But having dual gigabit Ethernet makes up for that. Logitech’s intelligent solution to their smart home restores Harmony. But as you will see in the roundup, there are better choices among the SLI boards available. You must log in or sign up to reply here. All of the other SLI boards provide 2 slots between the video cards. A quarter century tour; a Space Marine’s job is never done. Add to this below-average overclocking abilities and the problems experienced with our Ultra cards on just the Asus board, and it is hard to get too excited about this particular Asus board.

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Add your comment to this article You need to be a member to leave a comment. Subscribing to a newsletter indicates your consent to our Terms of Use and Privacy Policy. Wish I had the cash to update! August 9, Probably just time to update. We have commented before that Asus pays close attention to the layout of their motherboards, and that also shows in the A8N-SLI Deluxe. deluxw

The second x16 slot makes things a bit more cramped; nForce4 chip and fan awkwardly located. We also very much liked the locks on the video slots because you could release them from the back of the slot as well as the front – ddluxe real plus with double slot cards. All nForce4 based SLI solutions will have a card of some kind on it like the one pictured above. Close the game to find ‘Audio Device not found’ And that as they say is history I have spent the last 4 hours of my life trying to fix this terriable motherboard.


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You are now ready for an SLI system! The feature set and Deluxe name are generally reserved for Asus for their “notch-down” boards, which might indicate that Asus has plans for a top-line Premium board in the future. Do you already have an account? Ccard and 3D Marks Gaming: I do think this mobo is dead for sure this time, but just to check to see if my thoughts are right Firewire is also a, or Firewirewhen Asus uses Firewire on their recent Intel boards.

This will be an important feature for users who water-cool their video cards or have special cooling in mind for the pair of SLI cards. It may be possible, but it looked like a hairy enough endeavor that we chose to stick with the cooling fan instead. The design of the PCB was also the best of the group with positive side locking z8n looked like it might survive a few changes.

This raised the CPU clock to 2. You can definitely see the problem I mentioned on the previous page about lack of room on the board once two Ultras are installed. Sign up for freeit takes 30 seconds. The storage area is an area where it first appears that the Asus stands out.


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Here is the result of having two Ultras in SLI mode with the Asus custom bridge connector between the two cards. Quite the beefy setup.

Logitech’s intelligent solution to their smart home restores Harmony. The final results are seen above.

Asus A8N-SLI Deluxe nForce4 Motherboard

The system proved stable through all our benchmarking and ran multiple games for extended periods without a hiccup. Hey all, My first post!

A quarter century tour; a Space Marine’s job is never done. This morning I wanted to play a nice game crd relax. The Asus is certainly a competent SLI motherboard, but it is pretty average in this roundup and does not stand out in cafd way other than the wide space between the video slots. Ok I think switching you off and fixing you later Up until an overhaul a few weeks back used to take 30 Minutes to boot up Dluxe back to it a few hours later, ready for its normal problems so I can fix them as I always do.