G41M-GE3 www.asrock.com Intel® G41 + ICH7 Chipsets Detail Specification Platform - Micro ATX Form Factor: 9.6-in x 8.6-in, 24.4 cm x 21.8 cm CPU - LGA 775 for Intel® CoreTM 2 Extreme / CoreTM 2 Quad / CoreTM 2 Duo / Pentium® Dual Core / Celeron® Dual Core / Celeron®, supporting Penryn Quad Core Yorkfield and Dual Core Wolfdale processors - Supports FSB1333/1066/800/533 MHz - Supports Hyper-Threading Technology - Supports Untied Overclocking Technology - Supports EM64T CPU Chipset - Northbridge: Intel® G41 - Southbridge: Intel® ICH7 Memory - Dual Channel DDR3 memory technology - 4 x DDR3 DIMM slots - Supports DDR3 1333(OC)/1066/800 non-ECC, un-buffered memory - Max. capacity of system memory: 8GB Expansion Slot - 1 x PCI Express x16 slot - 1 x PCI Express x1 slot - 2 x PCI slots Graphics - Intel® Graphics Media Accelerator X4500 - Pixel Shader 4.0, DirectX 10 - Max. shared memory 1759MB - Dual VGA Output: support DVI-D and D-Sub ports by independent display controllers - Supports DVI with max. resolution up to 1920x1200 @ 75Hz - Supports D-Sub with max. resolution up to 2048x1536 @ 60Hz - Supports HDCP function with DVI-D port - Supports Full HD 1080p Blu-ray (BD) / HD-DVD playback with DVI-D port Audio - 7.1 CH HD Audio (VIA® VT1718S Audio Codec) LAN - PCIE x 1 Gigabit LAN 10/100/1000 Mb/s - Realtek RTL8111DL - Supports Wake-On-LAN Rear Panel I/O I/O Panel - 1 x PS/2 Mouse Port - 1 x PS/2 Keyboard Port - 1 x VGA/D-Sub Port - 1 x VGA/DVI-D Port - 4 x Ready-to-Use USB 2.0 Ports - 1 x RJ-45 LAN Port with LED (ACT/LINK LED and SPEED LED) - HD Audio Jack: Side Speaker / Rear Speaker / Central / Bass / Line in / Front Speaker / Microphone Connector - 4 x SATAII 3.0 Gb/s connectors (No support for RAID and "Hot Plug" functions) - 1 x ATA100 IDE connector (supports 2 x IDE devices) - 1 x Floppy connector - 1 x IR header - 1 x Print port header - 1 x COM port header - 1 x TPM header - 1 x Chassis Intrusion header - CPU/Chassis/Power FAN connector - 24 pin ATX power connector - 4 pin 12V power connector - CD in header - Front panel audio connector - 2 x USB 2.0 headers (support 4 USB 2.0 ports) BIOS Feature - 8Mb AMI Legal BIOS - Supports "Plug and Play" - ACPI 1.1 Compliance Wake Up Events - Supports jumperfree - SMBIOS 2.3.1 Support - Supports I. O. T. (Intelligent Overclocking Technology) - PCIE Gigabit LAN 10/100/1000 Mb/s Support CD - Supports Instant Boot, Instant Flash, - Drivers, Utilities, AntiVirus Software (Trial Version), ASRock Software Suite (CyberLink DVD Suite - OEM and Trial; Creative Sound Blaster X-Fi MB - Trial) Unique Feature - ASRock OC Tuner - Intelligent Energy Saver - Instant Boot - ASRock Instant Flash - ASRock OC DNA - Hybrid Booster: - CPU Frequency Stepless Control - ASRock U-COP - Boot Failure Guard (B.F.G.) Hardware Monitor - CPU Temperature Sensing - Chassis Temperature Sensing - CPU/Chassis/Power Fan Tachometer - CPU Quiet Fan - CASE OPEN detection - Voltage Monitoring: +12V, +5V, +3.3V, CPU Vcore OS - Microsoft® Windows® 7 / 7 64-bit / VistaTM / VistaTM 64-bit / XP / XP 64-bit compliant Certifications - FCC, CE, WHQL - ErP/EuP Ready (ErP/EuP ready power supply is required) Accessories - Quick Installation Guide, Support CD, I/O Shield - 2 x SATA Data Cables (Optional) Product Brief - Supports FSB1333/1066/800/533 MHz CPUs - Supports Dual Channel DDR3 1333(OC) - Intel® Graphics Media Accelerator X4500, DirectX 10, Pixel Shader 4.0 - Dual VGA Output: DVI-D and D-Sub ports OC Tuner, Intelligent Energy Saver, OC DNA - ErP/EuP Ready - 7.1 CH HD Audio (VIA® 1718S Audio Codec with QSound) - Free Bundle : CyberLink DVD Suite - OEM and Trial; Creative Sound Blaster X-Fi MB - Trial The specification is subject to change without notice. The brand and product names are trademarks of their respective companies. Any configuration other than original product specification is not guaranteed. G41M-GE3 www.asrock.com Intel® G41 + ICH7 Chipsets ErP/EuP Ready Motherboard ErP/EuP Ready Power Supply ErP/EuP System What is ErP/EuP? ErP/EuP, stands for Energy Using Product, was a provision regulated by European Union to define the power consumption for the