P5Q Deluxe
The best computing & power saving
combined platform !
ASUS True 16-phase Power Design
ASUS EPU-6 Engine
ASUS Express Gate SSD
ASUS Drive Xpert
100% High-quality Japan-made Conductive
Polymer Capacitors! (5000hrs VRM)
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CPU, Chipset And Graphics Features
LGA775 Intel® Core™2 Processor Ready
This motherboard supports the latest Intel® Core™2 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®
Core™2 processor is one of the most powerful and energy efficient CPU in the
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.
ATI CrossFireX Technology
ATI´s CrossFireX boosts image quality along with rendering speed, eliminating the need to
scale down screen resolutions to get the high image quality you want. CrossFire ignites
with the higher antialiasing, anisotropic filtering, shading, and texture settings you desire.
Adjust your display configurations, experiment with your advanced 3D settings, and check
the effect with a real-time 3D-rendered preview within ATI´s Catalyst™ Control Center to rule your
CrossFireX system.
Memory Features
Dual-Channel DDR2 1200
The motherboard supports DDR2 memory that features data transfer rates of 1200/1066
/800/667 MHz to meet the higher bandwidth requirements of the latest operation system,
3D graphics, multimedia, and Internet applications. The dual-channel DDR2 architecture
doubles the bandwidth of your system memory to boost system performance, eliminating
bottlenecks with peak bandwidths of up to 19.2GB/s.
ASUS Exclusive Features
ASUS True 16-Phase Power Design
Unprecedented Innovation with the best quality component for best performance
The breakthrough technology of 16-phase VRM design is bringing to the ASUS
motherboards. 16-phase power design can reach the power efficiency up to 96%+, and
dispel heat generated by VRM module effectively, and lower more temperature compared
to other VRM solution. 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 16-phase VRM design also ensure longer component life, minimum power loss,
and help to reach the superior overclocking score ever than before.
Best Quality Power Components
100% High-quality Japan-made Conductive Polymer Capacitors!(5000 hrs VRM)
Low RDS (on) MOSFETs with min. switching loss & lower temperature, Ferrite Core
chokes with lower hysteresis loss, and 100% Japan-made high quality, long life
conductive polymer capacitors.
ASUS EPU-6 Engine
System Level Energy Saving
The new ASUS EPU - the world´s first power saving engine, has been upgraded to a new 6
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, hard drives and CPU
cooler/system fans), the EPU automatically provides the most appropriate power usage via
intelligent acceleration and overclocking - helping save power and money
EPU Video
ASUS Express Gate SSD
5 Secs Bootup to online
Taking only 5 seconds to go online from bootup, Express Gate is the one-stop gateway to
instant fun! It´s 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. 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
ASUS Drive Xpert
Plug & Safe!
Without drivers or BIOS setups, the ASUS exclusive Drive Xpert is ideal for anyone who
needs to secure data on their hard drives or enhance hard drive performances without the
hassles of complicated configurations. With Drive Xpert´s user-friendly graphical user
interface, users can easily arrange hard drive backups or enhance their hard drive
transfer rates - making sure that data is looked after every moment, every day.
ASUS Power Saving Solution
AI Nap
Minimize noise and power consumption when temporarily away!
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 you´re sleeping. Simply
click keyboard or mouse, you can swiftly wake up the system in few seconds.
ASUS Quiet Thermal Solution
Up to 20°C(36°F) Cooler - Stack Cool 2
Effective Fanless Heat Dissipation at 0dB
Stack Cool 2 is a fanless cooling solution offered exclusively by ASUS. It effectively and
noiselessly transfers heat generated by the critical components to the other side of the
specially designed PCB (printed circuit board) for effective heat dissipation - making
temperatures cooler by up to 20°C.
Aesthetic Heat-pipe
Lowers Temperatures by up to 10°C
The aesthetic heat-pipe design effectively directs the heat generated by the chipsets to the
heatsink near the back I/O ports - where it can be carried away by existing airflows from
the CPU or a bundled optional fan. This innovative and groundbreaking fanless heat pipe
design effectively lowers temperatures by up to 10°C without having lifetime problems that
a normal chipset fan has. Furthermore, it provides options for users to install side-flow fans or a passive
cooler. This Heat Pipe design is the most reliable fanless thermal solution to date.
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.
DieHard BIOS
BIOS Never Die
The ASUS Diehard BIOS consists of two BIOS chips, a main BIOS and a backup BIOS.
The ASUS Diehard BIOS can restore corrupted main BIOS data from the backup BIOS
automatically. The technology saves users the hassle of recovering the BIOS file or buying
a replacement BIOS chip.
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).
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.
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.
Trusted Platform Module (TPM) system, which can securely store keys( for encryption/
decryption), digital certificates, passwords, and data. A TPM system also helps enhance
network security, protects digital identities, and ensures platform integrity.
*The TPM module is purchased separately
Onboard Switch
No more shorting pins or moving jumpers!
With an easy press during overclock, this exclusive onboard switch allows gamer to
effortlessly fine-tune the performance without having to short the pins or moving jumpers!
ASUS Crystal Sound
AI Audio 2
Unique Home Theater Technology on Board
AI Audio 2 creates a virtual center channel that expands the overall sound field without
introducing a picket fencing effect. Preserving the dialogue or solo performances with
downmixing from multichannels will allow you to experience true-to-life high quality audio.
Noise Filtering
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
Other Innovative Features
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.
Industry Standard
SATA on the Go
The motherboard supports the next-generation hard drives based on the Serial ATA (SATA)
3Gb/s storage specification, delivering enhanced scalability and doubling the bus
bandwidth for high-speed data retrieval and saves. The external SATA port located at the
back I/O provides smart setup and hot-plug functions. Easily backup photos, videos and
other entertainment contents on external devices.
Dual Gigabit LAN
The integrated dual Gigabit LAN design allows a PC to serve as a network gateway for
managing traffic between two separate networks. This capability ensures rapid transfer of
data from WAN to LAN without any added arbitration or latency.
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
High Definition Audio
Enjoy high-end 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. 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
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.
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.
The product (electrical , electronic equipment, Mercury-containing button cell battery) should not be placed in
municipal waste. Check local regulations for disposal of electronic products.
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