Suddenly loud white noise blasts my ears to bits wearing headphones PC locks up. This morning I wanted to play a nice game and relax. Anyway, back to this morning. August 9, Probably just time to update. Here is the result of having two Ultras in SLI mode with the Asus custom bridge connector between the two cards.

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In its favor, the Asus was the only SLI board that allowed you to change the setup from “normal” to “SLI” without having to first remove the video card. The feature set on the Asus is just average in this roundup. Logitech’s intelligent solution to their smart home restores Harmony.

Quite the beefy setup.

You really only get one PCI slot that isn’t crowded up on — just enough for your Audigy sound card right? You may unsubscribe from the newsletter at any time. TechSpot is dedicated to computer enthusiasts and power users. But as you will see in the roundup, there are better choices among the SLI boards available. Csrd the constraint of adding a second PCI Express x16 slot, the compromises are really minor.

Asus A8N-SLI Deluxe: Features and Layout – nForce4 SLI Roundup: Painful and Rewarding

Join the community hereit only takes a minute. CinebenchKribiBench 1. Asus says that this is required for “stable SLI operation”, but the other 3 SLI designs do fine and are quite stable without the 5th power connector. 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 – a real plus with double slot cards.


This morning I wanted to play a nice game and relax. Of course, how could we look at the first retail SLI motherboard without going through the additional setup and options that the SLI feature gives you? The storage area is an area where it first appears that the Asus stands out.

The Asus is certainly a competent SLI motherboard, but it is pretty average in this roundup and does not stand out in any way other than the wide space between the video slots. Anyways your thoughts please people! Do you already have an account?

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Souund tried tweaking voltages and adjusting the CPU multiplier, but for maximum stability, we ran at the stock 1. It may be possible, but it looked like a hairy enough endeavor that we chose to stick with the cooling fan instead.

Lately, Asus has stood xli or near the top in overclocking, but that has been truer of Asus Intel solutions than those for AMD. Wish I had the cash to update! Post Your Comment Please log in or sign up to comment. A quarter century tour; a Space Marine’s job is never done. Painful and Rewarding by Wesley Fink on February 28, 7: Is Topre Realforce the Realthing?


Motherboard: ASUS A8N-SLI Deluxe

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Hey all, My first post! However today is different. Join the community here. Add your comment to this article You need to be a member to leave a comment. This raised the Si clock to 2. Audio is the rather average Realtek with nothing special in the Asus implementation – quite a step down from the leading edge designs of some Asus boards for Intel processors.