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Chapter 1: Product introduction
Enjoy the extraordinary CPU power from the latest dual-core CPU. The advanced
processing technology contains two physical CPU cores with individually dedicated
L2 cache to satisfy the rising demand for more powerful processing capability.
AMD Cool ‘n’ Quiet Technology
The motherboard supports the AMD Cool ‘n’ Quiet Technology, which monitors
system operation and automatically adjusts CPU voltage and frequency for a cool
and quiet operating environment. See page 2-23 for details.
PCI Express™ interface
The motherboard fully supports PCI Express, the latest I/O interconnect
technology that speeds up the PCI bus. PCI Express features point-to-point serial
interconnections between devices and allows higher clockspeeds by carrying data
in packets. This high speed interface is software compatible with existing PCI
specifications. See page 1-22 for details.
PCI Express 2.0 support
This motherboard supports the latest PCIe 2.0 devices for double speed and
bandwidth which enhances system performance.
Serial ATA 3Gb/s technology and RAID support
This motherboard supports hard disk drives based on the Serial ATA (SATA)
3Gb/s storage specifications, delivering enhanced scalability and doubling the bus
bandwidth for high-speed data retrieval and save. It also supports RAID 0,
RAID 1, RAID 0+1, and JBOD configurations for Serial ATA drives. See pages 1-28
and 2-19 for details.
Gigabit LAN solution
Gigabit LAN is the networking standard for the early future and is ideal for handling
large amounts of data such as video, audio, and voice.