ASUS Striker Extreme nForce 680i Motherboard

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ASUS is
proud to introduce the Striker Extreme motherboard, which is specifically
designed to simplify the DIY process and add style to gaming systems. As the newest member of the popular Republic of Gamers (ROG) series, the
nForce 680i SLI-based Striker Extreme supports Intel Quad-Core Processor and
Nvidia’s Quad-SLI technology, and is ready for the new 1,333MHz FSB
specification. Made for gamers and tweakers, the ASUS motherboard provides the
power needed for smooth video and extreme performance.

Striker Extreme audio ASUS Striker Extreme nForce 680i Motherboard

Asus Technology Pte Ltd. (ASUS), the worldwide leader of motherboards is
proud to introduce the Striker Extreme motherboard, which is specifically
designed to simplify the DIY process and add style to gaming systems.

As the newest member of the popular Republic of Gamers (ROG) series, the
nForce 680i SLI-based Striker Extreme supports Intel Quad-Core Processor and
Nvidia’s Quad-SLI technology, and is ready for the new 1,333MHz FSB
specification. Made for gamers and tweakers, the ASUS motherboard provides the
power needed for smooth video and extreme performance.

LCD Poster – Easy System Tweaking with Style

LCD Poster is an excellent feature for system tuning and upgrades. Most hardcore
users and engineers install a debug card, which displays a two-digit code that
enables them to recognize which part of the system is responsible for hanging
the system during boot-up.

LCD Poster, located at the back I/O, displays the names of each boot-process
instead of using codes. When system hangs due to faulty connection or
configuration, the LCD Poster will freeze on the displayed process name that
caused the hang up, allowing users to know exactly what needs to be fixed.

EL I/O and Onboard LED – Easy connection even in the dark

With LAN parties and e-sport tournaments growing in popularity, many gamers and
tweakers are finding out that assembling and fine-tuning their computers in the
dark environments are quite a hassle.

The Striker Extreme incorporated EL I/O, which simplifies connecting devices by
lighting up the back I/O panel for convenient connection in dark environments,
meaning no more jamming devices into the wrong connectors. Onboard LED offers
strategically placed LEDs to provide illumination to motherboard labels. Users
can turn on the LEDs from a switch on the back I/O. This switch also cuts all
other circuits on the motherboard except the LEDs to ensure safety during system
tweaking. Besides allowing easy DIY, the two features also jazz up a system with
cool lightings.

Onboard Switch – Turn system on/off, reset and clear CMOS with 1 push of a
button

A power user typically builds a system outside of the case. Hence, he needs to
short the front panel pins to power up or restart the system, and switch jumpers
and pop the battery to clear CMOS. With the Striker Extreme, doing all that is
now just a push on the button.

SupremeFX – Great Sounds

The SupremeFX audio card, with 24bit/192kHz sampling in all surround channels,
provides high-quality audio whether it’s through headphones or 7.1 surround
sound speakers. The bundled array microphone, which comes with background noise
filter that detects repetitive and stationary noises (non-voice signals) like
computer fans and air conditioners, then eliminates them in the incoming audio
stream while recording.

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Specifications Summary:

Striker Extreme ASUS Striker Extreme nForce 680i Motherboard

Intel® Quad-core CPU Ready
Intel® Core™2 Extreme / Core™2 Duo Ready
NVIDIA nForce® 680i SLI™
Dual-channel DDR2 800/ 667/ 533
SupremeFX / DTS Connect/ Array Mic / Noise Filter
10 x USB
6 x onboard SATA and 2 x eSATA
2 x 1394a

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