The P5PL2 motherboard supports the latest Pentium 4 CPU from Intel in LGA775 package. With the Pentium 4 being one of the fastest processors on the market, it's easy to see how quickly your system will be running with this powerful combination. With 32 bit architecture becoming a thing of the past, it's important to pick up a motherboard with 64 bit computing. Once again the P5PL2 comes through in a big way by supporting either 64 bit or 32 bit architecture. Thanks to the power of dual channel DDRII 533 memory, this motherboard achieves the widest memory bus bandwith at 8.6GB/s. The features on the P5PL2 motherboard will keep your system performing at the highest levels and will provide for maximum productivity. Things are bound to heat up when this motherboard is working full speed ahead, but thankfully the Q-fan technology counters the attack and automatically adjusts the CPU fan speeds according to system load and temperature so you can work with minimal background noise.
Form Factor: ATX
Processor: Socket LGA775
Memory:0 MB Installed, 2 GB Max
Chipset Type: Intel 945PL, Intel ICH7
Max Bus Speed: 800MHz
Storage Controller: ATA-100, Serial ATA-300
Audio Output: 5.1 Channel Surround
Networking: Ethernet, Fast Ethernet, Gigabit Ethernet
Asus P5PL2 Motherboard: Supplies and Accessories Options
Drivers, ASUS PC Probe II, ASUS LiveUpdate, Anti-Virus Software
1 x Parallel 1 x Serial 1 x PS/2 Keyboard 1 x PS/2 Mouse 1 x Audio I/O 1 x RJ45 1 x S/PDIF Out (Coaxial + Optical) 4 x USB
Dimensions (W x D)
12" x 7.5"
Asus P5PL2 Motherboard Features
Intel LGA775 Pentium 4 CPU This motherboard supports the latest Pentium 4 CPU from Intel in LGA775 package. With 1066/ 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.
Supports Intel® Dual/Single-Core 65nm Processors This motherboard supports Intel 65nm Pentium D/ Intel Pentium 4/ Celeron processors. ASUS motherboard is the ideal solution to enhance the performance of new generation processors.
64 bit CPU support 64 bit computing, the next generation technology to replace current 32 bit architecture, delivers advanced system performance, faster memory access and increased productivity. This motherboard provides excellent compatibility and flexibility by supporting either 64 bit or 32 bit architecture.
Dual Channel DDRII 533 DDR2 is the next generation memory technology to replace the current DDR. With initial speeds from 400 and 533MHz, DDR2 memory provides bandwidth up to 4.3GB/s. Doubled by the dual channel architecture, the widest memory bus bandwidth 8.6GB/s is achieved on this motherboard.
ASUS CPU Lock Free The P5PL2 offers the CPU Lock Free feature, which allows you to adjust CPU multiplier to 14x. The reduction of multiplier value provides more flexibility for increasing external FSB frequency to raise memory bus bandwidth. CPU Lock Free boosts overall system performance by making synchronous modification possible. Enjoy better performance at the same CPU operation speed and improve your system without pushing the CPU to the limit.
Serial ATA Serial ATA is the next generation ATA specification that provides scalable performance for today and tomorrow. With up to 150MB/s data transfer rate, Serial ATA is faster than current Parallel ATA, while providing 100% software compatibility.
ASUS Q-Fan ASUS Q-Fan technology intelligently and automatically adjusts CPU fan speeds according to system load and temperature, enabling users to work in a distraction free environment with minimal noise.
6 Channel Audio & SoundMAX Digital Audio System The SoundMAX Digital Audio System is the industry's highest performance and most reliable audio solution for business perfessionals, audiophiles, musicians, and gamers. SoundMAX Digital Audio System can output 5.1 channel surround sound and features state of the art DLS2 MIDI synthesizer with Yamaha DLSbyXG sound set, 5.1 Virtual TheaterTM and supports and major game audio technologies including Microsoft DirectXTM 8.0, Microsoft DirectSound 3D, A3D, MacroFX, ZoomFX, MultiDrive 5.1, A3D and Extreme AX.
S/PDIF out on Back I/O Port This motherboard provides convenient connectivity to external home theater audio systems via an S/PDIF out (SONY-PHILIPS Digital Interface) jack. It allows to transfer digital audio without converting to analog format and keeps the best signal quality
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.
C.P.R.(CPU Parameter Recall) When the system hangs due to overclocking failure, there is no need to open the case to clear CMOS data. Just simply restart the system, the BIOS would show the previous setting and then users can amend the CPU setting again.