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Asus P7P55D-E ATX Motherboard

 P7P55D-E
Asus P7P55D-E ATX Motherboard


 
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Product Description

  • Intel LGA1156 Platform / Intel P55 Express Chipset
  • True USB 3.0 or SATA 6Gb/s Support
  • ASUS Hybrid Technology
  • TurboV EVO
  • T.Probe Technology for Active Cooling
  • ASUS 16 Hybrid Phase Design
Key Features
  • LGA1156 Intel Lynnfield/Clarkdale Processor Ready
    This motherboard supports the latest Intel Lynnfield / Clarkdale processors in LGA1156 package, which has memory and PCI Express controller integrated to support 2-channel (4 DIMMs) DDR3 memory and 16 PCI Express 2.0 lanes, enabling higher graphics performance. Intel Lynnfield / Clarkdale processor is one of the most powerful and energy efficient CPU in the world.

  • Quad-GPU CrossFireX Support!
    P7P55D-E brings you the multi-GPU CrossFireX. The motherboard features the most powerful Intel P55 platform to optimize PCIe allocation in multiple GPU configurations. Expect a brand-new gaming style you've never experienced before!.

  • Intel P55
    The Intel P55 Express Chipset is the latest one-chipset design to support latest 1156 socket Intel Core i7/Core i5 Processors. Intel P55 providing improved performance by utilizing serial point-to-point links, allowing increased bandwidth and stability.

  • PCIe 2.0
    Double Speed; Double Bandwidth. This motherboard supports the latest PCIe 2.0 devices for double speed and bandwidth which enhances system performance.

  • Dual-Channel DDR3 2200(O.C.) / 1600 / 1333 / 1066 support
    The motherboard supports DDR3 memory that features data transfer rates of 2200(O.C.) / 1600 /1333 / 1066 MHz to meet the higher bandwidth requirements of the latest 3D graphics, multimedia, and Internet applications. The dual-channel DDR3 architecture enlarges the bandwidth of your system memory to boost system performance.

  • True SATA 6Gb/s Support
    Supporting next-generation Serial ATA (SATA) storage interface with onboard Marvell controller, this motherboard delivers up to 6.0Gbps data transfer rates. Additionally, get enhanced scalability, faster data retrieval, double the bandwidth of current bus systems.

  • True USB 3.0 Support
    Experience ultra-fast data transfers at 4.8Gbps with USB 3.0--the latest connectivity standard. Built to connect easily with next-generation components and peripherals, USB 3.0 transfers data 10X faster and is also backward compatible with USB 2.0 components.

  • IO Level UP
    Turn on IO Level UP to boost the USB 3.0 or SATA 6Gb/s data transfer rate to up to 500MB/s! Users can flexibly switch between full-speed PCIe x16 mode for their graphics cards and IO Level UP for rapid data throughput.

  • ASUS TurboV EVO
    Ultimate O.C. Processor. Whether novice or enthusiast, TurboV EVO satisfies overclockers of any level. Intelligently push systems to the fastest, stable clock speeds with Auto-Tuning. Turbo Key boosts performance with a simple touch, while TurboV offers additional advanced options for breaking those records!.

  • Auto Tuning
    Auto System Level Up. Achieve extreme yet stable overclocking results automatically with Auto Tuning! With built-in stability testing, Auto Tuning lets even beginners improve performance with no additional cost.

  • ASUS 12+2 Phase Power Design
    Unprecedented Innovation with the Best Quality Component for Best Performance. The groundbreaking 12+2 phase VRM design is brrought to the ASUS motherboards. 12+2 phase power design, 12-phase for vCore and extra 2-phase for Memory controller inside CPU, can provide the highest power efficiency, and hence generates less heat to effectively enhance the overclocking capability. With the high quality power components such as low RDS (on) MOSFETs, Ferrite core chokes with lower hysteresis loss and 100% Japan-made high quality conductive polymer capacitors, ASUS 12+2 phase VRM design also ensure longer component life and minimum power loss.

    *16 Hybrid Phase = 12+2 Phase x T.Probe.

  • T.Probe
    Leading Active Cooling Technology. The T.Probe microchip detects and balances power phase loads and temperatures real-time. With optimal power phase functions, components run cooler and extend system lifespan.

  • ASUS Express Gate
    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.

  • MemOK!
    Any Memory is A-OK!. MemOK! quickly ensures memory boot compatibility. This remarkable memory rescue tool requires a mere push of a button to patch memory issues. MemOK! determines failsafe settings and dramatically improves your system boot success. Get your system up and running in no time!.

