The King of AMD Athlon 64 Motherboards
K8V-X is a great merge of the latest AMD Sempron CPU and VIA's K8T800 chipset to juice up your system. Enjoy fast performance with 800MHz HyperTransport, Cool 'n' Quiet! Technology, AGP 8X graphics interface, SATA RAID, and other advanced ASUS unique features.
64bit CPU support
64-bit computing, the next generation technology to replace current 32-bit architecture, delivers advanced system performance, faster memory access and increased productivity. This motherboard provides excellent compatibility and flexibility by supporting either 64-bit or 32-bit architecture.
AMD Sempron processor
AMD Sempron processors for desktop and mobile products offer best in class performance, compatibility with all the applications you need, and the reliability of AMD processors.
AMD Athlon 64 Processor
The AMD Athlon 64 processor is based on AMD64 technology, which represents the landmark introduction of the industry's first x86-64 technology. This next-generation processor provides a dramatic leap forward in compatibility, performance, investment protection, and reduced total cost of ownership and development.
The VIA K8T800 chipset is powering next generation 64-bit compatible platforms based around the new AMD Athlon 64 processors. The K8T800 combined with the VIA VT8237 South Bridge enables an unparalleled range of cutting edge I/O and multimedia features, including an HyperTransport Bus Link, AGP 8X, native Serial ATA/RAID.
AMD Cool 'n' Quiet! Technology
The K8V-X supports AMD Cool 'n' Quiet! Technology, which monitors system operation and automatically adjusts CPU voltage and frequency for a cool and quiet environment.
HyperTransport technology is a high-speed, low latency, point-to-point link designed to increase the communication speed between integrated circuits in computers, servers, embedded systems, and networking and telecommunications equipment up to 48 times faster than some existing technologies.
The AI Series supports Gigabit LAN by integrating the Marvell 88E8001GbLAN controller, equipped with a unique net-diagnosing utility-- VCT (Virtual Cable Tester). The controller intelligently detects net connection status up to 100 meters from a remote location and reports the distance of bad cable.
ASUS CrashFree BIOS2
The CrashFree BIOS 2 feature now includes the BIOS auto-recovery function in a support CD. Users can reboot their system through the support CD when a bootable disk is not available, and go through the simple BIOS auto-recovery process.
ASUS motherboards now enable users to enjoy this protection feature without the need to pay for an optional ROM.
Instant music Lite
Through this unigure feature, ASUS motherboard are conveniently designed to allow users to enjoy their favorite music, without the need to enter Windows.
ASUS provides friendly localized BIOS setup menu to help you configure your system as easy as possible.
You can convert your favorite photo into a 256-color boot logo for a more colorful and vivid image on your screen.
C.P.R.(CPU Parameter Recall)
When the system hangs due to overclocking failure, there is no need to open the case to clear CMOS data. Simply restart the system and the BIOS will automatically restore the CPU default setting for each parameter.
ASUS EZ Flash
With ASUS EZ Flash, you can update BIOS before entering operating system. No more DOS-based flash utility and bootable diskette required.
S/PDIF-out Port on back I/O (on audio model only)
The K8V-X's S/PDIF out function turns your computer into a high-end entertainment system with digital connectivity to powerful speaker systems.
6 Channel Audio
The K8V-X uses an onboard Audio CODEC that lets you enjoy high-quality 6-channel audio without having to buy advanced sound cards.
USB 2.0 Ready
USB 2.0 is the latest connectivity standard for next generation components and peripherals. Backward compatible with current USB 1.1 peripherals, USB 2.0 delivers transfer speeds up to 40 times faster at 480Mb/s, for easy connectivity and ultra-fast data.
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