ASUS Readies Latest Motherboards for Upcoming Six-core CPUs

March 26, 2010 // 1:43 p.m.

Full Range of AMD-based Motherboards are Ready to Support Next-generation Personal Computing with Six Cores

ASUS today announced a full range of motherboards that are ready to support the upcoming six-core AMD® Phenom™ II X6 processors to herald a new era in ultra-powerful personal computing.


Early Praises from Media Organizations World-wide

The AMD six-core processor-ready ASUS M4 Series motherboards deliver maximum performance on a mainstream platform. Joe Hsieh, General Manager of ASUS Motherboard Business, said, “Besides being ready to support six-core processors, the ASUS M4 Series gives users of every level the best performance and value with its Core Unlocker feature. This has received notable recognition from many of the world’s top media organizations for delivering a phenomenal boost in performance.” M4 Series motherboards with the exclusive Core Unlocker technology have also garnered global media accolades for being the best motherboard for AMD processors.


Simple BIOS Upgrade For 6-core Activation

ASUS’ M4 Series motherboard is ready for the AMD Phenom™ II X6 processors. To enable six-core CPU and achieve maximum performance, users simply need to update the BIOS of their existing M4 Series.



ASUS M4 Series motherboards ready for AMD Phenom II X6 processors

Model


Chipset


BIOS Version

M4A89GTD PRO


AMD® 890GX/SB850


1104

M4A89GTD Pro/USB3


AMD® 890GX/SB850


1104

Crosshair III Formula


AMD® 790FX/SB750


1503

M4N72-E


NVIDIA nForce® 750a SLI


2005

M4N82 DELUXE


NVIDIA nForce® 980a SLI with NVIDIA NVCC and ESA support


1803

M4N75TD


NVIDIA nForce® 750a SLI®
Supports NVIDIA Clock Calibration(NVCC) function


0903

M4N98TD EVO


NVIDIA nForce® 980a SLI
Supports NVIDIA Clock Calibration(NVCC) function


0603

M4A79 Deluxe


AMD® 790FX/SB750


3204

M4A79T Deluxe


AMD® 790FX/SB750


3004

M4A78T-E


AMD® 790GX/SB750


3204

M4A78-E


AMD® 790GX/SB750


2405

M4A78-E SE


AMD® 790GX/SB750


1405



Specifications are subject to change without prior notice. Please visit www.asus.com for more details.


About ASUS

ASUS is a leading company in the new digital era, with a broad product portfolio that includes notebooks, netbooks, motherboards, graphics cards, displays, 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 home and office users. ASUS won 3,268 awards in 2009, and is widely credited with revolutionizing the PC industry with the Eee PC™. With a global staff of more than 10,000 and a world-class R&D design team, the company’s revenue for 2009 was US$7.5 billion. 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 and Hybrid Switch overclocking design, and Protect 3.0 for safe operation. 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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