The ASUS P5NSLI motherboard is an Intel LGA775 Socket motherboard supporting the Intel Core2 / PentiumD / Pentium 4 / Celeron D Processors and NVIDIA’s SLI dual video card architecture. Two PCI-E x16 slots (x8 each in SLI mode and x16, x1 in single video card mode) along with 3 PCI-E x1 and 2 PCI slots provide plenty of expansion room. The 4 240-pin DDR2 DIMM slots can handle up to 16GB of DDR2-667 memory.
An ATA133 header and 4 SATAII headers with RAID support provide plenty of data storage and management options. For your listening pleasure the ADI AD1986A SoundMAX 6-channel CODEC is on-board with jack sensing and enumeration on the audio ports. Network connectivity is provided by an on-board gigabit LAN connector. Four back panel and 4 internal header USB 2.0 ports round out the features on this motherboard.
NVIDIA nForce 570 SLI Chipset for High Performance GamersNVIDIA nForce 570 SLI MCPs deliver outstanding gaming experiences. Enjoy scalable graphics performance with NVIDIA SLI technology and take advantage of NVIDIA FirstPacket technology to prioritize gaming traffic for reduced ping times. Other advanced features include SATA 3Gb/s RAID, dual Gigabit LAN and High Definition Audio.
Intel Core 2 Processor SupportThis motherboard supports the next-generation LGA 775 Intel Core 2 processors including the Core 2 Duo and Core 2 Extreme. With Intel’s brand-new Core microarchitecture, the Intel Core 2 processors are considered some of the most powerful and energy-efficient CPUs in the world.
Ultimate Gaming Performance with NVIDIA SLI TechnologyWith NVIDIA SLI (Scalable Link Interface), a pair of GPUs deliver earth-shattering, scalable graphics power approaching twice the performance in certain applications. The nForce 570 SLI MCP automatically increases bandwidth when select SLI Certified memory modules are detected for unparalleled memory performance.
Precision TweakerDesigned for serious overclockers, Precision Tweaker offers a powerful arsenal of overclocking options to help you achieve maximum system performance!
Q-ConnectorThe ASUS Q-Connector allows single-step connection and disconnection of chassis front panel cables with one complete module. This unique adapter ensures quick and accurate connections without the trouble of plugging cables in separately.
ASUS CrashFree BIOS 2With ASUS CrashFree BIOS 2 recover the motherboard BIOS through a support CD which contains the BIOS auto-recovery function when the bootable disk is not available.
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CPU Socket Type
Core 2 Extreme / Core 2 Duo / Pentium D / Celeron
Supported CPU Technologies
NVIDIA nForce 570 SLI Intel Edition
Onboard Video Chipset
Number of Memory Slots
Maximum Memory Supported
PCI Express x16
2 x PCI Express x16
PCI Express x1
3 x PCI Express x1
2 x PCI Slots
2 x ATA100 4 Dev. Max
4 x SATA 3Gb/s
Max LAN Speed
Rear Panel Ports
4 x USB 2.0
1 x Coaxial
Internal I/O Connectors
4 x USB 2.0
Dimensions (W x L)
12.0" x 9.6"
P5NSLI User Manual Driver Disk Rear I/O Panel Shield FDD Cable 2 x IDE/PATA Cable 2 x SATA Cable Power Cable USB Bracket SLI Bridge ASUS Q-Connector Kit