P5AD2 E s ASUS P5AD2 E Premium 925XE Board

  • Intel 925XE/ICH6R
  • FSB1066/800
  • DDR2 711/533
  • 1*PCI-e X16 + 1*PCI-e X1 + 2*PCI slots
  • Dual PCI-e LAN+Wifi-g onboard
  • Tripe RAID-4*ATA133+8*SATA RAID ports
  • 2*1394b + 1*1394a ports


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The P5AD2-E Premium motherboard incorporated four exclusive features that
make it the choice of serious overclockers. The unique BIOS-based innovations
raise system performance by unlocking the CPU multiplier lock, overclocking
PCI-Express graphics cards, supporting DDRII 711 and shortening latency time
between the CPU and memory modules.
The P5AD2-E Premium, based on the latest Intel 925XE chipset, supports the
LGA775 Pentium 4 processor with 1066MHz front-side-bus (FSB). This all-new
motherboard also incorporated ASUS Intelligence (AI) Proactive technology that
enhances systems with automatic overclocking, easy establishment of wired and
wireless networks and unique cooling design.

P5AD2 E ASUS P5AD2 E Premium 925XE Board

The P5AD2-E Premium motherboard incorporated four exclusive features that
make it the choice of serious overclockers. The unique BIOS-based innovations
raise system performance by unlocking the CPU multiplier lock, overclocking
PCI-Express graphics cards, supporting DDRII 711 and shortening latency time
between the CPU and memory modules.

The P5AD2-E Premium, based on the latest Intel 925XE chipset, supports the
LGA775 Pentium 4 processor with 1066MHz front-side-bus (FSB). This all-new
motherboard also incorporated ASUS Intelligence (AI) Proactive technology that
enhances systems with automatic overclocking, easy establishment of wired and
wireless networks and unique cooling design.

Superior overclocking
Hyper Path2 – Shorten Memory Latency
The Northbridge controls communication between the processor and memory. When
the processor sends out memory related commands, the Northbridge provides a path
for data transfer that includes various mechanisms to synchronize the CPU and
memory modules. Unfortunately, these mechanisms cause data transfer delays,
which are commonly known as “latency time between CPU and memory”.

Hyper Path2 significantly shortens the latency time between the CPU and memory,
and improves memory performance without sacrificing stability. Activate both
Hyper Path2 and Intel PAT (Performance Acceleration Technology) on the 925XE
based P5AD2-E Premium to experience powerful computing.

DDR2 711 Native Support
Although Intel claimed that the 925XE chipset supports only DDRII 400 and 533MHz
memory frequency, ASUS engineers successfully unleashed its true potential. The
P5AD2-E Premium offers native DDRII 711, eliminating the bottleneck when
overclocking the CPU and memory. With current processor supporting 1066MHz FSB,
the P5AD2-E Premium, the only solution with native DDRII 711, provides superior
performance for memory-intensive applications.

PEG Link
PEG (PCI-Express Graphics) Link significantly boosts performance of PCI-Express
graphics cards to deliver superior video quality. On traditional platforms,
users can’t manually tweak graphics card performance since the driver controls
graphics card overclockability. PEG Link, a BIOS-based feature, is specifically
created to eliminate this limitation. It automatically detects system
configuration and adjust related parameters to provide powerful visual
performance.

CPU Lock Free
CPU Lock Free unlocked the CPU multiplier restrictions set by Intel on its
processor. Users usually tweak their systems either by increasing FSB frequency
or CPU multiplier, which is locked for the Pentium 4 CPU. ASUS motherboards now
offer CPU Lock Free, which enables CPU multiplier adjustment. Multiplier
reduction provides more flexibility for increasing FSB frequency without raising
CPU clockspeed, successfully improving data transfer between the CPU and memory
modules.

AI Proactive Features – System enhancement without lifting a finger
Stack Cool™ –Cooler overclocking and quieter operation
Stack Cool technology utilizes a mini PCB stacked against the main PCB to
conduct heat away from power components, resulting in a 10° Celsius temperature
reduction. This fan-less design enables cooler overclocking, greater stability
and longer system life without an extra noisy fan.
AI NOS™ – Boost performance when it’s most needed
AI NOS (Non-delay Overclocking System) technology intelligently detects system
loading and automatically boosts performance for the most demanding tasks.
Unlike other ”dynamic overclocking” mechanism that overclocks according to
temperature, AI NOS monitors power consumption, accelerating the CPU exactly
when it’s most needed.
WiFi-g™ – Onboard Access Point
WEP? SSID? Building a home WLAN used to be a hassle with confusing acronyms and
cryptic menus. With WiFi-g, and its easy setup wizard, high-speed WLAN is a few
clicks away. WiFi-g can serve as the access point or a wireless adapter for PCs
to connect to existing WLAN. (Compliant to IEEE 802.11g 54Mbps data transfer.)
AI NET2™ –Diagnose LAN connection before entering OS
Network problems are often caused by bad cable connection. AI NET2 remotely
detects cable connection the second you turn on the system, and reports back any
faulty connections up to 100 meters at 1 meter accuracy.

Specification summary:

Intel 925XE/ICH6R
FSB1066/800
DDR2 711/533
1*PCI-e X16 + 1*PCI-e X1 + 2*PCI slots
Dual PCI-e LAN+Wifi-g onboard
Tripe RAID-4*ATA133+8*SATA RAID ports
2*1394b + 1*1394a ports