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Asustek announces motherboard with energy saving EPU
Press release, October 15; Joseph Tsai, DIGITIMES [Monday 15 October 2007]

Asustek Computer announced the release of the Asustek P5E3 DELUXE/WiFi-AP@n motherboard. The P5E3 Deluxe/WiFi-AP@n adopts the Intel X38 chipset, supports DDR3 1800MHz dual channel memory architecture and dual PCI Express 2.0 x16 lanes.

The motherboard comes with an Asustek EPU (Energy Processing Unit), allowing the CPU power supply to be digitally monitored and fine-tuned with improved VRM efficiency in heavy or light loadings. The P5E3 DELUXE/WiFi-AP@n also supports 802.11n Wi-Fi specifications onboard for faster data transfers, and Asustek Express Gate – an optional Linux OS bootup for instant access to the Internet in five seconds, the company noted.

Asustek P5E3 DELUXE/WiFi-AP@n motherboard specification




Intel Core 2 Quad / Core 2 Extreme / Core 2 Duo / Pentium Extreme / Pentium D / Pentium 4 Processors. Compatible with Intel 05B/05A/06 processors and Intel next generation 45nm multi-core CPUs.


Northbridge: Intel X38

Southbridge: ICH9R


Support 1600, 1333, 1066 and 800 MHz


Dual channel DDR3 1800, 1600, 1333, 1066 and 800MHz memory up to 8GB

Expansion slots

3 PCI Express x16, supports CrossFire technology
2 PCI Express x1


Source: Company, compiled by Digitimes, October 2007

Asustek P5E3 DELUXE/WiFi-AP@n motherboard

Asustek P5E3 DELUXE/WiFi-AP@n motherboard
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