Supports 64-bit AMD Athlon 64 / Athlon 64FX / Athlon 64 X2 processor (Socket AM2)
Supports Athlon 64 CPU: 3500+, 3800+
Supports Athlon 64FX CPU: FX-62
Supports Athlon 64 X2 CPU: 3800+, 4000+, 4200, 4400+, 4600+, 4800+, 5000+, 5200+
NVIDIA nForce 590 SLI SPP Chipset
HyperTransport link to the AMD Athlon 64/Athlon 64FX/Athlon 64 X2 CPU
NVIDIA LinkBoost Technology
Supports 1 PCI Express x16 interface
NVIDIA nForce 590 SLI MCP Chipset
Supports 1 PCI Express x16 / 2 PCI Express x1 connection
Independent SATAII controllers, for six drives
Single Fast ATA-133 IDE controller
Supports dual channel DDR2 533/667/800, using four 240-pin DDR2 DIMMs.
Supports the memory size up to 8GB
Supports 1.8v DDR2 SDRAM DIMM
Due to the High Performance Memory design, motherboards or system configurations may or may not operate smoothly at the JEDEC (Joint Electron Device Engineering Council) standard settings (BIOS Default on the motherboard) such as DDR2 voltage, memory speeds and memory timing. Please confirm and adjust your memory setting in the BIOS accordingly for better system stability.
Example: Kingston HyperX DDR2-800 PC6400 operates at 2.0V, 4-4-4-12.
For more information about specification of high performance memory modules, please check with your Memory Manufactures for more details.
Two PCI Express X16 slot (supports PCI Express Bus specification v1.0a compliant)
Two PCI Express X1 slot
Two 32-bit Master PCI Bus slots, one orange slot reserves as communication slot.
Support 3.3V/5V PCI bus Interface
An IDE controller on the nVIDIA nForce 590SLI chipset provides IDE HDD/CD-ROM with PIO, Bus Master and Ultra DMA133/100/66 operation modes.
Can connect up to 2 IDE devices
NV RAID supports 6 SATA II ports (SATA1-6). Transfer rate is up to 300MB/s.
NV RAID (Software)
Supports up to 6 SATA
RAID 0 or 1, 0+1, 5, JBOD is supported
RAID function work w/ SATAII H/D
11.96 in (L) x 9.61 in(W) ATX Form Factor
The mainboard BIOS provides "Plug & Play" BIOS which detects the peripheral devices and expansion cards of the board automatically.
The mainboard provides a Desktop Management Interface (DMI) function which records your mainboard specifications.
Supports boot from LAN, USB Device 1.1 & 2.0 and SATA HDD
Creative sound Bluster Audigy SE H/W audio
24-bit / 96KHz audio quality
100db SNR clarity
Up to 7.1 CH Surround Sound, Dolby Digital ready
Supports dual LAN jacks
Dual LAN supports 10/100/1000 Fast Ethernet by nForce 590 SLI
VIA 6307 chipset
Supports up to 3 x 1394 ports
Transfer rate is up to 400Mbps
1 floppy port supports 1 FDD with 360K, 720K, 1.2M, 1.44M and 2.88Mbytes
1 serial port
1 parallel port supports SPP/EPP/ECP mode
1 audio jack (5-in-1), coaxial/fibre SPDIF out
10 USB 2.0 ports (Rear x 4 / Front x 6)
2 RJ45 LAN jack
1 D-Bracket 2 pinheader
3 IEEE 1394 a connectors (Rear x 1/ Front x 2)
1 CD-in pinheader
1 IrDA pinheader
9 mounting holes