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Category :
Computer chassis plus motherboard.
PC/workstation barebones
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Included since: 15 Mar 2007
The date Icecat noticed for the first time that this product was included in the price list of a channel partner
Info modified on: 31 Aug 2016 06:19:47
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Long product name ASUS V3-M2A690G:
The short editorial description of ASUS V3-M2A690G
V3-M2A690G - AMD 690G+ATI SB600, 1000/800 MHz, Dual DDR2 800/667/533, Integrated ATI Radeon(TM) 1250, 10/100/1000 Mbps, Realtek ALC883, 250W

Marketing text ASUS V3-M2A690G

The official marketing text of ASUS V3-M2A690G as supplied by the manufacturer
High Definition Supported
V3-M2A690G with HDMI port supports Blue-ray and HD DVD; you can enjoy High Definition contents at home easily.

Various Display Supported
V3-M2A690G includes HDMI, DVI-D, and D-sub. You can upgrade your monitor easily in the feature.

Card Readers & All-Around Multimedia Platform
IEEE 1394, S-Video (TV Out), S/PDIF-out, 6-in-1 Card Reader (CF, Mirco Drive, MS, MS Pro, MMC, SD). It´s convenient for you to enjoy your multimedia life.

Elegant ID Design
V3-M2A690G with stereo-like style is an art in your life. That the front I/O ports are covered by the sliding door design makes the appearance more clean and elegant.

Expand Depending on Your Needs
Ideal for basic computing to more complex multimedia entertainment, the V3-M2A690G provides excellent scalability catering to various user needs. With two PCI slots, one PCI Express x 16 slot, one PCI Express x1 slot and two optical drive bays, system expansion for multimedia entertainment and high-speed computing is a simple process.

Recover Pro - Your Files are in Good Hands
Recover Pro is an always-available recovery tool. It stores user data, applications and the operating system in the host-protected area of the hard drive. Users can easily recover system to their original factory conditions or to a more recent state without restore CDs. No need to worry about losing data due to virus attacks.

Anti-Virus Solution
ASUS, understanding the importance of data safety, bundled industry-leading anti-virus software to assure your files are protected against outside attacks.

Dependable Quality
ASUS subjects its desktop barebone systems through a series of stringent quality tests to provide the very best in performance, stability and compatibility. Even the electromagnetic level is tested and improved to limit interference with other devices to provide a superior computing environment.
Short summary description ASUS V3-M2A690G:
This short summary of the ASUS V3-M2A690G data-sheet is auto-generated and uses the product title and the first six key specs.
ASUS V3-M2A690G, Socket AM2, AMD, Radeon 1250, DIMM, Mini-Tower, CF, MMC, MS Pro, SD
Long summary description ASUS V3-M2A690G:
This is an auto-generated long summary of ASUS V3-M2A690G based on the first three specs of the first five spec groups.
ASUS V3-M2A690G. Processor socket: Socket AM2, Supported processor frequency (max): 1 GHz. Processor family: AMD. Compatible memory cards: CF, MMC, MS Pro, SD. Memory slots type: DIMM, Maximum internal memory: 8 GB. Graphics adapter: Radeon 1250
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Processor socket
Mechanical component(s) that provides mechanical and electrical connections between a microprocessor and a printed circuit board (PCB). This allows the processor to be replaced without soldering.
Socket AM2
Supported processor frequency (max)
1 GHz
Processor family
A family of processors is a group of processors produced by one company over a short period of time e.g. Intel Pentium processors.
Compatible memory cards
Types of memory cards which can be used with this product.
Memory slots type*
A memory slot, also known as a memory socket or RAM slot, is what allows computer memory (RAM) to be inserted into the computer. Depending on the motherboard, there will usually be 2 to 4 memory slots (sometimes more on high-end motherboards). The most common types of RAM are SDRAM and DDR for desktop computers and SODIMM for laptop computers, each having various types and speeds.
Number of memory slots*
Maximum internal memory
The maximum internal memory which is available in the product.
8 GB
Graphics adapter
Radeon 1250
Audio system
System used to play music or speech.
Realtek ALC883
Audio output channels
An audio output channel is an electric circuit which acts as a path for a signal produced by a device. A device may have several audio output channels.
Networking features
10/100/1000 Mbps
Ports & interfaces
USB 2.0 ports quantity*
Number of USB 2.0 ports (connecting interfaces) in the device. USB 2.0 was released in April 2000 (now called "Hi-Speed"), adding higher maximum signaling rate of 480 Mbit/s (effective throughput up to 35 MB/s or 280 Mbit/s), USB 2.0 ports are usually black.
Ports & interfaces
HDMI ports quantity *
The number of sockets (ports) for HDMI connections. HDMI (High-Definition Multimedia Interface) is a compact audio/video interface for transferring uncompressed video data and compressed/uncompressed digital audio data from a HDMI-compliant device ("the source device") to a compatible computer monitor, video projector, digital television, or digital audio device. HDMI is a digital replacement for existing analog video standards.
VGA (D-Sub) ports quantity *
Number of VGA (D-Sub) ports (connecting interfaces) in the device. The VGA (D-Sub) connector is a 15 pin connector between a computer and a monitor. It was first introduced in 1987 by IBM.
Parallel ports quantity
The number of parallel ports. Parallel ports, also known as printer ports, are a type of interface found on computers (personal and otherwise) for connecting peripherals. In computing, a parallel port is a parallel communication physical interface. Parallel ports were common in the 1980s and '90s (mostly conforming to industry standard IEEE 1284) but are now being replaced by USBs and other ports.
Ethernet LAN (RJ-45) ports
Number of Ethernet LAN (RJ-45) ports (connecting interfaces) in the device. Ethernet LAN (RJ-45) ports allow a computer to connect to the ethernet.
TV out port
Description of TV Out port
DVI port
Digital Visual Interface (DVI) is a video display interface to connect a video source to a display device, such as a computer monitor.
PS/2 ports quantity
The number of PS/2 connectors for keyboards and mice. Its name comes from the IBM Personal System/2.
Firewire (IEEE 1394) ports
Number of IEEE 1394/FireWire ports (connecting interfaces) in the device. The IEEE 1394 interface is a serial bus interface standard for high-speed communications and isochronous real-time data transfer. It was developed in the late 1980s and early 1990s by Apple, who called it FireWire. The 1394 interface is comparable to USB though USB has more market share. Apple first included FireWire in some of its 1999 models, and most Apple computers since the year 2000 have included FireWire ports, though, as of 2013, only the 800 version (IEEE-1394b).
Headphone outputs
Number of sockets /ports where headphones are connected.
Microphone in
The socket where a microphone is connected to the device.
Chassis type *
The type of rigid framework onto which is the hosuing for device components.
Compatible operating systems
List of desktop operating systems tested as compatible with this product.
Window Vista/XP
Power supply
The way in which the product is powered e.g. rechargeable battery, mains electricity connected via a plug and cable.
250 W
Other features
Dimensions (WxDxH)
Dimensions of the product (Width x Depth x Height).
168 x 354 x 380 mm
Drive bays
2 x 5.25" / 2 x 3.5"
Expansion slots
List of I/O expansion card slots; including quantity of each
2 x PCI
1 x PCI-e x 16
1 x PCI-e x 1