140w CPU support
128MB SidePort Memory
Turbo Key
CPU, Chipset and Graphics Features
AMD® Phenom™ II/Athlon™ II/ Sempron™ 100 Series
Processors (socket AM3)
AMD® 785G / SB710
This motherboard supports AMD® Socket AM3
5200MT/s HyperTransport™ 3.0 (HT3.0) interface speed and
multi-core processors with unique L3 cache and
delivers better overclocking capabilities with less
PCI Express™ 2.0 x 16 graphics. It is optimized with AMD´s
power consumption. It features dual-channel
performance and overclocking capabilities.
AMD® 785G / SB710 Chipset is designed to support up to
latest AM3 and multi-core CPUs to provide excellent system
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.
DDR3 1800(O.C.) support
Hybrid CrossFireX™ Support
The motherboard supports DDR3 memory that features data
Boosted Performance with onboard GPU
transfer rates of 1800+(O.C.)/1600(O.C.)/1333/1066/800 MHz to
meet the higher bandwidth requirements of the latest operation
and discrete graphics card
ATI Hybrid CrossFireX™ technology is a unique
system, 3D graphics, multimedia, and Internet applications. The
hybrid multi-GPU technology. It takes your
dual-channel DDR3 architecture doubles the bandwidth of your
gaming experience to the next level boosting PC
system memory to boost system performance, eliminating
performance by enabling the chipset’s integrated graphics
bottlenecks with peak bandwidths of up to 25.6 GB/s. Furthermore, the supply
processor and a discrete GPU to operate simultaneously with combined output
voltage for the memory is reduced from 1.8 V for DDR2 to just 1.5 V for DDR3.
for blisteringly-fast frame rates unleashing the graphics performance * Visit
This voltage reduction limits the power consumption and heat generation of
DDR3 which makes it an ideal memory solution.
www.amd.com for the Hybrid CrossFireX selected GPUs.
SidePort Memory
This motherboard features SidePort Memory, an individual
onboard DDR3 memory serving as memory buffer for integrated
graphics. With low CPU usage, the SidePort Memory provides
integrated graphics acceleration and effectively boosts graphics
PCIe 2.0 support
This motherboard supports the latest PCIe 2.0 devices for
double speed and bandwidth which enhances system
HDMI Support
Enjoy Full HD 1080p Multimedia Home-Theater
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 Green Design
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 for the CPU, VGA card, hard drives, and CPU/chassis fans- helping
save power and money!
ASUS Overclocking Tools
Turbo Key
GPU NOS technology intelligently detects graphic loading and
ASUS Turbo Key allows the user to turn the PC power button
automatically boosts performance for the most demanding tasks.
Unlike other dynamic overclocking techniques, GPU NOS reacts
into an overclocking button. After the easy setup, Turbo Key can
boost performances without interrupting ongoing work or games
much faster to satisfy your need for graphic power.
- with just one touch!!
*GPU NOS does not take effect under Hybrid CrossFireX mode.
Other ASUS Features
Express Gate
CrashFree BIOS 3
Taking only 5 seconds to bootup, Express Gate is the one-stop
Simply restore corrupted BIOS data from USB flash disk
gateway to instant fun! It´s a unique motherboard built-in OS.
The ASUS CrashFree BIOS 3 allows users to restore corrupted
You can utilize the most popular Instant Messengers (IM) like
BIOS data from a USB flash disk containing the BIOS file. This
MSN, Skype, Google talk, QQ, and Yahoo! Messenger to keep
utility saves users the cost and hassle of buying a replacement
in touch with friends, or quickly check on the weather and
BIOS chip.
e-mails just before leaving your house. What´s 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.
EZ Flash2
Simply update BIOS from a USB flash disk before entering
ASUS Q-Fan technology intelligently adjusts CPU fan speeds
the OS
EZ Flash is a user-friendly BIOS update utility. Simply press the
according to system loading to ensure quiet, cool and efficient
pre-defined hotkey to launch this tool and update BIOS from a
floppy disk before entering the OS.
Uses 100% All High-quality Conductive Polymer Capacitors!
This motherboard uses all high-quality conductive
polymer capacitors onboard for durability, improved
Personalize your system with customizable boot logo
You can convert your favorite photo into a 256-color boot logo for
lifespan, and enhanced thermal capacity.
a more colorful and vivid image on your screen.
Industry Standard
SATA on the Go
High Definition Audio
The motherboard supports hard drives based on the Serial ATA
Enjoy high-end sound system on your PC!
(SATA) 3Gb/s storage specification, delivering enhanced
scalability and doubling the bus bandwidth for high-speed data
The onboard 8-channel HD audio (High Definition Audio,
previously codenamed Azalia) CODEC enables high-quality
retrieval and saves. The external SATA port located at the back
192KHz/24-bit audio output, jack-sensing feature, retasking
I/O provides smart setup and hot-plug functions. Easily backup
functions and multi-streaming technology that simultaneously
photos, videos and other entertainment contents on external
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.
