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ASUS Express Gate up close and personal

Memory chip onboard this time.

@camwilmot
Cameron Wilmot
Published Mon, May 19 2008 1:19 AM CDT   |   Updated Sat, Aug 8 2020 10:29 AM CDT
Last week we reported about the ASUS P45 event in Taipei and we still have a little bit more to tell from the gathering.

If you recall last week, we posted about how ASUS mobos will get instant-on Linux OS. We can now expand on this further and tell you that ASUS is stepping its Express Gate feature up a notch starting from the launch of its P5Q Premium (Intel P45 Express based mobo).

In the past you had to use a hard drive or some type of USB device to run Express Gate but from now on ASUS will include a NAND flash memory chip from Hynix on its motherboard and the chip used in this case is labeled HY27UT08462A.




Above is how it looks installed on the motherboard along with a photo of the Express Gate software up and running.

Cameron founded TweakTown in 1999 after it originally started off as his personal homepage. Cameron was once, many years ago, the only person at TweakTown producing content, but nowadays, he spends his time ensuring TweakTown operates at its best in his senior management role.

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