The design of the PCB was also the best of the group with positive side locking that looked like it might survive a few changes. Stack Cool 2 Stack Cool 2 is a fan-less and zero-noise cooling solution. Brand and product names mentioned are trademarks of their respective companies. Easily backup photos, videos and other entertainment contents on external devices. Maximizing gaming performance Precision Tweaker Designed for serious overclockers It offers ways to raise system performance inch-by-inch and step-by-step to achieve maximum performance! Asus engineering is an important benefit with any Asus product, and the resources of this giant company are impressive. 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.

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CPU Lock Free boosts overall system performance by making synchronous modification possible. Axus local regulations for disposal of electronic products. We have commented before that Asus pays close attention to the layout of their motherboards, and that also shows in the A8N-SLI Deluxe. Firewire is also a, or Firewirewhen Asus uses Firewire on their recent Intel boards. Please refer to nfoece4 specification page The product electricalelectronic equipment, Mercury-containing button cell battery should not be placed in municipal waste.

The 8-phase power builds a more steady power supply environment for the CPU and generates less heat than the conventional power design. This motherboard provides excellent compatibility and flexibility by supporting either bit or bit architecture.

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Lately, Asus has stood at or near the top in overclocking, but that has been truer of Asus Intel solutions than those for AMD.


Specifications and features vary by model, and all images are illustrative. This multifaceted software set includes the latest multimedia software, bringing forth the multimedia features asua ASUS motherboards to the best! 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.

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.

Asus A8N-E nForce4 Socket ATX Motherboard Overview – CNET

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. 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.

As you will see later in our overclocking test, however, this capability is basically wasted, since this Asus is not a particularly good overclocker.

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.

Log in Don’t have an account? It is bad enough that two top-end video cards require 4 Molex connectors to power them, but on the Asus board you also have to connect another 4-pin Molex for additional video card power.

ASUS A8N-SLI Deluxe – motherboard – ATX – Socket 939 – nForce4 SLI Series

This mobo is for those who doesn’t shoot for self-defense, who doesn’t pass another car because one is late, and who despises mercy rules in sports. All of the other SLI boards provide 2 slots between the video cards.


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. Fanless Design Provide a ashs environment without all the baggage Cooling fans, though a popular thermal solution, also come with noise and malfunction likelyhood.

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The heat sinks and strategic board layout were tailor made to dissipate heat in the most efficient manner. This is about getting the most out of your machine, and taking pride in your customized computer. PCB nfoece4 and bundled software versions are subject to change without notice.

No more DOS-based flash utility and bootable diskette required. Get tough, get competitive, get on top of the game and stay on top of the game. Please refer specification pages for full details. Asus engineering is an important benefit with any Asus product, ngorce4 the resources of this giant company are impressive.

Perhaps there is another Asus SLI in the works that will do a better asjs at bringing high-end features to Asus nForce4. Products may not be available in all markets. ASUS AI NET2 remotely detects cable connection the second you turn on the system, and any faulty connections are reported back up to meters at 1 meter accuracy. Sign up now Username Password Remember Me. Easy to set up and fast to configure, ActiveArmor offers remote secure access, monitoring, and configuration for management.