So, is dual x16 SLI really better with current hardware and the latest games? Secondary graphics cards hang off the south bridge, which provides 16 lanes of PCI-E connectivity for graphics and an additional four lanes for additional PCI-E slots and peripherals. Voldenuit It’s nice of Krogoth to fill in for Chuckula over the holidays. We found that the biggest part of the performance boost is not the dual x16 architecture, but the new video drivers. The motherboard is in perfect working condition. With heat pipes, the biggest problem is history.

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Post Your Comment Please log in or sign up to comment. Perhaps even more important, we also found the performance among the best ever tested on the Intel Socket No down side as far as I am concerned.

Log in Don’t have an account? Socket Computer Motherboards. Socket based Athlon 64 and Sempron processors. Not that we expect the world, but new high-end chipsets should at least support high-definition audio.

It’s also loaded with extra peripherals and eight-phase power.

Asus’ A8NSLI Deluxe motherboard – The Tech Report – Page 1

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. Customize The Tech Report The previous model of this board from Asus had infamous reputation of north bridge fan dying problem crippliing otherwise fantastic board.


Merry Christmas from The Tech Report staff! While the nForce4 SLI X16 chipset represents a refinement of previous nForce4 designs, it doesn’t address the chipset’s greatest weakness: No Interruptions Day Shortbread. The north bridge serves up 18 lanes of PCI Express, 16 of which are dedicated to the board’s first x16 graphics slot. 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.

With AMD in the clear lead in gaming performance, most gamers these days are running Athlon 64 processors. Steam names the best-selling games of With heat pipes, the biggest problem is history.

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

This board replaced the problematic north bridge fan with heat pipes and it makes world of difference. Best Selling in Motherboards See all.

This item doesn’t belong on this page. I bought the second one because I had an older motherboard that was failing. Frankly, that information is veluxe on an incorrect interpretation of performance data. Grate mother board if you find 1 in working condithion These are wonderful motherboards if you find a working one.


You might not have a use for them, but i certainly do. It is also jam packed with many features a top of the line motherboard usually offers too. Sign deeluxe now Username Password Remember Me.

ASUS A8N32-SLI Deluxe, Socket 939, AMD Motherboard

It seems a8n3sli in some fit of wisdom, one of asus’s underpaid engineers placed a heatpipe right in the way of the x4 PCIe slot. You may also like.

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Neutronbeam Zak, you know you can’t validate any of the above details without first throwing Voltage, fan status, and temperature monitoring.

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