S/PDIF-out on Back I/O Port
IEEE 1394a interface
This motherboard provides convenient connectivity to
IEEE 1394a interface provides high speed digital interface for
external home theater audio systems via coaxial and optical
audio/video appliances such as digital television, digital video
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.
camcorders, storage peripherals & other PC portable devices.
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.
System Bus
AMD Socket AM3 ;Phenom™II/Athlon™II/Sempron™ 100 Series Processors
AMD 785G/SB710
Up to 5200 MT/s ; HyperTransport™ 3.0
4 x DIMM, Max. 16 GB, DDR3 1800(O.C.)/1600(O.C.)/1333/1066 ECC,Non-ECC,Un-buffered Memory
Dual Channel memory architecture
Please refer to www.asus.com or user manual for Memory QVL.
*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 WindowsWindows® OS when you want to install 4GB or more memory on
the motherboard.
Expansion Slots
1 x PCIe 2.0 x16
1 x PCIe x1
2 x PCI
Integrated ATI Radeon™ HD 4200 GPU
SidePort Memory - onboard 128MB DDR3 1333 memory
- Supports HDMI™ Technology with max. resolution up to 1920 x 1200 (1080P)
- Supports Dual-link DVI with max. resolution up to 2560x1600 @60Hz
- Supports D-Sub with max. resolution up to 2560x1440 @75Hz
- Hybrid CrossFireX™ Support
- Dual independent displays support with HDMI / DVI and D-Sub
- Supports Microsoft® DirectX 10.1, OpenGL 2.0, Shader Model 4.1
- Hardware Decode Acceleration for H.264, VC-1, and MPEG-2
- Maximum shared memory of 512MB
*Refer to www.amd.com for the Hybrid CrossFireX selected GPUs.
SB710 Chipset
1 xUltraDMA 133/100/66 for up to 2 PATA devices
5 xSATA 3 Gb/s ports
Support RAID 0,1,10,JBOD
1 x eSATA 3Gb/s port
RTL8112L PCIe Gigabit LAN controller featuring AI NET 2
VT1708S 8-Channel High Definition Audio CODEC
- Supports Jack-Detection, Multi-Streaming, and Front Panel Jack-Retasking
- Optical S/PDIF Out ports at back I/O
IEEE 1394
JMB381 controller supports 2 x 1394a ports (1 at mid-board; 1 at back panel)
12 USB 2.0 ports (6 ports at mid-board, 6 ports at back panel)
ASUS Green Design:
- EPU-4 Engine
Express Gate
ASUS Unique Features
- ASUS Q-Fan
- ASUS CrashFree BIOS 3
- ASUS MyLogo 2
- ASUS EZ Flash 2
Intelligent overclocking tools
Overclocking Features
- GPU NOS (*GPU NOS does not take effect under Hybrid CrossFireX mode.)
- Turbo Key
SFS (Stepless Frequency Selection)
- FSB tuning from 200MHz up to 550MHz at 1MHz increment
- PCI Express frequency tuning from 100MHz up to 150MHz at 1MHz increment
Overclocking Protection
- ASUS C.P.R.(CPU Parameter Recall)
100% All High-quality Conductive Polymer Capacitors!
Special Features
Back Panel I/O Ports
AMD OverDrive Support*
*Advanced cooling system is required when advanced overclock functions of AMD OverDrive are enabled.
1 x PS/2 Keyboard/Mouse Combo port
1 x DVI
1 x D-Sub
1 x HDMI
1 x External SATA
1 x S/PDIF Out (Optical)
1 x IEEE 1394a
1 x LAN(RJ45) port
6 x USB 2.0/1.1
8 -Channel Audio I/O
3 x USB connectors (6 ports)
1 x IDE connector
5 x SATA connectors
1 x IEEE 1394a connector
1 x CPU Fan connector
1 x Chassis Fan connector
Internal I/O Connectors
1 x Power Fan connector
1 x S/PDIF Out connector
Front panel audio connector
1 x COM connector
1 x LPT connector
24-pin ATX Power connector
4-pin ATX 12V Power connector
8 Mb Flash ROM AMI BIOS, PnP, DMI2.0, WfM2.0, SM BIOS 2.5, ACPI 2.0a
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User's manual
1 x I/O Shield
1 x UltraDMA 133/100/66 cable
2 x SATA cable
Support Disc
Anti-virus software (OEM version)
ASUS Update
AMD OverDrive Utility (AOD)
Form Factor
uATX Form Factor
9.6 inch x 9.6 inch ( 24.4 cm x 24.4 cm )
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