Asus even includes a desktop antenna to ease your communication with a wireless router or to serve as host for other Wi-Fi computers. 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. The board also features AMD’s new Cool ‘n’ Quiet Technology, this is a tool which monitors system operation and automatically adjusts the CPUs voltage and frequency, thus allowing for a cool and quiet environment by increasing or decreasing the fans rotation speed to its optimal settings. I’d wager that the majority of mainstream users and even enthusiasts are more likely to take advantage of integrated or bundled Wi-Fi than a second Gigabit Ethernet option. When we talked with Asus about why they would leave out such a key feature of the VIA K8T 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. Asus is an advocate of quiet, failure-free passive chipset cooling, and you will see that in the massive heatsink used on the Northbridge. Unfortunately, the Marvell chip is bound to the PCI bus, which it has to share with other integrated peripherals and the board’s five PCI slots.
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Too often, we forget to mention that Asus is a huge proponent of Wi-Fi, and most of their boards include Wi-Fi capabilities.
Dell returns to the stock market after six years. As you will see in the performance numbers and overclocking deluxf the Asus A8V we were not disappointed.
Reading the manual is always a good thing for the newcomer so that they can familiarize z8v with the board’s layout plan and BIOS functions. Sign up now Username Password Remember Me. The IDE connectors are in our preferred upper right edge of the board. Noteworthy are the ratios in fine 0. The board also features AMD’s new Cool ‘n’ Quiet Technology, this is a tool which monitors system operation and automatically adjusts the Seluxe voltage and frequency, thus allowing for a cool and quiet environment by increasing or decreasing the fans rotation speed to its optimal settings.
Asus tells us that Revision 2.
The overclocking controls are excellent in their range as we have come to expect on Asus boards. Log in Don’t have an account? LG HU85L projector needs but two inches to cast a 90″ picture. The CPU voltage also covers a very wide range from 0.
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It only took about fifteen minutes to completely install the motherboard inside the case. No more DOS-based flash utility and bootable diskette are required.
Otherwise the variety and range of BIOS adjustments is excellent. It’s nice of Krogoth to fill in for Chuckula over the holidays.
Setup and Wifii System. I’d wager that the majority of mainstream users and even enthusiasts are more likely to take advantage of integrated or bundled Wi-Fi than a second Gigabit Ethernet option.
ASUS A8V Deluxe – motherboard – ATX – Socket 939 – K8T800 Pro Series
The A8V Deluxe is the top-of-the-line Asus board for Socketas you see reflected in the feature set. The layout of the A8V Deluxe is excellent. Asus A8V Deluxe – Revision 2. We feluxe particularly pleased to see easily accessible optical and coax SPDIF ports and wish other manufacturers paid as much attention to this feature as Asus has in their recent board designs. A little something extra As if the A8V Deluxe’s cornucopia of on-board peripherals weren’t enough, Asus also ships the board with a “WiFi-g” wireless networking card.
No Interruptions Day Shortbread. We had been very pleased with the revisions of the A8V we had evaluated, so we had great expectations of Revision 2.
Asus A8V Deluxe: Features and Layout – Socket Roundup: Battle at the Top
Now I don’t want to go off on a rant here Customize The Tech Report Our only complaint here is that CPU Clock is a little short for a board that can do at 1: While I’m all for high-end boards sporting Gigabit Ethernet, it’s nice to see Asus even includes a desktop antenna to ease your communication with a wireless router or to serve as host for other Wi-Fi computers.
Some will hate the floppy edge connector, but we liked getting it out of the way, and the floppy is also a connector many users don’t use any way.
Several weeks ago, Asus advised that they had completed a new Revision 2. Features and Layout Abit AV8: Battle at the Top by Wesley Fink on July 30, 8: Merry Christmas from The Tech Report staff!
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