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ASUS P5Q-EM HDMI Motherboard

ASUS P5Q-EM HDMI Motherboard

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Efficient Power Saving and Home Theatre PC Enjoyment!

  • Intel LGA775 Platform
  • Intel G45/ ICH10R chipset
  • ASUS EPU-4 Engine
  • ASUS Express Gate
  • Multi-VGA Output: HDMI/DVI/RGB Support
  • High Definition Experience of Vision and Audio
  • 100% Japan-made Solid Capacitor
Key Features
  • LGA775 Intel Core2 Processor Ready
    This motherboard supports the latest Intel Core2 processors in LGA775 package. It also can support Intel 45nm Multi-Core CPU. With new Intel Core microarchitecture technology and 1600/1333/1066/800MHz FSB, Intel Core2 processor is one of the most powerful and energy efficient CPU in the world.
  • PCIe 2.0
    This motherboard supports the latest PCIe 2.0 devices for double speed and bandwidth which enhances system performance.
  • Intel G45 Express Chipset
    The Intel G45 Express Chipset is the latest chipset designed to support dual-channel DDR2 800 / 667 architecture, 1333 / 1066 / 800 FSB (Front Side Bus), PCIe 2.0, and multi-core CPUs. It provides digital home entertainment of full 1080p high-definition video playback, including Blu-ray disc movies, with the next-generation Intel Graphics Media Accelerator X4500HD. The Intel G45 Express Chipset delivers optimised 3D graphics performance and support for Microsoft DirectX 10, Shader Model 4.0 and OpenGL 2.1. It especially includes Intel Fast Memory Access technology that significantly optimises the use of available memory bandwidth and reduces the latency of the memory accesses.
  • DVI Support
    DVI (Digital Visual Interface) provides high visual quality of digital display devices such as LCD monitor. The interface of this motherboard supports dual VGA output both DVI-D/HDMI and RGB.
  • HDMI Support
    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 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 EPU-4 Engine
    The new ASUS EPU - the worldīs first power saving engine, has been upgraded to a new 4-engine version, which provides total system power savings by detecting current PC loadings and intelligently moderating power in real-time. The EPU automatically provides the most appropriate power usage for the CPU, VGA card, hard drives and CPU cooler fan - helping save power and money.
  • AI Nap
    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 youīre sleeping. Simply click keyboard or mouse, you can swiftly wake up the system in few seconds.
  • ASUS Express Gate
    Taking only 5 seconds to go online from bootup, Express Gate is the one-stop gateway to instant fun! Itīs a unique motherboard built-in OS. You can utilize the most popular Instant Messengers (IM) like MSN, Skype, Google talk, QQ, and Yahoo! Messenger to keep in touch with friends, or quickly check on the weather and e-mails just before leaving your house. Whatīs more, the user-friendly picture manager lets you view your pictures without entering Windows at anytime! The actual boot time is subject to hardware configurations and product models.
  • 100% High-quality Japan-made Conductive Polymer Capacitors!
    This motherboard uses all high-quality Japan-made conductive polymer capacitors onboard for durability, improved lifespan, and enhanced thermal capacity.
  • Fan Xpert
    ASUS Fan Xpert intelligently allows users to adjust both the CPU and chassis fan speed according to different ambient temperature , which is caused by different climate conditions in different geographic regions and system loading.Built-in variety of useful profiles offer flexible controls of fan speed to achieve a quiet and cool environment.
  • Q-Connector
    The ASUS Q-Connector allows you to connect or disconnect chassis front panel cables in one easy step with one complete module. This unique adapter eliminates the trouble of plugging in one cable at a time, making connection quick and accurate.
  • 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.
  • EZ-Flash 2
    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.
  • Noise Filtering
    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.
  • 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.
  • IEEE 1394a interface
    IEEE 1394a interface provides high speed digital interface for audio/video appliances such as digital television, digital video camcorders, storage peripherals & other PC portable devices.
  • Gigabit LAN
    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.
  • S/PDIF-out on Back I/O Port
    This motherboard provides convenient connectivity to external home theater audio systems via coaxial and 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.
  • RoHS
    The motherboard and its packaging comply with the European Unionīs 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 consumersī health while minimizing the impact on the environment.
  • MyLogo2
    You can convert your favorite photo into a 256-color boot logo for a more colorful and vivid image on your screen.

