ASUS Motherboards: First to Support Upcoming 32nm CPUs

December 11, 2009 // 5:33 p.m.

ASUS Motherboards: First to Support Upcoming 32nm CPUs

BIOS Upgrade of X58-based Motherboards Enables Compatibility
with Next-generation CPUs



ASUS today announced that it is ready to support the upcoming 32nm processor based on the LGA1366 socket and the Intel® X58 chipset. This next-generation 32nm infrastructure, supporting six multi-cores, will deliver maximum performance to ASUS X58-based motherboards via a comprehensive BIOS upgrade. Chie-Wei Lin, General Manager of ASUS Motherboard Business said, “This new processor architecture accommodates up to six cores and significantly improves CPU performance. By enabling the architecture in our award-winning X58-based motherboards, we can deliver one of the fastest personal computing platforms in history and we are very excited about it.”



Advanced CPU Performance and Enhanced Graphics Processing

ASUS’ entire range of X58-based motherboards is ready for the new 32nm processor. For maximum CPU performance and advanced graphics processing enabled by the six cores, users simply need to update the BIOS of their existing X58-based motherboards.



P6X58D Premium

Introducing the latest X58-based motherboard to the P6T range, the P6X58D Premium! Specs and Images available here: Link!



BIOS Upgrade Required for Different Models



Model


BIOS Version

P6X58D Premium


0222

P6TD Deluxe


0209

P6T Deluxe V2


0704

P6T Deluxe


1804

P6T SE


0608

P6T


0904

Rampage II Extreme


1639

Rampage II GENE


1033





About ASUS

ASUS is a leading company in the new digital era, with an extensive product portfolio that includes notebooks, netbooks, motherboards, graphics cards, displays, optical drives, desktop PCs, servers, wireless solutions, mobile phones and networking devices. Driven by innovation and committed to quality, ASUS designs and manufactures products that perfectly meet the needs of today's digital home, office and person. ASUS won 3,056 awards in 2008, and is widely credited with revolutionizing the PC industry with the Eee PC™. With a global staff of more than ten thousand and a world-class R&D design team, the company's revenue for 2008 was 8.1 billion U.S. dollars. ASUS ranks among BusinessWeek's InfoTech 100, and has been on the listing for 12 consecutive years.



ASUS Motherboards: No.1 in the World

ASUS is the No.1 motherboard brand in the world, commanding the biggest market share globally. Today, one in every three computers houses an ASUS Motherboard. ASUS is the pioneer of numerous innovations that have gone on to become industry standards. Recent examples include the Hybrid Phase power design, Hybrid Processor overclocking design, Stack Cool 3+ PCB, and anti-EMI shielding for safe operations. With its decades of expertise and dedication to pushing the envelope of motherboard design, ASUS is poised to continue leading the industry in motherboard performance, safety and reliability.
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