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Asus Maximus II Formula
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Asus Maximus II Formula

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Intel Socket 775 Processors for Intel® Core™2 Extreme / Core™2 Quad / Core™2 Duo / Pentium® dual-core/Celeron® dual-core /Celeron® Processors Support Intel® next generation 45nm Multi-Core CPU Compatible with Intel® 06/05B/05A processors * Refer to www.asus.com for Intel CPU support list
Intel P45 / ICH10R with Intel® Fast Memory Access Technology
Front Side Bus
1600/1333/1066/800 MHz
4 x240-pin DIMM, Max. 16 GB, DDR2 1200/1066/800/667 Non-ECC,Un-buffered Memory *Refer to www.asus.com or this user manual for the Memory QVL(Qualified Vendors Lidts). **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
2 x PCIe 2.0 x16 (single max @16,dual @ x8 speed) 3 x PCIe x1 ( the PCIEx1_1 (black) is compatible with audio slot) 2 x PCI 2.2
Support ATI CrossFireX™ technology, up to Quad CrossFireX
Southbridge 6 xSATA 3 Gb/s ports Intel Matrix Storage Technology supports Support RAID 0,1,5,10 Marvell® 88SE6121 controller 1 x UltraDMA 133/100/66/33 for up to 2 PATA devices 1 x External SATA 3.0 Gb/s port (SATA On-the-Go) Silicon Image Sil5723 2 x SATA 3.0 Gb/s ports Supports RAID 0, 1
Support Teaming Technology Dual Gigabit LAN, both featuring AI NET2
SupremeFX X-Fi Audio Card - ADI® AD2000B 8-channel High Definition Audio CODEC - Creative X-Fi capability - X-Fi interface Coaxial/Optical S/PDIF out ports
IEEE 1394
2 x 1394a ports (1 port at back I/O, 1 port onboard)
12 USB 2.0 ports (6 ports at mid-board, 6 ports at back panel)
Overclocking Features
Pin Fin Thermal Module Extreme Engine - 16-phase power design for CPU - 3-phase power design for north bridge - 2-phase power design for memory BIOS Flashback iROG Extreme Tweaker - CPU Level Up - AI Overclocking (intelligent CPU frequency tuner) - ASUS AI Booster Utility - O.C Profile Speeding HDD Voltiminder LED COP EX (Component Overheat Protection - EX) ASUS C.P.R.(CPU Parameter Recall) Loadline Calibration
Special Features
LCD Poster Onboard Switches: Power / Reset / Cls CMOS (at rear) ASUS EPU-6 Engine ASUS Fan Xpert ASUS Q-Connector ASUS Q-Shield ASUS EZ Flash 2 ASUS CrashFree BIOS 3 ASUS MyLogo3
Back Panel I/O Ports
1 x PS/2 Keyboard port(purple) 1 x eSATA port 2 x LAN (RJ45) ports 6 x USB 2.0/1.1 ports 1 x IEEE1394a port 1 x Clr CMOS switch
Internal I/O Connectors
3 x USB 2.0 connectors supports additional 6 USB 2.0 ports 1 x Floppy disk drive connector 1 x IDE connector for two devices 6 x SATA connectors (Blue) 2 x Speeding HDD connectors (Black) 8 x Fan connectors: 1 x CPU / 1 x PWR / 3 x Chassis / 3 x Optional 3 x thermal sensor connectors 1 x IEEE1394a connector 1 x Chassis Intrusion connector 24-pin ATX Power connector 8-pin ATX 12V Power connector 1 x En/Dis-able Clr CMOS 1 x LCD Poster connector 1 x ROG connector 1 x Power-on switch 1 x Reset switch System panel connector
16 Mb Flash ROM DMI 2.0 AMI BIOS PnPWfM 2.0 SM BIOS 2.4 ACPI 2.0a Multi-language BIOS
WOL by PME,WOR by PME,Chasis Intrusion,PXE
SupremeFX X-Fi Audio Card LCD Poster ASUS Optional Fan 3 in 1 ASUS Q-Connector Kit UltraDMA 133/100/66 cable Floppy disk drive cable SATA cables SATA power cables 2-port USB2.0 + IEEE 1394a module Q-Shield Cable Ties User's manual
Support Disc
Support DVD: - Drivers and applications - ASUS PC Probe II - ASUS Update - ASUS AI Suite - Futuremark ® 3DMark® 06 Advanced Edition - Kaspersky® Anti-Virus
Form Factor
ATX Form Factor 12 inch x 9.6 inch ( 30.5 cm x 24.5 cm )
Release Date
First seen
11 July 2008