completed system. With the great quantity and the popularly using of the electrical products nowadays and the continuously increasing of the electrical products categories in the following 20 to 30 years, European Union decided to establish an effective strategy to solve the energy consumption problem. That is, according to ErP/EuP, the total AC power of the completed system shall be under 1.00W in off mode condition. ASRock Instant Boot ASRock Instant Boot is a new feature invented exclusively by ASRock. It can boot up system in an amazing speed, which is 10 times faster than traditional boot up. For home users or office PC users, ASRock Instant Boot can also guarantee a clean Windows OS, and consumed less power! For details: http://www.asrock.com/feature/InstantBoot/index.asp * This function is applicable ONLY to single user that does not secure ID and Password to their systems. * The boot up time depends on the hardware configuration. 10 Times Faster, Only 4 Secs to Boot Up to Windows! ASRock YouTube http://tw.youtube.com/watch?v=BucIjXZVxXo ASRock Instant Flash ASRock Instant Flash is an exclusive and the most user-friendly BIOS flash utility developed by ASRock. It is embedded in Flash ROM which is used to update the system BIOS without having to enter operating systems like MS-DOS or Windows. Features Once executing ASRock Instant Flash, the utility will automatically detect all devices such as USB, hard disk or even floppy drive to find the exact BIOS for your system. Instead of giving you all BIOS in your devices, the Instant Flash just list BIOS versions that apply to your motherboard model only. For example, if you have many different BIOS of different motherboards saved in your devices, but you just need to flash your P45 motherboard, the Instant Flash will just list the P45 BIOS versions for you. This unique function allows you to easily select the suitable BIOS version instead of browsing through all data. Instant Flash just list BIOS versions that apply to your motherboard model. Click and start Flashing! Simple! Quick! G41M-GE3 www.asrock.com Intel® G41 + ICH7 Chipsets OC DNA Save your OC settings as a profile and share with friends. Try OC DNA now! OC DNA Instruction Step 1 Step 2 Save your BIOS OC settings as User Default in BIOS OC Tweaker menu. (For example: we name this User Default setting as “CPU_OC3.8GHz”) Execute ASRock OC DNA under OS, you will find “CPU_OC3.8GHz” as User Profile 1. G41M-GE3 Step 3 Step 4 Press “Save” button to save the “CPU_OC3.8GHz” OC settings as a profile. Send the “CPU_OC3.8GHz” profile to other friends. G41M-GE3 Step 5 Step 6 When the friend receives your “CPU_OC3.8GHz” profile, he can press “Load” to load the “CPU_OC3.8GHz” profile in OC DNA. After that, the friend can enter into BIOS OC Tweaker menu to load the “CPU_OC3.8GHz” profile as his BIOS OC settings. G41M-GE3 Now, you have successfully share your OC setting profile with your friends. *The OC DNA works only when users use the same motherboard and BIOS version. G41M-GE3 Intel® G41 + ICH7 Chipsets www.asrock.com CyberLink Power2Go 6.1 LE OEM Power2Go 6 lets you burn and backup videos, photos, music and data onto Blu-ray Discs and DVDs. CyberLink MediaShow 4.1 SE OEM Photo and video management software MediaShow edits videos and photos instantly, creates slideshow, and allows publishing directly to YouTube and Flickr. CyberLink PowerDVD 8.0 DTS Trial World-renowned PowerDVD 8 DTS delivers outstanding DVD movie playback quality on your PC. CyberLink PowerDirector 8.0 Trial PowerDirector - Video Editing software – edits high-definition videos including AVCHD, allows output to PSP iPod and Blu-ray Disc. CyberLink PowerBackup 2.5 Trial PowerBackup backups valuable data on your PC. Creative Sound Blaster X-Fi MB Trial The Sound Blaster X-Fi MB solution provides premium audio quality, effects and features for PC systems equipped with onboard audio. For gamers, the EAX® ADVANCED HD 4.0, with its state-of-the-art Multi-Environment rendering and reverb modelling, delivers a much more realistic and immersive 3D gaming experience than your motherboard audio ever will.