ASUS touts energy efficiency of EPU technology

Posted on Saturday, Apr 05 2008 @ 08:10 CEST by Thomas De Maesschalck
Asus send out a press release to promote the ASUS EPU technology which is found in the Asus P5Q series motherboards. The motherboard maker claims Asus EPU provides 80.23% CPU power savings and 96% enhanced power efficiency.
Save More with New EPU Technology
The P5Q Series of motherboards joins the ever-expanding ranks of ASUS’ EPU-equipped motherboards. As the world’s only intelligent hardware-based power saving IC controller, the exclusive new EPU features auto phase switching that provides users with real-time detection and optimization of power with improved VRM efficiency. This allows users to obtain up to 80.23% CPU power savings and an astonishing 96% enhanced power efficiency; with more energy saving improvements to come in the future.

5 Secs from Bootup to Web Access
With only 5 seconds of bootup time, the ASUS Express Gate feature will allow users to easily and quickly access the Internet for Skype, IM, YouTube, webmail, listen to music and MP3s, and view pictures without entering Windows or the Hard Disk. Now, users can utilize file sharing and downloading with an Internet browser, check online mail and talk to friends instantly through instant messengers, and upload or view videos on YouTube as and when they like!

The P5Q energy conserving series of motherboards consists of the P5Q Deluxe, P5Q-E, P5QC, P5Q PRO and the P5Q, and will be available in the second quarter of this year. Watch out for even more energy saving motherboard solutions from ASUS in time to come.

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Thomas has been messing with computer since early childhood and firmly believes the Internet is the best thing since sliced bread. Enjoys playing with new tech, is fascinated by science, and passionate about financial markets. When not behind a computer, he can be found with running shoes on or lifting heavy weights in the weight room.

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