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World Record Breaking Notebook, Innovative Motherboards, Graphics Cards and Chassis Set to Wow Audiences

Year by year, the demand for high performance components has been increasing in the realm of computing. In catering to such demands and expectations, ASUS, a leading company in the new digital era, has developed innovative technologies that will allow users to achieve the best possible performance and is set to highlight these during CeBIT 2009.

ASUS W90: The Fastest Notebook on the Planet with World Record Broken at 20284 3DMarks

Experience the power of the world’s best performance notebook—the ASUS W90, which has succeeded in breaking the world record in notebook overclocking. With the help of a world-renowned professional overclocker, the ASUS W90 has proven to be a notebook with power comparable to that of a desktop PC by achieving a massive 3DMark 06 score of 20284—outperforming its closest rival, a notebook equipped with an Intel® Core™ 2 Quad processor. Powered by an Intel® X38 chipset and an Intel® Core™ 2 Duo processor, together with the unique ASUS Turbo Gear function, the W90 lets users enjoy system performance boosts of up to 25%*. With a 3 x SO-DIMM mainboard design and a maximum RAM capacity of 6GB of DDR2-800 memory, the W90 is ideally designed for multitasking and multimedia performance. Dual hard disk drives provide up to one terabyte of storage capacity, allowing users to do more, as well as store more documents or multimedia. The W90 is also now available with more advanced specifications such as the Intel® Quad Core™ Q9000 CPU (T9550 / P8700) and Windows Vista 64 bit Ultimate. It also delivers astounding multimedia performance, thanks largely to a seamless Full HD1080p, 18.4” widescreen display with a 16:9 golden aspect ratio ultra bright LCD display. The W90 can also be equipped with either a dual graphics ATI Mobility Radeon™ HD 4870, ATI® Mobility Radeon™ HD3850 X2 or the NVIDIA® GeForce™ 9800M GS for truly stunning visuals.

Marine Cool Motherboard: Revolutionary Design and Advanced Innovations to Deliver Ultimate Stability and Durability

The ASUS Marine Cool motherboard is a conceptual motherboard that caters to the most demanding of usage environments; and combines a unique design with advanced thermal innovations in the use of ceramics and metals. On the front of the motherboard, a metal heat-pipe module provides exceptional heat transference and dissipation for core components. Located on the back of the motherboard and set flush with the PCB, the Ceramic Backplate makes full use of a revolutionary micro-porous ceramic technology to provide a larger surface area—helping to effectively convey heat from the motherboard PCB and deliver highly effective heat dissipation. Together, this revolutionary thermal design helps improve thermal efficiency by up to 2 times! Additionally, this motherboard features Onboard UPS—a built-in polymer battery that provides an extra backup power supply that activates when there is a power failure—averting damage caused during unexpected blackouts. Furthermore, the server-standard Failover Memory design utilizes built-in memory to help sustain system boot-up. When the PC is switched on, Failover Memory guarantees that the system will boot, regardless of incompatible or faulty memory.

M4A78-HTPC Series Motherboards: The Fun Home Theater Center

The ASUS M4A78-HTPC Series of motherboards is the ideal platform for users to build a full-fledged home theater PC. It features several innovative technologies which provide users with a whole new realm of multimedia enjoyment. With Perfect Pitch Hi-Fi, a high-quality integrated preamplifier chip increases the voltage of weak audio signals and enlarges the dynamic audio frequency—delivering richer details and clearer sounds. In addition, gold-plated RCA stereo audio connectors that are fully compatible with amplifiers without requiring extra connectors make it easy to link the PC to home theater speakers. The ASUS Media Gate is a user-friendly interface that allows users to use the bundled remote controller to easily start media applications with one touch. Furthermore, the ASUS Silent Mode effectively reduces fan speed and lowers fan noise to deliver a quiet environment for maximum movie watching and music listening enjoyment.

Formula Fansink Series Graphics Cards:

Built for Ultimate Performance

The Formula Fansink Series’ F1 style and design deliver a message to users—that they are graphics cards bred for ultimate performance. The streamline shaped cover enables faster and more centralized airflow to be sucked into the system for better thermal efficiency. The Formula Fansink phases in a Micro Surface Treatment technology that encompasses a high-density and anti-oxidizing aluminum-alloy fin module that makes up the flank portions of the graphics card. Each fin module is comprised of hemispherical cavities that maximize the surface area exposed to the air for the best heat dissipation—allowing this series of graphics cards to deliver outstanding cooling. Furthermore, the dust proof fan guarantees astounding heat dissipation efficiency and helps extend the lifespan of the cards; while up to five powerful heat pipes are arranged to enable the average temperature to enhance heat transfer effects.

