ASUS today unveiled the ASUS P7P55 WS SuperComputer motherboard.
Built around the Intel P55 Express chipset, it features the new LGA1156 socket for next-generation Intel Core i5 processors and DDR3-2133 (O.C.) memory. To enable multiple-GPU rendering, the motherboard supports both 3-way and 2-way graphics card configurations based on SLI or CrossFireX technology. Additionally, it leverages the NVIDIA CUDA parallel computing architecture to support three NVIDIA Tesla cards and one NVIDIA Quadro card for 250 times more computing power.
With ASUS TurboV EVO?a a hardware utility?both novice and hardcore overclockers can easily unleash the full potential of the CPU. Only a few easy adjustments are required to increase performance. Additionally, the TurboV Easy mode automatically optimizes voltage settings for users to achieve the most extreme yet stable performance gains. Features such as Auto Tuning also accelerates CPU speeds by up to 22.2% and memory access rates by up to 14.8%?with just a button press and no additional investments.
With ASUS Hybrid Phase technology?comprising Xtreme Phase power delivery and dynamic T.Probe phase balancing?the P7P55 WS SuperComputer motherboard gives users a stable and ultra-cool platform to run extreme workloads. Xtreme Phase features auto-frequency switching and breakthrough 16+3 power management with independent VRM for enhanced power efficiency and phenomenal heat dissipation, while the intelligent T.Probe microchip detects and actively balances phase temperatures around the active core?for the ultimate in cool operations.
The MemOK! microchip eliminates possible memory issues by improving compatibility with different memory. To ensure a smooth bootup, users simply press an easy-to-access button whenever an indicator alerts them of an incompatible memory installation. This initiates the loading of safe settings that facilitates bootup with basic functionality.
The P7P55 WS SuperComputer also features Hybrid OS which comprises ASUS Express Gate and Microsoft Windows. Express Gate integrates with Internet utilities. Users can Skype, play online interactive games, view photos or instant message their friends from a single platform and rapidly get online within 5 seconds after boot up. Express Gate also supports 14 languages for better usability. The P7P55 WS SuperComputer also comes with Windows 7-compatible drivers for an easy Windows 7 upgrade.