Add to this below-average overclocking abilities and the problems experienced with our Ultra cards on just the Asus board, and it is hard to get too excited about this particular Asus board. This motherboard went into a media server to replace the same model motherboard that failed after many years of use. As the PC world develops into the dual-core and bit arena Asus has market available products that support these new technologies. It also has the ability to let you change out the SATA drives on the fly or hot-swap and rebuild in case of drive failure. Mordred Purchased 2 of these to upgrade motherboards that I use in my business.
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No problems encountered in the past 2 months, nothing fancy just a good solid board. Remember that it’s an old board soi it is aasus a platform you will be building on to handle the newest games out there, but if you want to put together a file-crunching monster NAS or workhorse machine to use up the old PCI cards or tie in those firewire drives a8b have lying around, this veteran can handle it.
But ASUS was the first to get us a final board and thus we have them in our review today. We experimented with a variety of settings and were able to run stably at 2. The feature set and Deluxe name are generally reserved for Asus for their “notch-down” boards, which might indicate that Asus has plans for a top-line Premium board in the future.
asjs See details for description of any imperfections. You may also like. As you will see later in our overclocking test, however, this capability is basically a8nn, since this Asus is not a particularly good overclocker. If you go with max memory and fastest CPU options, you won’t be out much money and you still end up with acceptable power for anything a basic file or office machine could ever need.
Just something to keep an eye out for. I don’t know what else to say other then it’s just a reliable MB.
I am returning these two and getting one GT, but of course, not from Gigabyte! Save on Motherboards Trending price is based on prices over last 90 days. With dli working sample of the board in hand it looks like ASUS has worked out any issues we had with the first sample of the board, and it should make for a nice gift for someone special or yourself of course for the holiday gamer.
It is bad enough that two top-end video cards require 4 Molex a8 to power them, but on the Asus board you also have to connect another 4-pin Molex for additional video card power.
Slii engineering is an important benefit with any Asus product, and the resources of this giant company are impressive. Enemy Territory Performance Battlefield: Wayne Potter Vengence1 juno. The system proved stable through all our benchmarking and ran multiple games for extended periods without a hiccup.
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I like the following: Installing hardware is never a problem as you have plenty of info around the net to draw from. But as you will see in the roundup, there are better choices among the SLI boards available. We tried tweaking voltages and adjusting the CPU multiplier, but for maximum stability, we ran at the stock 1. This will be an important feature for users who water-cool their video cards sll have special cooling in mind for the pair of SLI cards.
It’s forgiving of me when I err in flashing a Bios update. Show less Show more. This raised the CPU z8n to 2.
Show More Show Less. Flashed the bios, downloaded all the updates from the web site, good to go! Socket Computer Motherboards.
This item may be a floor ssli or store return that has been used. But having dual gigabit Ethernet makes up for that. It’s a poor man’s SSD, but quite effective as a bombproof fast loader.
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