The Asus P45 Series motherboards are built using Intel's P45 chipset.

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The Asus P45 Series motherboards are built using Intel's P45 chipset. Intel developed this chipset for mainstream and performance usage. Together with the ICH10R Southbridge, this chipset supports all the latest Intel 45nm processors. In response to this development, Asus created 6 new models in this series. The higher end model is the P5Q3 Deluxe with WiFi-AP. In the mid-range, there are the P5Q Deluxe, P5Q Premium and P5Q-E. The lower end models are the P5QC, P5QC Pro and the P5Q. Within the Asus P45 Series offerings, all the model has FSB range of 1600/1333/1066/800 MHz. The top end units come with DDR3 memory, at least 3 PCLe 2.0 x16 and CrossFireX graphics cards, with Max. Quad GPU. All models come with 8 channel high definition audio, with the higher end models including Al Audio2 functionality.

  • P5Q3 Deluxe WiFi-AP
    • Asus True 16-Phase Power Design
    • Asus EPU-6 Engine
    • DDR3 1600/1333/1066
    • ATI CrossFire Technology
    • WiFi
    • MSRP $185
  • P5Q Deluxe
    • Asus True 16-Phase Power Design
    • Asus EPU-6 Engine
    • DDR2 1200/1066/800
    • ATI CrossFire Technology
    • Asus Express Gate SSD
    • MSRP $185
  • P5Q Premium
    • DDR2 1200/1066/800
    • 2x2 hardware RAID ports for RAID 0, 1
    • Quad Gigabit Lan
    • Quad Security; Electrostatic Discharge Protection, Overcurrent protection, Asus Data Guardian and Anti-virus software bundle
    • Quad CrossFire Support
    • MSRP $275
  • P5Q-E
    • Q-Connector
    • EZ-Flash 2
    • Dual Gigabit LAN
    • IEEE 1394a interface
    • MyLogo3 - personalize your system with a customizable boot logo
    • MSRP $175
  • P5QC/P5QC Pro/P5Q
    • DDR2 memory with transfer rates of 1200/1066/800/677 MHz support
    • PCl2 2.0 support
    • ASUS EPU-6 Engine with power saving features
    • Al Nap to allow the system to sleep without closing the applications or downloading
    • ASUS Express Gate, allows users to boot up in just 5 seconds
    • Access the internet, VoIP and web emailing outside Windows
    • MSRP $145
  • Intel P45 Chipset with ICH10R bridge
  • DDR3 1600/1333/1066 - P5Q3 Deluxe Wifi-AP@n
  • DDR2 1200/1066/800 - P5Q Premium/Deluxe/E models
  • PCLe 2.0 x16
  • 8 Channel High Definition Audio
  • 1394a, 6 pin and 4 pin(bracket)
  • EPU-6 Engine for energy savings
  • Asus Express Gate - 5 seconds from boot up to web access
  • Drive Xpert
  • FSB 1600/1333/1066/800 MHz on all models
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