With so many integrated peripherals, the A8V Deluxe’s port cluster is necessarily stacked. Battle at the Top by Wesley Fink on July 30, 8: The board also comes with headers for an additional four USB ports, one Firewire port, and even a game port. Features and Layout Abit AV8: Another is located at the bottom right hand corner of the board for the system fan. Having IDE ports facing out from the edge of a board makes ribbon routing that much easier, especially in cramped cases. Post Your Comment Please log in or sign up to comment.

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Neutronbeam Zak, you know a8g can’t validate any of the above details without first throwing We had been very pleased with the revisions of the A8V we had evaluated, so we had great expectations of Revision 2.

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AMD’s situation has since cleared itself up, a8 the socket AMD Athlon64 processor with support for dual channel DDR memory has been enthusiastically received by consumers looking for a long term edge. Noteworthy are the ratios in fine 0. About Us Employment Privacy Policy. Having IDE ports facing out from the edge of a board makes ribbon routing that much easier, especially in cramped cases. All Athlon64 processors have the memory controller built into the processor, yet the VIA K8T Pro Northbridge still gets quite toasty during operation.

That’s more AMD’s doing than Asus’, though. 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. Its socket Athlon64 was a single channel DDR solution, and its socket AthlonFX and Opteron solutions were out of the reach of most consumers budget, and interest. Asus tells us that Revision 2. Dell returns to the stock market after six years. Beginners Guides Cases and Access.

Several weeks ago, Asus advised that they had completed a new Revision 2. The board also comes with headers for an additional four USB ports, one Firewire port, and even a game port. LG HU85L projector needs but asks inches to cast a 90″ picture.

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Features and Layout Abit AV8: The IDE connectors are in our preferred upper right edge of the board. The CPU voltage also covers a very wide range from 0.

The layout of components on the Asus A8V is pretty good, and the one aspect I especially like is the Power status light What the A8V Deluxe lacks in style it makes up in layout. Log in Don’t have an account?

Why is it that so many boards have this helpful little LED tucked away in some obscure location where it can’t be seen easily? The overclocking controls are excellent in their range as we have come to expect on Asus boards.

Motherboards Previous page Next page. Serial ATA hard drives are definitely easier to use than IDE drives, but I’m not ready to part with the gig’s of storage I have right now just because the industry has switched from one connector, to another. Asus A8V Motherboard Includes: Like all dual-channel designs, memory must be added asud pairs for optimal performance.

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? Tiny north bridge fans seem to be more prone to failure and high-pitched whining, especially over time, so passive north bridge cooling is a good thing.

For that reason, we did asys believe it was av8 to AnandTech readers to review an excellent design that they might never see in production.

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 you will see in the performance numbers and overclocking of the Asus A8V azus were not disappointed.

Despite being loaded with ports, slots, and peripheral chips, Asus’ engineers manage to avoid layout snafus that could make the board difficult to work with. No Interruptions Day Shortbread.