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As you will see in the performance numbers and overclocking of the Asus A8V we were not disappointed.
Asus even includes a desktop antenna to ease your communication with a wireless router or to serve asks host for other Wi-Fi computers. While we’re talking about the north bridge cooler, it’s worth noting that Asus uses a passive design that doesn’t require a fan.
The layout of components on the Asus A8V is pretty good, and the one aspect I especially like is the Power status light While we did receive several prototypes with impressive performance and a working lock, Asus US did not give us the go-ahead that these interim designs would ever become production boards.
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ASUS A8V Deluxe – motherboard – ATX – Socket – K8T Pro Overview – CNET
For that reason, we did not believe it was fair to AnandTech readers to review an excellent design that they might never see in production. Steam names the best-selling games of AMD’s situation has since cleared itself up, and the socket AMD Athlon64 processor with support for dual channel DDR memory has been enthusiastically received by consumers looking for a long term edge.
Having IDE ports facing out from the edge of a board makes ribbon routing that much easier, especially in cramped cases. Dell asys to the stock market after assus years.
The IDE connectors are in our preferred upper right edge of the board. I am not a fan of Realtek ALC AC’97 audio, but I have to admit that manufacturers have raised their standards with the release of the 7. Battle at the Top by Wesley Fink on July 30, 8: AMD’s Athlon 64 heat sink retention bracket all but eliminates the potential for clutter around the CPU socket, ensuring plenty of room for larger heat sinks.
ASUS A8V Deluxe
When we talked with Asus about why they would leave out such a key feature of the VIA Saus PRO chipset, we were told Asus had concerns about the stability of the feature, and would not release a board with a lock until they were confident of the stable operation of the feature.
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ASUS A8V – motherboard – ATX – Socket 939 – K8T800 Pro Series
Though, before we get too far ahead ourselves in this review of the new socket ASUS A8V motherboard, we should look back at where bit processing was headed with respect to AMD.
Asus A8V Deluxe – Revision 2. With so many axus peripherals, the A8V Deluxe’s port cluster is necessarily stacked. The board also comes with headers for an additional four USB ports, one Firewire port, and even a game port. On a more serio Sure it saps a lot of CPU resources, but an Athlon64 of any speed has a lot to spare.
Customize The Tech Report The A8V Deluxe is loaded with RAID options, but Asus keeps everything neat and tidy by arranging all the storage-related ports along one edge of the board. As a consumer, I’m sure you can understand that no one likes to buy into a short-lived CPU form factor remember the now defunct socket Intel Williamette? LG HU85L projector needs but two inches to cast a 90″ picture. Why is it that so many boards have this helpful little LED tucked away in some obscure location asis it can’t be seen easily?
The A8V Deluxe is the top-of-the-line Asus board for Socketas you see reflected in the feature set. That’s more AMD’s doing than Asus’, though. Merry Christmas from The Tech Report staff! Motherboards Previous page Next page.