As I am sure you are aware, most computer USB ports do not provide the required 2.1 amps that the iPad needs to charge. Standard USB ports only supply 1.0 amp, which is fine for iPhones and iPods, but insufficient for the iPad. Fortunately, some motherboard manufacturers have released a utility that will allow charging directly from onboard USB ports.
Asus has released the Ai Charger utility, which is available here:
Next, MSI has also released a utility, which can be downloaded here:
UPDATE: One of our readers suggested that Gigabyte has also released a utility. Download it here: