Asus Announces P5WD2 Based on Intel's 955X Chipset

Subject: Motherboards | April 18, 2005 - 06:40 PM |
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Another motherboard being announced tonight, this time from Asus, and based on the Intel 955X chipset.



Taipei, Taiwan; April 18, 2005 — ASUSTeK Computer Inc. (ASUS), the worldwide leader of motherboards, today introduced the P5WD2 Premium motherboard based on the newly released Intel 955X chipset. To provide a computing solution that blends into users' daily life, the all-new motherboard incorporated ASUS Intelligence (AI) features, which delivers enhancements in TV functions, wireless connection, noiseless cooling and automatic performance adjustment. Combined with support for the dual-core CPU platform, the P5WD2 Premium is a complete package made for complex multi-tasking and a comfortable computing experience.


'The P5WD2 Premium with AI Life Features brings lifestyle and personal computing together. It's excellent for entertainment with Digital TV connection and Dolby audio, and increases productivity with the latest processing technology and wireless networking,' said Joe Hsieh, Director of ASUS Motherboard Business. 'We don't want people to change their way of life for a computer. Instead, let us improve the quality of your life.'


The P5WD2 Premium is the first motherboard of the all-new AI Life Series. It offers several new intelligent innovations: WiFi-TV Card, AI Quiet and Stack Cool 2.


Specification summary:
Chipsets: Intel 955X/ICH7R
FSB: 1066/800/533MHz
Memory: DDR2 800/677/533
Expansion: 1 x PCIe x16, 1 x Universal PCIe (up to x4 mode), 1 x PCIe x1, 3 x PCI slots
Dual-Gigabit LAN
6 Serial ATA 3Gb/s ports including 1 external port


WiFi-a/b/g (optional)


DTV (DVB-T)/Analog TV/FM Radio (optional)

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