ASUS 2010 Product Seminar

RC Bluetooth, ROG Connect, USB BIOS Flashback

Little Details

Asus unveiled a lot of awesome things at the seminar, and if we gave each of them their own page people would never read the entire article. The following features are definitely worth mentioning though.

RC Bluetooth

RC Bluetooth is certainly one of the more unique new features ASUS have to offer on the ROG Extreme motherboards. After installing the application on a supported smartphone (currently a selection of Windows Mobile, Symbian and Android phones are supported) and pairing the motherboard with the phone, RC Bluetooth allows the user to change BIOS settings from their phone, monitor voltages and temperatures and even power the system on or off.

ASUS 2010  Motherboard Seminar

ROG Connect

ROG Connect is similar to RC Bluetooth in some ways, but a lot more in-depth. By connecting another computer to the motherboard via USB, ASUS give you full monitoring and control of pretty much every setting available, adjustable on-the fly. This feature could no doubt prove itself incredibly useful to the target market of hardcore overclockers, allowing for precise tweaking and monitoring with no CPU overheads which could hinder a system pushed to the very limits.

ASUS 2010  Motherboard Seminar

USB BIOS Flashback

This is a feature that quite frankly any motherboard with overclocking options should have. When finding the overclocking limits of a computer, you’ll eventually go past them and sometimes going too far can lead to a corrupted BIOS. ASUS have made recovering from a failed BIOS or even just updating incredibly easy. As long as the board has 24 pin power connected, just insert a USB drive containing the BIOS file and press the button, an LED by the BIOS will flash and when it stops, the process is complete. It couldn’t get any simpler!

ASUS 2010  Motherboard Seminar 

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Most Recent Comments

06-05-2010, 19:18:28

By the looks of the exit poll atm, it'll be a hung Parliament.

07-05-2010, 05:36:15

well anticipated brooksie,as thats what happend,looks like the conservertive need about 26seats as they are in the lead

07-05-2010, 06:34:57

After reading what Tom wrote about voting Labour so we won't get taxed to high heaven, I had to laugh. The ONLY way to sort out this economic failure is to tax everyone heavily, along with government spending cuts, bonus freezes and reductions within banks, sorting out the shambles benefits system and our border policy. Something the Tories have a better idea of.

Also, /rant over.

07-05-2010, 06:35:44

Also, hung parliament! Stupid voters :P Tories need 36 seats to have majority and there are only 35 left!

07-05-2010, 11:10:43

The Torries will send us into a 2nd dip recession, labour will cut spending, but allow the economy to start recovering first. Lets not forget the 18% interest rates and humungous inflation the Torries left us with when they got voted out last time. Its Labour that fixed that, they also brought the NHS back from the brink, started tax credits ect ect.

Labour is the working mans party. Conservatives are for the rich, or blind. Read the manifestos - its comical.

10-05-2010, 16:13:07


or my mr's did this :


11-05-2010, 14:19:07

I voted for labour on the basis that the conservatives would really cut back on a lot of spending. As I have seen what happens when the NHS doesn't get enough money, and been on a six month waiting list, I can't condone a party that takes more money out. Also the cut backs would probably affect some of my friends who need governmental assistance to stay at university.

What sealed the deal was those conservative posters saying that labour made the rich richer, I mean of course I'm going to vote for that.

11-05-2010, 14:57:49

Brown has just resigned, and it sounds like Cameron has been invited to the palace so thats this country under Tory rule. Joy.

Going to be a nice recession.

11-05-2010, 16:02:52

yer Cameron is now PM

11-05-2010, 16:15:45

As long as PC hardware stays the same, I'm happy.

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