The CPU voltage also covers a very wide range from 0. The IDE connectors are in our preferred upper right edge of the board. Several weeks ago, Asus advised that they had completed a new Revision 2. The layout of the A8V Deluxe is excellent. Our only complaint here is that CPU Clock is a little short for a board that can do at 1: Asus is an advocate of quiet, failure-free passive chipset cooling, and you will see that in the massive heatsink used on the Northbridge.
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The IDE connectors are in our preferred upper right edge of the board. Asus A8V Deluxe – Revision 2.
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ASUS K8V Deluxe – motherboard – ATX – Socket 754 – K8T800
Features and Layout Abit AV8: Noteworthy are the ratios in fine 0. While we did receive several prototypes with impressive performance and a working lock, Asus US did not give us the go-ahead that these interim designs would ever become production boards.
The overclocking controls are excellent in their range as we have come to expect on Asus boards. Several weeks ago, Asus advised that they had completed a new Revision 2.
Asus even includes a desktop antenna to ease your communication with a wireless router or to serve as host for seluxe Wi-Fi computers. When we talked with Asus about why they would leave out such a key feature of the VIA K8T PRO chipset, we were told Asus had concerns about the stability of the feature, and would not release a board with a lock until they were confident of the stable operation of the feature.
Our only complaint here is that CPU Clock is a little short for a board that can do at 1: The layout of the A8V Deluxe is excellent. Battle at the Top by Wesley Fink on July 30, 8: We had been very pleased with the revisions of the A8V we had evaluated, so we had great expectations of Revision 2.
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We were particularly pleased to see easily accessible optical and coax SPDIF ports and wish other manufacturers paid as much attention to this feature as Asus has in their recent board designs. Otherwise the variety and range of BIOS adjustments is excellent. Some will hate the floppy edge connector, but we liked getting it out of sats way, and the floppy is also a connector many users don’t use any way.
Too often, we forget to mention that Asus is a huge proponent of Wi-Fi, and most of their boards include Wi-Fi capabilities.
ASUS K8V Deluxe – motherboard – ATX – Socket – K8T Overview – CNET
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 tells us that Revision 2. The A8V Deluxe is the top-of-the-line Asus board for Socketas you see reflected in the feature set. Post Your Comment Please log in or sign up to comment. As you will see in the performance numbers and overclocking of the Asus A8V we were not disappointed. Asus is an advocate of quiet, failure-free passive chipset cooling, and you will see that in the massive heatsink used on the Northbridge.