As a consumer, I’m sure you can understand that no one likes to buy into a short-lived CPU form factor remember the now defunct socket Intel Williamette? Several weeks ago, Asus advised that they had completed a new Revision 2. Asus tells us that Revision 2. Now, if AMD is comfortable with picky journalists judging its newest multi-million dollar CPU roll-out on an ASUS board, then that certainly underscores something consumers should be taking note of. The passive heatsink Asus slap onto the A8V should be fine for regular use, but I’d recommend overclockers in the crowd get an active heatsink for this puppy. All Athlon64 processors have the memory controller built into the processor, yet the VIA K8T Pro Northbridge still gets quite toasty during operation.
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Asus a8v A8V Deluxe is the top-of-the-line Asus board for Socketas you see reflected in the feature set. Another is located at the bottom right hand corner of the board for the system fan. Our only complaint here is that CPU Clock is a little short for asus a8v board that can do at 1: Otherwise the variety and range asus a8v BIOS adjustments is excellent.
The overclocking controls are excellent in their range as we have come to expect on Asus boards. Post Your Comment Please log in or sign up to comment.
Asus A8V Deluxe – Revision 2. I am not a fan of Realtek ALC AC’97 audio, but I have to admit that manufacturers have raised their standards with the release of the 7. Why is it that so asus a8v boards have qsus helpful little LED tucked away in some obscure asus a8v where it can’t be asus a8v easily?
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. Log in Don’t have an account? Too often, we forget to mention that Asus is a huge proponent of Wi-Fi, and most of their boards include Wi-Fi capabilities.
Asus’ A8V Deluxe motherboard
Which brings us back to the pale brown Asus A8V motherboard. Features and Layout Abit AV8: We had been very pleased with the revisions of the A8V we had evaluated, so we had great expectations of Revision 2.
Battle at the Top by Wesley Fink on July 30, 8: While we did receive asus a8v prototypes asus a8v impressive performance and a working lock, Asus US did not give us the go-ahead that these interim designs would ever become production boards.
As asus a8v consumer, I’m sure you can understand that no one likes to buy into a short-lived CPU form factor remember the now defunct socket Intel Williamette?
As you will see in the performance asus a8v and overclocking of the Asus A8V we were not disappointed. The layout of the A8V Deluxe is excellent. Its socket Athlon64 was a saus channel DDR solution, and its socket AthlonFX and Opteron solutions were out of the reach of most consumers budget, and interest.
When we talked with Asus about why they would leave out asus a8v 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 asus a8v until they were confident of the stable operation of the asus a8v.
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Though, before we get too far ahead ourselves in this review of the new socket ASUS A8V motherboard, we should look back asus a8v where bit processing was headed with respect to AMD. Sign up now Username Password Remember Me. Asus tells us that Revision 2. Beginners Guides Cases and Asus a8v. Sure it saps a lot of CPU resources, but an Athlon64 of any speed has a lot to spare. All Athlon64 processors have the memory controller built into the processor, yet the VIA K8T Asus a8v Northbridge still gets quite toasty during operation.
Standard onboard goodies consist of 7. Asus A8V Motherboard Includes: Asus is an advocate asus a8v quiet, failure-free passive chipset cooling, and you will see that in the massive heatsink used on the Northbridge. The IDE connectors are in our preferred upper right edge of the board.