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The motherboard or mainboard is the component that connects all the different parts of your computer. Often it has some integrated components like a sound card, enabling your computer to play sound, or a network card, to connect your computer to the network. The standard form factor (size) for motherboards is ATX, you need at least a midi-tower to fit one of those in. Micro-ATX motherboards are often more complete and have more onboard devices, like a video board and fit in smaller cases, but are generally less expandable.
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Included since: 31 Aug 2006
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Info modified on: 18 May 2016 16:35:33
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Long product name ASUS M2N-VM DH Motherboard:
The short editorial description of ASUS M2N-VM DH Motherboard

Marketing text ASUS M2N-VM DH Motherboard

The official marketing text of ASUS M2N-VM DH Motherboard as supplied by the manufacturer
Digital Home
The rise of digital home is just like a tsunami that is poinsed to take over the PC industry. To enjoy the digitalized convinience, you need the ASUS Digital Home series motherboard, a system that is designed solely for this purpose. ASUS Digital Home series motherbaord enables users to control the computer at a distance away, setup wireless network to enjoy wireless Skype phone, charge mobile devices even when the PC is turned off, and backup the database automatically. Enjoy the comfort of digital home you deserve.

Supports AMD Socket AM2 Athlon 64 X2 / Athlon 64 FX / Athlon 64 / Sempron
The motherboard supports AMD socket AM2 single-core Athlon 64/ Sempron and dual-core Athlon 64 X2/ Athlon 64 FX processors with 2MB / 1MB / 512KB L2 cache, which is based on 64-bit architecture. It features 2000 / 1600 MT/s HyperTransport Bus, dual-channel un-buffered DDR2 800 memory support and AMD Cool 'n' Quiet! Technology.

AMD Cool 'n' Quiet! Technology
M2N-VM DH supports AMD Cool 'n' Quiet! Technology, which monitors system operation and automatically adjusts CPU voltage and frequency for a cool and quiet environment.

Asus DH Remote™
It's finally here, the convenient remote controller for your PC!
Introducing DH Remote™, a convenient PC remote controller that gives users unprecedented control over their PCs from the comfort of their couches. With the touch of a button, users can quickly power their PCs on/off, put the computer into suspend mode, and turn the computer noise down. Moreover, revolutionary ASUS technology allows users to run wireless devices such as Skype and wireless AP while the computer is still sleeping. Of course the remote gives you all of the features of a more traditional remote as well, such as volume control, play, pause, fast-forward or rewind. Users can also customize the buttons to suit specific needs. Have DH Remote™ in your hand and do more with your PC at a distance away!

Why buy wireless AP off the store when you can have it on board?
WiFi AP Solo allows a new level of versatility for your PC, enabling it to create a complete wireless home network in either AP or wireless client mode. Users will be able to play LAN games, connect to the Internet, access and share printers, and use Skype from anywhere within range. WiFi-AP Solo can provide these functions even when the PC is in sleep mode, so users can use Skype as a true replacement for tradition long distance telephone service. WiFi-AP Solo is an on-board feature, which means that user will save the extra WiFi AP cost.

Turn your mp3 player into a stereo system!
You can turn off your PC, and still use your computer speakers for any of your portable music players. Better sound quality without further stereo equipment cost.

CrashFree BIOS2
The CrashFree BIOS2 feature now includes the BIOS auto-recovery function in a support CD. Users can reboot their system through the support CD when a bootable disk is not available, and go through the simple BIOS auto-recovery process. ASUS motherboards now enable users to enjoy this protection feature without the need to pay for an optional ROM.

Native DDR2 800 Support
To attain top performance, ASUS engineers successfully unleashed the true potential of DDR2 memory. Native DDR2 800 maximizes system performance by eliminating the bottleneck when overclocking both the CPU and memory, providing great performance for 3D graphics and other memory demanding applications.

Fanless Design
ASUS Motherboard's fanless concept is specifically created to provide a cool environment without all the baggage. ASUS has devoted special efforts to address the thermal issues across the motherboard, and most notably the areas that reside the CPU, power, and chipset. The heat sinks and strategic board layout are tailor made to dissipate heat in the most efficient manner.

PCI Express Architecture
PCI Express is the latest I/O interconnect technology that will replace the existing PCI. With a bus bandwidth 4 times higher than that of AGP 8X interface, PCI Express x16 bus performs much better than AGP 8X in applications such as 3D gaming. PCI Express x1 also outperforms PCI interface with its exceptional high bandwidth up to 500MB/s.

DVI-D on board
DVI (Digital Visual Interface) provides high visual quality of digital display devices such as LCD monitor. The interface supports only DVI-D, but is compatible with DVI-I connector.

Gigabit LAN
NVIDIA Gb LAN controller delivers transfer speeds up to ten times faster than conventional 10/100 Ethernet connections. Gigabit LAN is the networking standard for the early future and is ideal for handling large amounts of data such as video, audio, and voice.

