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Soon thereafter, we received an active cooling kit for the VNF4-Ultra that was a very easy installation. Post Your Comment Please log in or sign up to comment. For instance, even when users use a heatsink that requires a lot of force, the motherboard does not warp. Tuesday, April 19, If anyone here can help me out, I’d be grateful.

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Yes, my password is: This is fine and dandy for enthusiasts, but it can put the average user in a bit of a financial bind. Chaintech builds to a price point, and if this is the concession that had to be made for performance, we will find a way to live with it.

I believe Phoenix chaintecn Award are the same company.

The MCP chip has also moved vnf4/nvf4 is now closer to the processor. Memory Tests Page 6: Please update your bookmarks and be sure to visit the new and improved Ninjalane at Hardwareasylum.

Most nForce4 based motherboards support such CPUs but not all of them do so out-of-the-box. Post Your Comment Please log in or sign up to comment.

CHAINTECH VNF4/Ultra Socket 939 NVIDIA nForce4 Ultra ATX AMD Motherboard

Fan speed monitoring and control for CPU and system. The only real chaintfch that Chaintech made with the smaller board was placing the pin ATX and the 4-pin 12V between the CPU and rear panel connectors.


When we first received the Chaintech for evaluation, it was supplied with a passive heatsink for the single-chip nForce4 Ultra chipset. I have found conflicting info on the web.

If you are unable to POST, then your options are to either find a friend with a socket CPU vnf4/vn4 use that to boot yours up, and download a newer bios, then replace yours. Add your comment to this article You need to be a member to leave a comment. Sign up for freeit takes 30 seconds. Already have an account? Finally thermal management within the processor has gotten much better.

This allows Chaintech to place almost all the storage connectors on the right edge of the board where they chaintsch work best. View this thread in our forums!

nForce4 Ultra Roundup: Charting the Mainstream

If you need help with a chaintech product, try out the pcper forums chaintech representedthey have more specific support for chaintech products, not that we can’t help you here of course, just they have more experience with the particular board.

It means your bios is v5.

During that time we’ve seen quite a few improvements in chipset design and performance from nVidia, they even captured the enthusiast crown from VIA for a short time. For instance, even when users use a heatsink that requires a lot of force, the motherboard does not warp.

Chaintech VNF4-Ultra: Features and Layout – nForce4 Ultra Roundup: Charting the Mainstream

Maybe someone ulra will come along and have some better news. The last thing I want is one or TWO more tiny fans just on the mobo to worry about failing This is a bit pointless in our opinion, since many times hardware problems and conflicts occur which prevent the system from even being able to display images on the monitor.


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After careful consideration I have decided to transfer all hardware review activities to a new domain. While a little vnf4/vf4 than the other nF4 Ultra boards, Chaintech has compensated with a different layout that works very well in most cases. It seems like AMD took our words to heart and the new system is definitely better! No, create an account now.

Sign up now Username Password Remember Me. You must log in or sign up to reply here. Then vnf4ultra came along and said “let there be clarity” And it became so. The layout of this motherboard is quite user-friendly with all the main connectors located on the right-hand edge of the PCB.