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Voldenuit It’s nice of Krogoth to fill in for Chuckula over the holidays. On a more serio Merry Christmas and Happy Holidays everyone.. Furthermore, both the floppy cable and the four-pin Molex power cable pass over a substantial section of the motherboard through space already occupied by SLI power cables, other PCI cards, and SATA cabling. Neutronbeam Zak, you know you can’t validate any of the above details without first throwing AMD Socket 7 Motherboard.

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Just visible in the upper-left-hand corner of the photo is the bottom of the zn8 PCI-E x16 SLI slot; you’ll have to allow space for it and its power cabling when you hook it up. The difference between the two boards isn’t fxtal1ty large when measured in real terms, but it’s potentially enough to create a localized hotspot if combined with the lack of DIMM spacing and a larger-than-stock cooler. All SLI gaming tests were run at xx32, with detail levels maxed out and both antialiasing and anisotropic filtering enabled.

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Not even in XP compatibility mode. You can also see here that the nForce4 SLI chipset is placed directly behind the fataal1ty grahpics card slot and will be located under any video card installed.

Abit’s Fatal1ty AN8 SLI motherboard – The Tech Report – Page 2

Also, as you can see from the picture above and as the shot below shows in more detailAbit has chosen to put both the auxiliary 4-pin Molex power connector and the floppy port at the very bottom of the motherboard, underneath the last PCI slot.


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Doom 3 and Far Cry Gaming: In order to accurately test the increased potential of SLI, however, we’ve also included a set of SLI gaming tests at higher resolutions and detail levels.

Unless you’re slipstreaming drivers, a floppy is required to install Windows to RAID arrays running off the nForce4 chipset. Customize The Tech Report If you have questions about our methods, hit our forums to talk with us about them.

Motherboards Previous page Next page. Socket based Athlon 64 processors. If you’re building a system meant to sit at the center of a multi-network digital content creation hub, a board like the A8N-SLI Deluxe is certainly a better option. It’s nice of Krogoth to fill in for Chuckula over the holidays. Measured from the edge of the CPU cooler bracket, the Asus offers a 0. I would’ve preferred a more spacious layout on this board—but there’s no demonstrative proof I’m aware of that Abit’s layout choices lower the board’s overclocking performance.

ABIT Fatal1ty AN8 SLi – motherboard – ATX – Socket 939 – nForce4 SLI

This question is for testing whether you are a human visitor and to prevent automated spam submissions. The inclusion of an onboard Texas Instruments Firewire controller does give the Abit board some additional flexibility, though.


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Steam names the best-selling games of No Interruptions Day Shortbread. But be aware, the uGuru software and the uGuru panel do not work with Windows 7. Show More Show Less. Nothing that is even close to stock sizes gave us a fqtal1ty here though.

Abit Fatal1ty AN8-SLI AMD Motherboard Review

No support from Abit whatsoever for Win7. I would NOT buy this board again or recommend it to a friend.

Neutronbeam Zak, you know you can’t validate any of the above details without first throwing There are four USB 2. There are several blue and red headers on the board for additional USB and Firewire connectors if the amount on the back panel isn’t enough for you.

This isn’t the first Athlon 64 SLI motherboard I’ve seen scrunch all four DIMM slots fatal11ty or minimize the space between the CPU socket and the first DIMM slot, but most other boards that opt for this type of layout carry additional integrated peripherals whose presence helps explain the tighter configuration.