ASUS P5WDG2 WS on Intel 975X Chipset. Features, Specifications, Reviews for P5WDG2WS


Features for ASUS P5WDG2 WS

Advanced Thermal Design

8-Phase Power Design. Stack Cool 2. Q-Fan 2. ASUS Heat-pipe thermal solution.

ASUS AI Lifestyle Features for ASUS P5WDG2 WS

Multi-language BIOS(basic input-output system). SATA on the Go. AI Nap. AI Gear. My Logo 2.

Special Features for ASUS P5WDG2 WS

ASUS AI NOS. AI Overclocking. AI Clock Skew. ASUS PEG Link. Hyper Path 3. ASUS BIOS(basic input-output system) Profile. ASUS C.P.R. ASUS AI Booster. Adjustable FSB/DDR2 ratio. Fixed PCI/PCIe frequencies. Precision Tweaker: vDIMM: 25-step DRAM voltage control; vCore: Adjustable Central Processing Unit voltage at 0.0125V increment; SFS (Stepless Frequency Selection): allowing FSB tuning from 200MHz up to 450MHz at 1MHz increment; PCIe x16 Frequency: allowing PCIe x16 frequency from 100MHz up to 150MHz at 1MHz increment.

Other ASUS Special Features for ASUS P5WDG2 WS

ASUS AI NET2. CrashFree BIOS(basic input-output system) 3. EZ Flash 2. Q-Coupler. ASUS AI Quiet. TPM (Trusted Platform Module) 1.2 (optional).



Intel Quad-core Central Processing Unit Ready. LGA775 socket for Intel Pentium Processor Extreme Edition / Pentium D / Pentium 4 / Celeron CPU. supp. Intel 65nm, Core2 Extreme / Core2 Duo. Compatible with Intel 06B, 05B/ 05A and 04B/04A processors. Intel EM64T and Hyper-Threading Technology ready.

Chipset for ASUS P5WDG2 WS

North Bridge: Intel 975X (supp. ATi CrossFire dual Gfx technology). South Bridge: Intel ICH7R. PCI-X Bridge: Intel 6702 PXH.

Front Side Bus

1066/800 MHz.


4 * DIMM, max. 8GB, DDR2 667/533, ECC and non-ECC un-buffered Mem.. Dual channel architecture. Native DDR2 800 supp..

Expansion Slots

2 * PCI-E * 16 slots. 2 * PCI-X. 2 * PCI 2.2.


Intel ICH7R controller supp.: 4 * SATA 3.0Gb/s (RAID(redundant array of independent disks) 0,1,10,5). 1 * UltraDMA 133/100. Marvell 88SE614x supp.: 4 * SATA 3.0Gb/s.


ADI 1988B 8-channel High Definition Sound CODEC. supp. Jack-Sensing, Enumeration, Multi-streaming and Jack-Retasking. Coaxial, Optical S/PDIF out on back I/O port.

LAN(local area network)

Marvell 88E8052 + 88E8001PCI-E Dual Gb LAN(local area network) controller. supp. Teaming function.

USB(Universal Serial Bus)

8 * USB(Universal Serial Bus) 2.0 ports.

Back Panel I/O Ports

Parallel. PS/2 Keyboard. PS/2 Mouse. RJ45. S/PDIF Out (Coaxial + Optical). 4 * USB(Universal Serial Bus). eSATA. Sound I/O. WLAN(local area network) antenna jack (Optional).

Internal I/O Couplers

4 * USB(Universal Serial Bus). 8-pin ATX (for Advanced Technology Extended)+12V power. 24-pin ATX (for Advanced Technology Extended) Power coupler. Chassis intrusion. CPU fan with PWM control. Chassis fan1 with Q-fan control. Chassis fan2 with Q-fan control. PWR fan. IDE coupler. Floppy disk drive coupler. Serial ATA couplers. CD audio in. IEEE 1394(Serial Bus "FireWire", "i.Link")a port. Front panel audio coupler.


User's manual. UltraDMA cable. FDD cable. 2-port USB(Universal Serial Bus) module. 2-port 1394a module. I/O shield. SATA cable. SATA power cable.

Form Factor

ATX (for Advanced Technology Extended) Form Factor, 12"x 9.6"(30.5centimeters * 24.5centimeters).

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