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Chapter 1: Product introduction
ASUS Power Saving Solution intelligently and automatically provides banlanced
computing power and energy consumption.
The ASUS Q-Fan technology smartly adjusts the CPU fan speeds according
to the system loading to ensure quiet, cool, and efficient operation.
See page 2-33 for details.
ASUS 4+1 Phase Power Design 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
Taking only 5 seconds to go online from bootup, Express Gate is the one-stop
gateway to instant fun! It’s a unique motherboard built-in OS. You can utilize the
most popular Instant Messengers (IM) like MSN, Skype, Google talk, QQ, and
Yahoo! Messenger to keep in touch with friends, or quickly check on the weather
and e-mails just before leaving your house. What’s more, the user-friendly picture
manager lets you view your pictures without entering Windows at anytime!
• The actual boot time is subject to hardware configurations and product
• Due to chipset limitation, ASUS Express Gate supports USB devices or
SATA HDDs (IDE mode) connected to SATA port 1-4 only. Set the OnChip.
SATA.Type item in the BIOS to [SATA] before installing and using ASUS
• Currently, ASUS Express Gate does not support PATA IDE HDDs. Visit
www.asus.com for future BIOS and Express Gate software updates.