This motherboard supports the latest Pentium 4 CPU from Intel in LGA775 package. With 800/ 533MHz FSB, Hyper-Threading Technology and core-speeds up to 3.8GHz and beyond, Intel's LGA775 Pentium 4 is one of the fastest desktop processors to date.
(Note: Due to chipset limitation, the Intel Enhanced Intel SpeedStep Technology, C1E, and TM2 are not supported in this model)
Enjoy the extraordinary CPU power from the latest dual-core CPU. The advanced processing technology contains two physical CPU cores with individually dedicated L2 cache to satisfy the rising demand for more powerful processing capability.
VIA P4M800 PRO chipset
With the VIA P4M800 PRO chipset, the ASUS P5VDC-MX supports DDR and DDR2 memory, and Intel' s dual-core CPU for fast multi-tasking. Combined with the VT8251 Southbridge that provides four Serial ATA II ports with various RAID options and PCI Express interface, this motherboard is an excellent foundation for a powerful desktop.
Powerful Integrated Graphics
The P5VDC-MX delivers powerful integrated 2D and 3D graphics performance for functionality and value.
DDR & DDR2 Combo design
This motherboard supports 2 DDR and 2 DDR2 DIMM slots to provide ultimate flexibility for system upgrade.
Serial ATA 3Gb/s
The P5VDC-MX supports the next-generation hard drives based on the Serial ATA (SATA) 3Gb/s storage specification, delivering enhanced scalability and doubling the bus bandwidth for high-speed data retrieval and saves.
The VIA VT8251 south bridge enables users to build Maximum 4 SATA I/II hard disk as a RAID0, 1, 0+1, and JBOD array. And the graphical user interface provides an easy way to configure and manage disk drives or disk arrays connected.
PCI Express Architecture
PCI Express is the latest I/O interconnect technology that will replace the existing PCI interface. PCI Express x1 also outperforms PCI interface with its exceptional high bandwidth up to 500MB/s. The high speed PCI Express interface creates new usages on desktop PCs e.g., Gigabit LAN, 1394b, and high-speed RAID systems.
10/100 Mbps LAN Supports
Easy connectivity to your network or broadband connection with onboard LAN port, lets you take gaming online without buying expensive additional LAN cards.
ASUS Q-Fan Technology
ASUS Q-Fan technology intelligently adjusts fan speeds according to system loading to ensure quiet, cool and efficient operation.
Max. 8 USB 2.0 ports supports
USB 2.0 is the latest connectivity standard for next generation components and peripherals. Backwards compatible with current USB 1.1 peripherals, USB 2.0 delivers transfer speeds up to 40 times faster at 480Mb/s, for easy connectivity and ultra-fast data transfers.
ASUS CrashFree BIOS2
The CrashFree BIOS2 feature now includes the BIOS auto-recovery function in a support CD. Users can reboot their system through the support CD when a bootable disk is not available, and go through the simple BIOS auto-recovery process. ASUS motherboards now enable users to enjoy this protection feature without the need to pay for an optional ROM.
ASUS P5VDC-MX. Maximum internal memory: 4 GB. Processor family: Intel, Processor socket: LGA 775 (Socket T). LAN controller: Realtek RTL8201CL. Motherboard chipset: VIA P4M800 Pro, Motherboard form factor: microATX, RAID levels: 0, 1, 0+1. Maximum graphics adapter memory: 64 MB