CPU Intel Socket 775 for Intel Core2 Extreme/Core2 Quad/ Core2 Duo/Pentium dual-core/Celeron dual-core /Celeron Processors
Compatible with Intel 05B/05A/06 processors
Intel 45nm Multi-Core CPU support
*Refer to www.asus.com for Intel CPU support list
Chipset Intel G45 / ICH10R with Intel Fast Memory Access (FMA) Technology
Front Side Bus 1600/1333/1066/800 MHz
Memory 4 x DIMM, Max. 16 GB, DDR2 1066(O.C.)/800/667 Memory
Dual Channel memory architecture
When installing total memory of 4GB capacity or more, Windows 32-bit operation system may only recognize less than 3GB. Hence, a total installed memory of less than 3GB is recommended.
Expansion Slots 1 x PCIe 2.0 x16
2 x PCIe x1
1 x PCI
VGA Integrated Intel Graphics Media Accelerator X4500HD
Multi-VGA output support: HDMI, DVI-D and RGB
Supports HDMI with max. resolution 1920 x 1080@60Hz
Supports DVI with max. resolution 1920 x 1080@60Hz
Supports RGB with max. resolution 2048 x 1536@75Hz
Maximum shared memory of 1849 MB
Supports Microsoft DirectX 10, OpenGL 2.1, Pixel Shader 4.0
Storage Southbridge
6 xSATA 3 Gb/s ports
Intel Matrix Storage Technology Support RAID 0,1,5,10
Marvell 6102
1 x UltraDMA 133/100/66 for up to 2 PATA devices
LAN Realtek 8111C PCI-E Gigabit LAN controllers, featuring AI Net2
Audio Realtek ALC 1200 8 -Channel High-Definition Audio CODEC
- Support Jack-detection, Multi-streaming
- ASUS Noise Filtering
- DTS Surround Sensation UltraPC
IEEE 1394 Agere L-FW3227 controller supports 2 x 1394a ports (one at midboard; one at back panel)
USB 12 USB 2.0 ports (6 ports at mid-board, 6ports at back panel)
ASUS Unique Features ASUS Power Saving Solution:
- ASUS EPU-4 Engine
- AI Nap
ASUS Exclusive Feature:
- ASUS Express Gate
ASUS Quiet Thermal Solution:
- ASUS Fanless Design
- ASUS Fan Xpert
ASUS Crystal Sound:
- ASUS Noise Filtering
- ASUS Q-Connector
- ASUS O.C. Profile
- ASUS CrashFree BIOS 3
- ASUS EZ Flash 2
Overclocking Features Precision Tweaker 2:
- vCore: Adjustable CPU voltage at 0.00625V increment
- vDIMM: 45-step DRAM voltage control
- vChipset (NB): 30-step chipset voltage control
- vCPU PLL: 35-step CPU PLL voltage control
- vFSB Termination: 25-step reference voltage control
SFS (Stepless Frequency Selection)
- FSB tuning from 200MHz up to 800MHz at 1MHz increment
- PCI Express frequency tuning from 100MHz up to 180MHz at 1MHz increment
Overclocking Protection:
- ASUS C.P.R.(CPU Parameter Recall)
Special Features ASUS MyLogo 2
Back Panel I/O Ports 1 x PS/2 Keyboard/Mouse combo port
1 x Optical S/PDIF output
1 x D-Sub port
1 x DVI port
1 x HDMI port
1 x IEEE1394a
1 x LAN (RJ45) port
6 x USB 2.0/1.1
8-channel Audio I/O
Internal I/O Connectors 3 x USB connectors support additional 6 USB ports
1 x Floppy disk drive connector
1 x IDE connector
1 x COM connector
6 x SATA connectors
1 x CPU Fan connector
1 x Chassis Fan connector
1 x Power Fan connector
1 x IEEE1394a connector
Front panel audio connector
1 x S/PDIF Out Header
Chassis Intrusion connector
CD audio in
24-pin ATX Power connector
1 x 4-pin ATX 12V Power connector
System Panel (Q-Connector)
BIOS 8 Mb Flash ROM, AMI BIOS, PnP, DMI2.0, WfM2.0, SM BIOS 2.4, ACPI 2.0a, ASUS EZ Flash 2, ASUS CrashFree BIOS 3
Manageability WOL by PME, WOR by PME, WOR by Ring, Chassis Intrusion, PXE
Accessories 1 x UltraDMA 133/100/66 cable
1 x FDD cable
3 x Serial ATA cables
2 x Serial ATA power cable for 3 devices
1 x eSATA bracket
I/O Shield
User's manual
3 in 1 Q-connector
Support Disc Drivers
ASUS Express Gate
ASUS Update
Anti-virus software (OEM version)
Image-Editing Suite
Form Factor uATX Form Factor
9.6 inch x 9.6 inch ( 24.4 cm x 24.4 cm )
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