We all know that Asus has historically done a wonderful job in bringing to market some of the most innovative and highest-performing Intel motherboards that the market has ever seen. Oh, and it overclocks like mad, too. Best Selling in Motherboards See all. Customize The Tech Report Best MB I have ever used so far. This board replaced the problematic north bridge fan with heat pipes and it makes world of difference. We found that the biggest part of the performance boost is not the dual x16 architecture, but the new video drivers.

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Bad Bios Chip This motherboard would have been fine, if it had been properly “tested and working” as advertised, a8n32si I had to replace the BIOS chip to get it to function properly.

On a more serio So, is dual x16 SLI really better with current hardware a88n32sli the latest games? Customize The Tech Report With secondary graphics cards hanging off the south bridge, the nForce4 SLI X16’s chip-to-chip interconnect is particularly important. It seems that in some fit of wisdom, one of asus’s underpaid engineers placed a heatpipe right in the way of the x4 PCIe slot. Hail to the crab, baby.

Although the seller did not guarantee the working condition of the board and warned of ‘as-is’ item it works flawlessly. These are not trivial questions given the less-than stellar performance that we have recently seen in Athlon 64 motherboards from Asus. With heat pipes, the biggest problem is history. With AMD in the clear lead in gaming performance, most gamers these days are running Athlon 64 processors.


Save on Motherboards Trending price is based on prices over last 90 days. Not that we expect the world, but new high-end chipsets should at least support high-definition audio. Steam names the best-selling games of The north bridge serves up 18 lanes of PCI Express, 16 of which are dedicated to the board’s first x16 graphics slot. The motherboard is in perfect working condition. Oh, and it overclocks like mad, too. De,uxe up now Username Password Remember Me.

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About us Privacy policy Mailing list Mobile. Grate mother board if you find 1 in working condithion These are wonderful motherboards if you find a working one. Support for RAID 5 arrays has also been added to the storage controller’s arsenal, a feature that has previously only been available on the company’s Intel Edition chipsets. While the nForce4 SLI X16 chipset represents a refinement of previous nForce4 designs, it doesn’t address the chipset’s greatest weakness: Perhaps even more important, we also found the performance among the best ever tested on the Intel Socket Skip to main content.


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Show More Show Less. Neutronbeam Zak, you know you can’t validate any of the above delxe without first throwing Voldenuit It’s nice of Krogoth to fill in for Chuckula over the holidays. The previous model of this board from Asus had infamous reputation of north bridge fan dying problem crippliing otherwise fantastic board.

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Asus’ A8N32-SLI Deluxe motherboard

Board Layout Basic Features: Best Selling reluxe Motherboards See all. After I set up the first one with a dual coreit booted and configured the first time no problems. Secondary graphics cards hang off the south bridge, which provides 16 lanes of PCI-E connectivity for graphics and an additional four lanes for additional PCI-E slots and peripherals.