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Chapter 1: Product introduction
HDMI (High-Definition Multimedia Interface) is the first and only industry-supported,
uncompressed, all digital audio and video interface via a single cable and is HDCP
compliant allowing playback of HD DVD, Blu-Ray Disc and other protected content.
See page 1-26 for details.
With an HDMI to DVI conversion adapter, this motherboard can support both
DVI and HDMI output. DVI (Digital Visual Interface) provides high quality visuals
for digital display devices like LCD monitors. The interface of this motherboard
supports digital HDMI/DVI and analog D-Sub standards.
ATI new technology Hybrid CrossFireX greatly boosts graphics performance with
an onboard GPU and a discrete graphics card.
• Hybrid CrossFireX technology is supported by Windows Vista
• Refer to www.asus.com for the discrete graphics GPU QVL which lists the
GPUs that support the Hybrid CrossFireX technology.
This motherboard supports the latest PCIe 2.0 devices for double speed and
bandwidth which enhances system performance.
This motherboard is an AMD
platform with DDR2 1066 support. It provides faster
data transfer rate and more bandwidth to increase memory data transfer rate and
computing efficiency, enhancing system performance in 3D graphics and other
memory demanding applications.
Due to AMD CPU limitation, DDR2 1066 is supported by AM2+ CPU for one
DIMM per channel only. Refer to www.asus.com for the supported CPU models.