  • ASUS EPU
    System Level Energy Saving. The new ASUS EPU - the world's first power saving engine, has been upgraded to a new six engine version, which provides total system power savings by detecting current PC loadings and intelligently moderating power in real-time. With auto phase switching for components (which includes the CPU, VGA card, memory, chipset, drives and system fan), the EPU automatically provides the most appropriate power usage via intelligent acceleration and overclocking - helping save power and money.

  • Heat-sink solution
    The crystal-shaped heatsink features 0-dB thermal solution that offers users a noiseless PC environment. Not only the beautiful shape upgrades the visual enjoyment for motherboard users, but also the heatsink design lowers the temperature of the chipset and power phase area through high efficient heat-exchange. Combined with usability and aesthetics, the ASUS crystal-shaped heatsink will give users an extremely silent and cooling experience with the elegant appearance!.

  • Up to 11C Cooler - Stack Cool 3
    ASUS Xtreme Phase Power Design plus Stack Cool 3 provides a better thermal solution with more efficient heat dissipation up to 11%. Lowering the onboard temperature improves overall motherboard performance and prolongs the lifespan of critical components.

  • Fan Xpert
    Active Quiet & Cool. 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.

  • 8-channel Audio
    Enjoy High-End 8-channel 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. This motherboard now adopts the future standard to deliver the most vivid audio enjoyment!!.

  • Noise Filter
    Eliminate background noise while recording. 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.

  • DTS Surround Sensation UltraPC
    DTS Surround Sensation UltraPC delivers exceptional 5.1 surround experience through the most common PC audio setups - your existing stereo speakers or headphones. In addition to virtual surround, "Bass enhancement" provides stronger low frequency bass sound, and "Voice clarification" provides clear human dialogue even with loud background sound. With these technologies, you may experience a better home-theatre audio with ease.

  • Q- Shield
    Easy and Comfortable Installations. The specially designed ASUS Q-Shield does without the usual "fingers" - making it convenient and easy to install. With better electric conductivity, it ideally protects your motherboard against static electricity and shields it against Electronic Magnetic Interference (EMI).

  • EZ-Flash 2
    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.

  • O.C. Profile
    Conveniently store or load multiple BIOS settings. Freely share and distribute favorite overclocking settings The motherboard features the ASUS O.C. Profile that allows users to conveniently store or load multiple BIOS settings. The BIOS settings can be stored in the CMOS or a separate file, giving users freedom to share and distribute their favorite overclocking settings.

  • ASUS Q-Design
    DIY quickly, DIY easily! ASUS Q-Design enhances your DIY experience. All of Q-LED, Q-Slot and Q-DIMM design speed up and simplify the DIY process!.

  • Q-Connector
    Make connection quick and accurate! 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.

  • 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.

  • S/PDIF-out on Back I/O Port
    This motherboard provides convenient connectivity to external home theatre 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.

  • GreenASUS
    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.




