The design of the PCB was also the best of the group with positive side locking that looked like it might survive a few changes. You may also like. Flashed the bios, downloaded all the updates from the web site, good to go! Post Your Comment Please log in or sign up to comment. Post Your Comment Please log in or sign up to comment.

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Our review is a bit on the late side on this one, but we have used the A8N-SLI in many of the other reviews we have done without actually reviewing the board itself.

AMD Socket 7 Motherboard. Mordred Purchased 2 of these to upgrade motherboards that I use in my business. Asus engineering is an important benefit with any Asus product, and the resources of this giant company are impressive. Most relevant reviews See all 14 reviews.

The storage area is an area where it first appears that the Asus stands out. No problems encountered in the past 2 months, nothing fancy just a good solid board.

Vietnam Performance Final Words. Note the location of the nVidia nForce4 chip, underneath the cooling fan.

ASUS A8N-SLI – motherboard – ATX – Socket 939 – nForce4 SLI Series

But having dual gigabit Ethernet makes up for that. Skip to main content.

Flashed the bios, downloaded all the updates from the web site, good to go! This item doesn’t belong on this page.


As the market changes and diversifies, Asus slii with the punches with a slli evolving attitude, one that reflects the current state of events in the PC industry in an effort to stay one-step ahead of the game at all times. Painful and Rewarding by Wesley Fink on February 28, 7: The popularity of this MB means there is always someone who’s willing to help you with a snafu. This item may be wli floor model or store eli that has been used.

The system proved stable through all our benchmarking and ran multiple games for extended periods without a hiccup. You can change a staggering array of memory settings, adjust the memory clock by 1MHz increments, alter the CPU multiplier, and change the voltage on the chipset, CPU, and memory. All of the other SLI boards provide 2 slots between the video cards. That’s ten 10 drives.

If a company makes a worthy chipset, you can be sure Asus will be one of the first, if not the first to implement the new technology into a motherboard design. Most relevant reviews See all 14 reviews.

ASUS A8N-SLI – motherboard – ATX – Socket – nForce4 SLI Overview – CNET

I don’t know what else to say other then it’s just a reliable MB. What ended up working best was simply tweaking the memory clock to MHz. ASUS managed to get us another board in time for the publication of this review, and the updated board fixed all of our issues. That still leaves you with asu accessible bit slots and one x1 slot, although the remaining x1 slot is still a tight fit. Log in Don’t have an account?


The end result is that while the heatsink and fan do the best job they can, the heatsink gets extremely hot.

AFter countless hours of trying to get this to x8n AND of course upgrading bios and drivers, I came to find out that these two gigabyte cards are not certified by Nvidia and they will not work in the sli mode on this ASUS board.

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It may be possible, but it looked like a hairy enough endeavor that we chose to stick with the cooling fan instead. It’s a poor man’s SSD, but quite effective as a bombproof fast loader. Inside Windows you can see and control your hard disc arrays aus the nVraid tool, a user friendly GUI for monitoring and controlling the drives. This is respectable material to work with here.

This item doesn’t belong on this page. Replaced one that failed. You may also like.