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ASUS P5E3 X38 has improved VRM


Intel X38/iCH9R
8-phase VRM
agere L-FW3227-100
Realtek ALC883
Marvell 88E8056 PCIe network MAC
Marvell 88SE6111 SATA II RAID 0, 1/IDE controller
Winbond W83627DHG-A Super I/O controller
ICS9LPRS918HKL clock generator
passive cooling of chipsets/VRM
8Mb BIOS, version 0703
Mainboard Revision: 1.02G

2x PCIe 2.0 x16 (graphic cards only!)
2x PCIe x1
2x PCI

2x Dual-Channel DDR3-slots for PC2-8500U memory up to 8GB

6-Port SATA II featuring RAID 0, 1, 5, 0+1, JBOD
1-Port IDE
2-Port eSATA II

Backpanel ports:
1x PS/2 keyboard
1x Gb LAN
1x Firewire
6x USB 2.0
7.1 analog output
1x SP/DIF digital out
1x SP/DIF coaxial out


1x 2-port USB + 1-port Firewire bracket
6x SATA cable (3 angeled 90°)
1x HDD-power to 2x SATA power cable
1x Floppy cable
1x IDE cable
1x ASUS Q-Connetor Pack
1x additional fan
1x ASUS IR to USB connector
1x ASUS IR remote

BIOS features:
Bus Speeds: Auto, 200MHz to 800MHz in 1MHz increments
Memory Ratios: Auto, fixed ratios: 1:1, 1:1.2, 1:1.25, 1.66, 1:2 depending on FSB/strap
FSB Strap: Auto, 200MHz, 266MHz, 333MHz, 400MHz
DRAM command rate: Auto, 1T, 2T
DRAM timing control: Auto, manual
PCIe Frequency: Auto, 100 to 150 MHz in 1MHz increments
Transaction Booster: Auto, disable (relax 1-8) , enable (boost 1-8)
CPU Clock Multiplier: Auto, manual
Core 2 Duo: 6x-11x in 1X increments - Core 2 Duo, downwards unlocked
Core 2 Extreme: 6x-16X, downwards unlocked
CPU Voltage: auto, 0.8500V to 1.7000V in 0.00625V increments
CPU Voltage Reference: Auto, 0.531x, 0.541x, 0.561x, 0.761x, 0.581x, 0.597x, 0.618x, 0.635x
Loadline calibration: Auto, disable, enable
CPU PLL Voltage: Auto, 1.50V to 2.78V in 0.02V increments
DRAM Voltage: Auto, 1.50V to 2.30V in 0.02V increments
FSB Termination Voltage: Auto, 1.20V to 1.50V in 0.02V increments
North Bridge Voltage: Auto, 1.25V to 1.75V in 0.02V increments
North Bridge Voltage Reference: Auto, 0.67x, 0.61x
South Bridge Voltage: Auto, 1.050V to 1.225V in 0.025V increments

Last modified on 07 December 2007
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