ASUS Q-Fan 2
ASUS Q-Fan2 technology intelligently adjusts CPU fan, chassis fan, and power fan speeds according to system loading to ensure quiet, cool and efficient operation.
Short summary description ASUS M2N-VM DH Motherboard:
This short summary of the ASUS M2N-VM DH Motherboard data-sheet is auto-generated and uses the product title and the first six key specs.
ASUS M2N-VM DH, AMD, NVIDIA nForce 430, JMicron JMB363, Socket AM2, uATX, Gigabit Ethernet, Wireless LAN
Long summary description ASUS M2N-VM DH Motherboard:
This is an auto-generated long summary of ASUS M2N-VM DH Motherboard based on the first three specs of the first five spec groups.
ASUS M2N-VM DH. Maximum internal memory: 8 GB. Processor family: AMD, Processor socket: Socket AM2. Networking features: Gigabit Ethernet, Wireless LAN. Motherboard form factor: uATX, Audio output channels: 7.1, RAID levels: 0, 1, 0+1, 5, JBOD. Graphics: GeForce 6100
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Number of memory slots
ECC means Error Correction Code, and it is memory that is able to detect and correct some memory errors without user intervention.
Maximum internal memory
The maximum internal memory which is available in the product.
8 GB
Processor family*
A family of processors is a group of processors produced by one company over a short period of time e.g. Intel Pentium processors.
Processor socket*
Mechanical component(s) that provides mechanical and electrical connections between a microprocessor and a printed circuit board (PCB). This allows the processor to be replaced without soldering.
Socket AM2
Maximum number of SMP processors
Internal I/O
USB 2.0 connectors*
The end of a cable with a USB 2.0 connector. USB 2.0 was released in April 2000 (now called "Hi-Speed"), adding higher maximum signaling rate of 480 Mbit/s (effective throughput up to 35 MB/s or 280 Mbit/s), in addition to the "USB 1.x Full Speed" signaling rate of 12 Mbit/s. USB 2.0 connectors are usually colored black.
Number of IEEE1394 connectors
Number of chassis fan connectors
Chassis intrusion connector
Floppy disk drive connector
Front panel audio connector
Power fan connector
ATX Power connector (24-pin)
Number of Parallel ATA connectors*
The number of connectors (with wires) for parallel ATA (PATA), which is an interface standard for the connection of storage devices such as hard disks, floppy drives, and optical disc drives in computers.
CD/AUX audio in
Number of SATA connectors
Number of COM connectors
CPU fan connector
S/PDIF out connector
Back Panel I/O Ports
USB 2.0 ports quantity*
USB 2.0 ports have a data transmission speed of 480 Mbps, and are backwards compatible with USB 1.1 ports. You can connect all kinds of peripheral devices to them.
Ethernet LAN (RJ-45) ports quantity*
Number of Ethernet LAN (RJ-45) ports (connecting interfaces) in the device. Ethernet LAN (RJ-45) ports allow a computer to connect to the ethernet.
eSATA ports quantity*
The number of ports (interfaces) for eSATA. eSATA is a a computer bus interface that connects host bus adapters to mass storage devices such as hard disk drives and optical drives.
PS/2 ports quantity*
The number of PS/2 connectors for keyboards and mice. Its name comes from the IBM Personal System/2.
Back Panel I/O Ports
Headphone outputs
Number of sockets /ports where headphones are connected.
VGA (D-Sub) ports quantity *
Number of VGA (D-Sub) ports (connecting interfaces) in the device. The VGA (D-Sub) connector is a 15 pin connector between a computer and a monitor. It was first introduced in 1987 by IBM.
Microphone in
The socket where a microphone is connected to the device.
Networking features
Gigabit Ethernet, Wireless LAN
Motherboard form factor *
Design of the motherboard (ATX, BTX etc).
Audio output channels *
An audio output channel is an electric circuit which acts as a path for a signal produced by a device. A device may have several audio output channels.
Audio system
System used to play music or speech.
RAID levels
RAID is a storage technology that combines multiple disk drive components into a logical unit for the purposes of data redundancy and performance improvement. Data is distributed across the drives in one of several ways, referred to as RAID levels, depending on the specific level of redundancy and performance required.
0, 1, 0+1, 5, JBOD
GeForce 6100
Expansion Slots
Expansion slots
List of I/O expansion card slots; including quantity of each
1x PCI Express x16
1x PCI Express x1
2x PCI
BIOS memory size
4 MB
Weight & Dimensions
Width *
The measurement or extent of something from side to side.
9.65" (245 mm)
Depth *
The distance from the front to the back of something.
9.65" (245 mm)
Packaging Content
Bundled software
Software distributed with another product such as a piece of computer hardware or other electronic device, or a group of software packages which are sold together. A software suite is an example of bundled software, as is software which is pre-installed on a new computer.
ASUS DH Remote Application
ASUS WiFi-AP Solo Wizard
Nvidia MediaShield RAID
ASUS PC Probe 2
AMD Cool ' n' Quiet Utility
ASUS LiveUpdate Utility
Anti-Virus software (OEM)
Other features
Controller (2nd) interface type
NVIDIA nForce 430
Controller interface type
JMicron JMB363
Special features
Asus DH Remote
EZ Flash 2
Manageability features
Manageability, DMI, TopTools characteristics of the product, by manufactuer and/or coined name and version.
WfM 2.0, DMI 2.0, WOL by PME, WOR by PME, PXE, Chassis Intrusion
I/O ports
An interface on a device to which you can connect another device.
1x WiFi-AP Solo antenna