and Front Panel Jack-Retasking (HD mode only) - Optical S/PDIF Out ports at back I/O
12 USB 2.0/1.1 ports (6 ports at mid-board, 6 ports at back panel)
ASUS Unique Features
ASUS Green Design: - EPU-4 Engine ASUS Hybrid OS - Express Gate ASUS Exclusive Features - MemOK! - Core Unlocker - Anti-Surge ASUS Quiet Thermal Solution - ASUS Fanless Design: Heat sink solution - ASUS Q-Fan ASUS EZ DIY - ASUS O.C. Profile - ASUS CrashFree BIOS 3 - ASUS EZ Flash 2 - ASUS MyLogo 2
Intelligent overclocking tools - ASUS Turbo Key - ASUS TurboV - ASUS GPU NOS - Auto Tuning( * adopt fast mode ) Precision Tweaker2 - vCore: Adjustable CPU voltage at 0.003125V increment - vChipset (N.B.): Adjustable chipeset voltage at 0.01V increment - vDIMM: Adjustable DRAM voltage at 0.015V increment SFS (Stepless Frequency Selection) - PCI Express frequency tuning from 100MHz up to 150MHz at 1MHz increment - HT frequency tuning from 200MHz up to 550MHz at 1MHz increment Overclocking Protection - ASUS C.P.R.(CPU Parameter Recall)
100% All High-quality Conductive Polymer Capacitors
Back Panel I/O Ports
1 x PS/2 Keyboard/Mouse Combo port 1 x DVI 1 x D-Sub 1 x HDMI 1 x S/PDIF Out 1 x LAN(RJ45) port 6 x USB 2.0/1.1 8 -Channel Audio I/O
Internal I/O Connectors
3 x USB 2.0 connectors (6 ports) 1 x COM connector 1 x IDE connector 6 x SATA 3Gb/s connectors 1 x CPU Fan connector 1 x Chassis Fan connectors 1 x Front panel audio connector 1 x S/PDIF Out Header 1 x MemOK! Button 1 x LPT connector 24-pin ATX Power connector 4-pin ATX 12V Power connector 1 x System panel connector
16 Mb Flash ROM , AMI BIOS, PnP, DMI2.0, WfM2.0, SM BIOS 2.5, ACPI 2.0a, ASUS EZ Flash 2, ASUS CrashFree BIOS 3
WOL by PME,WOR by PME,WOR by Ring,PXE
User's manual 1 x I/O Shield 1 x UltraDMA 133/100/66 cable 2 x SATA cable(s)
Drivers Anti-virus software (OEM version) ASUS Update ASUS Utilities
uATX Form Factor 9.6 inch x 9.6 inch ( 24.4 cm x 24.4 cm )
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