ASUS Previews Industry’s Most Energy-Efficient Motherboards Stephen Fung April 22, 2008 Press Release FREMONT, CA (April 22, 2008) In celebration of Earth Day 2008, ASUS®, worldwide leader in component and notebook design and manufacturing, today previewed the P5Q series of motherboards equipped with the exclusive ASUS EPU (Energy Processing Unit). This energy-conserving series is based on the upcoming Intel® P45 chipset, and features full support for the latest Intel® processors and memory technologies. Thanks to the inclusion of the exclusive ASUS EPU, the P5Q series claims the leadership position as the most energy efficient motherboard on the market. Spare the Earth with ASUS’ New EPU Technology The P5Q series joins the ever-expanding list of ASUS’ EPU-equipped motherboards. As the world’s only on-board power microprocessor, the EPU features power management that detects and optimizes power utilization in real-time with improved VRM efficiency. Quick Access to the Web, Less Power Used Needing only five seconds to start the PC system, the ASUS Express Gate allows users to easily and quickly access the Internet, listen to music, and view pictures without entering Windows. This breakthrough mini operating system brings convenience and power savings to today’s fast-paced lifestyle. The P5Q energy-saving series of motherboards consists of P5Q Deluxe, P5Q-E, P5QC, P5Q PRO and P5Q. About ASUS ASUS is a leading company in the new digital era. With a global staff of more than 8000 and a world-class R&D design team, the turnover for 2007 was 6.9 billion U.S. Dollars. ASUS has been ranked in Business Week InfoTech 100 for 10 consecutive years, and has been ranked No.1 by the Wall Street Journal Asia for best quality products in Taiwan. Share This With The World!