It’s nice of Krogoth to fill in for Chuckula over the holidays. Post Your Comment Please log in or sign up to comment. Show More Show Less. We cannot go forward in reviewing the A8NSLI Deluxe without first addressing some of the completely incorrect hype that has developed about this board from early reviews by some review sites. Board Layout Basic Features: Dell returns to the stock market after six years.

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After I set up the first one with a dual coreit booted and configured the first time no problems. So, is dual x16 SLI really better with current hardware and the latest games?

This motherboard would have been fine, if it had been properly “tested and working” as advertised, but I had to replace the BIOS chip to get it to function properly. Socket based Athlon 64 and Sempron processors. No down side as far as I am concerned.

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About us Privacy policy Mailing list Mobile. These delux not trivial questions given the less-than stellar performance that we have recently seen in Athlon 64 motherboards from Asus.

With secondary graphics cards hanging off the south bridge, the nForce4 SLI X16’s chip-to-chip interconnect is particularly important. These are wonderful motherboards if you find a working one.


Asus A8N32-SLI Deluxe: NVIDIA Dual x16 for the Athlon 64

It’s also loaded with extra peripherals and eight-phase power. While the nForce4 SLI X16 chipset represents a refinement of previous nForce4 designs, it doesn’t address the chipset’s greatest weakness: I registered them with ASUS for the 3 year warranty! Merry Christmas from The Tech Report staff!

Post Your Comment Please log in or sign up to comment. It seems that in some fit of wisdom, one of asus’s underpaid engineers placed a heatpipe right in the way of the x4 PCIe slot. No Interruptions Day Shortbread. With heat pipes, the biggest problem is history.

We all know that Asus has historically done a wonderful job in bringing to market some of the most innovative and highest-performing Intel motherboards that the market has ever seen.

Log in Don’t have an account? The good news recently is that the newest A8N-SLI Premium performed very well in our initial enthusiast testing, even with the potentially performance-robbing auto-switching SLI. Dell returns to a8n23sli stock market after six years. Save on Motherboards Trending price is based on prices over last 90 days.

Show More Show Less. Voltage, fan status, and temperature monitoring. LG HU85L projector needs but two inches to cast a 90″ picture. Customize The Tech Report We found that the biggest part of the performance boost is not the dual x16 architecture, but the new video drivers.


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With 8-phase power, passive heat-pipe cooling and two full x16 PCIe video slots, the Intel version had the goods to grab our attention. This board replaced the problematic north bridge fan with heat pipes and it makes world of difference. Secondary graphics cards hang off the south bridge, which provides 16 lanes of PCI-E connectivity for graphics a8n32li an additional four lanes for additional PCI-E slots and peripherals.

It is also jam packed with many features a top of the line motherboard usually offers too.

Best Selling in Motherboards See all. The previous model of this board from Asus had infamous reputation of north bridge fan dying problem crippliing otherwise fantastic board. Hail to the crab, baby. More items related to this product. You might not have a use for them, but dfluxe certainly do. This item doesn’t belong on this page.