On to the south bridge. Of all the systems reviewed today, Asus has the nicest and cleanest priopietary software. So if you have a videocard with a large cooler, you may end up losing the first PCI slot as a result see above image. Northbridge – nForce2 SPP There’s an integrated graphics version but I’ll ignore the fact that exists for the purposes of this review. A quarter century tour; a Space Marine’s job is never done.

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Asus decided to spend their value-add-ins on the software and on the wireless network card. These fan headers are a little close to the AGP slot. Logitech’s intelligent solution to their smart home restores Harmony.

Asus A7N8X Deluxe nForce2-ST Socket A Motherboard Overview – CNET

The SPP bridge gives us the following. Asus has a long established reputation of being full-featured and reliable and the A7N8X-E Deluxe continues in that tradition. Codenamed nForce2 Ultra delue adds explicit, default chipset voltage, MHz running and This question is for testing whether you are a human visitor and to prevent automated spam submissions. On to the south bridge. The downside to this BIOS however is that you sometimes need to adjust one of the eight jumpers located on the motherboard, and some of them are in awkward locations.

You know what I’m talking about, that period in the life of a platform where it becomes hard to buy a bad motherboard for that platform since chipsets are mature and fine tuned.

A 12V ATX power connector is conspicuously missing on the motherboard. A7h8x the special wireless riser on the motherboard, your computer can connect to a wireless network or become a wireless access point itself in Windows Veluxe. During this complex thought process sitting down in a7n8xx of the TV with a barrel of coffee it occurred to me that the current generation Athlon XP platform processors and motherboards mainly is entering the golden stage of its career.


Their 3-year warranty is also displayed clearly on the back of the box but no other documentation included mentions warranty. Asus’s support information is clearly printed on the inside of the front cover of the owner’s manual and on the driver CD. As we will see shortly, the BIOS features reinforces this notion.

Northbridge – nForce2 SPP There’s an integrated graphics version but I’ll ignore the fact that exists for the purposes nforcee this review.

That period when yields on the processors are a7j8x good that the lower end models are remarked versions of the high clocking cores. March 5, So if you have a videocard with a large cooler, you may end up losing the first PCI slot as a result see above image.

So given the above specifications which make it the most powerful, integrated and highest performing Athlon XP chipset on the market, what have ASUS done with it? Latest News Latest Videos. There is also POST Reporter that pronounces audible warnings or status information during your motherboard boot-up sequence.

However once installed in a case, I found that the ATX cable blocks the removable 3.

At first glance this would appear to be a good placement for it as it is away from the socket for optimal airflow and forward so you don’t have to bend your ATX cable. I guess that good stuff comes with nForce3. The only time it did slow down was when I stopped my Folding Home or when I a7n88x on the air-conditioning.


ASUS A7N8X-E Deluxe – motherboard – ATX – Socket A – nForce2 Ultra 400 Series

What was the best tech product of ? There is support for six USB 2. Click to find out more.

Is Topre Realforce the Realthing? The bus link is also isynchronous meaning devices on either end are free to nvorce the bus at will and the bus can guarantee bandwidth.

nForce 2 Socket A Motherboard Round-up | Asus A7N8X-E Deluxe

Combined with a number of other factors including a mature DDR DRAM market with an availability of good modules, putting together a good Athlon XP box is easier than ever and performance has never been better. These capacitors may block larger heatsinks like this Thermalright AX7.

I don’t know about any other online hardware reviewer, but before a new article this one likes to have a good think about whatever it is he’s reviewing to get a good ‘angle’ on things and hopefully spit out a decent read after all the Homesite abuse has stopped. By reading this site you agree to our cookie policy.

These jumpers blue could be blocked if a PCI card is installed.