ASUS P8Z68 Deluxe Intel Z68 LGA1155 Motherboard Product Details
ASUS P8Z68 Deluxe Intel Z68 LGA1155 Motherboard
The ASUS P8Z68 Deluxe Intel Z68 LGA1155 Motherboard features the Intel® Z68 chipset supporting the 2nd Generation Intel® Core™ i7/Core™ i5/Core™ i3 Processors. ASUS offers this platform-leading solution with the exclusive Dual Intelligent Processors 2 technology integrating the EPU (Energy Processing Unit) and TPU (TurboV Processing Unit) hardware based processors for the ultimate in energy savings and processor scaling. ASUS EPU conserves energy by intelligently moderating power and load requirements in real-time while TPU provides intelligent system scaling for incredible increases in platform performance while retaining stability.
The new Z68 chipset based motherboard introduces Intel® Smart Response Technology, an SSD caching technology which offers enhanced performance with the capacity of today's latest hard disk drives. Featuring improved read/write speeds and up to 20% faster system boot times, users can fully realize the performance potential of their hard disk drives when combined with an SSD.
Another exciting feature on the ASUS P8Z68 Deluxe Intel Z68 LGA1155 Motherboard is the LucidLogix® Virtu GPU Virtualization Software. Enjoy uncompromised media performance with Intel's Quick Sync Video technology built into the 2nd generation Intel Core processors along with reduced power consumption and then enter into a world of 3D graphics realism with today's latest video cards after enabling on-the-fly GPU switching.
LucidLogix® Virtu provides the best of both worlds as users can take advantage of lower energy consumption using the Intel Core processor integrated graphics to create or view HD video content, interact with friends or family via social media programs, browse the internet or finish a work document or spreadsheet and then switch on-the-fly to their performance oriented discrete graphics card(s) for an exciting session of 3D or multi-monitor gaming.
What It Is And Why You Need It:
- Dual Intelligent Processors 2 with DIGI+ VRM Digital Power Design
- UEFI BIOS (EZ Mode) - Flexible & Easy BIOS Interface
- LucidLogix® Virtu (Universal Switchable Graphics) - Auto Switching between Integrated Graphics and NVIDIA/AMD Cards
- Intel® Smart Response Technology - SSD Speed with HDD Capacity
- BT GO! (Bluetooth) - Diverse BT Enjoyment, New Technology Lifestyle
- Quad USB 3.0/SATA 6Gb/s Support - Double Access, Double Convenience
- Quad-GPU SLI and Quad-GPU CrossFireX Support!
Note: Intel Socket H2 (LGA1155) is not compatible with first generation Intel Core i3, Core i5 and Core i7 in LGA1156 Package.
Intel® Smart Response Technology
Faster Access, Bigger Storage Intel® Smart Response Technology boosts overall system performance. It uses an installed fast SSD (min 18.6GB available) as a cache for frequently accessed operations, speeding up hard drive/main memory interaction. Key benefits are expedited hard drive speeds, reduced load and wait times and maximized storage utilization. Power consumption also goes down by reducing unnecessary hard drive spin, an important part of Green ASUS eco-friendly computing.
LucidLogix® Virtu - Perfect Fit for Graphics and Multimedia
LucidLogix® Virtu is designed for the Intel® Sandy Bridge platform's powerful integrated graphics. Its GPU virtualization dynamically assigns tasks to the best available graphics resources based on power, performance and system load on Windows® 7 based PCs. It allows users to fully utilize the unique capabilities of advanced Sandy Bridge multimedia features alongside the high end 3D rendering performance provided by installed graphics cards. When no discrete graphics are needed, the graphics card is put in idle mode to lower utilization, heat, fan speed and power draw down to near zero, making the system more environmentally-friendly. For users with diverse needs, LucidLogix® Virtu GPU virtualization provides great flexibility and efficiency.
TPU - The Ultimate Turbo Processor
EPU - Energy Efficiency All Around
BT GO! - Diverse BT Enjoyment, New Technology Lifestyle
EFI BIOS (EZ Mode) - Flexible & Easy BIOS Interface
Supports Hard Drives over 2.2TB
AI Suite II - One-stop Access to Innovative ASUS Features
Complete USB 3.0 Integration - Double USB Access, Double Convenience
Extra SATA 6Gb/s Support - Extra Ports, Extra Speed and Accessibility
ASUS Q-Design - DIY Quickly, DIY Easily!
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Manufactured by: Asus
Warranty provided by: Asus
UPC No: 610839181049
Mfg Part No: P8Z68 DELUXE
( Length:20, Width:9, Depth:14)
Shipping Weight: 4.4000 pound(s)
Dimensional Weight: 12pounds
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