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ASUS FM2 Motherboard Breaks 3DMark Vantage Record

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ASUS F2A85-V PRO sets new record in 3DMark Vantage Performance using the latest AMD A-series APU

Taipei, Taiwan (October 19, 2012) - Using ASUS' very own F2A85-V PRO and AMD's latest A-series APU, ASUS set a new record of 10297 marks in 3DMark Vantage Performance for APUs. ASUS is committed in providing only the best quality and performance motherboard for AMD new A-series APUs.

New High 3DMark Vantage Performance of 10297 marks

The ASUS F2A85-V PRO coupled with the AMD A10-5800K APU set a new record of 10297 marks in 3DMark Vantage Performance, cooled by liquid nitrogen and aided by 2 DIMMS of memory running stably at a speed of 2720MHz. Even under air cooling, it still achieved a commendable 8070 marks, further cementing ASUS FM2 motherboards capabilities in performing well under a wide variety of environments. The new overclocking record in benchmarks such as 3DMark Vantage indicate that ASUS FM2 Series motherboards deliver customers long-lasting stability, reliability and performance as part of the ASUS commitment to the highest quality possible.

Performance stability with loaded features to satisfy user's needs

ASUS exclusive Dual Intelligent Processors 3 with New DIGI+ Power Control, combining TPU, EPU and digital power controllers give users easy, but robust overclocking performance and overall increased system efficiency for unmatched stability on ASUS FM2 Series motherboards. 

For users who are looking for an extra boost in gaming, the ASUS GPU Boost function increases graphics card performance 17% with a single click, providing a smooth gaming experience. The easy to use USB BIOS Flashback offers the most convenient way of flashing the BIOS without the need of the APU or DRAM installed, while the additional Fan Xpert 2 option safely optimizes the control of system fan cooling level thus ensuring a quiet but stable environment. 

ASUS FM2 motherboards also offer a myriad of functions for those who are looking into building an HTPC setup. Functions such as ASUS USB 3.0 Boost offers increased transmission speeds up to 1.7 times faster than traditional USB 3.0, while the Remote GO! application has the ability to stream multimedia content from PC to DLNA devices, access data and easily transfer files wirelessly. Additionally, Network iControl can prioritize any favorite software by configuring profiles through the intuitive user interface. With so many extra features, ASUS FM2 Series motherboards are ready to deliver the best home entertainment experience.

In addition to F2A85 Series motherboards, ASUS also features a full range of F2A55 Series motherboards, each catering to a wide variety of user's needs.

F2A85 Series



F2A85-V (Coming soon)


F2A85-M LE

F2A55 Series



F2A55-M LE

F2A55-M LK


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About ASUS

ASUS, the world's top 3 consumer notebook vendor and the maker of the world's best-selling and most award winning motherboards, is a leading enterprise in the new digital era. ASUS designs and manufactures products that perfectly meet the needs of today's digital home, office and person, with a broad portfolio that includes motherboards, graphics cards, optical drives, displays, desktops, Eee Box and all-in-one PCs, notebooks, netbooks, tablet devices, servers, multimedia and wireless solutions, networking devices, and mobile phones. Driven by innovation and committed to quality, ASUS won 3,886 awards in 2011, and is widely credited with revolutionizing the PC industry with the Eee PCTM. With a global staff of more than 11,000 and a world-class R&D team of 3,100 engineers, the company's revenue for 2011 was around US$11.9 billion.

About ASUS Motherboards

Driven by homegrown innovation and dedication to absolute quality, ASUS has become the standard for motherboard excellence across diverse product ranges, leading the industry in global sales and positive customer feedback. Acknowledged by numerous accolades, ASUS motherboards propel computing forward with pioneering inventions. These include New DIGI+ Power Control, Dual Intelligent Processors for combined performance boosts and energy savings, and the unique whole-motherboard heat protection offered by the company's TUF Series Thermal Armor and Thermal Radar. ASUS Republic of Gamers motherboards enable unfettered overclocking and performance tuning, serving as the mainstays of numerous world computing records. Important ASUS exclusives such as USB 3.0 Boost with UASP support, USB BIOS Flashback, and UEFI BIOS with EZ Mode demonstrate the ASUS commitment to harmonizing ingenuity and environmental responsibility with care for the people who use technology in everyday life.