AMDŽ AM3 Phenom™II /Athlon™II /Sempron™ 100 Series
This motherboard supports AMDŽ AM3 multi-core processors with
unique L3 cache and delivers better overclocking capabilities with
less power consumption. It features dual-channel DDR3 memory
support and accelerates data transfer rate up to 5200MT/s via
HyperTransport™ 3.0 based system bus. This motherboard also
supports AMDŽ CPUs in the new 45nm manufacturing process.
Flexible Multi-GPU solutions, Your Weapon of Choice!
M4A89GTD Series brings you the multi-GPU choice of CrossFireX™.
Expect a brand-new gaming style you’ve never experienced
AMDŽ 890GX Chipset is designed to support up to 5200MT/s
HyperTransport™ 3.0 (HT 3.0) interface speed and quad PCI Express™
2.0 x16 graphics. It is optimized with AMD’s latest AM3 and
multi-core CPUs to provide excellent system performance and
PCIe 2.0 support
Double Speed; Double Bandwidth
This motherboard supports the latest PCIe 2.0 devices for double
speed and bandwidth which enhances system performance.
VGA Output Support
Enjoy Full HD 1080p Multimedia Home-Theater Entertainment
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 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
DVI (Digital Visual Interface) provides high visual quality of
digital display devices such as LCD monitor. The interface of this
motherboard supports dual VGA output both DVI-D/HDMI and RGB.
True USB 3.0 Support
Realize the True Future!! - TRUE USB 3.0 Support!
Experience ultra-fast data transfers at 4.8 Gb/s with USB 3.0–the
latest connectivity standard. Built to connect easily with
next-generation components and peripherals, USB 3.0 transfers data
10X faster and is also backward compatible with USB 2.0
True SATA 6Gb/s Support
The AMDŽ SB850 Southbridge 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
Dual-Channel DDR3 2000(O.C.)/1333/ 1066 support
The motherboard supports DDR3 memory that features data transfer
rates of 2000(O.C.)/1333/1066 MHz to meet the higher bandwidth
requirements of the latest 3D graphics, multimedia, and Internet
applications. The dual-channel DDR3 architecture enlarges the
bandwidth of your system memory to boost system performance.
Unleash True Core Performance Intelligently
ASUS Core Unlocker simplifies the activation of a latent AMDŽ CPU—w
ith just a simply switch. Enjoy an instant performance boost by
simply unlocking the extra cores, without performing complicated
Turbo Key II
Switch on the Potential, Turn up the Performance!
Enjoy superb performance by auto-tuning your processor to an
extreme yet stable state. Simply activate a dedicated switch on the
motherboard to unleash extra processing capabilities.
The Ultimate O.C. Processor
The ultimate O.C. processor satisfies every level of overclockers—f
rom die-hard enthusiasts to beginners. Auto tuning intelligently
pushes the system to the fastest clock speeds while maintaining
stability. Turbo Key boosts performance with just one touch; while
TurboV offers more options to advanced overclockers to achieve
world O.C. record. Moreover, upgrade your CPU at no additional cost
with CPU Level UP!
Auto System Level Up
to Tuning is an intelligent tool that automates overclocking to
achieve a total system level up. This tool also provides stability
testing. Even O.C. beginners can achieve extreme yet stable
overclocking results with Auto Tuning!
Instant iGPU Level Up!
GPU Boost overclocks the integrated GPU in real time for the best
graphics performance. User-friendly UI facilitates flexible
frequency and voltage adjustments. Its ability to deliver multiple
overclocking profiles also provides rapid and stable system-level
CPU Level UP
Ever wish that you could have a more expansive CPU? Upgrade your
CPU at no additional cost with CPU Level UP! Simply pick the
processor you wanted to OC to, and the motherboard will do the
rest! See the new CPU speed and enjoy that performance instantly.
Overclocking is never as easy as this.
0 to Internet in Seconds!
Express Gate™ is an ASUS exclusive OS that provides you with quick
access to the Internet and key applications before entering
ASUS Xtreme Phase
ASUS 8+2 Phase Power Design
Longer Life & Higher Efficiency!
Unleashes ultimate memory performances with independent power to
core components, while providing fast transient response and
stability for the CPU under heavy loading or overclocking
ASUS Exclusive Features
Any Memory is A-OK!
MemOK! quickly ensures memory boot compatibility. This remarkable
memory rescue tool requires a mere push of a button to patch memory
issues. MemOK! determines failsafe settings and dramatically
improves your system boot success. Get your system up and running
in no time!
System Level Energy Saving The ASUS EPU (Energy Processing Unit)
provides total system power management by detecting current PC
loadings and intelligently moderating power usage for critical PC
components in real-time–helping save power and money!
ASUS Quiet Thermal Solutions
ASUS Fanless Design - Heat pipe solution
The ASUS heat pipe features 0-dB thermal solution that offers users
a noiseless PC environment. Not only the beautiful shape upgrades
the visual enjoyment for motherboard users, but also the heat pipe
design lowers the temperature of the chipset and power phase area
through high efficient heat-exchange. Combined with usability and
aesthetics, the ASUS heat pipe will give users an extremely silent
and cooling experience with the elegant appearance!
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.
ASUS EZ DIY
Simply update BIOS from a USB flash disk before entering the
EZ Flash is a user-friendly BIOS update utility. Simply press the
pre-defined hotkey to launch this tool and update BIOS from a
floppy disk before entering the OS.
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
The Power eSATA solution combines the eSATA connector and power
source together, allowing users to use external SATA devices
without the need of additional power source*
*Power eSATA requires a specially designed signal cable to provide
5V power for the external SATA device. The cable is purchased
CrashFree BIOS 3
Simply restore corrupted BIOS data from USB flash disk
The ASUS CrashFree BIOS 3 allows users to restore corrupted BIOS
data from a USB flash disk containing the BIOS file. This utility
saves users the cost and hassle of buying a replacement BIOS chip.
ASUS Q-Connector allows you to easily connect or disconnect the
chassis front panel cables to the motherboard. This unique module
eliminates the trouble of connecting the system panel cables one at
a time and avoiding wrong cable connections
DTS Surround Sensation UltraPC
DTS Surround Sensation UltraPC delivers exceptional 5.1 surround
experience through the most common PC audio setups - your existing
stereo speakers or headphones. In addition to virtual surround,
Bass enhancement provides stronger low frequency bass sound, and
Voice clarification provides clear human dialogue even with loud
background sound. With these technologies, you may experience a
better home-theater audio with ease.
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 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.
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 recording.
The motherboard and its packaging comply with the European Unions
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.
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|S/PDIF Out Connector:
Radeon HD 4290
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