Specifications
CPU Intel Socket 1156 Core i7 Processor/Core i5 Processor/Core i3 Processor Supports Intel Turbo Boost Technology
Chipset Intel P55 Express Chipset
Memory 4 x DIMM, Max. 16 GB, DDR3 2200(O.C.)*/1600/1333/1066 Non-ECC,Un-buffered Memory
Dual Channel memory architecture
Supports Intel Extreme Memory Profile (XMP)
*Hyper DIMM support is subject to the physical characteristics of individual CPUs. Some hyper DIMMs only support one DIMM per channel. Please refer to Memory QVL for details.
**Refer to www.asus.com or this user manual for the Memory QVL(Qualified Vendors Lists).
Expansion Slots 1 x PCIe 2.0 x16 (single at x16)
1 x PCI Express 2.0 x16 slots (@x4 mode, 2.5GT/s)
3 x PCI Express 2.0 x1 (2.5GT/s)
2 x PCI
Multi-GPU Support Supports ATI Quad-GPU CrossFireX Technology
Storage Intel P55 Express Chipset built-in
6 xSATA 3.0 Gb/s ports
Intel Matrix Storage Technology Support RAID 0,1,5,10
JMicron JMB363 PATA and SATA controller
1 xUltraDMA 133/100/66 for up to 2 PATA devices
1 xExternal SATA 3Gb/s port
1 xSATA 3Gb/s port (black)
Marvell SATA 6Gb/s controller:
- 2 x SATA 6.0 Gb/s ports (gray)
LAN Realtek 8112L Gigabit LAN controller featuring AI NET2
Audio VIA VT1828S 8-Channel High Definition Audio CODEC
- Absolute Pitch BD192/24
- DTS Surround Sensation UltraPC
- BD audio layer Content Protection
- Supports Jack-Detection, Multi-streaming, Front Panel Jack-Retasking
- Optical S/PDIF out ports at back I/O
IEEE 1394 VIA 6308P controller supports 2 x 1394a port(s) (one at mid-board; one at back panel)
USB NEC USB 3.0 controller:
- 2 x USB 3.0 ports (blue; at back panel)
Intel P55 Express Chipset:
- 12 x USB 2.0/1.1 ports (6 ports at mid-board, 6 ports at back panel)
ASUS Unique Features ASUS IO Level UP for Ultra Performance
- True USB 3.0 or True SATA 6Gb/s Support
ASUS Xtreme Design:
ASUS Hybrid Processor - TurboV EVO
- Auto Tuning, TurboV and Turbo Key
ASUS Hybrid Phase
- T.Probe Technology for Active Cooling
- 12+2 Phase Power Design
ASUS Hybrid OS - Express Gate
ASUS Xtreme Design
ASUS Exclusive Features
- MemOK!
- ASUS EPU
ASUS Quiet Thermal Solution
- ASUS Fanless Design: Stylish Heat-sink solution
- ASUS Fanless Design: Stack Cool 3
- ASUS Fan Xpert
ASUS Crystal Sound
- ASUS Noise Filter
ASUS EZ DIY
- ASUS Q-Shield
- ASUS Q-Connector
- ASUS O.C. Profile
- ASUS CrashFree BIOS 3
- ASUS EZ Flash 2
- ASUS MyLogo 2
- Multi-language BIOS
ASUS Q-Design
- ASUS Q-LED (CPU, DRAM, VGA, Boot Device LED)
- ASUS Q-Slot
- ASUS Q-DIMM
Overclocking Features Precision Tweaker 2
- vCore: Adjustable CPU voltage at 0.00625V increment
- vIMC: 97-step IMC voltage control
- vDRAM Bus: 104-step DRAM voltage control
- vPCH: 36-step chipset voltage control
- vCPU_PLL: 56-step reference voltage control
SFS (Stepless Frequency Selection)
- PCI Express frequency tuning from 100MHz up to 200MHz at 1MHz increment
- Internal Base Clock tuning from 80MHz up to 500MHz at 1MHz increment
Overclocking Protection
- ASUS C.P.R.(CPU Parameter Recall)
Back Panel I/O Ports 1 x PS/2 mouse port (Green)
1 x PS/2 Keyboard (Purple)
6 x USB 2.0/1.1
1 x S/PDIF Out (Optical)
1 x IEEE 1394a
1 x External SATA 3Gb/s
1 x LAN(RJ45) port
2 x USB 3.0/2.0 ports (blue)
8 -Channel Audio I/O
Internal I/O Connectors 3 x USB connectors support additional 6 USB ports
1 x IDE connector
1 x IEEE 1394a connector
1 x CPU Fan connector
1 x Power Fan connector
1 x COM port connector
2 x SATA 6.0Gb/s connectors (gray)
7 x SATA 3.0Gb/s connectors (blue from P55, black from JMB363)
2 x Chassis Fan connector (1x4-pin, 1x3-pin)
Front panel audio connector
1 x S/PDIF Out Header
CD audio in
24-pin ATX Power connector
1 x 8-pin ATX 12V Power connector
System Panel(Q-Connector)
1 x MemOK! button
1 x IO Level UP button
BIOS 16 Mb Flash ROM , AMI BIOS, PnP, DMI2.0, WfM2.0, SM BIOS 2.5, ACPI 2.0a, Multi-language BIOS, ASUS EZ Flash 2, ASUS CrashFree BIOS 3
Manageability WfM 2.0,DMI 2.0,WOL by PME,WOR by PME,PXE
Accessories User''s manual
1 x UltraDMA 133/100/66 cable
2 in 1 Q-connector
2 x Serial ATA 6.0Gb/s cables
2 x Serial ATA 3.0Gb/s cables
ASUS Q-Shield
Support Disc Drivers
Anti-virus software (OEM version)
ASUS Update
ASUS Utilities
Form Factor ATX Form Factor
12 inch x 9.6 inch ( 30.5 cm x 24.4 cm )
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