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Intel® Socket 1155 Core™ i5 Processor/Core™ i3 Processor/Core™ i7 Processor/ Supports Intel® Turbo Boost Technology 2.0Support Intel® 32nm CPU * The Intel® Turbo Boost Technology 2.0 support depends on the CPU types. * Refer to www.asus.com for Intel CPU support list
Intel® P67 Express Chipset
* The Max. 32GB memory capacity can be supported with DIMMs of 8GB (or above). ASUS will update QVL once the DIMMs are available on the market. * 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. * Due to CPU behavior, DDR3 2200/2000/1800 MHz memory module will run at DDR3 2133/1866/1600 MHz frequency as default. 4 x DIMM, Max. 32 GB, DDR3 1866(O.C.)/2133(O.C.)/2200(O.C.)*/1600/1333/1066 Non-ECC,Un-buffered Memory Dual Channel memory architecture Please refer to www.asus.com or user manual for Memory QVL. Supports Intel® Extreme Memory Profile (XMP)
Expansion Slots
(single at x16 or dual at x8/x8 mode) x PCIe 2.0 x16 2 1 x PCIe 2.0 x16 [Black] (at x4 mode, compatible with PCIe x1 and x4 devices) 2 x PCIe 2.0 x 1 2 x PCI
Multi-GPU Support
Supports NVIDIA® Quad-GPU SLI™ Technology Supports ATI® Quad-GPU CrossFireX™ Technology
Intel® P67 Express Chipset 2 xSATA 6.0 Gb/s ports (gray)4 xSATA 3.0 Gb/s ports (blue) Intel® Rapid Storage Technology Support RAID 0,1,5,10 Marvell® PCIe 9128 SATA 6Gb/s controller with HyperDuo function* 2 xSATA 6.0 Gb/s ports (navy blue) JMicron® JMB362 SATA controller* 2 xExternal SATA 3.0 Gb/s ports (1 x Power eSATA) * These SATA ports are for data hard drives only. ATAPI devices are not supported.
Dual Gigabit LAN controllers- 802.3az Energy Efficient Ethernet (EEE) appliance Intel® 82579 Gigabit LAN- Dual interconnect between the Integrated LAN controller and Physical Layer (PHY)Realtek® 8111E Gigabit LAN controller
Bluetooth v2.1 + EDR ASUS BT GO! Utility
Realtek® ALC889 8-Channel High Definition Audio CODEC - Absolute Pitch 192khz/24bit True BD Lossless Sound - BD Audio Layer Content Protection - DTS Surround Sensation UltraPC - Supports Jack-Detection, Multi-streaming and Front Panel Jack-Retasking - Coaxial / Optical S/PDIF out ports at back I/O
IEEE 1394
VIA® 6315N controller supports 2 x 1394a ports (one at mid-board; one at back panel)
NEC USB 3.0 controllers- x USB 3.0/2.0 ports (2 ports at mid-board for front panel support, 2 ports at back panel [blue])4 Intel® P67 Express Chipset- x USB 2.0/1.1 ports (4 ports at mid-board, 8 ports at back panel)12
ASUS Unique Features
ASUS Dual Intelligent Processors 2 with DIGI+ VRM: ASUS EPU - EPU, EPU switch ASUS TPU - Auto Tuning, TurboV, TPU switch ASUS Digital Power Design - Industry leading Digital 16+2 Phase Power Design - ASUS DIGI+ VRM Utility ASUS BT GO! (Bluetooth) - Folder Sync, BT Transfer, Shot & Send, BT to Net, Music Player, Personal Manager, BT Turbo Remote ASUS Exclusive Features - MemOK! - AI Suite II - AI Charger - Anti Surge - ASUS EFI BIOS EZ Mode featuring friendly graphics user interface ASUS Quiet Thermal Solution - ASUS Fanless Design: Heat-pipe solution - ASUS Fan Xpert ASUS EZ DIY - ASUS Q-Shield - ASUS Q-Connector - ASUS O.C. Tuner - ASUS CrashFree BIOS 3 - ASUS EZ Flash 2 ASUS Q-Design - ASUS Q-Code - 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 0.005V increment - vCCIO: Adjustable I/O voltage at 0.00625V increment - vCCSA: 144-step system agent voltage control - vDRAM Bus: 160-step Memory voltage control - vPCH: 90-step Chipset voltage control - vCPU_PLL: 160-step CPU & PCH PLL voltage control SFS (Stepless Frequency Selection) - BCLK/PEG frequency tuning from 80MHz up to 300MHz at 0.1MHz increment Overclocking Protection- ASUS C.P.R.(CPU Parameter Recall)
Back Panel I/O Ports
2 x USB 3.0/2.0 (blue) 1 x PS/2 Keyboard/Mouse Combo port 2 (1 x Power eSATA)x External SATA 2 x S/PDIF Out (1 for Coaxial, 1 for Optical) 1 x IEEE 1394a 2 (1 x Intel® LAN)x LAN(RJ45) port 8 x USB 2.0/1.1 8 -Channel Audio I/O 1 x Clr CMOS switch
Internal I/O Connectors
4 x SATA 6.0Gb/s connectors (2 x gray; 2 x navy blue) 1 x Mem OK! Button 8-pin EATX 12V Power connector 1 x TPU switch 1 x EPU switch 1 x Power-on switch 1 x Reset switch 1 x USB 3.0/2.0 connector(s) supports additional 2 USB ports (19-pin) 2 x USB 2.0/1.1 connector(s) support additional 4 USB ports 1 x IEEE 1394a connector 1 (4-pin)x CPU Fan connector 2 (1 x 4-pin; 1 x 3-pin)x Chassis Fan connector (2 x 3-pin)2 x Power Fan connector 1 x S/PDIF Out connector 24-pin EATX Power connector Front panel audio connectorSystem Panel (Q-Connector)
32 Mb Flash ROM , EFI 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
WfM 2.0,DMI 2.0,WOL by PME,WOR by PME,PXE
ASUS Q-Shield 2 x SATA 3.0Gb/s cables 4 x SATA 6.0Gb/s cablesUser's manual2 in 1 Q-connector 1 x ASUS Front Panel USB 3.0 Box 1 x ASUS SLI bridge connector
Support Disc
ASUS UtilitiesDriversAnti-virus software (OEM version)ASUS Update
Form Factor
ATX Form Factor 12 inch x 9.6 inch ( 30.5 cm x 24.4 cm )
Release Date
First seen
28 January 2011