The difference between motherboard revision 1.0 and 1.1 is the cooling system design. Revision 1.1 has a modified layout structure reinforcing the overall construction of cooling design to improve quality. When the product is used under same conditions, the thermal performance and system compatibility between revision 1.0 and 1.1 are the same.
European Union had released the new Energy-related Products directive ErP 2009/125/EC to replace Eco-Design Directive Energy-using Products EuP 2005/32/EC in October 2009. The new ErP-Directive extends the coverage of energy-related products which includes not only products under the old EuP Directive but also those do not directly use energy such as showerheads, taps and water-saving.