This motherboard supports the latest Intel® Sandy Bridge processors in the LGA1155 package, with memory and PCI Express controllers integrated to support 2-channel (4 DIMM) DDR3 memory and 16 PCI Express 2.0 lanes. This provides great graphics performance. Intel® Sandy Bridge processors are among the most powerful and energy efficient CPUs in the world.
Intel® Q67 Chipset
Inte® Q67 ChipsetThe Intel® Q67 Express is the latest single-chipset design that supports the new socket 1155 Intel® Core™ i3/Core™ i5/Core™ i7 2nd generation processors. It improves performance by utilizing serial point-to-point links, allowing for increased bandwidth and stability. Additionally, the Q67 comes with 2 SATA 6Gb/s and 4 SATA 3Gb/s ports for faster data retrieval, doubling the bandwidth of current bus systems. Moreover, Intel® Q67 Express Chipset also supports iGPU function.
The IntelR vPro™ Technology allows IT organizations to remotely manage corporate PCs, even when they are powered off or with non-functional operating systems. It features the IntelR Active Management Technology and offers IT organizations a lighter weight form of virtualization to audit all IntelR AMT-based platforms in a network environment. PCs with IntelR vPro™ Technology allow IT departments to remotely retrieve assets and hardware/software inventories, contain security threats, resolve system problems, and increase the uptime of desktops with lower maintenance costs.
VGA Output Support
DisplayPortCutting-Edge Digital Interface for High Resolution Multimedia and Easy Upgrades
This motherboard introduces the new digital display interface standard – DisplayPort. This new design features a smaller and user-friendly connector. It delivers higher performances of resolution, refresh rate and color depth and improves digital display connectivity.
Latest Transfer Technology
Native SATA 6Gb/s Support
Native SATA 6Gb/s SupportThe Intel® Q67 Chipset natively supports next-generation Serial ATA (SATA) storage interface, this motherboard delivers up to 6.0 Gb/s data transfer rates. Additionally, get enhanced scalability, faster data retrieval, double the bandwidth of current bus systems.
ASUS Exclusive Features
UEFI BIOS (EZ Mode)
EFI BIOS (EZ Mode)Flexible, Easy BIOS Interface
ASUS brand new UEFI BIOS offers a user-friendly interface that goes beyond traditional keyboard only BIOS, to enable more flexible and convenient mouse controls. Users can easily navigate the new UEFI BIOS with the same smoothness as their operating system. The exclusive EZ Mode displays frequently-accessed setup info, while the Advanced Mode is for experienced performance enthusiasts that demand far more intricate system settings.