These capacitors may block larger heatsinks like this Thermalright AX7. March 5, This motherboard may not have all the features that will tickle the enthusiast’s fancy, but it is an excellent board with great execution. The Asus website also carries warranty information in an obvious spot here making it easier for customers to access the support they need. There is no official Asus forum either, so third party forums, like our Asus forum , are the best place to find help. Logitech’s intelligent solution to their smart home restores Harmony.

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Latest News Latest Videos. 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. A 12V ATX power connector is conspicuously missing on the motherboard. I find this extremely inconvenient and inefficient as a consumer because in order to adjust something as simple as disabling SATA, you need to not only switch the jumper to the appropriate spot, but dwluxe change the appropriate setting in the BIOS.

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

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 delluxe your ATX cable. 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.

It’s been running flawless for nfroce years. There is support for six USB 2. Using the special wireless riser on the motherboard, your computer can connect to a wireless network or become a wireless access point itself in Windows XP.


Northbridge – nForce2 SPP There’s an integrated graphics version but I’ll ignore the fact that exists for the purposes of this review. A7h8x has a long established reputation of being full-featured and reliable and the A7N8X-E Deluxe continues in that tradition.

Also, there are two fan headers adjacent to the AGP slot see image below which can cause problems with large videocoolers as well see image below. Logitech’s edluxe solution to their smart home restores Harmony. This question is for testing whether you are a human visitor and to prevent automated spam submissions.

nForce 2 Socket A Motherboard Round-up

The bus link is also isynchronous meaning devices on either end are free to use the bus at will and the bus can guarantee bandwidth. Home Reviews News Forums. DASP is also unchanged and aims to feed the processor with as much relevant data as possible to keep the front end of the pipeline busy and the Drluxe working to its full potential. The driver CD contains your array of driver files, but also includes a useful system deuxe tool “PC Probe” which is very well designed and uncluttered.

I would have preferred to have seen diagnostic LEDs on the motherboard or on the back panel instead. That period when yields on the processors are so good that the lower end models are remarked versions of the high clocking cores. As we will see shortly, the BIOS features reinforces this notion. By reading this site you agree to our cookie policy.

The Asus website also carries warranty information in an obvious spot here making it easier for customers to access the support they need. This won’t be an issue if you don’t tinker with your computer’s innards a lot, but it is a design issue to be aware of. In practice I found that Q-Fan works as advertised but found limited practicality.


There is no official Asus forum either, so third party forums, like our Asus forumare the best place to find help. However once installed in a case, I found that the ATX cable blocks the removable 3. 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. 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?

Hope I can find someone, who’s able to replace them. All that comes on top of the non-T specifications such as the full 6 channel hardware assisted audio, USB2. I personally find this feature questionable since there are many situations where you either don’t have speakers or work in a quiet environment. The SPP bridge gives us the following.

During this complex thought process sitting down in front 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.

A quarter century tour; a Space Marine’s job is never done. Codenamed nForce2 Ultra it adds explicit, default chipset voltage, MHz running and Asus decided to spend their value-add-ins on the software and on the wireless network card.