TA-U Series Aluminum Chassis: Exquisitely Handcrafted Quality Design for Extreme Protection and Durability

Targeting users who require a chassis that provides excellent functionality as well as a trendy aesthetic design, the ASUS VENTO TA-U Series chassis is built with a unique frame that provides users with a strong and sturdy design that is surprisingly lightweight. With support for future cooling solutions, as well as superb ventilation options, this stylish chassis offers the best platform to deliver the best computing experience.

TA-M Series Chassis: Maximum Thermal Performance and User-Friendly Setup with a Stylish Look

The TA-M Series chassis provides practical functionality as well as a modern and stylish look. This chassis series utilizes a well-built yet aesthetically pleasing design that incorporates a user-friendly screw-less design for easy installation, and a multi-way ventilation system for maximizing thermal efficiency, especially for the CPU and graphics cards.

My Cinema-EHD2-100 and P7131Hybrid, My Cinema-U3100Mini

Catering to users who wish to watch and record digital and analog TV on their PCs at the same time, users can look out for two different bus solutions—the ASUS My Cinema-EHD2-100 and P7131Hybrid TV tuners—which support both digital (DVBT) and analog (PAL) TV program formats, and are also equipped with an array of versatile utilities to allow users to enjoy a complete multimedia experience right on the PC. Furthermore, the My Cinema-EHD2-100 is embedded with a Hardware MPEG2 Encoder, so that CPU loading can be dramatically reduced while guaranteeing high-quality video. Besides these internal TV tuner solutions, ASUS has also designed the most mobile TV solution—the My Cinema-U3100Mini. With the My Cinema-U3100Mini, users will be able to watch and record high-quality digital (DVBT) TV programs on their PCs or notebooks anytime, anywhere.

* Specifications are subject to change without prior notice. Please visit for more details.


ASUS at CeBIT 2009

For more details about our highlighted products, please come visit us at Hall 26, Stand D39 from March 3rd to 8th, 2009.

About ASUS

ASUS is a leading company in the new digital era. With a global staff of more than ten thousand and a world-class R&D design team, the company’s revenue for 2008 was 8.1 billion U.S. dollars. ASUS ranks among the top 10 IT companies in BusinessWeek’s “InfoTech 100”, and has been on the listing for 11 consecutive years.

Over a remarkably short period of time ASUS has become one of the top laptop manufacturers worldwide creating compelling computer experiences that have delighted consumers across the world. ASUS are the Fastest Growing Laptop Brand in Europe and ASUS sales are outstripping manufacturers who traditionally dominated the market.

ASUS notebooks have changed the face of the consumer electronics market place with the introduction of highly original and ground breaking notebooks like the Eee PC™ family and the Lamborghini range. ASUS’s design excellence is renowned and it is always informed by the life-style needs of consumers creating laptops that are technologically advanced, sophisticated and refined yet ruggedly robust.
ASUS is the world’s leading enterprise of new digital era. ASUS has been ranked in Business Week InfoTech 100 for 10 straight years, and was rated No.1 in quality and service by the Wall Street Journal Asia. With an unparalleled commitment to innovation and quality ASUS won 2568 awards in 2007 – an average of 7 awards for every day of the year.

ASUS some facts and figures:

 Employs over 130,000 people worldwide
 Revenue in 2007 exceeded £11billion
 Shipped over 60 million PC motherboards that equals one in three desktop PCs shipped during 2007 was powered by an ASUS motherboard
 Ranked in the top four worldwide notebook manufacturers.
 Listed in the world’s top 100 IT companies by the Business week USA for the tenth year
 Ranked among the world’s top 500 corporations by Fortune magazine USA

Notes to Editors:

If you would like a product review, we have a limited number of samples available upon request for the production products, concept products to follow in due course (see sample request form on the press assets pages).

In addition we are able to organise interviews with the Marketing Specialists for ASUS UK. Please contact the press office to request an appointment.

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