Worldwide Exclusive Integrated Quadro FX470 Motherboard to maximize your return on investment across Partner Certified Graphics Applications
Catering to the needs of professionals who work with applications like AutoCAD and Adobe After Effects which require a graphics solution built for professionals, the P5N-VM WS will provide System Integration a great option with the ability to improve productivity through enhanced computing power and certified support for a wide range of professional graphics applications—all without the hefty investment.

 ASUS Workstation Exclusive Features

Excellent Performance in Applications Developed by Certified Partners
P5N-VM WS is the workstation motherboard built with the high performance NVIDIA® Quadro® FX 470 chipset worldwide exclusively, and is also certified to provide excellent performance across a diverse spread of industry-leading applications developed by certified partners, such as Computer-aided engineering (CAE), Computer-aided design (CAD)/Autodesk/AutoCAD, Inventor, 3ds Max, Digital content creation (DCC), Research and Geographic information system (GIS)—serving as an impressive workstation solution that is optimized to handle graphics-intensive tasks in these varied fields.

Integrated GPU Quadro FX470 outperforms 3X than GF 9800
The NVIDIA® Quadro® FX 470 chipset addresses the ever-expanding graphics and parallel processing requirements that professional applications—from volume CAD to digital content creation applications—need. Compared to the high-end Geforce card 9800, the P5N-VM WS is able to support OpenGL 2.1 via its graphics chipset and deliver increased computing performance by 300% for the Specviewperf 10*.

*Tested on Asus P5N-VM WS using Intel Core 2 Extreme QX9650 CPU with 2GB DDR2 RAM on Windows XP32. GPU Driver version 175.90

 Cost-effective Quad Display for Increased Work Efficiency
With the industry-standard architecture of the P5N-VM WS, multiple output functionality and support for dual-screen displays will provide cost-effectiveness to customers. In addition, the PCI-E 2.0 x16 expansion slot supports an optional NVIDIA® Quadro® graphics card—allowing users to further expand their screenspace for professional Quad-Display functions to make working much more convenient.

 Flexible Storage Options
This motherboard provides six SATA connectors with high performance RAID functions in RAID 0, 1 and 5(Support S/W RAID in Windows) to meet the data storage demands of professionals. In addition, to make hardware upgrades simpler and more convenient, the optional ASUS upgrade kits SASsaby 1064E (supports LSI® Integrated RAID 0, 1, 1E) and SASsaby M (supports S/W RAID 0, 1, 10, and H/W Assisted RAID 5) provide direct support for SAS storage and ensure reliable data protection.

 CPU, Chipset and Graphics features
  LGA775 Intel® Core™2 Processor Ready
This motherboard supports the latest Intel® Core™2 processors in LGA775 package. It also can support Intel® 45nm Multi-Core CPU. With new Intel® Core™ microarchitecture technology and 1333 / 1066 / 800 MHz FSB, Intel® Core™2 processor is one of the most powerful and energy efficient CPU in the world.

 Quadro FX470 Chipset
It is the first integrated Quadro chipset with NVIDIA® CUDA™ parallel computing power and used to build on Intel LGA775 motherboard. It supports Intel® CPU Front Side Bus interface with Hyper-Threading up to 1333MT/s (333 MHz bus clock), 128-bit dual-channel DDR2-800 (2 DIMMs per channel), and dual-DVI-I interface with integrated HDCP key. AHCI SATA controller is integrated with support up to six drives at 1.5Gbps or 3.0 Gbps speeds, which users can configure S/W RAID0, 1, 0+1, 5 and JBOD in NVIDIA® MediaShield™ RAID.

 PCIe 2.0
This motherboard supports the latest PCIe 2.0 devices for double speed and bandwidth which enhances system performance.

 Memory Features
 Dual- Channel DDR2 1200
The motherboard supports DDR2 memory that features data transfer rates of 800 / 667 MHz to meet the higher bandwidth requirements of the latest operation system, 3D graphics, multimedia, and Internet applications. The dual-channel DDR2 architecture doubles the bandwidth of your system memory to boost system performance, eliminating bottlenecks with peak bandwidths of up to 19.2 GB/s.
 ASUS Quiet Thermal Solution

ASUS Stylish heatsink
Effective Fanless Heat Dissipation at 0dB
The wing-shaped heatsink features 0-dB thermal solution that offers users a noiseless PC environment. Not only the beautifully curved fins upgrade the visual enjoyment for motherboard users, but also the special thickened bottom design effectively cools down hot airflows generated by the north bridge chipset. Combined with usability and aesthetics, the ASUS Patent Wing Heat-sink will give users an extremely silent and cooling experience with the elegant appearance!

Q- Shield
Easy and Comfortable Installations
The specially designed ASUS Q-Shield does without the usual "fingers" - making it convenient and easy to install. With better electric conductivity, it ideally protects your motherboard against static electricity and shields it against Electronic Magnetic Interference (EMI).

CrashFree BIOS 3
Simply restore corrupted BIOS data from USB flash disk
The ASUS CrashFree BIOS 3 allows users to restore corrupted BIOS data from a USB flash disk containing the BIOS file. This utility saves users the cost and hassle of buying a replacement BIOS chip.

Trusted Platform Module (TPM) system, which can securely store keys( for encryption/ decryption), digital certificates, passwords, and data. A TPM system also helps enhance network security, protects digital identities, and ensures platform integrity.

ASUS Crystal Sound
Noise Filtering
Eliminate background noise while recording
This feature detects repetitive and stationary noises like computer fans, air conditioners, and other background noises then eliminates it in the incoming audio stream while recording.
Industry Standard

Dual Gigabit LAN
The integrated dual Gigabit LAN design allows a PC to serve as a network gateway for managing traffic between two separate networks. This capability ensures rapid transfer of data from WAN to LAN without any added arbitration or latency.

High Definition Audio
Enjoy high-end sound system on your PC!
The onboard 8-channel HD audio (High Definition Audio, previously codenamed Azalia) CODEC enables high-quality 192KHz/24-bit audio output, jack-sensing feature, retasking functions and multi-streaming technology that simultaneously sends different audio streams to different destinations. You can now talk to your partners on the headphone while playing a multi-channel network games. All of these are done on one computer.

S/PDIF-out on Back I/O Port
This motherboard provides convenient connectivity to external home theater audio systems via coaxial and optical S/PDIF-out (SONY-PHILIPS Digital Interface) jacks. It allows to transfer digital audio without converting to analog format and keeps the best signal quality.


The motherboard and its packaging comply with the European Union´s Restriction on the use of Hazardous Substances (RoHS). This is in line with the ASUS vision of creating environment-friendly and recyclable products and packaging to safeguard consumers´ health while minimizing the impact on the environment.

The product (electrical , electronic equipment, Mercury-containing button cell battery) should not be placed in municipal waste. Check local regulations for disposal of electronic products.

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