Too often, we forget to mention that Asus is a huge proponent of Wi-Fi, and most of their boards include Wi-Fi capabilities. 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. Unfortunately, the Marvell chip is bound to the PCI bus, which it has to share with other integrated peripherals and the board’s five PCI slots. It’s nice of Krogoth to fill in for Chuckula over the holidays. Several weeks ago, Asus advised that they had completed a new Revision 2. Asus A8V Deluxe – Revision 2.
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Post Your Comment Please log in or sign up to comment. Otherwise the variety and range of BIOS adjustments is excellent. The layout of the A8V Deluxe is excellent. Asus A8V Deluxe – Revision 2. Log in Don’t have an account?
After the initial Windows setup we installed all the pertinent delux drivers and then all the necessary Windows upgrades including SP1 before delving into our tests. Noteworthy are the ratios in fine 0.
Overall though, a newbie green PC enthusiast could probably tackle the setup procedure as the board is very user friendly. Asus tells us that Revision 2.
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The WiFi comes with its own PCI card which must be installed if you want to use the wireless LAN feature, the receiver plugs into a jack located on the back of the card. As you will see in the performance numbers and overclocking of the Asus A8V we were not disappointed. It only took about fifteen minutes to completely install the motherboard inside delhxe case. The overclocking controls are wufi in their range as we have come to expect on Asus boards.
I’d wager that the majority of mainstream users and even enthusiasts are more likely to take advantage of integrated or bundled Wi-Fi than a second Gigabit Ethernet option.
Setup and Test System. 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 – ATX – Socket 939 – K8T800 Pro Series
Now I don’t want to go off on a rant here Voldenuit It’s nice of Krogoth to fill in for Chuckula over the holidays. Dell returns to the stock market after six years. Customize The Tech Report Features and Layout Abit AV8: We were particularly pleased to see easily accessible optical and coax SPDIF ports and wish other manufacturers paid as much attention to this feature as Asus has in their recent board designs.
All trademarks, logos, and copyrights are property of their respective owners. While I’m all for high-end boards sporting Gigabit Ethernet, it’s nice to see LG HU85L projector needs but two inches to cast a 90″ picture.
The board mounts to your enclosure and the mounting holes have their own built in washers so using additional washers is not necessary when connecting the board via screws to your case. The A8V Deluxe is the top-of-the-line Asus board for Socketas you see reflected in the feature set.
Motherboards Previous page Next page. The board also features AMD’s new Cool ‘n’ Quiet Technology, this is a tool which monitors system operation and automatically adjusts the CPUs voltage and frequency, thus allowing for a cool and quiet environment by increasing or decreasing the fans rotation speed to its optimal settings.
Asus is an advocate of quiet, failure-free passive chipset cooling, and you will see that in the massive heatsink used on the Northbridge. We had been very pleased with the revisions of the A8V we had evaluated, so we had great expectations of Revision 2.
Neutronbeam Zak, you know you can’t validate any of the above details without first throwing Our only complaint here is that CPU Clock is a little short for a board that can do at 1: It’s nice of Krogoth to fill in for Chuckula over the holidays. Merry Christmas from The Tech Report staff!