In those kits which would serve as the first introduction for its newest processor, the company included the Asus A8V motherboard. Battle at the Top by Wesley Fink on July 30, 8: Have you unplugged the drive and booted up in effect removing the drive , then shut down and rebotted the computer to see how the drive behaves? Its socket Athlon64 was a single channel DDR solution, and its socket AthlonFX and Opteron solutions were out of the reach of most consumers budget, and interest. While both the socket Athlon64 and Athlon64 FX chips offered fast 64 and bit performance, the roadmaps were pointing to an impending socket Athlon64 release that would eventually replace both solutions. About Us Employment Privacy Policy.

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Too often, we forget to mention that Asus is a huge proponent of Wi-Fi, and most of their boards include Wi-Fi capabilities.

Thank you so much for your time! I am three steps away from finding the inspiration in pursuing a fine spiraling career in alcoholism! The A8V Deluxe is the top-of-the-line Asus board for Socket raod, as you see reflected in the feature set. As you will see in the performance numbers and overclocking of the Asus A8V we were not disappointed. The overclocking controls are excellent in their range as we have come to expect on Asus boards. We had been very pleased with the revisions of the A8V we had evaluated, so we had great expectations of Revision 2.


Another is located at the bottom right hand corner of the board for the system va8. The IDE connectors are in our preferred upper right edge of the board. If the bios sees the drive but windows does not, that normally indicates the drive has not been partitioned and formatted.

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As a consumer, I’m sure you can understand that no one likes to buy into a short-lived CPU form factor remember the now defunct socket Intel Williamette? Our only complaint here is that CPU Clock is a little short for a board that can do at 1: Features and Layout Abit AV8: Originally Posted by BlueDragon.

If so, you have to reformat it to get it to work properly. We were particularly pleased to see easily accessible optical and coax SPDIF ports axus wish other manufacturers paid as much attention to this feature as Asus has in their recent board designs.

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Remove Advertisements Sponsored Links. Why is it that so many boards have this helpful little LED tucked away in some obscure location sv8 it can’t be seen radi Copyright -Tech Support Forum. AMD’s situation has since cleared itself up, and the socket AMD Athlon64 processor with support for dual channel DDR memory has been enthusiastically received by consumers looking for a long term edge.

I did notice something that now makes me wonder if i have the right driver installed tho. If the drives are not there then you should verify the connections.

Asus A8V Motherboard Includes: Current Temperatures Take II.


Asus A8V Deluxe User Manual: Via Raid Configurations

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The passive heatsink Asus slap onto the A8V should be fine for regular use, but I’d recommend overclockers in the crowd get an active heatsink for this puppy.

Of course if you do not want to boot raud the array then you may install the drivers later if needed.

I had been using the wrong driver all along and there was no possible way to get it to work! Better don’t use Auto Setup! Here is what I assume but it’s merely an assumption because I did NOT try it out and thus it’s mainly based on theoretical level, knowing that in IT matters there is only one truth: 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.

Asus is an advocate of quiet, failure-free passive chipset cooling, and you will see that in the massive heatsink used on the Northbridge. You know- the newer boards have SATA2 sockets to spare.

On page Xi they state in the Storage section: